Lexington County investigators return thousands of dollars to scam victim

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Imagine having thousands of dollars delivered to your house. A Lexington County woman knew something was off when $23,000 in cash showed up at her home late last year. She called the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department to ask deputies to take the money for safekeeping. “We treated this like a found property […]

Lexington County deputies have new tool to fight theft

LEXINGTON, S.C. – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has a new piece of equipment to help deputies and property owners alike. Investigators have acquired an engraving machine to stamp an identifying number onto trailers, which are among the most frequently stolen items across the county. “Property crimes detectives have devised a system to make sure […]