6 arrested in Lexington County drug bust

Lexington County narcotics agents arrested six people Wednesday after executing a search warrant in the 200 block of Meadowfield Road in Gaston. “Our narcotics unit responded to a community complaint about apparent drug-related activity at a house on Meadowfield,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. “While on scene, investigators discovered a wide variety of drugs and took […]

LCSD to participate in ‘Relay for Life’

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has formed a team to take part in the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. Relay for Life of Lexington is scheduled for Friday, May 13 at Lexington High School from 6 p.m. until midnight. “Relay for Life is a great opportunity to gather and celebrate those who’ve battled cancer,” […]

Two suspects arrested, charged with murder in Gaston shooting death

A man and a woman have been charged with murder in connection with a fatal shooting last week on Meadowfield Road in Gaston. Fareed Rasheed Makeen and Teresa Farris Epley were present and involved with the shooting death of Ryan Williams last Friday at approximately 11:30 a.m., according to arrest warrants. “Makeen was arrested this […]

LCSD marks National Correctional Officers and Employees Week

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has begun its observance of National Correctional Officer and Employees Week. “This week is an opportunity to recognize the important work our correctional officers and civilian employees do in the Lexington County Detention Center,” Sheriff Jay Koon said. “The facility is, in essence, a small city and it takes a […]