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Edgefield County Teen Victim in Parental Kidnapping; Located in Arizona

A fifteen-year-old Edgefield County girl was abducted Fri., Aug. 2, by her mother after the mother lost custody to the child’s paternal grandparents that same day.  Reportedly, the child’s grandparents,…

Man Charged in Virgil Wall Burglary Sentenced

Man Charged in Virgil Wall Burglary Sentenced

Julius L. Rogers, the man charged in the June 13, 2013, Virgil Wall Road burglary in which over $12,000 worth of items including firearms was stolen, was sentenced Mon., Aug.…

Scams and Fraud Continue to Trouble the County

Scams and Fraud Continue to Trouble the County

Reports filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office over the weekend of Aug. 2 show scams and fraud continue to plague the county.  One report details how a suspect attempted…

Con Artist Targets Would-Be Tutor

Con Artist Targets Would-Be Tutor

The public has long been warned of scams to defraud the elderly, internet fraud scams, and identity theft scams.  A recent report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, however,…

Aiken County Suspect Wanted in Edgefield County

Aiken County Suspect Wanted in Edgefield County

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office announced this week that it uncovered a theft ring involving stolen golf carts and ATVs.  At press time, one man had been arrested in this…

Trailer Theft from Driveway

Trailer Theft from Driveway

A trailer was reported stolen from a driveway on Col. Shaw’s Way, Friday, July 26.  According to the incident report filed by the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the owner of…

Car Chase Through Town Leads to Charges

Car Chase Through Town Leads to Charges

A car chase that started on Bacon Street in Edgefield and ended at the apartment complex on Woodland Ave., Sat., July 27, has led to multiple charges against a Trenton…

Sheriff’s Office Reports Drug Raid

Sheriff’s Office Reports Drug Raid

The Advertiser received the following release from the Sheriff’s office on Monday, July 22, that on July 18, the Edgefield County Sheriff’s office along with officers from the Edgefield, Johnston…

Nude Moped Rider Arrested

Nude Moped Rider Arrested

Deputies with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 54-year-old man shortly after midnight July 23 for riding his moped naked through the town of Edgefield.  According to a report…

Golf Cart Thefts Continue

Golf Cart Thefts Continue

A report from the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office confirms that golf carts continue to be a target for thieves.  The latest documented theft occurred Sunday, July 14, at a home…