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Execution of Search Warrant Nets One Arrest with Multiple Charges

Execution of Search Warrant Nets One Arrest with Multiple Charges

The execution of a search warrant on Hwy 23 W by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Unit, June 9,  resulted in the arrest of one individual on multiple charges. …

One Day of Crimes Results in Over $12,000 of Stolen Items

One Day of Crimes Results in Over $12,000 of Stolen Items

Two separate crimes in Edgefield County, Thursday, June 13, resulted in the theft of over $12,000 worth of items.  According to reports filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, deputies…

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrests

A routine traffic stopped resulted in the arrests of three individuals, two 18 year old men and a 26 year old man, Tuesday, May 28.  According to a report filed…

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

False Report of Infant’s Drowning Results in Arrest

A woman who claimed her 2 year old infant had drowned over the weekend has been arrested and is facing charges of breach of peace and filing a false police…

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

Community Shows Its Support for Injured Fire Fighter Wesley Spires

The Westside Volunteer Fire Department and the Merriwether Fire Department held a BBQ plate sale to benefit Wesley Spires, Saturday, June 1, at the Westside Community Center. While an exact…

Golf Carts Stolen From Local Country Clubs

Golf Carts Stolen From Local Country Clubs

A total of 8 golf carts and 10 battery chargers were stolen from 2 area golf courses over the week of May 13.  According to a report filed by the…

Update to Spires – Solesbee Attack

The Edgefield Advertiser has received confirmation from the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office that Kevin Richardson, one of the men believed to be responsible for the Spires/Solesbee attack, has been returned…

Final Suspect Wanted in Spires/Solesbee Attack Captured

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirmed Thurs., May 16, that the final suspect wanted in connection with the attack of Edgefield County native Wesley Spires and his friend, Ashley Solesbee,…

One Arrested in Attack of Wesley Spires

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office confirmed the identity and arrest of one of the suspects in the Riverwalk attack on Wesley Spires and Ashley Solesbee.  Lt. Calvin Chew of the…

Update to Johnston H&R Block Identity Fraud

Update to Johnston H&R Block Identity Fraud

As previously reported by The Advertiser in Feb. of 2012, an employee with the Johnston branch of H&R Block was charged with stealing personal information from clients and using that…