Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Theft Caught on Tape at Cross Roads Motel A visitor from Tamassee, SC, staying at the Cross Roads Motel in Trenton became another victim of theft over the weekend, and it was all caught on tape. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the victim arrived at the motel around midnight […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Seven Vehicles Discovered Broken Into Over $40,000 of Merchandise Stolen From One Truck The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded Thursday, Sept. 10, to a total of seven vehicles that were reported broken into in the Stephens Mill Drive and Fox Chase Circle areas of the county. At one scene on Fox Chase Circle, over $40,000 […]

Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public’s Assistance

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding information related to two recent crimes according to an ECSO spokesperson who spoke to The Advertiser earlier this week regarding the incidents. Those two crimes are the armed robbery and shooting death at Winn’s Grocery and a hit and run in Johnston. […]

Shooting Incident on Cooper’s Loop

Shooting Incident on Cooper’s Loop

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Cooper’s Loop, Monday, Sept. 7, around 11:00 in the morning in response to a shooting incident. According to an ECSO spokesperson, the incident stemmed from an earlier altercation that took place in Aiken County a few days prior in which an Aiken County man […]

Armed Robbery in Peach Field

Armed Robbery in Peach Field

A member of Titan Farm’s workforce was robbed at gun point, Thursday, Sept. 3. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report detailing the incident, the 41 year man was riding on a tractor in a peach field on Hwy 191. As the man approached an abandoned house in the field, he saw a gray […]

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

Shot Fired at Admonishing Driver

An Edgefield County man was allegedly shot at after he attempted to admonish another driver for dangerous driving. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, the victim was driving north on Edgefield Road near Maxwell Drive in Trenton, Tuesday evening, Aug. 25, when he observed another vehicle driving recklessly. The report […]

Fatal Hit and Run in Johnston

Fatal Hit and Run in Johnston

Richard Broadwater, 47, of Johnston, was killed in a hit and run on Monument Drive in Johnston, Saturday, Aug. 22, around 8:40 in the evening. According to the SC Highway Patrol, Broadwater was in the roadway when he was struck by an unidentified vehicle. The SCHP is investigating this incident. As they have no information […]

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

ECSO Recovers Stolen Vehicle

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Officer recovered a stolen vehicle Sunday afternoon, Aug. 16. According to an incident report detailing the matter, an ECSO deputy was stopped at a traffic light at the intersection of Sweetwater Road and Hwy 25 when a man approached the deputy’s vehicle. The man told the deputy that a white male […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Multiple Vehicle Break-ins The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to multiple reports of vehicle break-ins Sunday, Aug. 2. According to ECSO reports, a dozen vehicles were broken into in the Fox Creek Drive, Flintlock Drive, Dogwood Glen, and Country Club Hills Drive areas of the county. Many of the vehicles had their front passenger side […]