Lexington County narcotics agents have made a significant arrest following the execution of a search warrant at a Leesville residence, resulting in the seizure of a substantial amount of methamphetamine, marijuana, cash, and firearms. Arromus Abney, 33, faces charges of trafficking methamphetamine, possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, and possessionContinue Reading

On February 1, 2024, an incident occurred at Forts Pond Elementary School involving a substitute teacher identified as Alice Johnson, employed by Kelly Services. The incident was reported to the Pelion Police Department by the Lexington One School District, leading to an immediate investigation. According to reports, one student allegedContinue Reading

A Lexington County deputy, who endured a harrowing incident in the line of duty, has been honored with the South Carolina Sheriffs’ Association’s Medal of Valor. Deputy Jacob Smith, who bravely confronted danger while responding to a home invasion in Lexington last September, was the deserving recipient of this distinguishedContinue Reading

Brandan Lamont Richardson, a 35-year-old validated gang member, faced the verdict of a Lexington County jury on Thursday, January 11, 2024. The jury convicted Richardson on charges of Trafficking Methamphetamine over 100 grams, Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl, and Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine. Presiding over theContinue Reading

Lavon Bernard Julius, age 43, originally from Columbia, was convicted Wednesday afternoon by a Lexington County jury, after approximately thirty minutes of deliberations, for the Murder of Zeloni Ellison, age 15. The trial began on Monday, December 11, 2023, with jury selection. The Honorable Walton J. McLeod, IV, presided overContinue Reading

Lt. Jonathan Brock, serving as the assistant commander for the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s west patrol region, has successfully graduated from the prestigious FBI’s National Academy located in Quantico, Virginia. Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon expressed his appreciation for Lt. Brock’s accomplishment, highlighting the positive impact it will have onContinue Reading