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web posted January 26, 2019
- A little after 2 am Tuesday
morning, the Edgefield County
Sheriff's Office received an alarm
from ADT concerning Dodge's Store on
Upon arrival, the deputy noticed the
front door to be completely
shattered. The officer called
for back-up to help clear the
building. A nearby Edgefield
City officer responded, and the two
lawmen cleared the building, finding
no one inside.
A keyholder for the business was
called to the scene and walked with
an investigator through the store to
determine what had been taken.
Approximately $1200 worth of Newport
and Maverick brand cigarettes were
noted to be missing.
Damage to the building was reported
to be near $3000, as the burglar(s)
not only smashed the front door, but
broke four light bulbs in the front
of the business. Additionally,
the suspects damaged the SCE&G
meter box, knocking it from it's
position and cutting an assortment
of wires to the box.