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4 arrested on drugs, weapons charges

4 arrested on drugs, weapons charges

LEXINGTON, S.C. – Lexington County narcotics agents arrested three men and one woman Tuesday after executing a search warrant at a West Columbia home. Rashaun Benjamin Brown, 36, Deandra Demoris…

Subject arrested used explosive device in stalking case

Subject arrested used explosive device in stalking case

Lexington, SC (November 16, 2017) Chief Terrence Green would like to notify the public that Robert Howard Adams, Jr., age 43, of Columbia, South Carolina has been arrested by the…

Lexington County business owner arrested for evading $34K in taxes

Lexington County business owner arrested for evading $34K in taxes

Gerald Chavis, owner of Vegetable Medley in Lexington County, was arrested yesterday by South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) investigators. The defendant is charged with three counts of tax evasion…

Woman dies after collapsing in Lexington County jail

Woman dies after collapsing in Lexington County jail

 LEXINGTON, S.C. – A Columbia woman who collapsed at the Lexington County Detention Center after her arrest last week died Saturday following a brief hospitalization, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher.…

Former work release supervisor sentenced to prison for allowing inmate access to drugs

Former work release supervisor sentenced to prison for allowing inmate access to drugs

A Lexington County jury has found Ronald Joseph Bonnette, age 47, guilty of three crimes related to his former duties as a contractual work release supervisor for prison inmates.  Following…

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…