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Deputies Arrest Teen-Ager for Breaking Into Home


Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested a 16-year-old boy on Thursday, July 10 on charges that the boy broke into a home on Vonda Drive near Lexington.

Lexington County Sheriff A. Lewis McCarty said deputies arrested the 16-year-old boy after the deputies responded to a call at about 8:35 a.m. on Thursday concerning a burglary that was in the process of being committed at the Vonda Drive home.

Detectives will recommend that the 11th Judicial Circuit Solicitor’s Office prosecute the 16-year-old boy in family court in Lexington County on a charge of second-degree burglary, McCarty said. The 16-year-old boy is being held at a pre-trial detention facility that the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice operates on Broad River Road in Columbia. Under South Carolina law, McCarty cannot release any information that could identify the 16-year-old boy because the boy is a child.

Deputies found the 16-year-old boy walking on Vonda Drive towards Old Orangeburg Road and placed the 16-year-old boy in investigative detention, McCarty said. A Sony computer worth $1,000 was reported stolen from the Vonda Drive home as well as several bottles of Coca-Cola.

McCarty said the case remains under investigation.



 


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07/09/2015 - Lexington County investigators seek man who used stolen credit card  
07/08/2015 - Lexington County deputy rescues Lake Murray swimmer  
06/30/2015 - Deputy arrested, charged with domestic violence  
06/29/2015 - Lexington County deputies arrest two Gaston residents on multiple charges related to stabbing  
06/26/2015 - Lexington County deputies arrest two on burglary charges  
06/19/2015 - Three Persons Charged with Throwing Large Pieces of Concrete Off Bridge Over Highway  
06/17/2015 - Woman Arrested for Converting PTO Funds for Her Personal Use  
06/10/2015 - Two Men Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
06/10/2015 - Blood Drive  
06/08/2015 - Recycle for Sight and Sound  
06/03/2015 - Officers Donate More than $5,000 to Special Olympics  
05/28/2015 - New Patrol Vehicle Design  
05/27/2015 - Support Our Troops  
05/18/2015 - Deputies Arrest Woman for Robbing Pharmacy  
05/13/2015 - Man Arrested for Attempted Murder  
05/13/2015 - Homicide Victim Identified  
05/06/2015 - Boat Operations Training  
05/06/2015 - Cops and Calabash  
05/04/2015 - Sheriff Koon Announces His Management Team  
04/30/2015 - Correctional Officer Appreciation Week  
04/28/2015 - Death Investigation  
04/24/2015 - Sheriff Koon Sworn in as 39th Sheriff of Lexington County  


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