Category Archives: News Releases

Jailbreak Escape

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Foundation invites you to join us for a morning of fun and competition at the “Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run”. Date: Saturday, August 22, 2015 Where: Lexington County Sheriff’s Department 521 Gibson Rd., Lexington, SC (Call 803-785-8230 for directions) Time: 6:15 am packet pick up and late registration begin 8:00 am…
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Deputies Seek 3rd Suspect

[gallery columns="2" link="none" ids="2188,2189"] LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County investigators want the public’s help identifying the third suspect in a Gaston home invasion. Two suspects have been arrested on multiple charges related to the incident. According to arrest warrants, 22-year-old Gerald Howell of Swansea faces five counts of armed robbery, five counts of kidnapping, one count of…
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Man on Most Wanted List Arrested

Lexington County investigators have arrested a man who was wanted on a family court bench warrant since 2013. James Fletcher “Les” Spires was located and arrested in Camden with assistance from the Kershaw County Sheriff’s Department and Camden Police. Investigators say Spires used a network of people to help him evade law enforcement for more…
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Citizens Academy

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is accepting applications for the 39th Citizens Academy, which starts Sept. 1. The Citizens Academy gives participants a behind-the-scenes look at law enforcement operations. “Our Citizens Academy offers transparency and helps citizens have a full and complete understanding about how we serve and protect them every day,” Sheriff Jay Koon…
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