Detectives seek to identify burglary suspects

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators are working to identify suspects in a burglary at a Saint Andrews area apartment complex. According to detectives, three suspects broke into an apartment on Fernandina Road and stole electronics. Security cameras captured images of two of the suspects as they entered the apartment on Oct. 22. Anyone who can […]

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. […]

Man Arrested for Murder

Lexington County Sheriff’s Department detectives have charged a Gaston man with murder in the shooting death of Madison Leavitt of North Myrtle Beach. According to arrest warrants, James Richard Elledge Jr., 25, fatally shot Leavitt Nov. 7 when he fired a handgun into the vehicle in which she was riding on Cross Field Road in […]