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Month: September 2021

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Clay County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a juvenile for shooting a BB gun at two Clay County District Schools buses

MIDDLEBURG, FL — Clay County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested a juvenile for shooting a BB gun at two Clay County District Schools buses. The CCSO immediately started the investigation Tuesday morning after the two buses were shot while on the way to pick up students for school. Luckily, no one was injured. Working with CCDS …

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How the CCSO’s ‘station dog’ is more than just a welcome addition – he’s helping with mental health and wellbeing

A cry for help. A barricaded subject. A stolen vehicle recovery with a short pursuit. Complicated investigations. Uncooperative inmates. Extensive and detailed public records requests. That’s what members of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office handled over the course of several days. That’s not uncommon in law enforcement, though. In fact, it’s what CCSO’s members face …

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CCSO adds to its Marine Unit fleet thanks to a statewide program for law enforcement resources

GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL – The Clay County Sheriff’s Office is adding more eyes to the county’s waterways thanks to a statewide program aimed to increase law enforcement resources. The agency increased its Marine Unit with a state-of-the-art boat, which allows for more deputies out on the waterways. The agency was able to acquire the …

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Man charged following a rare DMT lab uncovered in Keystone Heights home

KEYSTONE HEIGHTS, FL – An investigation ended with a rare DMT lab shut down and a Clay County man facing multiple charges. The investigation began with two border seizures of Mescaline by Homeland Security Investigations. Mescaline is a Schedule I narcotic with hallucinogenic effects. The Clay County Sheriff’s Office serves on a task force with …

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Clay County District Schools employee has been charged with possession of cocaine 

MIDDLEBURG, FL — A Clay County District Schools employee has been charged with possession of cocaine following a Clay County Sheriff’s Office investigation. Douglas Charles Batchelder, a guardian with Clay County District Schools, was arrested by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office after detectives received information he was involved in the use of illegal narcotics. Working jointly with the …

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County-wide Hammer and Hope event brought organizations, services together for individuals battling addiction

CLAY HILL, FL – Illegal drugs are not specific to just one community. In our community, however, more than 20 local organizations and agencies are collaborating to break the cycle and help families affected by drug addiction. Operation Hammer and Hope combines focused enforcement efforts against drug dealers, with dozens of free wrap-around services to …

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