Widgetized Section

Go to Admin » Appearance » Widgets » and move Gabfire Widget: Social into that MastheadOverlay zone

Armed Robbery At County Fuel Station

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an armed robbery call at Greg’s Gas Plus located at 1295 Martintown Road near I-20 in Edgefield County around 1 a.m. Friday, May 4.  According to a spokesperson with the ECSO, a white male entered the fuel station carrying a machete and demanded money.  The clerk deposited an undisclosed amount of money into a book sack the suspect was carrying, and the suspect fled into the woods behind Willow Wick Apartments.

A perimeter around the location was established with the assistance of North Augusta Public Safety, and shortly thereafter, the NAPS located a suspect matching the description of the thief.  A clerk from fuel station positively identified the detained suspect as being the robber.

The suspect, a juvenile resident of Willow Wick Apartments, was arrested by the ECSO and is being held at the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.  He is currently being charged as a minor for armed robbery.  An undisclosed amount of money was recovered, however, the weapon used in this crime has not yet been located.