Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Utility Trailer Loaded With Lawn Care Equipment Stolen A utility trailer loaded with lawn care equipment was reported stolen to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, Sept. 9. According to the ECSO report, the trailer was taken from behind its location at a residence on West Five Notch Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County). On […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Recovers Stolen Four Wheeler The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recovered a stolen four wheeler, Tuesday, Sept. 2. According to the ECSO report, law enforcement was notified by an Edgefield County man that he had purchased a four wheeler in good faith for $455 from Jeremy Kirkland of Graniteville, SC, only to discover the same […]

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

9-1-1 in South Carolina Gets “Smarter” With Use of Smart911

Abbeville and Edgefield are latest counties to provide the rapidly expanding public safety service that helps citizens to plan ahead for an emergency Two more counties in South Carolina have implemented Smart911, the national public safety service that helps to provide faster and more accurate emergency response. Abbeville and Edgefield Counties are now encouraging their citizens […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Theft on Edgefield Road – Possible Suspects Identified Through Traffic Stop A resident of a home on Edgefield Road contacted the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, August 26, to report a theft at his home.  According to the ECSO report, the man told law enforcement that he was taking a nap when he was awakened […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Another Northside Church the Target of Thieves A third church located on the Northside of Edgefield was discovered to have been the target of thieves, Sunday, August, 17, although, again the crime may have been committed days earlier. (See The Advertiser’s previous coverage of the two other churches burglarized at our website.) McKendree Baptist Church […]

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Crime Blotter

Dog Stolen From Augusta Road Residence A dog was reported stolen from a residence on Augusta Road in Trenton, Friday, August 8. According to an incident report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the owners of the dog heard the animal growling during the previous night, and the following morning found the dog had […]

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Crime Blotter

Trailer Stolen from Local Peach Business A forklift trailer was reported stolen from J.W. Yonce and Sons, Saturday, August 9. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the trailer was stolen sometime after 6:30 on Friday, August 8. The trailer is described as being black, 14 feet long, and having fold […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Multiple Car Break-ins Sixteen separate car break-ins were reported to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Tuesday, Aug. 5, all centered around the same area in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County. According to the multiple reports filed with the ECSO regarding these crimes, the thefts occurred sometime during the night time hours between Monday […]

Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

Items Stolen from Vehicle at Dollar General in Trenton A customer who went into the Dollar General in Trenton, Monday, July 28, returned to her vehicle to find several items had been stolen from it while she shopped. According to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the customer left the driver’s side […]

Schools Lock Down While Sheriff Locks Up

Schools Lock Down While Sheriff Locks Up

Tuesday morning found Highway 23 near Strom Thurmond High School lit up with flashing blue lights as law enforcement agencies converged on two burglary suspects that had been pursued by sheriff’s deputies before daylight. The suspects had abandoned their vehicle near Highway 23 precipitating the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Department to deploy bloodhounds and SLED helicopters […]

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