West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce

Coroner identifies 2 people killed in crash at Augusta Rd. and 12th St. in West Columbia

Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the two people who were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on September 18, 2022 at approximately 11:30 P.M. at the intersection of Augusta Road and 12th Street in the town of West Columbia in Lexington County. Coroner Margaret Fisher states that a two-vehicle crash took the lives of […]

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Scene at Augusta Road and 12th Street in West Columbia, Monday after crash that killed 2

Crews from the SC Department of Transportation were onsite, working to restore power to traffic lights at Augusta Road and 12th Street in West Columbia, Monday morning. A fatal crash between a tractor-trailer and a vehicle late Sunday night resulted in the closing of the intersection. West Columbia Police were on the scene to block […]

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2 killed in West Columbia crash on Augusta Road at 12th Street

Sunday night at approximately 11:30 a tractor-trailer collided with a vehicle on Augusta Road at 12th Street in West Columbia, according to the West Columbia Police Department. The crash resulted in two fatalities. The WCPD is investigating the collision. At 7:30 a.m. Monday, the WCPD reported all lanes going east and west on Augusta Road […]

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West Columbia Police and Fire work collision at Meeting Street and Sunset Boulevard

Units from the West Columbia Police Department and the West Columbia Fire Department were on the scene of a crash Sunday evening. The collision took place at the intersection of Meeting Street and Sunset Boulevard around 6 p.m.

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West Columbia Police respond to serious domestic incident, Tuesday evening

At approximately 7 p.m. Tuesday, officers with the West Columbia Police Department responded to a call from the 1400 block of Alpine Drive, in Westover Acres, in reference to a domestic disturbance. Units from the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department, and West Columbia Fire Department, were also on the scene. Upon arrival to the residence, officers […]

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Which intersections had the most crashes in West Columbia in August?

West Columbia Police Department has released its data for the month of August. The West Columbia Police Department responded to 3,059 calls in August. Down from 3,131 in July.There were 107 collisions responded to, compared to 84 the month before. Top locations for car crashes were: Augusta Road and Wade Street (5); Meeting Street and […]

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West Columbia Police Department release explains ShotSpotter technology program

The West Columbia Police Department has implemented ShotSpotter technology across one square mile of West Columbia to identify, locate, and deter gun violence, and improve the quality of life in West Columbia. The real-time alerts from ShotSpotter notify police precisely when and where gun incidents occur, resulting in a faster, more accurate response to the […]

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West Columbia Police using surveillance technology to detect shots fired

ShotSpotter Response is video surveillance technology that reacts to and alerts officers to shots fired. “We’ve put ShotSpotter in place to reduce gun violence and crime,” said West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce at a West Columbia City Council meeting, Monday. Since July 27, when the surveillance equipment was installed, the WCPD has responded to […]

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