West Columbia Police Department

Teen found safe

The West Columbia Police Department said a 15-year-old girl from West Columbia has been found and she is safe.

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West Columbia Fire and Police Chiefs discuss trends regarding holiday fires and crime

The grounds around West Columbia City Hall are adorned with lights and the Christmas spirit abounds. To keep the mood festive, it is a good idea to put safety and security first. West Columbia Fire Chief Marquis Solomon and West Columbia Police Chief Marion Boyce see the possible hazards that can sometimes accompany the holidays. […]

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West Columbia Police free female from alleged domestic violence related shooting incident

West Columbia Police Officers responded to the 300 block of Westgate Drive about a domestic violence related shooting incident at approximately 9:30 a.m., Tuesday A female victim was located andsafely brought out of the residence. The scene was secured and investigated as a barricadedsubject situation. Law enforcement was able to enter the residence and secure […]

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West Columbia Police investigating death, asking for information

The West Columbia Police Department responded to a death investigation at 1035 Comanchee Trail, West Columbia, at 1:39 p.m., Monday Anyone with information, should contact the West Columbia Police Department at 803-794-0721 or submit a tip to CrimeStoppers of the Midlands at CrimeSC.com or using the P3 tips app. For additional information, contact Captain Matthew […]

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Pedego Electric Bikes Soda City donates 2 electric bikes to the West Columbia Police Department at its Grand Opening, Wednesday

Pedego Electric Bikes Soda City, a new City of West Columbia business, donated two electric bikes to the West Columbia Police Officers Foundation Wednesday. The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce sponsored the Pedego Electric Bikes Soda City grand opening at 521 Meeting St, West Columbia. It was attended by Rep. Joe Wilson and many […]

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Emergency crews respond after vehicle overturns at Wattling and Augusta Roads in West Columbia

Crews from the West Columbia Fire Department, the West Columbia Police Department and Lexington County EMS were on the scene of a vehicle crash, Monday morning. A vehicle was overturned and EMS crews were attending to the injured. A fire hose was also extended. The incident resulted in the back up of traffic to one […]

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West Columbia Fire Department promotes safety during Fire prevention Week, Oct. 9-15

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 9- 15.  Fire Prevention Week began in 1922 and this is the 100th year of observing it. During Fire Prevention Week, children, adults, and teachers learn how to stay safe in case of a fire. Firefighters provide lifesaving public education in an effort to drastically decrease casualties caused by fires. […]

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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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