Lexington Deputies Arrest N. Charleston Man on Several Charges

Lexington County Deputies have arrested the man who robbed a convenience store and stole a car.

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC - (WLTX) -- A man who has been linked to several robberies has been arrested, according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department. 

29-year-old John Dytrych from North Charleston is charged with two counts of kidnapping, armed robbery, carjacking, possessing a weapon during a violent crime and attempting to purchase more than nine grams of pseudoephedrine in 30 days. 

Investigators say Dytrych had a gun and robbed the Pop's convenience store on South Lake Drive Saturday morning. He then got away in a stolen vehicle from the Bojangle's restaurant next door.

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Later that evening, deputies say they found and arrested the suspect on Old Barnwell Road. The car was also recovered.

Investigators also say Dytrych tried to buy more pills than is legally allowed during a transaction at a West Columbia pharmacy. This crime occurred on Friday. 

Officials say the Lexington Police Department plan to serve additional warrants to the suspect in relation to a robbery at the Rite Aid on West Main Street in Lexington.

Dytrych is currently held at the Lexington County Detention Center.

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