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Posted on: July 19, 2021

ARREST MADE IN MARCH 2021 MURDER

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office made an arrest last week on the March 2021 murder of William Kirk Odell.

Maurice Allen Jones was recently charged with 2nd Degree Murder. He is currently being held without bond.

The investigation continues.

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

MAN CHARGED IN CHILD DEATH

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On Wednesday June 30th, 2021 the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Roanoke Memorial Hospital of a seven-year-old Franklin County child with injuries from a reported fall. The child succumbed from the injuries on Friday July 2...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

NRA "BASICS OF PISTOL SHOOTING" CLASS

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The Office of the Sheriff will be holding in person NRA "Basics of Pistol Shooting" class. This is an 8-hour NRA course that will cover the following topics:
- Pistol Mechanisms & Operation
- Ammunition Fundamentals
- Building Pistol Shooting S...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: July 7, 2021

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SCHEDULES 2021 CITIZENS ACADEMY

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The Office of the Sheriff is pleased to announce that a Citizen's Academy for Fall 2021 has been scheduled to start the first week of August! This session runs for 12 weeks beginning the first week of August and continuing through to the mid/end of Octobe...
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Sheriff News
Posted on: July 6, 2021

ARREST MADE IN BOONES MILL INCIDENT

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On June 28th just after 12 noon, the Office of the Sheriff received a 911 call stating there had been a shooting at Cannaday's Sav-A-Bit in Boones Mill. 

After rendering care to the victim and having rescue transport victim to the hospita...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: May 3, 2021

FRANKLIN COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE SEEKS QUALIFIED CANDIDATES FOR PATROL AND CORRECTIONS

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office seeks qualified candidates for full-time Corrections & Law Enforcement/Patrol positions.

Requirements: HS diploma or equiv., valid VA driver’s license & must successfully pass: background che...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

SHERIFF'S OFFICE MAKES ARRESTS MADE IN 2019 HOMICIDE CASE

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests in the 2019 homicide of Travis Pannell. 
Patrick Antoine Davis, 34 years old of Danville, was arrested in Danville on April 28th, 2021 and has been charged with Second Degree Murd...
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Posted on: April 2, 2021

GOOD INFORMATION FROM BEDFORD POLICE DEPARTMENT

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Lt. Robert Kimbrel, Bedford PD, summed it up very well in this local television news piece.
Please don't discharge yard clippings onto the roadways. This causes a very real hazard for motorcyclists and those riding bicycles.

Each year, cyclists are...
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Sheriff News
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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