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 announcing the arrest of Angus Dorane Godwin, age 51 of Columbia, after an investigation of an assault that happened in downtown Lexington on the evening of December 6, 2021. The day following the assault, the victim came to the Lexington Police Department to report that whileContinue Reading

Deputies arrested two 18-year-olds shortly after a shooting that began with an armed robbery in a Lexington County subdivision last weekend. Stephen Reese Clifton and Tekhi Augustus Jones are charged with two counts of attempted murder, two counts of kidnapping, two counts of attempted robbery, conspiracy and discharging a firearmContinue Reading

The FBI Columbia field office and the Columbia Violent Gang Task Force has announced the indictment of nine individuals for drug trafficking charges in South Carolina. Following the indictments seven defendants were arrested, and the remaining two defendants surrendered to authorities. One defendant is currently incarcerated for a separate ongoingContinue Reading

A West Columbia man is accused of shooting a man to death last month. Mark Anthony Festus Scheibler, 46, will be charged with murder, arson and possession of a weapon during a violent crime, according to arrest warrants. “Based on evidence investigators collected and interviews detectives conducted with witnesses, ScheiblerContinue Reading