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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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11/13/2014 - Investigators Arrest Two Additional Men in Fatal Shooting  
11/12/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Eight Deputies  
11/12/2014 - Detectives Arrest Man in Fatal Shooting  
11/11/2014 - Fatal Shooting  
11/06/2014 - UPS Foundation Donates $20,000 to Children's Shelter  
11/04/2014 - Corrections Officer of the Month  
10/31/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Eight Deputies  
10/24/2014 - Criminal Domestic Violence Video  
10/21/2014 - Deputies Arrest Man for Sexually Assaulting Two Females  
10/18/2014 - Detectives Arrest Woman for Threatening to Use Destructive Device  
10/06/2014 - White Knoll Business Coalition Open House  
09/29/2014 - Man Arrested for Robbing Two Convenience Stores and Trying to Rob One Discount Store  
09/25/2014 - Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
09/23/2014 - Man Charged with Burglary  
09/22/2014 - Shooting Incident  
09/22/2014 - Investigators Seek Citizens' Help in Investigating 2009 Murder  
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  


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