Crime Beat – October 13, 2016

Crime Beat – October 13, 2016

Burglary on Flat Rock Road The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at a home on 29 Flat Rock Road, Friday, Oct. 7, at around 5:00 in the afternoon.  According to the ECSO, a resident of the dwelling came home to find the back door of the residence had been forced open.  […]

Charges Up-Graded to Attempted Murder

Charges Up-Graded to Attempted Murder

Charges against 65 year old James Harvey Black of North Augusta (Edgefield County) have been up-graded from assault and battery with intent to kill to attempted murder for his alleged involvement in a shooting, Sept. 19, according to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  Black is accused of shooting his 50 year old neighbor last Monday […]

Area Crime Reports

Area Crime Reports

Strange Altercation Reported on Old Stage Road A 19 year old man from North Augusta relayed to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office the details of a strange altercation he says occurred on Old Stage Road in Edgefield, Friday, Sept. 23.  According to a report filed with the ECSO on the incident, the young man stated […]

Area Crime Reports

Area Crime Reports

Guns Stolen From Vehicle The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 3400 block of Hwy 19 in Trenton, Friday, Sept. 9, to find a vehicle that had been broken into.  According to the ECSO report, the owner of the vehicle discovered a window to the vehicle had been broken out by a starter which […]

Area Crime Reports

Area Crime Reports

Thefts of Campaign Signs Continue The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has again been notified of stolen campaign signs.  According to reports filed with the ECSO, Sonny Reel and Kevin Beck, two of three candidates seeking election as Clerk of Court, have reported having their signs stolen.  Reports show that Reel has documented more than once […]

Metal Scappers Arrested

Metal Scappers Arrested

While on routine patrol Monday, Aug. 1, an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office deputy observed a truck with metal in its bed parked on the side of the road on Hwy 25 South.  An ECSO report on the incident details that the deputy also observed two males walking around a nearby abandoned old store.  When asked […]

Multiple Thefts on Naussa Pass

Multiple Thefts on Naussa Pass

Multiple thefts were reported on Naussa Pass in North Augusta (Edgefield County) last week.  According to reports filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the first theft was discovered Thursday morning, Aug. 4, when an employee with Action Landscaping Inc. arrived at the subdivision to find a work truck missing.  That employee stated that his […]

Police Blotter – 3 Stories

Police Blotter – 3 Stories

Man Shoots Himself – Fights Law Enforcement in Johnston A twenty-four year old Johnston man shot himself in the neck and then proceeded to fight with law enforcement who were attempting to save his life, Thursday morning, July 14.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, a relative of the suspect […]

Two Arrested at Court House

Two Arrested at Court House

Two male suspects were arrested in two separate incidents at the Edgefield County Court House, Monday, July 11, all before lunch time.  According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the first incident occurred a little after 10:00 when a court house bailiff instructed a man in the courtroom to sit up while in court.  The […]

Golf Carts Stolen

Golf Carts Stolen

Two golf carts were reported stolen in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County, Sunday, June 26.  According to ECSO reports of the thefts, one of the golf carts was stolen from a residence on Locust Drive sometime between 11:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. Sunday.  The other was stolen the same day from a residence […]