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Kidnapping Call in Johnston

Kidnapping Call in Johnston

The Johnston Police Department responded to a possible kidnapping call Tuesday night, Sept. 10.  According to Investigator Lamaz Robinson of the JPD, who spoke with The Advertiser the following day,…

Attack of Horse Under Investigation

Attack of Horse Under Investigation

What has been described as a vicious attack on a horse by a farrier is under investigation according to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The alleged offense occurred Tuesday, Aug.…

Thieves Steal Car Port

Thieves Steal Car Port

Not only will thieves steal your golf cart and vehicle, but apparently now they will steal the shed you put it under, too. According to a report filed by the…

Accused Murderer Pleads Guilty

 – Sentenced to 25 Years –  Accused murderer, Fredrick Dale Harvey, Jr., 27, of Allendale, SC, pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter as part of a plea agreement, Wed., Aug. 14,…

Upper Savannah SC Works System Warns of Possible Job Opening Scams

Upper Savannah SC Works System Warns of Possible Job Opening Scams

The Upper Savannah SC Works System is warning job seekers about scams after a victim who was interviewed and trained online sent money for “work materials” that were never received.…

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…