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Posted on: January 31, 2023

LOCAL ARRESTED ON DRUG CHARGES

Robert Spear arrest

On Tuesday, January 24th, 2023, members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Joseph Spear, 44 years old of Boones Mill, VA, on multiple outstanding Probation Violations. During the course of the arrest, a search warrant of his...
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Posted on: January 31, 2023

LOCK THE CAR, TAKE THE KEYS

Lock Car Take Keys

In Virginia, 1 in 4 stolen vehicles had the keys inside.

Take your keys and lock your car.

Don't make car theft easy!

Sheriff News
Posted on: January 30, 2023

DON'T MAKE IT EASY FOR A THIEF

Secure Your Homes 4

Don't give a crook a reason to choose your house!

Follow these tips attached to the graphic to keep your home safer from thieves.

Sheriff News
Posted on: January 30, 2023

SECURE YOUR HOMES

Secure Your Homes

Nationwide, January sees an increase of home burglaries by 25%. Thieves are seeking out large Christmas gifts and items. Make sure to be extra diligent.

Secure your home, keep doors and windows locked.

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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 18, 2023

WINTER PREPARDNESS TIP - STOCK YOUR VEHICLE

Winter Tip STOCK CAR

Carry items in your vehicle to handle common winter driving-related tasks, and supplies you might need in an emergency, including:
• a snow shovel, broom, and ice scraper; 
• abrasive material (sand or kitty litter), in case your ...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 5, 2023

SCAM ALERT TO RESIDENTS

Scam Alert

The Office of the Sheriff has received multiple calls regarding scam phone calls over the holiday weekend. The calls have been from someone claiming to be a deputy with the Sheriff's Office and telling the person that they owe money and if they d...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 5, 2023

RESOURCE OFFICERS MAKING POSITIVE IMPACT

SCH RESC OFF

Media article from the Franklin Newspost on the topic of our Deputy School Resource Officers

Rewarding work: New school resource officers finish first semester in Franklin County schools (thefranklinnewspost.com)

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

wash hands

See photo (attached)

Great information from the Franklin County Department of Public Safety.

Note #5 on how to turn off the water.

Also remember, use your drying towel to open the door/s/ exiting the restroom area.

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