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Electric Cooperatives Warn of Phone Scam

Electric Cooperatives Warn of Phone Scam

Columbia, S.C. – Electric cooperatives in South Carolina are warning consumers to be aware of scam artists who are calling members posing as electric co-op employees.  The callers tell a consumer…

Man Burning Tires Flees from Deputies

Man Burning Tires Flees from Deputies

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office were responding to a disturbance call on Powell Place, Tuesday, Jan. 1, when they spotted extremely black smoke issuing forth from a residence…

Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in call at a vacant mobile home on Casalina Drive, Sunday, Dec. 30.  According to the incident report filed by the ECSO,…

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

A local DUI crash prevention coalition has purchased equipment for area Highway Patrol officers in support of their efforts to keep Edgefield County’s roads safer. The Community Action for a…

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office made 3 arrests and confiscated what is believed to be illegal drugs and alcohol from 2 different residences in separate raids conducted on Friday, Dec.…

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of counterfeit money at McDonalds, Monday, Dec. 17.  Upon arriving, an employee with the restaurant informed deputies that an unidentified black…

Auto Break-ins Continue – Auto Theft Reported

Auto Break-ins Continue – Auto Theft Reported

According to reports filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, 2 more auto break-ins and an auto theft occurred at the beginning of the month. In the first reported break-in,…

Rash of Break-ins to Vehicles in County

Rash of Break-ins to Vehicles in County

Between the late evening hours of Tuesday, Nov. 27, and the early morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 28, a total of 11 vehicles break-ins occurred in the southern portion of…

Area Law Enforcement Trained in Public Safety Checkpoints

Area Law Enforcement Trained in Public Safety Checkpoints

More than 60 area police officers and sheriff’s deputies were trained earlier this year in conducting public safety checkpoints. The training was sponsored by the Community Action for a Safer…

ECSO Recovers Four Guns from Recent Burglary

​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has recovered 4 of the 6 guns stolen in a recent burglary at a residence on Tennessee Walker Lane in Trenton. The burglary was reported…