Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Break-ins at Bantam and Pond Lanes in Johnston On Wednesday, Dec. 3, break-ins occurred at two separate residences in Johnston; one at a Bantam Lane home and the other at a home on Pond Lane. In the incident at the Bantam Lane residence, the home owner returned home to find the familiar entry mode of […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Armed Robbery at Caper House #2 in Johnston The Caper House #2 on Lee Street in Johnston was the site of an early morning armed robbery, Monday, Dec. 1. According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke with The Advertiser regarding the crime, a man wearing a ski mask and carrying what is believed […]

Robbery at BP Station on Hwy 25

The BP gas station on Hwy 25 in Edgefield was robbed a little after 8:00 Monday night, Nov. 24. According to Edgefield Chief of Police Ronnie Carter, two unidentified black males entered the store when the clerk was mopping for the night and ordered her to give them money. At least one of the robbers […]

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Over $11,000 Stolen From Home on Hwy 19 Over $11,000 worth of items were stolen from a home on Hwy 19 in Trenton, Thursday, Nov. 13. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, the homeowner received unexpected guests from Aiken County around 11:00 Thursday night, friends of a family member, who stated they just […]

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Arrest Made in Johnny Hydrick Murder Case The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office arrested Billy Sellars, 31, of Aiken, SC, for the murder of Johnny Hydrick of Edgefield, Thursday, October 30, 2014, at his home. Sellars is charged with Burglary 1st and murder. He has been denied bond and is being held in the Edgefield County […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Suspicious Activity Leads to Arrest at Wiley Place A report of a suspicious vehicle at Wiley Place in Clarks Hill (Edgefield County) led to an arrest Sunday, Oct. 26. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the matter, a neighbor of an abandoned residence at the aforementioned address notified law enforcement that a […]

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Crime Blotter

Dog Stolen in Edgefield An Edgefield County man reported his dog stolen to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Thursday, Oct. 23. According to the ECSO report, the man went out to feed his dog Thursday morning and found the dog was gone. The dog was reportedly kept on a chain from which it was incapable […]

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Strong Armed Robbery on Hwy 378 A convenience store on Hwy 378 West in McCormick (Edgefield County) was the site of a strong armed robbery, Tuesday, Oct. 14. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report, a woman stopped at the store and asked the clerk for directions to Callison Hwy. After getting the directions, […]

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Sweetwater Baptist Church Burglarized The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a burglary call at Sweetwater Baptist Church, Wednesday, Oct. 8.  According to the ECSO report, thieves entered two storage buildings behind the church office on Sweetwater Road and took numerous tools and equipment.  The responding deputy was able to locate a chainsaw in an […]

Trenton Man Found Dead In Home [Updated]

Trenton Man Found Dead In Home [Updated]

• ECSO Has Ruled the Death a Homicide Johnnie Hydrick, 50, of Trenton, was found dead in his home at 103 Windy Ridge Road shortly before noon, Saturday, Oct. 11. According to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the victim was found by his brother after he had gone to check on him because he had not […]

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