Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

Car Break-in on Casalina Drive

A car was reported broken into to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, July 25. According to an ECSO report, a resident of Casalina Drive in the North Augusta area of Edgefield County noticed her driver’s side door open to her vehicle when she got ready to take it to work. She then discovered that the Smith & […]

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered

Stolen Vehicle Recovered The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a vehicle estimated to be worth $50,000 last week that was reported stolen by the Clinton Police Department in Clinton, SC.  According to an ECSO report on the matter, the Clinton PD notified the ECSO that the OnStar in the stolen vehicle had tracked it to […]

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Arrest Made for Recent Multiple Break-ins

Edgefield Police Chief Ronnie Carter confirmed to the Advertiser that an arrest has been made in the recent multiple break-ins that have occurred in Edgefield, seven of which happened Friday morning Jan. 5 and another around 4 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6.  Jarvis Reynolds, 25, of Gary Hill Road, has been arrested and is being charges […]

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four Teens + 22 Year Old Arrested for Death of Ward Man

Four teenagers and a 22 year old have now been arrested in connection with the Sept. 30 death of 35 year old Makenzie L. Williamson of Ward.  According to broadcast media outlet WJBF in Augusta, Kartel Smith, 19; Larry Thomas, 18; Erik Albany, 17; Aimen Elroy Stewart, 22, all charged as adults; and a 15 […]

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Crime beat — Oct 3rd, 2017

Another Generator Stolen The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report of another stolen generator Sept. 24.  According to the ECSO report, after returning home from being out of town, a resident of Short Cut Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) discovered her generator, which was kept in her garage, was missing.  The gas Champion […]

Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

Crime beat — Sept 18th, 2017

ECSO Employee Injured by Inmate An employee with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was injured by an inmate, Sept. 3.  According to the ECSO report on the incident, the employee was injured when she went to assist in preparing a female prisoner for transport to the hospital due to a possible seizure.  The report states […]

Riot at Trenton Prison

Riot at Trenton Prison

TRENTON SC (Thurs. June 15 a.m.) A riot occurred in the overnight hours at the Trenton Correctional Institute that resulted in the injury of two corrections officers.  According to reports, the riot started when officers of the institute attempted to take a contraband cell phone from an inmate.  Other inmates became involved, and the officers […]

Shooting on Moragne Street / Fire at Nonna’s

Shooting on Moragne Street / Fire at Nonna’s

Shooting on Moragne Street Attempted Murder Charges Filed The Edgefield Police Department responded to a shooting at Moragne Street, Sunday night, May 14, around 8:00.  According to Police Chief Ronnie Carter, who spoke to the Advertiser about the incident, 37 year old Shaneka Watkins of Ellis Street in Edgefield, was returning home from a party […]

Gray, Holsonback Sentenced in Drive-by Shooting

Gray, Holsonback Sentenced in Drive-by Shooting

Christopher Dale Gray, 23, of Trenton, and Bryson Holsonback, 22, of Aiken, were sentenced Thursday, May 18, for their actions in a 2015 drive-by shooting in Johnston.  Initially charged with, among other charges, discharging a firearm into a dwelling, the charges were upgraded several months after the incident to include attempted murder.  According to the […]

Crime Beat —  May 10th, 2017

Crime Beat —  May 10th, 2017

Vehicle Break-ins at Morris Run At least two vehicles were broken into at Morris Run in North Augusta (Edgefield County) last week.  On May 3, the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a report that two residents of the Morris Run area, one from the 500 block and the other from the 600 block, had awakened […]