Town of Lexington

Morning crash causes lanes to close in Lexington

A collision on Augusta Road (US-1) at I-20 in Lexington had all outbound lanes closed and and detoured onto I-20, Wednesday morning around 8. The eastbound off ramp at I-20 at Augusta Road/US-1 was also closed. Police asked drivers to please seek an alternate route until the roadway reopened. The site has been cleared and […]

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Police say man traveled to Lexington in attempt to have sex with a minor – Man said: “I like young peeps”

Bryan Wesley Rogers, age 58 of Wellsford, SC, has been arrested according to Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green. Rogers was the subject in an undercover investigation where police said he traveled to the Town of Lexington to meet with a minor for sex. It was not a minor, but wan an undercover detective. On January […]

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Lexington Police make several arrests for drugs, alcohol, and guns over the weekend

The Patrol Division and Traffic Safety Officers of the Lexington Police Department were busy Saturday night. The LPD made 20 traffic stops. One stop involved a driver who was arrested for DUI with.16% Blood Alcohol Content. Police said they also made several other arrests for alcohol violations, multiple drug charges, a stolen firearm, and an […]

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Alleged teen gang member steals vehicle, crashes and flees into the woods, is caught by Lexington Police

A Lexington Police officer attempted to stop a vehicle on Roberts Street for a headlight being out and an expired license plate when the driver failed to stop for blue lights and continued driving at a high rate of speed. Due to the police department’s policy, those violations did not allow the LPD officer to […]

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Crash on South Lake Drive results in the temporary closing of I-20 on-ramp

A collision on South Lake Drive (SC-6) at I-20 had outbound traffic diverted into a single lane, around 10 a.m. Wednesday. The on-ramp for westbound I-20 was also closed while the site was being cleared. Lexington Police asked drivers to avoid the area until the road was fully reopened. The wreck was caused by a […]

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Lexington Police looking for jewelry in connection to July homicide at Augusta Road apartment complex

Lexington Police are providing additional information in regard to an ongoing homicide investigation from July 9, 2022. The incident occurred at the Lauren Ridge Apartments off of Augusta Road, according to Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green has. According to police, officers responded to a shooting at the apartment complex around 2 a.m. and found a […]

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Tornado touches down in Lexington County, if Lexington County residents have substantial damage, please report it

Emergency Management officials have confirmed a tornado touched down near Old Orangeburg Rd. and Platt Springs Rd. in Lexington County, Wednesday. Officials also received reports of downed trees and powerlines and flooding across Lexington County. The Lexington County Emergency Management Office is working on preliminary damage assessment from Wednesday’s severe weather. At this time, no […]

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A Tornado Watch has been issued for Lexington County

A Tornado Watch has been issued for Lexington County until 2 p.m. On Wednesday. Please monitor the US National Weather Service Columbia South Carolina for updates. Be prepared to take shelter if a Severe Thunderstorm or Tornado Warning is issued for your location. Go inside a well-built structure and stay away from windows. Also: A […]

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