Man arrested for financial fraud

An Irmo man has been charged with larceny and two counts of financial fraud after making a purchase with a stolen debit card, the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announced today. According to arrest warrants, Frank Owens Turner Jr. took cash, several credit cards and a debit card from a vehicle on Pitney Road. Security cameras […]

Woman sentenced for bomb threat

A Gaston woman pleaded guilty today to calling in a bomb threat last year to Lexington County’s Marc H. Westbrook Judicial Center. Julie Ann Riddle-Gonzalez, 64, said she called in the threat in October 2014 to avoid going to court to face a fraudulent check charge. The building was evacuated and no bomb was found. […]