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Major John Allard, PIO Office, 785-2415, 24-Hour Press Box: 799-2001, Ext. 1100

Sheriff Promotes Three Officers


Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts promoted one Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputy to supervise forensic services, one Lexington County Detention Center correctional officer to supervise a shift of correctional officers who oversee inmates and one correctional officer to supervise training for officers who work at the detention facility.

Metts promoted Douglas “Doug” Novak, 45, of Lexington, to the rank of sergeant and assigned Novak to supervise forensic services, which include the crime scene investigation unit, drug laboratory and evidence unit. Novak previously served as an investigator in the Major Crimes Unit. On December 14, 1998, Metts appointed Novak to serve as a deputy.

Metts promoted Walter Todd, 39, of Batesburg, to the rank of sergeant and assigned Todd to supervise a shift of correctional officers who oversee inmates in housing units at the Detention Center. Todd previously held the rank of master correctional officer and supervised inmate workers and supplies for the Detention Center. On February 26, 2007, Metts appointed Todd to serve as a correctional officer.

Metts promoted Janet Young, 46, of Edgefield, to the rank of sergeant and assigned Young to supervise training for correctional officers at the Detention Center.

Young previously held the rank of master correctional officer and coordinated inmate programs, such as alcohol and drug abuse counseling and job skills programs, at the Detention Center, Metts said. On June 3, 2002, Metts appointed Young to serve as a correctional officer.



 


09/17/2014 - Road Closures  
09/17/2014 - Detectives Arrest Man for Trying to Steal Two Motor Vehicles  
09/16/2014 - Sheriff's Department Donates More than $3,000 to Nancy K. Perry Children's Shelter  
09/11/2014 - Man Returned to Lexington County on Murder Charges  
09/09/2014 - Missing Person Investigation  
09/07/2014 - Woman Charged with Intentionally Setting Fire to Residence  
08/28/2014 - Fugitive Investigators Arrest Man Who Owed More Than $170,000 in Child Support Payments  
08/25/2014 - Sheriffs Department Donates Over 700 to United Way  
08/22/2014 - CrimeStoppers Tip Enables Detectives to File Charge  
08/19/2014 - Explorers Post 106 First Nighters Meeting  
08/19/2014 - Detectives Arrest Two Men for Stealing One Motor Vehicle and Stealing Items from Four Motor Vehicles  
08/14/2014 - Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Two Children  
08/08/2014 - Officer Involved Shooting Investigation  
08/07/2014 - Aviation Unit Recovers Stolen Vehicle During National Night Out  
08/04/2014 - Man Arrested for Attempted Murder and Heroin Trafficking  
07/31/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Two Deputies  
07/28/2014 - Homeland Protection Certification  
07/25/2014 - Two Men Arrested in Convenience Store Robbery  
07/24/2014 - Explorer Post Wins National Award  
07/23/2014 - Law Enforcement Re-Accreditation  
07/23/2014 - Job Fair and Open House  
07/23/2014 - Deputy Receives Distinguished Graduate Award  
07/18/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Deputies  
07/19/2014 - Detectives Charge Man with Restaurant Robbery  
07/19/2014 - Deputies Arrest Two Women and One Man for Breaking Into Home at Gunpoint  


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