Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon recently promoted five deputies and four correctional officers, and transferred three deputies.

Jonathan Belt has been promoted to field training officer in the Lexington County Detention Center. Belt, a resident of Gilbert, previously served as a correctional officer. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in May 2016.

Pablo Carvajal has been promoted to investigator. Carvajal, a resident of Lexington, previously served as a deputy in the department’s south region, which is based near Pelion. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in September 2014.

Arcadeus Dubard has been transferred to investigator. Dubard, a resident of Columbia, previously served as a master deputy in the department’s west region, which is based near Gilbert. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in June 2015.

Travis Felder has been promoted to lieutenant in the Lexington County Detention Center. Felder, a resident of Columbia, previously served as a corrections sergeant. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in January 2008.

James Forgione has been promoted to Irmo resident deputy. Forgione, a resident of Columbia, previously served as a deputy in the department’s north region, which is based near Irmo. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in January 2016.

Ryan Hoover has been transferred to K-9 handler. Hoover, a resident of Pelion, previously served as Pelion resident deputy. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in September 2014.

James Kemfort has been promoted to field training officer in patrol. Kemfort, a resident of Lexington, previously served as a deputy in the department’s west region. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in November 2006.

Frank McFalls has been transferred to Swansea resident deputy. McFalls, a resident of Lexington, previously served as school resource officer. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in November 2014.

Ben Strock has been promoted to patrol sergeant. Strock, a resident of Lexington, previously served as a school resource officer. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in April 2015.

Travis Truesdale has been promoted to master correctional officer. Truesdale, a resident of Elgin, previously served as a correctional officer in the Lexington County Detention Center. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in July 2010.

Bradley Wilke has been promoted to field training officer in patrol. Wilke, a resident of Aiken, previously served as a deputy in the department’s north region. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in March 2017.

Bobby York has been promoted to corrections sergeant. York, a resident of Columbia, previously served as a correctional officer in the Lexington County Detention Center. He was appointed to serve as a deputy sheriff in December 2008.