Moonshine Still Confiscated by Law Enforcement

Moonshine Still Confiscated by Law Enforcement

Owner Charged with Unlawful Possession of Liquor A Johnston man had his moonshine still confiscated by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office after he was found to be in possession of an illegal distillery device. According to a report filed by the ECSO, an incident at Strom Thurmond High School earlier in the month led deputies […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Vandalism and Assault on Watson Road The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a reported vandalism and assault at Watson Road in Trenton, Thursday, Apr. 2. According to an ECSO report, a resident of the neighborhood heard her miniature pony making “ a lot of commotion.” When she went outside to see what was happening, […]

Meth Lab Raided on Penn Street

Meth Lab Raided on Penn Street

April, 2, 2015 – A rental home at 410 Penn Street was raided by the Edgefield Police Department early Wednesday morning around 12:30. According to Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, who spoke to The Advertiser later that day regarding the incident, the department had received information that the occupants of the home were making methamphetamine at […]

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

Shots Fired in Town of Edgefield Suspect at Large

March, 24, 2015 – The Edgefield Police Department and the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of shots fired at Gary Street Apartments, Monday evening, March 23, around 5:30. When they arrived, they discovered no one had been injured, and the suspect had fled the scene. A gun was recovered nearby that is […]

One Man Dead in Shooting at Fox Terrace

One Man Dead in Shooting at Fox Terrace

Marco Wendell Harris, 32, of Aiken County, was killed early Sunday morning, Feb. 15, around 12:30 at Fox Terrace Apartments in North Augusta (Edgefield County) as a result of what the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office is currently calling a possible unintentional shooting. According to the ECSO, Marco Harris and his nephew, Ezekiel Harris, 21, also […]

Arrest at Urban Outfitters

Arrest at Urban Outfitters

Increased ECSO Presence Suspect Responds in Interview A former employee of Urban Outfitters was arrested by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Friday, Jan. 30, for unlawfully carrying a pistol onto the property. According to an ECSO report filed on the matter, the ECSO was notified Friday of a man in the parking lot of the […]

A Total of Four Now Charged in Currytown Break-ins

A Total of Four Now Charged in Currytown Break-ins

The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a total of four suspects for the multiple automobile break-ins that occurred in the Currytown Subdivision, Jan. 20. In a press release, the ECSO confirmed the arrests of Jamie Wright, 18, and Dale Wright, 19, brothers from Graniteville, SC, as well as that of Travis Lee Gray, 20, […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Auto Break-ins in Currytown Station Subdivision Over a dozen automobiles were broken into in the Currytown Station Subdivision sometime during the late night hours, Tuesday, Jan 20. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the first call reporting a break-in in that area came into dispatch around 5:30 Wednesday morning. As the ECSO investigated the […]

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