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Support Our Troops


The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department in partnership with Lexington County School District One, Lexington County School District Two and School District Five of Lexington and Richland Counties is accepting donations of bottled water, sports drinks and single-serving snacks that the Sheriff’s Department will deliver to the USO for distribution to members of the United States armed forces while they are at Columbia Metropolitan Airport. Donations will be accepted through Friday, May 16 as part of the annual Support Our Troops drive for the USO.

Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said bottled water, sports drinks and single-serving snacks can be donated at any public school in School District One, School District Two and School District Five as well as the Lexington County North Region Service Center, 111 Lincreek Drive, Columbia. Deputies will collect the items that are donated and transport them to the USO at Columbia Metropolitan Airport on Thursday, May 29.

Sgt. Wesley Swinson is coordinating the participation of the Sheriff’s Department in the Support Our Troops drive to provide bottled water, sports drinks and single-serving snacks to the USO, Metts said. Citizens who have questions about the drive can contact Swinson on his cellular telephone at (803) 200-8424 or via email at wswinson@lcsd.sc.gov.

The participation of the Sheriff’s Department in the Support Our Troops drive reflects the agency’s mission of providing professional law enforcement services that enhance the quality of life for all people in Lexington County, Metts said.



 


02/06/2015 - Deputies Arrest Two Men for Stealing Lawn Mowers, Tractor and Loader Worth $35,000  
02/06/2015 - Career Seminar  
01/27/2015 - Man Arrested for Sexually Assaulting Young Girls in 2000 and 2014  
02/10/2015 - Man Charged with Additional Property Crimes  
01/26/2015 - White Knoll Business Coalition Meeting Postponed  
01/27/2015 - 83 Units of Blood Donated at Sheriff's Department Blood Drive  
01/27/2015 - Synthetic Marijuana Investigation  
01/21/2015 - Investigators Arrest Man Who Was Wanted for Presenting Stolen Lottery Ticket  
01/20/2015 - White Knoll Business Coalition  
01/19/2015 - Man Charged with Firing Gunshots at Deputy  
01/16/2015 - Reserve Deputies Saved Taxpayers More Than $260,000 in 2014  
01/16/2015 - Deputies Arrest Man in Stabbing Incident  
01/08/2015 - Deputies Arrest Man for Stealing Pickup Truck  
01/06/2015 - Detectives Seek Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect  
01/06/2015 - Blood Drive  
01/05/2015 - Deputies Arrest Woman for Reckless Homicide  
01/03/2015 - Man Arrested for Attempted Murder  
12/26/2014 - Shooting Investigation  
12/23/2014 - Detectives Obtain Arrest Warrants for Man in Attempted Robbery  
12/19/2014 - Deputies Arrest Man for Breaking Into Home Under Construction  
12/18/2014 - Deputies Arrest Two Men for Breaking Into Home  
12/17/2014 - Sheriff's Department Donates More Than 300 Winter Coats to Lexington Interfaith Community Services  
12/11/2014 - Sheriff Promotes Deputies  
12/11/2014 - Sheriff's Department Awarded Law Enforcement Accrediation for Sixth Time  
12/03/2014 - Sheriff's Department Employees Donate 2,100 Pounds of Food and 700 Toys  


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