Inmates complete substance abuse program | Community Spirit
A total of 14 inmates at the Lexington County Detention Center successfully completed two faith-based alcohol and drug abuse counseling programs that are offered to male and female inmates who are housed at the detention facility.
Lexington County Sheriff James R. Metts said the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department conducted a graduation ceremony for the 14 inmates at 12 p.m. on Monday, February 4 in a courtroom that is adjacent to the front entrance of the Detention Center at the Lexington County James R. Metts Law Enforcement Complex, 521 Gibson Road, Lexington.
A total of 10 inmates graduated from U-Turn for Christ, which is a four-week alcohol and drug abuse counseling program that Calvary Chapel Church in Lexington administers at the Detention Center, Metts said. The sheriff said the following 10 inmates successfully completed U-Turn for Christ while housed at the Detention Center: Mary Minor, Endira Torres, Maria Garcia, Victoria Taylor, Lucilia Martinez, Mark Busby, Sr., Mark Busby, Jr., Andre Cummings, Craig Stevens and Manuel Hernandez.
A total of five inmates, including one inmate who also successfully completed U-Turn for Christ, graduated from Celebrate Recovery, which is an eight-week alcohol and drug abuse program that First Baptist Church of Lexington administers at the Detention Center, Metts said. The sheriff said the following five inmates successfully completed Celebrate Recovery: Endira Torres, Angela Gantt, Shantane Craft, Janis Lucas and Charles Jackson. Torres also successfully completed U-Turn for Christ.