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








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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.



 


04/10/2014 - PS-LE Career Expo  
04/10/2014 - Officers Seize Methamphetamine Laboratory  
04/10/2014 - Student Charged with Communicating Bomb Threat at High School  
04/10/2014 - More than 6,000 Pounds of Food Donated to Children's Shelter  
04/09/2014 - Two Teen-Agers Arrested in Carjacking  
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  
03/17/2014 - Cook A Pig  
03/17/2014 - Food Drive for Children's Shelter  
03/17/2014 - Spirit of Giving Challenge  
03/14/2014 - Father and Son Charged with Stealing or Possessing Stolen Utility Trailers and All-Terrain Vehicles  
03/13/2014 - Officers Seize Methamphetamine Laboratory  


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