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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.





 


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  
07/09/2014 - More than 70 Units of Blood Donated to Red Cross  
07/08/2014 - More than 500 Eyeglasses Donated to South Carolina Lions Charitable Services  
07/06/2014 - Investigators Arrest Three Additional Persons for Illegally Operating Gaming House  
07/04/2014 - Investigators Arrest Man for Illegally Operating Gaming House  
07/04/2014 - Inspection Results in Arrests of Two Men for Selling Counterfeit Items  
07/03/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Deputies  
07/03/2014 - Book Sale  
07/03/2014 - 5th Annual Catfish Tournament  
07/03/2014 - Deputies Arrest Man for Impersonating Law Enforcement Officer and Kidnapping Women at Motel  
06/28/2014 - Detectives Arrest Man for Attempting to Sexually Assault Two Women at Motel  
06/25/2014 - Cell Phones for Soldiers  
06/25/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Four Deputies  
06/23/2014 - Honor Flight  
06/19/2014 - A. Lewis McCarty Sworn is as 38th Sheriff of Lexington County  
06/19/2014 - Fugitve Arrested for Having Sex with a 13 year old girl Returned to Lexington County  
06/19/2014 - Man Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter in Shooting Death of His Brother  
06/17/2014 - A Lewis McCarty appointed Sheriff  
06/14/2014 - Officers Seize Methamphetamine Laboratory  
06/13/2014 - Blood Drive  


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