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

Deputies Remove About 1,500 Bottles from Woods


Lexington County Sheriff’s Department resident deputies and code enforcement officers on Tuesday, December 17 removed about 1,500 glass bottles and plastic bottles that had been dumped in woods in the 100 block of Pooles Valley Road near Swansea.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said Horseneck/Swansea Resident Deputy Robert Snuffer coordinated the clean-up effort in response to citizens’ concerns about the large number of glass bottles and plastic bottles that had been dumped in the woods. Snuffer, Code Enforcement Officer Chris Mixon, Code Enforcement John Hatchell, Gaston Resident Deputy Shannon Lovell, Pelion Resident Deputy Melissa Kelly and two citizens spent about 90 minutes removing bottles from the woods.

“Two citizens contacted Robert about the large number of bottles that had been dumped in the woods off Pooles Valley Road, and Robert quickly assembled a team of deputies to address the situation,” Metts said. “Robert and his fellow deputies demonstrated their strong commitment to fulfilling our agency’s mission of providing professional law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life for all people in Lexington County.”



 


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10/21/2014 - Deputies Arrest Man for Sexually Assaulting Two Females  
10/18/2014 - Detectives Arrest Woman for Threatening to Use Destructive Device  
10/06/2014 - White Knoll Business Coalition Open House  
09/29/2014 - Man Arrested for Robbing Two Convenience Stores and Trying to Rob One Discount Store  
09/25/2014 - Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
09/23/2014 - Man Charged with Burglary  
09/22/2014 - Shooting Incident  
09/22/2014 - Investigators Seek Citizens' Help in Investigating 2009 Murder  
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  


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