Teen charged in Lexington County house fire

A Berkeley County teen has been charged with arson after a fire at a Lexington County house. According to arrest warrants, John Bradley Wiley, 17, of Ladson, South Carolina, is charged with third degree arson after willfully and maliciously setting a fire that caused extensive damage to a home in the 100 block of Scoggins […]

Pelion man arrested, charged after evading deputy

A Pelion man faces multiple charges after he failed to stop for blue lights while driving a motorcycle reported as stolen. According to arrest warrants, Stephen Johnson Craft II, 37, has been charged with receiving stolen goods, electricity theft, marijuana possession, meth distribution and failure to stop for a blue light. “After Craft ignored our […]

Marine dealership break-in under investigation

Lexington County detectives are investigating the theft of $250,000 worth of boat motors from a Lake Murray marine dealership. Investigators said someone broke into the lot at Captain’s Choice Marine on Highway 378 about 2:20 Sunday morning and stole more than a dozen Yamaha outboard motors like the ones pictured to the left. Surveillance video […]

Two men charged with arson, burglary in Pelion church break-in

Two Lexington men are facing multiple charges in connection with a break-in last month at Florence Baptist Church in Pelion. According to arrest warrants, Timothy Justin Russell, 25, and Austin Scott Miller, 21, have both been charged with arson, burglary and malicious injury to property. “These two men broke a window to get inside the church […]