Lexington County Sheriff’s Department

LCSD investigating death at former SC rest area

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department says officials are in the early stages of investigating the death of a man whose body was found at a former rest area off of I-20 between mile markers 48 and 49. Officials say the man’s body was found along the edge of the woods in the rest area. We will provide…

Two teens arrested in high school break-in

Courtesy: Lexington County Sheriff’s Department COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department says they arrested 18-year-old Tyler Coon and 19-year-old Jason Corder in connection with a break-in at Gilbert High School last month. Authorities say that on September 4, the Gilbert High School athletic department reported a missing banner, prompting officials to look at security camera footage. According to…

SLED investigating shooting of Lexington County Deputy

LEXINGTON COUNTY,  SC ( WOLO)– The S.C. Law Enforcement Division says it is investigating the incident Saturday  where a deputy from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department was shot, while responding to a domestic violence call. Image courtesy Lexington County sheriff’s Department Following the shooting,  Deputies say a man barricaded himself in the home for hours in the Manchester Park subdivision….

Update: man barricaded in home after Lexington Co. Deputy shot taken into custody

LEXINGTON COUNTY,  SC (WOLO)– Lexington County Deputies say a man who had been barricaded inside his home since Saturday afternoon was taken into custody early Sunday morning. Image courtesy Lexington County sheriff’s Department The incident began Saturday afternoon. Lexington County deputies say the incident started after they received a domestic disturbance call. Deputies say a woman inside the house left…

Lexington County Deputy shot, barricaded man in subdivision, say Deputies

LEXINGTON COUNTY,  SC (WOLO)– Lexington County Deputies were are on scene Saturday in a Lexington County neighborhood after a Deputy was shot. According to the Sheriff’s Department,  One deputy transported was to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the upper body. The injury is not life-threatening. He was expected to be treated and released. Image courtesy Lexington County sheriff’s…

Lexington County Deputies arrest man accused of sexually assaulting child at gathering

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WOLO)–Lexington County Deputies say a Gilbert man is behind bars, accused of sexually assaulting a female child at a gathering.  Deputies say 24 year old Jose Perez, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor and kidnapping, according to arrest warrants.  According to Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon , “Based on information gathered during their investigation,…

LCSD: Two Deputies injured in shooting at Lexington County Apt. Complex

LEXINGTON, SC ( WOLO)– Two deputies have been injured after an exchange of gunfire with a man in Woodland Village apartments, say Lexington County Deputies. According to officials, all three people were transported with gunshot wounds Sunday. Deputies say they were responding to a domestic call at a Cottonwood Lane unit.   Per policy, SLED is investigating the shooting incident, say…

Lexington Deputies: man steals $8,400 worth of crab legs

Image courtesy Lexington Co Sheriff’s Dept LEXINGTON., CO SC (WOLO)– Lexington County Deputies say a man tied up a security guard at a food distributor, stole his key card, broke into a warehouse and stole two pallets of frozen crab legs worth about $8,400.  Deputies say 28 year old Johnathan Dewayne Dorsey, is charged with armed robbery, second-degree burglary and…