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 […]

Shooting on Indigo Drive – One Injured

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of someone being shot at a residence on Indigo Drive, Monday, Jan. 6, around 2:00 in the afternoon.  According to an ECSO spokesperson, law enforcement arrived on the scene to find one man shot twice; once in each leg.  The victim was taken by EMS to Augusta University […]

Crime in Edgefield

County Woman Falls Victim to Scam             The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a call from an Edgefield County woman Jan. 4, after she became the victim to a computer scam.  According to the ECSO report, the woman received a call from a man identifying himself as a being from the Apple Corporation.  (The call came from 1-609-606-9030.)  The […]

Crime in Edgefield

Armed Robbery at Johnston Barber Shop – One in Custody             An armed robbery occurred Dec. 5, at Robinson’s Barber Shop in Johnston.  According to Johnston Police Chief Lamaz Robinson, two males caught the 81 years old owner of the establishment as he was leaving the establishment after work. There was a tussle between the suspects and the […]

Attempted Home Invasion on Cold Springs Rd.

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office responded to an attempted home invasion Thursday night, Nov. 21, on Cold Springs Road on the Westside of Edgefield County.  The Advertiser was able to speak with the homeowners whose home was the target of this invasion and learned that 6 suspects were involved, all of whom were armed. Additionally, the suspects […]

Thefts of Firearm and Trailer

            The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Department received two separate reported thefts; one of a firearm and the other of a utility trailer.  The first report was made on Nov. 12 from a home on the 300 block of Airport Road in Trenton.  The victim advised law enforcement that his black 6’ x 12’ enclosed utility trailer had been […]

Crime in Edgefield

Shop Broken into on Hwy 191 in Johnston             A shop on the 1100 block of Hwy 191 in Johnston was reported broken into to the Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office, Oct. 9.  According to an ECSO report, the victim had placed video cameras within the shop, and those cameras took pictures of two male subjects taking what […]

Crime in Edgefield

ECSO Helps Man Suffering from Medical Condition The Edgefield County Sheriff’s Office received a call Aug. 20 of a reckless driver on Augusta Road.  According to the ECSO report on this incident, as a deputy was en route, dispatch advised that the driver had turned northward onto Hwy 23 and was traveling about 5 mph […]