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Sheriff James R. Metts
Ed.D,CHS-III,CJM,L.L.D.








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Sheriff Promotes Deputy


Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts promoted one Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputy to serve on the Lake Murray Marine Patrol.

Metts promoted Brian Borough, 42, of Lexington, to the rank of master deputy and assigned Borough to serve on the Marine Patrol. Borough previously served as a deputy in the Traffic Division for 12 years. On August 2, 1999, Metts appointed Borough to serve as a deputy.

While he served in the Traffic Division, Borough received specialized training that he can utilize to investigate boat collisions on Lake Murray and identify and arrest persons who operate motor boats and other water devices on Lake Murray while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, Metts said. Borough received training at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy concerning advanced driving under the influence detection, using a Datamaster machine to determine blood-alcohol content in a person’s body and reconstructing collisions.

Earlier this year, Metts hired a part-time prosecutor whom 11th Judicial Circuit Solicitor Donald V. Myers has authorized to prosecute cases in which deputies have charged persons with driving motor vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs or operating water devices while under the influence of alcohol or drugs. The part-time prosecutor enhances the ability of the Sheriff’s Department to successfully prosecute offenders on charges of operating a motor vehicle or water device while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.



 


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04/10/2014 - Officers Seize Methamphetamine Laboratory  
04/10/2014 - Student Charged with Communicating Bomb Threat at High School  
04/10/2014 - More than 6,000 Pounds of Food Donated to Children's Shelter  
04/09/2014 - Two Teen-Agers Arrested in Carjacking  
04/09/2014 - Two Men Arrested in Shooting Incident  
04/07/2014 - Arrest Warrant Obtained for Man in Home Break-In  
04/06/2014 - Officers Seize Two Methamphetamine Laboratories  
04/06/2014 - Two Teen-Agers Charged in Burglary at Business  
04/03/2014 - Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
04/02/2014 - Personal Safety Class  
04/02/2014 - Detectives Obtain Arrest Warrants for Man in Home Break-Ins  
04/02/2014 - Deputies Arrest Man for Stealing Camper Trailer  
04/02/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Deputy  
04/01/2014 - Community Day  
04/01/2014 - Deputies Arrest Two Men for Robbing Convenience Store  
04/01/2014 - Officers Seize Methamphetamine Laboratory  
03/25/2014 - Walk a Mile in Her Shoes  
03/23/2014 - Two Men Arrested for Breaking Into Storage Building  
03/20/2014 - Two Teen-Age Girls Charged With Communicating Bomb Threats at Gilbert High School  
03/17/2014 - Cook A Pig  
03/17/2014 - Food Drive for Children's Shelter  
03/17/2014 - Spirit of Giving Challenge  
03/14/2014 - Father and Son Charged with Stealing or Possessing Stolen Utility Trailers and All-Terrain Vehicles  
03/13/2014 - Officers Seize Methamphetamine Laboratory  


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