Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) – Lexington County sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence in the 100 block of Keller Pond Drive Saturday night after receiving a request to do a welfare check on Lexington County Councilmember Darrell Hudson. Keller Pond Drive is west of Lexington in the Charter Oak Road area.
According to the sheriff’s department’s spokesman Captain Adam Myrick, family had called them after a man inside the home, “Wasn’t acting like himself.”Family members became worried about him and made the call for assistance.
Myrick later confirmed that deputies were on that scene at 10:00 p.m. He said that deputies had been trying to establish a line of communication with a man who was inside the home. Another law enforcement official confirmed that man had originally declined to come out of the home.
The situation was resolved later in the night. Captain Myrick said that deputies were preparing to leave the scene just after 11:00 p.m. Saturday.
Hudson is a ferocious advocate for his constituents and has fought tirelessly whenever necessary to facilitate changes the citizens of his district felt were important to them. He is a popular, well-known, and a successful businessman that has a large, supportive family. He represents Council District 3. This includes most of Lexington, areas west of the town around Lexington High School, and some of the shores of Lake Murray.