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Support Our Troops


The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with Lexington County School District One, Lexington County School District Two and School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties is accepting donations of bottled water, sports drinks and single-serving snacks that the Sheriff’s Department will deliver to the USO for distribution to members of the United States armed forces while they are at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Donations will be accepted through Friday, May 16 as part of the annual Support Our Troops drive for the USO.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said bottled water, sports drinks and single-serving snacks can be donated at any public school in School District One, School District Two and School District Five as well as the Lexington County North Region Service Center, 111 Lincreek Drive, Columbia. Deputies will collect the items that are donated and transport them to the USO at Columbia Metropolitan Airport on Thursday, May 29.

Sgt. Wesley Swinson is coordinating the participation of the Sheriff’s Department in the Support Our Troops drive to provide bottled water, sports drinks and single-serving snacks to the USO, Metts said. Citizens who have questions about the drive can contact Swinson on his cellular telephone at (803) 200-8424 or via email at wswinson@lcsd.sc.gov.

The participation of the Sheriff’s Department in the Support Our Troops drive reflects the agency’s mission of providing professional law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life for all people in Lexington County, Metts said.



 


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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