Lexington County Sheriff Bryan “Jay” Koon was honored by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Officers’ Association (SCLEOA) and the Strom Thurmond Foundation at the annual Strom Thurmond Awards for Excellence in Law Enforcement Luncheon on May 11. The event was held at the Lexington Town Hall. About 100 state, local,Continue Reading

A vacationer from Gettysburg, Pennsylvania lost his life while boating on Lake Murray. Egar Hofe, 78, was reported missing after he went overboard Monday morning around 11:15 am near Buffalo Creek and Grant Williams Estate. According to SCDNR, his body was recovered around 3 pm that afternoon. Rescue divers usedContinue Reading

Officer Roy “Drew” Barr was killed early Sunday morning after responding to a domestic violence call at Rossmore Drive located in the Concord Park subdivision. Barr was at the scene shortly after the first officer arrived around 2:48 am. Two other officers showed up at the scene, also. A womanContinue Reading

A father and son from Columbia are accused of attempted murder, among other charges, after a Thursday morning shooting. Anthony Gail Davis, 54, and Antony Ryan Davis, 28, are charged with two counts each of attempted murder, four counts each of pointing and presenting a firearm at a person, andContinue Reading

The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department has a new piece of equipment to help deputies and property owners alike. Investigators have acquired an engraving machine to stamp an identifying number onto trailers, which are among the most frequently stolen items across the county. “Property crimes detectives have devised a system toContinue Reading

Chief Terrence Green is announcing the arrest of William Luis Megal King, age 27, for the 2020 murder of an elderly woman in the Hickory Hill mobile home park on Industrial Boulevard in Lexington. William King was taken into custody on Monday, March 14, 2022, at his home in Gaston,Continue Reading

Chief Terrence Green is pleased to announce that Corporal Grady Johnson was chosen by his peers as the recipient of the 2021 Art Rish Employee of the Year Award. Corporal Grady Johnson has been with the Lexington Police Department since 2008 and has worked assignments within the Patrol Division, SpecialContinue Reading