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Posted on: August 3, 2020

SHERIFF’S OFFICE MAKES ARREST ON CASE

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a report of a breaking and entering at Exchange Milling Company at 1380 Franklin Street in Rocky Mount.

The incident occurred on June 13-14 where surveillance footage showed a white male ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2020

RECENT SCAM ATTEMPTS

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Several folks have recently received phone scam attempts with the ruse of a family member being in jail and needing money.

Even if they call you by name, this is probably a scam. Ask them a personal question that only your family member would know.&nbs...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE REMINDS DRIVERS "DON'T TEXT WHILE DRIVING"

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The Office of the Sheriff, in keeping with our partnership with Virginia DMV, reminds residents of Franklin County to put down the phone when driving.
Current Virginia law (Code of VA 46.2-1078.1) has made it illegal to manually enter multiple letters or t...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: July 15, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE ANSWERS CALL IN HENRY AREA

Franklin County Sheriff’s Office update on incident in the Henry area on July 14, 2020

Incident July 14

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE REMINDS EVERYONE TO BE SAFE ON ROADS

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents to be safe on the highways this summer.In conjunction with the Virginia DMV, the Office of the Sheriff have put together a photo reminder of ways you can be a safe drive.Let’s all ...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

FCSO SEEKS PUBLIC'S HELP

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information on a possible suspect vehicle in relation to the armed robbery incident on Monday, June 29, 2020 in the Providence Church area. Anyone who may have information on this incident or this ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE LOOKING FOR BURGLAR

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Someone broke into Exchange Milling Company this past weekend.

Please call the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office if you have any information. 540-483-3000

See link here for more details.

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

BE AWARE OF WHAT YOU SHARE

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The Office of the Sheriff wants to remind all residents to use precautions when sharing personal information on their social media platforms. Some information can be used by hackers to gain access to important accounts. Being proactive in protecting your ...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

SHERIFF’S OFFICE GIVES TIPS TO PREVENT THEFT

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office advised residents today ways to prevent package thefts. Online shopping has seen a steady increase over the past few years. It is estimated that 8 in 10 adults are regular online shoppers. Unfortunately, stat...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE WEBSITE UPDATES

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The Office of the Sheriff is always trying to keep our website up to date with current topics and helpful links to assist our community members. Take a look at the website’s new "How Do I" tab to get answers for various commonly asked ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

2-1-1 VIRGINIA RESOURCE

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Did you know you can dial 2-1-1 to find community services in your area? Its free and confidential! When you dial you will be connected to a trained professional who can provide referrals for health and human services. 

These include food banks, s...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

IMPORTANT TO WASH YOUR HANDS THOROUGHLY

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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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Posted on: March 13, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE TO PARTICIPATE IN CHILD SAFETY SEAT CHECKS

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Carilion will begin holding monthly child car seat safety checks at the Rocky Mount Fire Department, 1250 North Main Street in Rocky Mount and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office will be assisting periodically.

The first check will be held on Mo...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

DRUG SATURATION PATROL

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Drug Saturation Patrol-1/13/20-10a-10p

Total Traffic Stops-36

Areas Patrolled- Virgil Goode Hwy, Town, Doe Run, Sontag, Henry, Boones Mill, Redwood, Sydnorsville, Wirtz, Callaway, Ferrum, Snow Creek

Race/Gender-Includes All Occupants of Vehicle

Black Males-9

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