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Domestic Dispute Ends in Death in Johnston [Updated]

A domestic dispute between a man and his common-law wife ended in the man’s death, Friday, Apr. 26.  According to Johnston Police Chief Chris Aston, who spoke with The Advertiser…

Two Domestic Crimes Involving Firearms

Two domestic disturbances last week, both involving firearms, resulted in warrants being sought against two males and the recovery of one stolen pistol.  According to a report filed by the…

ECSO Recovers Stolen Items from Greenwood

ECSO Recovers Stolen Items from Greenwood

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Sheriff’s Office in Greenwood County, recovered stolen items Wed., Apr. 10, that had been taken from a Greenwood man several months ago.…

Crime Wrap Up

Crime Wrap Up

Three crime related stories from the area. By Advertiser Staff – Man Sought for Indecent Exposure A case of indecent exposure has Edgefield County law enforcement as well as North…

Two Pieces of Gun Legislation in S.C. Senate

Two Pieces of Gun Legislation in S.C. Senate

Could Impact Carriers of Concealed Weapons Permits –  By Tiffani Ireland – Two pieces of legislation currently making their way through the South Carolina Senate could have a major impact…

Body Found in Trenton [updated]

Body Found in Trenton [updated]

The body of a white male was found Saturday afternoon, Mar. 23, in a wooded area behind the apartments on Woodyard Rd. behind the Dollar General in Trenton. The body…

Counterfeit $100 Bill Seized at Local Gas Station

Counterfeit $100 Bill Seized at Local Gas Station

A clerk with Billy’s Superstore in Trenton discovered a counterfeit $100 bill, Wed., March 20, when a man tried to use the bill to pay for purchases at the convenience…

Driver Arrested on Drug Charges

Driver Arrested on Drug Charges

By Advertiser Staff –  According to a report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, on Wed., Mar. 13, deputies responded to a complaint of a reckless driver on Hwy…

Sherriff’s Office Busts Gambling Establishment

Sherriff’s Office Busts Gambling Establishment

By Advertiser Staff –  According to a report filed the by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, on Friday, Mar. 1, the agency, along with officers from the SC Law Enforcement…

Traffic Safety Check-Points Lead to Arrests

Traffic Safety Check-Points Lead to Arrests

By Advertiser Staff – Two separate traffic safety check points at the beginning of March ended in the arrests of two individuals. According to a reports filed by the Edgefield…