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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…

Merchants Beware! Counterfeit Money Again in County

Merchants Beware! Counterfeit Money Again in County

According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Wednesday, Nov. 14, two counterfeit $100 bills were tendered on two different occasions at the McDonald’s on Augusta Road…

SC Department of Revenue Responds to Cyber Attack

SC Department of Revenue Responds to Cyber Attack

Hacker illegally obtained credit card and Social Security numbers. State will provide credit monitoring and identity theft protection to taxpayers.  COLUMBIA, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Revenue today announced that…

Violent Crime Rate Decreases

Violent Crime Rate Decreases

Edgefield County Has Lowest Violent Crime Rate in SC – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office issued a press release in which they highlighted a recent report by the South Carolina…

More Guns Stolen in Another County Burglary

More Guns Stolen in Another County Burglary

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call on Youngblood Road, Monday, Oct. 15.  Upon arrival, deputies found that a flat screen television as well as a safe…

Trenton Home Burglarized – Firearms Stolen

Trenton Home Burglarized – Firearms Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call on Tennessee Walker Lane in Trenton during the late evening hours of Thursday, Oct. 11. According to the incident report…

Truck’s Windows Shot Out

Truck’s Windows Shot Out

An Aiken County man who was hunting in the woods off Lick Fork Lake Road Friday morning, Oct. 12, returned to his vehicle after his hunting excursion to find its…

Man Hunt in Johnston – Suspect Alludes Capture

Man Hunt in Johnston – Suspect Alludes Capture

A man on whom the Johnston Police Department has a warrant for attempted murder was spotted by a citizen Friday afternoon, Oct. 5, near Edisto Street in Johnston.  The JPD…