Two men arrested for school break-in

Two Lexington County men have been arrested on charges stemming from a burglary at Gilbert Elementary School and another burglary at a business near the school. According to arrest warrants, Gary Ryan Lybrand and Kameron O’Brine Swygert, both 18, have been charged with multiple counts of burglary and criminal conspiracy along with one count each […]

Two arrested for credit card fraud

Thanks in large part to a strong response from the public, Lexington County Sheriff’s Department investigators have identified and charged one of the individuals connected with a credit card fraud case. Xanthe Amanda Smith, 28, is facing multiple charges of financial fraud. According to arrest warrants, Smith has been charged with four counts of financial […]

Holiday Shopping Tips

The leftovers are in the fridge and the stores are open for the holiday shopping season. “This time of year brings with it concerns for safety and security,” Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said. “Big crowds and extended store hours create distractions that can make shoppers a prime target. It’s important to stay alert to […]