Aiken County Crime

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement outside of communities possessing their own police forces in the 1,080 square miles that make up Aiken County, South Carolina.

Divisions include Administrative, Communications, Investigations, Juvenile, Narcotics, Public Information, Records, Training, Uniform Patrol, Civil Process and Aiken County Detention Center.

Patrol responsibilities for the county are divided into nine patrol zones. A Special Operations team includes a SWAT, or Special Weapons and Tactics team and a Criminal Interdiction Unit made up of three deputies and their K-9 units. The Aiken Bloodhound Team includes deputies and officers from ACSO, Aiken DPS and North Augusta DPS.

Information courtesy Aiken County Sheriff's Office website.

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Aiken County couple dead in murder-suicide

A 62-year-old Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employee fatally shot his wife then took his own life in Aiken County, officials said Saturday morning.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014

Aiken County woman disappeared in 1989

Rebecca Shores was 21 and pregnant when she went missing in 1989. Her bones were discovered near her home over the next nearly two years. The in-between remains a mystery.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014

Burglary suspect in custody in Aiken County

A burglary suspect is in custody in Aiken County after leading police on a chase this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

11-year-old injured in Aiken shooting

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has confirmed an 11-year-old child was hospitalized after being shot at an Aiken home Monday.
By Travis Highfield | Monday, Oct. 27, 2014

Drug tip results in Aiken arrests

Aiken police said a Crimestoppers tip resulted in a drug raid and arrests at a Alfred Street residence.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

2 sought in York Street drug-related shooting

A man told Aiken police his drug dealer shot him in the arm after he refused to pay for his drugs. Police are seeking two suspects in the case.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

2 arrested in morning holdup

Two men have been charged after an unsuccessful armed robbery of a North Augusta gas station this morning.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

North Augusta fugitive captured

A North Augusta man arrested in an FBI sting earlier this year was re-arrested this morning after multiple agencies searched the woods off Interstate 20 in South Carolina for several hours.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Aiken man, 37, jailed for attempted murder, armed robbery

A man accused of armed robbery and attempted murder was released Wednesday from Aiken Regional Medical Center and transported to Aiken County Detention Center, according to Sgt. Jason Feemster.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Tuesday Aiken shooting investigated

Aiken County police are investigating a Tuesday evening shooting that resulted in an adult and juvenile being hospitalized.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Man stabbed in Aiken County fight

A man was hospitalized Saturday after being stabbed during a fight in Aiken County, authorities say.
By Travis Highfield | Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014

23-year-old man sought in hit-and-run that hospitalized child

Darian Jharon Curry, 23, of Graniteville, is accused of striking a 7-year-old child riding a bicycle and then fleeing the scene in a pick-up truck, according to Lance Cpl. Judd Jones.
By Doug Stutsman | Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Hit-and-run suspect also accused of armed robbery

Aiken County sheriff's deputies say a hit and run suspect apprehended Friday is also accused of an armed robbery that happened earlier this week.
By Travis Highfield | Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Aiken police get narcotics dog from NFL quarterback grant

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger announced Thursday his foundation will be distributing the grant to Aiken Public Safety when the Steelers play the Carolina Panthers on Sunday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, Sept. 19, 2014

Aiken man wanted on DUI charges

Dustin Tre Munoz, 21, is accused of operating his motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Aiken County warns of phone scam

Police are warning against a phone scam asking people to make payment for missing jury duty or for an impending warrant.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

Aiken police seek shooting suspect, information

Police said one person was shot and another fled after a shootout on Abbeville Avenue in Aiken on Tuesday evening.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014

1977 slaying remains unsolved

A barking dog could have been a hero the night Grover Cleveland Sai­lors and his wife, Gwendolyn, were slain in their Aiken County home. But neighbors heard nothing from the couple's German ...
By Travis Highfield | Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014

Tracks lead cops to suspect

Tracks from a stolen four-wheeler led police to a suspect's home on Thursday.
By Bianca Cain Johnson | Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Aiken man wanted in connection with home invasion

Aiken Public Safety investigators are searching for an Aiken man wanted on charges of first degree burglary, kidnapping, strong armed robbery and first degree assault.
By Doug Stutsman | Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

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