The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was called to Holmes Pond Road, Monday, June 13, in reference to a break-in at a Dixie Bell labor camp located on the road. Law enforcement was advised that at some point during the day someone had entered three rooms at the camp and stolen money and other items from three victims. All three victims had cups of quarters that were taken. The amount of money in each cup was estimated to be $70, $20, and $60. Additionally, a pair or jeans and a set of headphones was taken from one of the victim’s rooms. It was reported that none of the doors to the rooms were locked and that the camp is left unattended most of the day. There were no signs of forced entry.
The ECSO advised the laborers to lock their doors when they leave. In addition, it was requested that the ECSO provide extra patrol of the property during the daytime hours. This case has been forwarded to the investigation unit of the ECSO.