Crime

Crime

Two Stolen Vehicles Recovered by ECSO ​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office recently recovered two stolen vehicles according to ECSO reports.  The first report was made Mar. 11 and details that while running the license plate of a vehicle with an expired validation sticker, the responding deputy was informed that the vehicle in question had been […]

Crime Stories Of The Week

Crime Stories Of The Week

Home Invasion in Johnston ​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home invasion on the 1500 block of Hwy 121 North in Johnston, Mar. 4.  According to the ECSO report, the homeowner was asleep when she was awaked by the sound of banging on her back door and breaking glass.  Running into her living […]

More Catalytic Converters and a Firearm Stolen

More Catalytic Converters and a Firearm Stolen

​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office was recently notified of 2 catalytic converters and a firearm being stolen in 3 separate incidents.  According to an ECSO report, on Jan. 8, the ECSO received notification from a tow service that the company had towed a vehicle from an area on Hwy 121 and Briarwood Road for the […]

Crime in Edgefield

Crime in Edgefield

Attempted Theft – Recovery of Property ​The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an attempted theft report on Oct. 9 at the 1100 black of Stephens Road in the North Augusta area of the county.  According to the ECSO report, a resident observed 2 unknown white males pushing her neighbor’s 4 wheeler down the road.  The […]

Over $6,000 in Equipment Stolen

Over $6,000 in Equipment Stolen

Shortcut Road ​Over $6,000 worth of equipment was stolen from a work site on the 200 block of Shortcut Road in the North Augusta section of Edgefield County according to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report.  The report, filed Sept. 8, 2020, states that a workman at the site found the driveway to be too […]

Two County Residents Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Saluda

Two County Residents Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Saluda

            The Saluda County Sheriff’s Office has arrested three suspects, two of whom are from Edgefield County, in connection with the death of Joseph Glenn Grubbs, Jr., of Greenville, SC.  According to Chief Deputy Toby Horne of the SCSO, who spoke to the Advertiser regarding the arrests Thursday, Apr. 9, the case started when a passerby discovered […]

Breaking News- Shooting Incident in Johnston – Suspect in Custody

Breaking News- Shooting Incident in Johnston – Suspect in Custody

A shooting incident occurred Monday, Mar. 30, in Johnston near Addison and Edisto Streets. According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, who spoke with the Advertiser regarding the incident, a call was received Monday afternoon regarding a group of people in vehicles that were about to fight at the May Street Apartments. Johnston Police Officers […]

Crime in Edgefield

Mount Vintage Golf Course Damaged             The golf course at Mount Vintage was damaged March 14 according to an Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office report.  That report was initiated a little 1:00 a.m. after a security guard for the neighborhood contacted law enforcement to report that while making his rounds he observed tire tracks leading onto the golf […]

Peach Worker Shot – Schools Put on Lockdown

            An Hispanic male was shot Tuesday morning a little after 10:00 while in a peach orchard on Hwy 23 at Patriot Lane.  Details are few at this time, but according to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, the peach worker was exiting his vehicle in the field when he was shot in the abdomen.  He was taken to […]

Cars Broken into in Pine Ridge Country Club Community

            A total of 11 vehicles were reported broken into from the Pine Ridge Country Club community according to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office.  The thefts are suspected to have occurred sometime between late night Jan. 12 and early morning Jan. 13.  Those vehicles were located at homes on Estates Drive, Pine Ridge Road, Woodridge Road, and Country […]

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