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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.



 


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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  
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  


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