Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call Friday, Jan.3, at a residence on Briggs Avenue.  According to a report filed with the ECSO, the back door of the home was pried open by unknown suspects, and a total of six guns were stolen. The firearms stolen included three shot guns of various […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Pine Ridge Country Club Vandalized Pine Ridge Country Club was vandalized sometime between Monday night, Dec. 23, and Tuesday morning, Dec. 24, according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The report states that an employee arrived for work Tuesday morning to find where vandals had driven across one of the courses, […]

Stabbing at St. Edward’s Catholic Church [Updated]

According to published reports, one person was stabbed during a fight in the parking lot of St. Edwards’ Catholic Church in the Edgefield County section of Murphy Village near the Aiken County line Friday, Dec. 27.  The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating this incident. This is a developing story with few details available at […]

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Copper Stolen

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Copper Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on Monday, Dec. 16, by a contractor for the owners of a property on Ann Street in North Augusta (Edgefield County) regarding the theft of copper wire from an air conditioning unit on the premises. According to a report filed with the ECSO, an air conditioning unit on […]

Road Rage at Local Drive Thru Results in Charges

A 58 year old Johnston man was arrested Sunday, Dec. 15, after he assaulted a 31 year old woman from Griffin, GA, at the drive thru of the McDonalds in Edgefield.  According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the woman stated she pulled into the drive thru ahead of the suspect, […]

Test Drive Leads to Larceny

Test Drive Leads to Larceny

A man who wished to sell his vehicle allowed a potential buyer to test drive his truck for a few days.  However, a few days turned into three weeks and now the truck and the potential buyer are believed to have left town. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, an […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Nearly $2500 in Damages and Stolen Items in Auto Break In The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an auto break in at Lick Fork Lake on Sunday, Nov. 24.  According to the report filed with the ECSO, the victim in this incident parked her vehicle on Lick Fork Lake Road to […]

Robbers in Merriwether Caught on the Run

Robbers in Merriwether Caught on the Run

As The Advertiser was going to press Tuesday, we learned from a family member of the victim in this incident that around 7:30 that morning a Merriwether woman was in the back of her house getting ready for work and heard a knock on her back door.  The relative related that the woman looked out […]

Burglary on Freeland Drive

Burglary on Freeland Drive

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary at a residence on Freeland Drive, North Augusta (within Edgefield County), Tuesday, Nov. 19. According to a report filed by the ECSO, the victim in this incident returned to his address to find that thieves had gained entry into his home by kicking in a side […]

Elijah Harris, Longtime Sheriff’s Office Employee, Dies

The Advertiser has learned that Elijah Harris, longtime Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Monday night after a recent illness. Sgt. Harris had been with the ECSO since 1989 where he started as a road deputy.  Promoted to sergeant in 2003, Sgt. Harris later transferred to the detention center where he was third in in command.  […]

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