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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.



 


03/27/2015 - Deputy Receives Top Academic Honor  
03/25/2015 - Burglary Investigation  
03/23/2015 - Battle of the Badges  
03/22/2015 - Investigators Arrest Two Men in Fatal Shooting  
03/19/2015 - Scam Alert  
03/18/2015 - Investigators Seek Help from Citizens in Locating Motor Vehicle  
03/16/2015 - Online Scams and Internet Fraud Class for Citizens  
03/16/2015 - Sheriff Promotes Five Deputies  
03/15/2015 - Detectives Seek Help from Citizens in Identifying Man and Woman Who Left Badly Injured Dog Unattended at Animal Shelter  
03/12/2015 - Main Telephone Number for Sheriff's Department Operational  
03/11/2015 - Main Telephone Number for Sheriff's Department Not Operational  
03/10/2015 - Corrections Officers of the Month  
03/02/2015 - Inspection Results in Arrests of 13 Persons for Selling Counterfeit Items  
02/26/2015 - Annual Awards Banquet  
02/25/2015 - Fugitive Investigators Seek Help from Citizens in Finding Man Wanted on Burglary Charge  
02/25/2015 - Deputies Arrest Two Men for Breaking Into Buildings at Two Schools  
02/23/2015 - Certified Jail Executive  
02/23/2015 - Detectives Charge 13-Year-Old Boy with Communicating Threat to Detonate Destructive Device at School  
02/18/2015 - Body Armor Donated to K-9 Police Dog  
02/12/2015 - Detectives Serve Man with Eight Arrest Warrants for Communicating Threats to Detonate Destructive Device at School  
02/11/2015 - Detectives Arrest Man for Communicating Threats to Detonate Destructive Device at School  
02/09/2015 - Deputies Arrest Two Men for Stealing Lawn Mowers, Tractor and Loader Worth $35,000  
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  


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