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

Sheriff Promotes Two Officers


Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts promoted one Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputy to serve as a detective in the Major Crimes Unit and one Lexington County Detention Center correctional officer to serve as the assistant supervisor for a shift of correctional officers who supervise inmates at the detention facility.

Metts promoted Joseph “Joe” Chappell, 35, of Lexington, to serve as a detective in the Major Crimes Unit. Chappell previously served as a crime scene investigator in the Crime Scene Investigation Unit. On October 6, 2008, Metts appointed Chappell to serve as a deputy.

Metts promoted Monica Randall, 40, of Irmo, to the rank of master correctional officer and assigned Randall to serve as the assistant supervisor for a shift of correctional officers who supervise inmates at the Detention Center. Randall previously served as a field training officer for a shift of correctional officers who supervise inmates at the detention facility. On March 8, 2010, Metts appointed Randall to serve as a correctional officer.



 


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  
06/28/2014 - Detectives Arrest Man for Attempting to Sexually Assault Two Women at Motel  
06/25/2014 - Cell Phones for Soldiers  
06/25/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Four Deputies  
06/23/2014 - Honor Flight  


NEWS RELEASES


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