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Recent Crime News
10 hrs ago | via The Star
A federal judge Wednesday rejected a plea deal that would have kept former Lexington County Sheriff James Metts out of prison on a charge that he hindered the possible deportation of workers at a friend's restaurant who were in the country illegally. U.S. District Judge Terry Wooten said he couldn't accept a deal for the felony that didn't send Metts to prison because federal sentencing guidelines call for 10 months to 16 months behind bars for someone who pleads guilty to the charge of conspiracy to harbor certain aliens. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via GwdToday.com
South Carolina Highway Patrol Colonel Michael Oliver addresses reporters in Lexington SC on the dangers of driving while intoxicated and the potential consequences. COLUMBIA The South Carolina Department of Public Safety launched the 2014-2015 Christmas/New Year Sober or Slammer! enforcement blitz today to combat impaired driving and reduce highway fatalities and injuries. Comment?
Thursday Dec 11 | via WLTX-TV Columbia
Lexington Police released a sketch of a man they say held up the Eagle Cleaners at 5341 Sunset Boulevard on Thursday Lexington Police Look for Dry Cleaners Robbery Suspect Lexington, SC -- Lexington Police released a sketch of a man they say held up the Eagle Cleaners at 5341 Sunset Boulevard on Thursday Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1AkLnaS Lexington, SC -- Lexington Police released a sketch of a man they say held up the Eagle Cleaners at 5341 Sunset Boulevard on Thursday December, 4. An employee of the store says a man entered around 6:30 p.m. and pretended to be picking up clothing. Police say the man got physical with the cashier and then grabbed money from the register. Comment?
Wednesday Dec 3 | via Lexington County Chronicle
By Rob Cottingham firstname.lastname@example.org A Lexington lawmaker thinks Ferguson, Mo., rioters should be prosecuted. 'As a lawmaker, I believe the people responsible for the destruction and violence should be arrested and charged just like they would be in any other crime,' said state Sen. Katrina Shealy. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 2 | via Free Times
Family Gathering : A 56-year-old man was arrested after stabbing his 47-year-old brother. The two brothers got into an argument in the kitchen of the home they share when an argument ensued and the older sibling grabbed a steak knife. Comment?
Monday Nov 17 | via WIS-TV Columbia
A child abuse prevention group wants to build a memorial inspired by the five Lexington County children who were killed allegedly by their father. According to the meeting's agenda, the group Bikers Against Abusing Children is asking the Lexington Town Council at its meeting Monday night to erect the memorial that would be built in front of the courthouse between a law enforcement monument and a fountain. Comment?
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