West Columbia Police Department

Lexington County Heroin Trafficker Sentenced to 30 Years in Prison

Israel Mendoza Cervantes, 29, has been sentenced to thirty (30) years in prison following a jury trial in Lexington County General Sessions Court earlier last week. Cervantes was convicted on all charges, including Trafficking Heroin (28 grams or more); Possession of a Weapon during commission of a Violent Crime; and Possession with Intent to Distribute […]

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West Columbia Police Department makes arrest as a result of a search warrant served, Tuesday

The West Columbia Police Department arrested Tyrin Mondre Davis, Tuesday, as the result of a search warrant. Mr. Davis has recently been involved in multiple investigations involving shootings in the areas surrounding Monticello Street, according to the West Columbia Police Department. He is currently charged with Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle, Possession of […]

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“Coffee with the Chiefs” to support crime watch for business on June 13 – Register Now!

The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber and Chris Cowan and Marion Boyce – Police Chiefs of Cayce and West Columbia – will host the “Coffee with the Chiefs” program on June 13. It’s open to the public. At the meeting, the chiefs will further explain the new Greater CWC Business Watch Program. At the May Greater […]

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Man dies after confronting police with gun in West Columbia

A man died after pointing a handgun and shooting at Lexington County deputies and West Columbia police officers Friday. He has been identified as Tyler Mehki Sincere Boages, 19. He died of multiple gunshots to the upper body, according to Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher. “This incident started after a 911 caller reported a mental […]

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West Columbia’s proposed $21 million budget reflects increase in demand for city services

The City of West Columbia has released some details of its proposed 2023 budget. The total budget is $21,015,000. It includes a millage adjustment to local property taxes of 7.444 mills – which amounts to an increase of $2.48 a month for every $100,000 in assessed home valuation. According to information released by the City […]

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Emergency crews respond to crash on Hook Avenue, Thursday

Units from the West Columbia Police Department and EMS responded to a crash at Hook Avenue and Morning Side, Thursday after 10 a.m. Traffic was blocked on Hook Avenue while police and EMS worked to clear the scene. The crash occurred at an intersection with a stop sign.

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Crash on Sunset Boulevard slows traffic in West Columbia, Friday morning

A crash occurred at the intersection of Sunset Boulevard and Hummingbird Drive, around 10:30 a.m. Friday. A unit from the West Columbia Fire Department arrived on the scene and was checking out one of the occupants of a vehicle that was involved in the collision. West Columbia Police were also on the scene.

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West Columbia Police issues an alert for a missing person

The West Columbia Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing individual. On Monday 28-year-old Simon Manuel Gates was reported missing from his Branham Street home in WestColumbia where he was last seen on Wednesday, March 23. Simon was last seen wearing a t-shirt and athletic shorts getting into a black sedan. […]

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