Crime Blotter

Crime Blotter

ECSO Recovers Vehicle Stolen From Aiken County A vehicle that was stolen out of Aiken County was found in a wooded area off Leonard Lane in Trenton, Sunday, Sept. 21, according to a report filed with the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  That report details how a resident of the road contacted law enforcement after he […]

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Over $2,000 of Items Stolen from Moore Rd. Over $2,000 worth of items was stolen from a home on Moore Road in North Augusta (Edgefield County) over the weekend. According to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report on the incident, the resident returned home Saturday, Sept. 13, to find his 2000 Suzuki motorcycle missing from […]

Hearing Held on Retrial of Capital Murder Case

Hearing Held on Retrial of Capital Murder Case

– By Tiffani Ireland – A hearing was held Thursday, Sept. 11, at the Edgefield County Court House in regards to the ordered retrial of convicted murderer Steven Louis Barnes. The hearing was presided over by Judge Denise Goodstein who has been appointed to handle this case. The hearing concluded with Barnes being appointed two […]

Mayor of Johnston Appoints Lamaz Robinson Chief Of Police

In what some may consider an unexpected move, Mayor Terrance Culbreath appointed Lamaz Robinson as Johnston’s new Chief of Police, Wednesday, Sept. 10. Described as unexpected because Mayor Culbreath had previously stated that while he did have appointing power for this position, he was going to bring the matter before Johnston’s Town Council to be […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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