Polk County, GAhotnewhiphop.com

Polk County Police Show Off Seized Jewelry After Drug Trafficking Arrests

The Polk County Police Department arrested over two dozen people as a resulted of a reported 16-month long sting operation. According to Polk County Sheriff Grady Judd, investigators confiscated a notable amount of evidence from the scene that included $88,000 in cash, $89,000 worth of jewelry, and $283,000 worth of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.
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Ross County, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Ross Co. Sheriff searching for missing runaway

ROSS COUNTY, Ohio — Ross County Sheriff George Lavender is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing child. According to the Sheriff, 12-year-old Brayden Sigma ran away from his home on Perry Lane around 9:30 a.m., Saturday. Sheriff officials say Brayden is 5′ 7″ tall, 130lbs., with red...
Vinton County, OHsciotovalleyguardian.com

Vinton Co. man leads deputies on a pursuit

VINTON COUNTY, Ohio — Vinton County Sheriff deputies were involved in a pursuit Friday, according to the Vinton County Sheriff. Sheriff Ryan C. Cain said deputies responded to the Dollar General on route 50 in Allensville. It was at that time Cain said his deputies attempted to make contact with Michael Zinn. Witnesses at the Dollar General stated that Zinn was highly intoxicated.
Virginia StateWRIC TV

More police officers banned from law enforcement in Virginia

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — More officers are being taken off the street under new reforms to decertify police. Four officers in Central Virginia were recently decertified, meaning they can no longer work in law enforcement in Virginia. Since 2020 there’s been an uptick in the number of police officers banned from law enforcement. Officials say that is partly due to better reporting and partly due to a new law.
Roseburg, ORklcc.org

Roseburg Teen Arrested For Rolling Hills Road Fire

A Roseburg teen was arrested for Reckless Burning Saturday in connection with the Rolling Hills Road Fire that destroyed two homes in the Green District area between Roseburg and Winston. The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office announced Saturday that they identified three juveniles in their teens as being in the area...
Faribault County, MNFaribault County Register

County Board recognizes Bonin for heroism

Faribault County Board members, at their meeting on July 20, took time to recognize Sheriff Deputy Briar Bonin for his heroic life-saving efforts as a member of a Multi-County SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) Team and Drug Task Force. Bonin took action in November of last year to rescue a...
Iola, KSfourstateshomepage.com

This Sheriff serves up free drinks at the H2O Saloon

IOLA, Kan. — The Allen County Kansas Fair is wrapping this weekend and it was year number two that the Sheriff served drinks at their saloon. Sheriff Bryan Murphy states, “H20 Saloon has been a great hit. Stop in and enjoy free water, free cookies (4 kinds), and a cool water mister.”
Geneva, NYFinger Lakes Times

Yates County Grand Jury will hear case involving buggy crash

BENTON — The cell phone of the Geneva man whose car slammed into a horse-drawn buggy earlier this week, injuring two well-known Mennonites, is being looked at as part of a police investigation that could lead to criminal charges. Sheriff Ron Spike said the driver, William Valentin, 55, has been...
Mccracken County, KYPaducah Sun

Sheriff’s deputies nab couple, seize 11 lbs of pot

McCracken County authorities have seized 11 pounds of marijuana, resulting in the arrest of a Mayfield couple Thursday. The seized pot has an estimated street value of more than $20,000, according to the McCracken County Sheriff’s Office. Demarco J. Davis, 30, was charged with trafficking in more than 5 pounds...
Lubbock County, TXLubbock Avalanche-Journal

Who shot the sheriff?: The South Plains trial of the century - Part 2

Editor’s Note: Jack Becker is the editor of Caprock Chronicles and is a librarian at Texas Tech University libraries. He can be reached at jack.becker@ttu.edu. Today’s article about the South Plains “Trial of the 20th Century” is the final article of a two-part series by frequent contributor Chuck Lanehart, Lubbock attorney and historian. In Part One, robbers Virgil Stalcup and Clarence Brown escaped from the Dickens County Jail on Oct. 27, 1934, leaving Sheriff Bill Arthur shot dead in a jail cell.