Thefts of Vehicles and Work Equipment

Thefts of Vehicles and Work Equipment

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to two calls regarding stolen items during the early morning hours of Wednesday, June 8.  The first call was to Scott Mims Grading Company on the Hwy 25 Bypass.  Law enforcement was told by the victim that he was notified by an Edgefield City Police Officer that the gate […]

Utility Trailer Stolen

Utility Trailer Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home at Creekstone Drive in North Augusta (Edgefield County), Thursday, June 2.  Once there, the homeowner stated that he returned home from work at around 2:30 in the afternoon to find that his utility trailer was missing from his driveway.  The man reported last seeing the trailer […]

Two Separate Reports of Possible Stolen Dogs

Two Separate Reports of Possible Stolen Dogs

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to two separate reports of dogs possibly being stolen.  In the first incident, the ECSO was called to a home on the 100 block of Woodlawn Road, in Clarks Hill (Edgefield County) on Thursday, June 2.  The homeowner stated that upon returning from taking his children to school, he […]

Local Candidate’s Signs Stolen

Local Candidate’s Signs Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified by Clerk of Court Sonny Reel that several of his campaign signs had been stolen.  Reel, who is seeking re-election to his position, advised law enforcement that the eleven signs that were located on private, residential property.  The locations of these signs included Columbia Road, Addison Street, Youngblood […]

Adult Learning Center in Johnston Damaged

Adult Learning Center in Johnston Damaged

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified Friday, May 27, of damage to property at the Adult Learning Center in Johnston.  According to the ECSO report, unknown persons have been taking mail out of the center’s mailbox located at the driveway of the center.  Mail was found strewn about the lawn of the school.  Additionally, […]

Stolen ATV

Stolen ATV

An ATV was reported stolen from a residence on Pardue Lane in Johnston, Tuesday, April 5.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the ATV was last seen in the backyard of the residence on the preceding Saturday. The ATV is described as a green 2004 Honda Rancher 2×4.  The victim […]

Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

Armed Robbery on Hayes Drive

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Hayes Drive, Saturday, April 9, after receiving a call about an armed robbery involving a firearm.  Upon arrival, responding law enforcement spoke with the victim who stated that while at the Gregs Gas Plus gas station on Edgefield Rd. in Aiken County, he was approached […]

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

Shooting/Home Invasion in Johnston

The Johnston Police Department responded to a shooting call in the vicinity of the May Street Apartments, Monday night, March 7, around 10:00.  According to JPD Officer James Mosley, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the incident, JPD and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene of what turned out to be a […]

Over $1000 in Counterfeit Money Passed at Local Store

Over $1000 in Counterfeit Money Passed at Local Store

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was recently notified of over $1000 in counterfeit money that was for purchases at the Dollar General on Edgefield Road in Trenton.  According to an incident report on the matter, the ECSO found out about the crime when advised by the Edgefield Police Department that the money had been seized […]

Golf Carts Stolen on Northside

Two incidents of golf carts being stolen from the Northside of the county were reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Monday and Wednesday, Jan. 25 and 27, respectively.  The first report came from a resident on Plum Branch Road who found his golf cart missing Monday morning after last being seen in his yard […]