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Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired on interstate exit ramp

Man charged with attempted murder after shots fired on interstate exit ramp

 LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Lexington man was arrested Monday night after deputies investigated a shooting that happened on an interstate exit ramp. David Joseph Moore, 38, is charged with attempted murder, according…

Contract employee charged with assaulting student at school

Contract employee charged with assaulting student at school

LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Lexington man who works for a company contracted by Gray Collegiate Academy to help students prepare for the SAT has been arrested after investigators said he…

Heroin trafficker sentenced to 15 years after drugs confiscated in Harbison area

Heroin trafficker sentenced to 15 years after drugs confiscated in Harbison area

Chancellor D. Montgomery, a 24 year old Lexington County man, has pled guilty to trafficking heroin. Montgomery was sentenced to 15 years without parole during his plea today in Lexington…

Edgefield County man arrested on child pornography charges

Edgefield County man arrested on child pornography charges

(COLUMBIA, S.C.)  South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson announced the arrest of Robert Lehr Thomas (age 48) of North Augusta, on eight charges connected to the exploitation of a minor.  Internet…

Botched home invasion results in sentence of 18 years

Botched home invasion results in sentence of 18 years

  Emonte Antonio Brooks pled guilty today at the start of his trial in Lexington County. Brooks pled to Attempted Murder for firing a weapon into a West Columbia home…

Batesburg-Leesville man wanted for burglary turns himself in

Batesburg-Leesville man wanted for burglary turns himself in

Columbia, SC:  A man wanted out of Saluda on a burglary warrant has turned himself in to authorities in Saluda according to South Carolina Law Enforcement Division’s Thom Berry. South…

Lexington County business owner arrested for failing to remit more than $84K in withholding tax

Lexington County business owner arrested for failing to remit more than $84K in withholding tax

Roc Yauilla, the owner of Electrical Control Technologies in Lexington County, was arrested today by South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) investigators. He is charged with eight counts of failing…

Man from Miami sentenced to 40 years for killing a local Edgefield County resident

Man from Miami sentenced to 40 years for killing a local Edgefield County resident

Montrell Deshawn Troutman, a 38-year-old man from Miami, Florida, was sentenced to 40 years for the killing of Leric Merriweather, which occurred on June 6, 2015, in Edgefield County. The…

Man sentenced to life for murder of 16 year old in Edgefield County

Man sentenced to life for murder of 16 year old in Edgefield County

Steven Lewis Barnes, a 38-year-old Augusta man, has been found guilty of murder and sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of 16-year-old Samuel Sturrup, which occurred on…

Deputies arrest suspect in overnight fatal shooting

Deputies arrest suspect in overnight fatal shooting

 LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Gaston woman has been arrested and charged with murder in connection to a fatal shooting early this morning in southern Lexington County. Chesnee Labri Mattress, 23,…