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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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09/29/2014 - Man Arrested for Robbing Two Convenience Stores and Trying to Rob One Discount Store  
09/25/2014 - Man Arrested in Fatal Shooting  
09/23/2014 - Man Charged with Burglary  
09/22/2014 - Shooting Incident  
09/22/2014 - Investigators Seek Citizens' Help in Investigating 2009 Murder  
09/17/2014 - Road Closures  
09/17/2014 - Detectives Arrest Man for Trying to Steal Two Motor Vehicles  
09/16/2014 - Sheriff's Department Donates More than $3,000 to Nancy K. Perry Children's Shelter  
09/11/2014 - Man Returned to Lexington County on Murder Charges  
09/09/2014 - Missing Person Investigation  
09/07/2014 - Woman Charged with Intentionally Setting Fire to Residence  
08/28/2014 - Fugitive Investigators Arrest Man Who Owed More Than $170,000 in Child Support Payments  
08/25/2014 - Sheriffs Department Donates Over 700 to United Way  
08/22/2014 - CrimeStoppers Tip Enables Detectives to File Charge  
08/19/2014 - Explorers Post 106 First Nighters Meeting  
08/19/2014 - Detectives Arrest Two Men for Stealing One Motor Vehicle and Stealing Items from Four Motor Vehicles  
08/14/2014 - Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Two Children  
08/08/2014 - Officer Involved Shooting Investigation  
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  


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