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 […]

Armed Robbery and Drive-by Shooting

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a drive-by shooting at 31 Jacob McKie Road, Thurs., Dec. 31, shortly after 1:30 in the morning. According to an ECSO report on the matter, as responding law enforcement was in route to the Jacob McKie location, a second call came into dispatch about shots fired on Winding […]

Man Returns to Find Land Cleared

A property owner near Murrah Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) returned to his land on Wednesday, Dec. 23, to find the land had been cleared without his permission. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a neighbor stated that two weeks prior, she saw a white male in a white […]

$40,000 Worth of Stolen Items Recovered

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office along with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office recovered over $40,000 worth of stolen items from a residence at 893 West Five Notch Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) Wednesday, Dec. 9. According to an ECSO incident report, the ACSO contacted the ECSO after the ACSO received an anonymous tip that […]

Dog Saves Woman in Break-in

A Trenton woman has her dog to thank for thwarting a criminal act at her residence on Tuesday, Dec. 8. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the woman reported that she was inside her Watson Road home around nine in the morning when she heard someone breaking glass. The woman […]

Three Auto B&Es on Diggs Road

Three automobiles were broken into at two separate locations on Diggs Road in Trenton, Thursday, Dec. 10. Two of the vehicles were located at GLEAMS Headstart and the third at Douglas Elementary. In all three instances, the victims report leaving their vehicles in the parking lots around in 7:00 in the morning as they reported […]

Drugs Found in Re-possessed Vehicle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was notified Wednesday, Dec. 9, by Carolina Auto in North Augusta (Edgefield County) that drugs had been found in a vehicle the company had re-possessed. According to the ECSO report, an employee with Carolina Auto found a small clear plastic bag containing a small hard, rock-like substance in the middle […]

Armed Robbery at Monks Corner

Armed Robbery at Monks Corner

The Johnston Police Department responded to an armed robbery at Monks Corner around 5:45 Sunday evening, Nov. 22. According to Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke to The Advertiser shortly after the incident, a white female entered the gas station and presented the cashier with a note stating that she had a gun and would […]