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Major John Allard, PIO Office, 785-2415, 24-Hour Press Box: 799-2001, Ext. 1100

Correctional Officers Donate 600 Gifts and Nearly $4,000 in Checks, Cash and Gift Cards


Lexington County Detention Center correctional officers in partnership with Carolina Springs Middle School, Farm Service Agency in Aiken, Radius Church, Round Hill Baptist Church and World Finance donated 600 gifts as well as checks, cash and gift cards worth a combined total of about $3,900 to children at the Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter in Lexington, children who are in foster care and children in need of assistance who attend Red Bank Elementary School and Saxe Gotha Elementary School.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said Lt. Jeremy Vetter, who is a foster parent and Housing Division supervisor at the Detention Center, coordinated the effort to provide gifts, checks, cash and gift cards to children in Lexington County who are in need of assistance. Correctional officers conducted the holiday gift drive as a community service project.

The donation of gifts, checks, cash and gift cards to children in Lexington County who are in need of assistance reflects the Sheriff’s Department mission of providing professional law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life for all people in Lexington County, Metts said.



 


12/18/2014 - Deputies Arrest Two Men for Breaking Into Home  
12/17/2014 - Sheriff's Department Donates More Than 300 Winter Coats to Lexington Interfaith Community Services  
12/11/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Deputies  
12/11/2014 - Sheriff's Department Awarded Law Enforcement Accrediation for Sixth Time  
12/03/2014 - Sheriff's Department Employees Donate 2,100 Pounds of Food and 700 Toys  
12/02/2014 - Road Closures  
11/26/2014 - Coats for Kids  
11/25/2014 - Man Arrested in Stabbing Incident  
11/21/2014 - Deputy Honored by National Safety Council  
11/18/2014 - Two Persons Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
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  


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