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Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

Nearly $3,000 Worth of Firearms Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call Friday, Jan.3, at a residence on Briggs Avenue.  According to a report filed with the ECSO, the back door of…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Pine Ridge Country Club Vandalized Pine Ridge Country Club was vandalized sometime between Monday night, Dec. 23, and Tuesday morning, Dec. 24, according to a report filed with the Edgefield…

Stabbing at St. Edward’s Catholic Church [Updated]

According to published reports, one person was stabbed during a fight in the parking lot of St. Edwards’ Catholic Church in the Edgefield County section of Murphy Village near the…

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Copper Stolen

Thousands of Dollars Worth of Copper Stolen

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was contacted on Monday, Dec. 16, by a contractor for the owners of a property on Ann Street in North Augusta (Edgefield County) regarding the…

Road Rage at Local Drive Thru Results in Charges

A 58 year old Johnston man was arrested Sunday, Dec. 15, after he assaulted a 31 year old woman from Griffin, GA, at the drive thru of the McDonalds in…

Test Drive Leads to Larceny

Test Drive Leads to Larceny

A man who wished to sell his vehicle allowed a potential buyer to test drive his truck for a few days.  However, a few days turned into three weeks and…

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Nearly $2500 in Damages and Stolen Items in Auto Break In The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of an auto break in at Lick Fork Lake on…

Robbers in Merriwether Caught on the Run

Robbers in Merriwether Caught on the Run

As The Advertiser was going to press Tuesday, we learned from a family member of the victim in this incident that around 7:30 that morning a Merriwether woman was in…

Burglary on Freeland Drive

Burglary on Freeland Drive

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary at a residence on Freeland Drive, North Augusta (within Edgefield County), Tuesday, Nov. 19. According to a report filed by the…

Elijah Harris, Longtime Sheriff’s Office Employee, Dies

The Advertiser has learned that Elijah Harris, longtime Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office employee, died Monday night after a recent illness. Sgt. Harris had been with the ECSO since 1989 where he…