Wanted WDPS Officer Captured After Suicide Attempt

The manhunt for the Winnsboro Department of Public Safety officer wanted for the attempted murder of his estranged wife ended Thursday evening near the Fairfield/Chester county line with a single gunshot. Thom Berry, spokesperson for the State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) said Michael Bernard Roseboro shot himself one time in the chest after Fairfield County […]

Sheriff’s Office Investigates Break-In

The Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in of D & D Foundry on Highway 200 that netted burglars $2,500 in tools and other items between Oct. 9 and Oct. 10. Investigators were called to the foundry on the morning of Oct. 10 where an employee had found the business had been entered through […]

Tow Truck Car Thefts on the Rise

An alert neighbor on Bobwhite Drive in Winnsboro foiled an attempted motor vehicle theft last week and exposed what Fairfield County Sheriff’s investigators are calling an up-and-coming trend. At 6:46 p.m. on Oct. 10, a 57-year-old man living in the 300 block of Bobwhite Drive heard what sounded like a large truck backing up outside […]

Fairfield County Incident Reports

FCSO 29130 Sand Dollar Lane, 100 block, at 6:25 a.m. Aug. 26. Someone stole a Honda Odyssey of undetermined value from outside a home. The van had been left unlocked and the keys left in the ignition. The van was recovered after being involved in an accident on Old River Road. Harmony Circle, 100 block, […]

Fairfield County Incident Reports

FCSO 29014 Red Hill Church Road, 100 block, between 4:45 and 4:50 a.m. Aug. 12. Someone stole two air conditioning units worth $4,400 from a church. 29065 Highway 215 S., 9900 block, between 5 and 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8. Someone stole a water heater and an air conditioning unit worth $4,025 from outside a home. […]

SLED Chopper Sounds Alarm on Grow-Op

The ‘Eye in the Sky’ doesn’t lie, and last week that ‘Eye’ led Fairfield County Sheriff’s investigators to a field of some very mature – and valuable – marijuana plants. A State Law Enforcement Division (SLED) helicopter on patrol over southern Fairfield County on the afternoon of Aug. 2 spotted the field on Cowhorn Road, […]

Copper Bandits Target Churches

It may not be enough to categorize it as an epidemic just yet, but investigators with the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office have been kept busy over the last week by a string of copper thieves targeting local churches. “Over the last week, we’ve had three churches hit, all off Highway 321,” Capt. Brad Douglas said. […]

Task Force Wipes Out Grow-Op

A multi-agency operation targeting marijuana grow operations in four counties located and eliminated more than 3,500 marijuana plants from Fairfield County last week. According to the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office, agents from their office were joined by forces from the Chester County Sheriff’s Office, Lancaster County Sheriff’s Office, York County Drug Enforcement Unit, S.C. Law […]

Fairfield County Incident Reports

FCSO 29065 Highway 215 N., 2800 block, between 11:27 a.m. and noon July 7. Someone entered an unlocked vacant home and stole copper wiring worth $100. Highway 215 S., 10600 block, between 9:07 and 9:25 a.m. July 8. Someone stole two newspaper boxes worth $500 from outside a business. Cole Trestle Road, 1100 block, between […]

Fairfield County Incident Reports

FCSO 29015 99 Road, 100 block, between 9:47 and 11:13 a.m. June 21. Someone broke into a truck parked at a boat ramp and stole tools and other items worth $250. 99 Road, 100 block, between 11:13 and 11:15 a.m. June 21. Someone broke into a truck parked at a boat ramp causing $300 in […]