Investigators seek help identifying suspects

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives are asking for the public’s help as the agency investigates the use of counterfeit $100 bills at a Midlands store. “Employees at the Dollar General on Pond Branch Road in Leesville have told our investigators two suspects used nine fake $100 bills in two separate purchases of pre-paid credit cards […]

Robbery Suspects Sought

A pair of suspects in the armed robbery of a Lexington County business are also wanted for attempting to fraudulently use checks reported as stolen from the same business. According to Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives, two Hispanic males robbed the La Gaviota Grocery on Augusta Highway on Jan. 10. The suspects took some cash and […]

Columbia man charged in three crimes

A Columbia man faces multiple charges in connection to three incidents that happened in Lexington County over the holiday weekend. According to arrest warrants, James Lee Williams, 28, has been charged with attempted murder, burglary, grand larceny and possessing a weapon during a violent crime for his role in a stabbing late Sunday night in […]