Westside Home Ransacked – Several Items Stolen

Westside Home Ransacked – Several Items Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary at a residence on Cold Springs Road Wednesday, Sept. 12. The home was ransacked and guns, credit cards, and jewelry are among the items believed to have been stolen. Evidence was collected from the scene, and investigators are following leads in this case. Anyone with information […]

ECSO Recovers Guns Stolen in Burglary

ECSO Recovers Guns Stolen in Burglary

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call on Murrell Road Wednesday evening, Sept. 12. The victim reported that several guns had been taken from his home although he could not be certain as to when they were taken. The theft could have actually occurred nearly a week ago as the victim found […]

Humane Society Makes Statement on Animal Rescue

Humane Society Makes Statement on Animal Rescue

The HSUS, Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office and Humane Society of Charlotte Work Together to Save Animals JOHNSTON, S.C. (Sept. 11, 2012) – The Humane Society of the United States and Humane Society of Charlotte were called in by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the rescue of approximately 250 animals from a Johnston, […]

New Gas Station Raided for Gambling

New Gas Station Raided for Gambling

The Advertiser was alerted Thursday, Sept. 6, to a suspected poker raid at the newly opened Greg’s Gas Plus gas station off Martintown Road in Edgefield County. Our sources have confirmed that, indeed, a raid was made on this establishment and that while the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was involved in this incident, they only […]

Suspected Drugs Found at JET Middle School

Two Students Taken to Department of Juvenile Justice School Resource Officer for JET Middle School, Rodney Williams, removed what is believed to be marijuana from two students on campus Monday, Aug. 27. According to a report by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the two juveniles were each found to be in possession of a bag containing a […]

Attempted Break-in at Edgefield Library

During a routine walk-through of the town of Edgefield Monday night, Aug. 27, an officer with the Edgefield Police Department found the doors to the Edgefield County Library askew by an apparent attempt to break-in to the public building. The discovery was made around 11:30 and officers quickly processed the scene. Evidence was collected, and […]

Dollar General Employee Arrested

Dollar General Employee Arrested

An employee with the Dollar General in Trenton, SC has been arrested and charged with Breach of Trust with Fraudulent Intent Greater than $10,000. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Larry Washington, of Gloverville, SC had been employed with the retail chain for nearly a year. During that time, he is accused of having […]