Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

Vacant Trailer Burglarized – Graffiti Sprayed Throughout

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a break-in call at a vacant mobile home on Casalina Drive, Sunday, Dec. 30.  According to the incident report filed by the ECSO, the homeowner found the trailer ransacked and two window air condition units missing.  Additionally, the numbers ‘25’ had been spray painted about the homes walls […]

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

DUI Crash Coalition Donates Equipment to Highway Patrol

A local DUI crash prevention coalition has purchased equipment for area Highway Patrol officers in support of their efforts to keep Edgefield County’s roads safer. The Community Action for a Safer Edgefield coalition recently provided officers with Troop Two of the SC Highway Patrol with public safety checkpoint signs and LED road flares.  The signs […]

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

Raids by Sheriff’s Office Result in Arrests

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office made 3 arrests and confiscated what is believed to be illegal drugs and alcohol from 2 different residences in separate raids conducted on Friday, Dec. 14.  According to reports filed with the ECSO, in the first incident, two men were arrested on drug charges after deputies with the narcotics unit […]

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

More Counterfeit Money Passed in County

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of counterfeit money at McDonalds, Monday, Dec. 17.  Upon arriving, an employee with the restaurant informed deputies that an unidentified black male attempted to pay for his purchase with a counterfeit fifty dollar bill. The bill was discovered to be a forgery by the use of […]

Auto Break-ins Continue – Auto Theft Reported

Auto Break-ins Continue – Auto Theft Reported

According to reports filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, 2 more auto break-ins and an auto theft occurred at the beginning of the month. In the first reported break-in, on Dec. 6 at 610 Rainbow Falls Rd., one vehicle located on a lot sustained damage when its steering column was cracked open. Another vehicle […]

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 Edgefield County.  According to reports filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, 3 break-ins happened at homes on Phoenix Court, 2 at Currytown Blvd., 3 […]

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 Edgefield coalition, a local group seeking to reduce DUI crashes in Edgefield County. “Edgefield County recently ranked sixth in the state in the percentage of […]

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 on Oct. 11, 2012 after the homeowner returned home to find the firearms missing. There was no forced entry at the scene but evidence was […]

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 in Edgefield. Alledgedly, an employee with the establishment made two separate purchases at the location in which she paid for items each time with a […]

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 approximately 3.6 million Social Security numbers and 387,000 credit and debit card numbers have been exposed in a cyber attack. Of the credit cards, the […]

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