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 […]

Threats at Urban Outfitters

Threats at Urban Outfitters

January 20, 2015 – The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to Urban Outfitters in Trenton, Friday, Jan. 16, in reference to threats made at the distribution facility. Upon arrival, law enforcement was informed by an employee that sometime during the morning hours, someone went into the men’s bathroom and wrote a threat on the wall […]

Westside Shooting – Updated x3

Update: Westside Shooting Ruled a Homicide Jody Ray Jones, 42, has been charged with murder for the Sunday night shooting of Patricia Kay Love at their home on Red Hill Road. Love died yesterday, Jan. 13, at Georgia Regents University from a gunshot wound to the head. An autopsy was performed on her body Wednesday, […]

Accused Murderer Faces Preliminary Hearing

Accused Murderer Faces Preliminary Hearing

Billy Sellars of Aiken County, the accused murderer of Johnny Hydrick, appeared before a magistrate judge at the Edgefield County Court House, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 to hear the evidence against him in this case. The judge found the evidence to be sufficient enough to forward the murder case to a grand jury. Sellars was […]

Substitute Teacher Brings Gun to MES, Fired and Arrested

A substitute teacher at Merriwether Elementary School was terminated from her position with the Edgefield County School District, Tuesday, Dec. 9, after she brought a gun onto school property. According to published reports, the gun was found in a faculty bathroom by another teacher. The gun was loaded with four rounds. The substitute teacher, who […]

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