Sheriff’s investigators seeking information on electrifying crimes
Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) – The Lexington County Sheriff’s Department is seeking information on some crimes that are a bit out of the ordinary from the same thing they see regularly. Someone has been entering utility boxes that have important equipment in them and has been tampering with them. Not only can this be disruptive to utility customers, it can also be extremely dangerous to whoever is doing it.
If you have any idea who might be doing this, or you’ve seen a person or vehicle that looks as if they are just hanging around one of these boxes, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC. If you see a someone opening one of these boxes and they aren’t driving a vehicle that’s clearly marked with a recognized utility company logo, dial 911.