Lexington County Sheriff’s Department announces promotions, transfer

Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon has announced the promotion of eight deputies and one civilian employee, as well as the transfer of one deputy. Travis Bass, 43, has been promoted to patrol sergeant in the department’s north region, which is based near Irmo. Bass, a resident of Lexington, previously served as a school resource officer. […]

West Columbia teen charged with attempted murder following stabbing incident

A West Columbia teen is behind bars after he stabbed a man following an altercation Friday evening inside a home on Villas Court. Jaylen Wiggins, 17, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime after stabbing the victim three times in the head area, according to arrest warrants. “The […]