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TWO CLAY COUNTY MEN ARRETED FOR NARCOTICS TRAFFICKING

  GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL – Clay County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jason Setzer and Alvin “AJ” Mercado for narcotics trafficking. On September 10, 2022, the Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit, SWAT team, and several partnering agencies served a search warrant in the Heritage Hills subdivision and another in the Raggedy Point neighborhood on two Clay County residences. …

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Dogs are in Control

You might think you live in Gator Country, but it is the dogs who rule the day at the Clay County Sheriff’s Office. Apart from J.P., the station mascot and support dog, the Sheriff’s Office has two narcotic detection canines at the jail, two tracking bloodhounds, six dual-purpose dogs (narcotic detection and criminal apprehension), and …

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The Guards

They are many things to many people. To the driver in a rush, they are a hindrance. To the community in which they live and serve, they are the helpers. To the students that they protect, they are the heroes. These heroes do not wear a gun, carry the equipment of a sworn officer, or …

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Dozens of animals rescued from deplorable and inhumane conditions out of an Orange Park home

ORANGE PARK, FL – A multi-agency operation led to dozens of animals rescued from deplorable and inhumane conditions out of an Orange Park home. On Monday morning, Clay County Sheriff’s Office detectives served a search warrant at 246 Old Jennings Road. The warrant is the result of an investigation that started when CCSO deputies responded …

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Clay County Incident Management Team Responds In A Time Of Need

Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 storm and left a path of destruction, ravaging communities. In the aftermath, an incident management team or “IMT” mobilized.   Led by John Ward from Clay County Emergency Management, the team consisted of first responders from the region who are specifically trained to help communities manage …

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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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