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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.



 


06/19/2015 - Three Persons Charged with Throwing Large Pieces of Concrete Off Bridge Over Highway  
06/17/2015 - Woman Arrested for Converting PTO Funds for Her Personal Use  
06/10/2015 - Two Men Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
06/10/2015 - Blood Drive  
06/08/2015 - Recycle for Sight and Sound  
06/03/2015 - Officers Donate More than $5,000 to Special Olympics  
05/28/2015 - New Patrol Vehicle Design  
05/27/2015 - Support Our Troops  
05/18/2015 - Deputies Arrest Woman for Robbing Pharmacy  
05/13/2015 - Man Arrested for Attempted Murder  
05/13/2015 - Homicide Victim Identified  
05/06/2015 - Boat Operations Training  
05/06/2015 - Cops and Calabash  
05/04/2015 - Sheriff Koon Announces His Management Team  
04/30/2015 - Correctional Officer Appreciation Week  
04/28/2015 - Death Investigation  
04/24/2015 - Sheriff Koon Sworn in as 39th Sheriff of Lexington County  
04/21/2015 - Shooting Incident  
04/20/2015 - Man Arrested for Trying to Rob Convenience Store  
04/17/2015 - Corrections Officer of the Quarter  
04/15/2015 - Removing Opportunities for Vehicle Break-Ins  
04/15/2015 - Three Persons Charged With Accessory After The Fact to Murder  
04/13/2015 - Man Dies As A Result of Gunshot Wound  
04/13/2015 - Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Burglary Suspect  
04/13/2015 - White Knoll Business Coalition  


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