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Child Safety Seat Inspections


A total of 11 Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies are certified to inspect child passenger safety seats that motorists install in motor vehicles in order to transport young children.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said the 11 deputies, primarily resident deputies, conduct child passenger safety seat inspections as an extra duty assignment. Inspections are conducted only by appointment.

Deputies who serve as certified child passenger safety seat technicians require between 30 minutes and one hour for an inspection of a child passenger safety seat that is installed in a motor vehicle, Metts said. During the inspection, deputies ensure that the safety seat is installed properly and in working order. Deputies also verify that the manufacturer did not issue a recall for the seat.

Deputies who are certified child passenger safety seat technicians can show parents how to properly secure their children in safety seats and explain the best locations for securing a safety seat in a motor vehicle, Metts said.

Citizens who live in northern Lexington County can contact the following deputies in order to schedule an appointment for a child passenger safety seat inspection:

Sgt. Tony Ayers: (803) 231-8568

Irmo Resident Deputy Dan Rusinyak: (803) 518-7795

Three Fountains Resident Deputy Stacey Gadson: (803) 785-0801

Chapin Resident Deputy Donall Stoudemire: (803) 518-3108



Citizens who live in southern Lexington County can contact the following deputies in order to schedule an appointment for a child passenger safety seat inspection:

Gaston Resident Deputy Shannon Lovell: (803) 785-0858

Pelion Resident Deputy Melissa Kelly: (803) 785-0294

Swansea/Horseneck Resident Deputy Robert Snuffer: (803) 518-7994



Citizens who live in western Lexington County can contact the following deputies in order to schedule an appointment for a child passenger safety seat inspection:

Lexington Resident Deputy Joseph Andaloro: (803) 785-9896

Gilbert/Hollow Creek/Summit Resident Deputy Joe Auckerman: sauckerman@lcsd.sc.gov

Batesburg-Leesville Resident Deputy Jacob Hallman: (803) 518-3126

Red Bank Resident Deputy Darren Wiseman: (803) 785-1459



The performance of child passenger safety seat inspections 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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09/22/2014 - 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  
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