Sheriff seeks ID from burglary

WINNSBORO – The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office and Crime Stoppers need your help identifying an unknown black male suspect who burglarized a residence in Fairfield County. On Jan. 2, 2018, the suspect entered the residence located at 140 Sixth Street in Winnsboro.

The suspect entered the residence by breaking out a back bedroom window with a rock or brick. He went directly to the safe in the living room, which was covered with a cloth to look like a table, and then walked out of the front door with the safe. The safe contained approximately $4,700 in money and collectible coins. The safe was recovered several weeks later in the woods in Fairfield County near the White Oak Community. The door on the safe had been forced open.

If you know something about this case, you can provide information anonymously. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime. Call toll-free, 888-CRIME-SC, log onto:, and click on the red “Submit a tip” tab or, download the new P3 Tips App for Apple or Android devices. Information can also be provided directly to Investigator Karen Castles with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office at 803-635-4141.

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