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Posted on: February 19, 2020

SEARCH CONTINUES FOR MISSING FRANKLIN COUNTY MAN

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Continued efforts are underway by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office to locate a missing 56-year old man, Keith Bentford Perdue. Perdue was last seen via store video surveillance at the Rocky Mount Walmart. 

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Sheriff News
Posted on: February 4, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE OFFERS WINTER DRIVING SAFETY TIPS

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 As of this post, Franklin County has been spared snowed over and icy roadways this winter. But, we know that could change very quickly.

 Not only is speed a factor in "good weather" crashes, but it plays a role even on snow and...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 27, 2020

TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO DRUG ARREST

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A Franklin County Deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle missing a front license plate and the registration displayed did not belong to the vehicle. During the traffic stop, the deputy searched the vehicle and found about 100 small baggies containin...

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Sheriff News
Posted on: January 21, 2020

SHERIFF'S OFFICE WARNS OF POSSIBLE SCAM

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Franklin County Sheriff Office answered a call recently and discovered a potential scam.

 A resident advises of a person promising to pave their driveway. Money was exchanged and the driveway was just partially finished.

 Now, the resident...

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Sheriff News
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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Sheriff News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

DRUG ARRESTS MADE

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Franklin County Sheriff’s Office announces it has served 16 drug-related indictments in their county. Follow this link to the WSLS -10 website to read the entire story. WSLS -10. Sheriff Bill Overton thanked all the deputies for their w...

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