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Suspect wanted after escaping from Lexington deputies

Officers say Tyrese Johnson got away back on November 28.

LEXINGTON COUNTY, S.C. — Lexington County deputies are searching for a suspect who they say escaped their custody.

Officers say Tyrese Dashawn Johnson, 20, got away from them after his arrest on multiple burglary charges November 28 on Sandpit Road in Leesville. 

Johnson is wanted on charges related to a November 26 burglary on Fairview Road in Leesville. His charges include possession of tools used in a crime, 2nd degree burglary, criminal conspiracy, safecracking, unlawful escape.

Anyone with information about Johnson’s location should contact Crimestoppers at 888-274-6372. You could be eligible for a cash reward.