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Sheriff James R. Metts
Ed.D,CHS-III,CJM,L.L.D.








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Three Deputies Recognized for Making DUI Arrests


The South Carolina Department of Public Safety recognized three Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies as DUI Enforcement Heroes for the number of motorists that the three deputies arrested in 2012 on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said the state Department of Public Safety recognized Deputy Keith Sprinkle, 26, of West Columbia, as a DUI Enforcement Silver Hero for arresting between 25 motorists and 49 motorists on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in 2012. On September 7, 2010, Metts appointed Sprinkle to serve as a deputy.

The Department of Public Safety recognized Deputy Thomas Fine, 46, of Lexington, as a DUI Enforcement Bronze Hero for arresting between 10 motorists and 24 motorists on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in 2012, Metts said. On January 4, 2011, Metts appointed Fine to serve as a deputy.

The Department of Public Safety also recognized Deputy Clifford Dean Smith, 41, of Lexington, as a DUI Enforcement Bronze Hero for arresting between 10 motorists and 24 motorists on a charge of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in 2012, Metts said. On July 19, 1999, Metts appointed Smith to serve as a deputy.

Fine, Smith and Sprinkle each are assigned to the Sheriff’s Department Traffic Division, Metts said. The Department of Public Safety also recognized the Sheriff’s Department for participating fully in the 2012 Department of Public Safety DUI Enforcement Challenge.



 


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04/09/2014 - Two Men Arrested in Shooting Incident  
04/07/2014 - Arrest Warrant Obtained for Man in Home Break-In  
04/06/2014 - Officers Seize Two Methamphetamine Laboratories  
04/06/2014 - Two Teen-Agers Charged in Burglary at Business  
04/03/2014 - Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
04/02/2014 - Personal Safety Class  
04/02/2014 - Detectives Obtain Arrest Warrants for Man in Home Break-Ins  
04/02/2014 - Deputies Arrest Man for Stealing Camper Trailer  
04/02/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Deputy  
04/01/2014 - Community Day  
04/01/2014 - Deputies Arrest Two Men for Robbing Convenience Store  
04/01/2014 - Officers Seize Methamphetamine Laboratory  
03/25/2014 - Walk a Mile in Her Shoes  
03/23/2014 - Two Men Arrested for Breaking Into Storage Building  
03/20/2014 - Two Teen-Age Girls Charged With Communicating Bomb Threats at Gilbert High School  


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