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Sheriff Promotes Six Deputies


Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts promoted four deputies with the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department to serve as detectives, promoted one deputy to serve as a resident deputy and promoted one deputy to serve as a deputy in the K-9 Unit.

Metts promoted Brian Burrell, 29, of Lexington, to serve as an undercover detective with the Lexington County Multi-Agency Narcotics Enforcement Team (NET). Burrell previously served as a field training officer on a road patrol shift in the North Region Patrol District, which is based near Irmo. On August 23, 2010, Metts appointed Burrell to serve as a deputy.

Metts promoted Tyler Couch, 25, of Lexington, to serve as a detective in the South Region Patrol District, which is based in Pelion. Couch previously served as a field training officer on a road patrol shift in the West Region Patrol District, which is based near Gilbert. On August 23, 2010, Metts appointed Couch to serve as a deputy.

Metts promoted Shannon Dykes, 35, of West Columbia, to serve as a detective in the Major Crimes Unit. Dykes previously served as the resident deputy for the Dixiana community. On July 26, 2010, Metts appointed Dykes to serve as a deputy.

Metts promoted Richard Jacob, 32, of Lexington, to serve as a detective in the North Region Patrol District. Jacob previously served as a field training officer on a road patrol shift in the North Region Patrol District. On December 15, 2008, Metts appointed Jacob to serve as a deputy.

Metts promoted Benjamin Treaster, 25, of Gaston, to serve as the resident deputy for the Boiling Springs and Fairview communities. Treaster previously served as a deputy on a road patrol shift in the North Region Patrol District. On June 1, 2010, Metts appointed Treaster to serve as a deputy.

Metts promoted Roy Hall, 29, of Lexington, to serve as a deputy in the K-9 Unit. Hall previously served as a detective, and Hall investigated property crimes that were reported in the South Region Patrol District. On December 3, 2007, Metts appointed Hall to serve as a deputy.





 


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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  
07/16/2014 - Reserve Deputy Training  
07/12/2014 - Detention Center Enhances Visitation With Inmates  
07/11/2014 - Deputies Arrest Teen-Ager for Breaking Into Home  


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