Two In Custody After Vehicle Pursuit

Xavier Deon Wright Joshua Javon Thomas Around 12:30 PM on Friday, January 8, 2020, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted by flock technology of a stolen vehicle on the Eastern side of Jefferson County.  Deputies located the vehicle as it was entering...

Inmate Found Deceased in Cell

On Monday, January 4, 2021, deputies working in the Jefferson County Jail were performing their standard counts during shift change when it was realized that one of the inmates had not exited his cell for the count.  Deputies went to check on the inmate and found him...

Celebratory Gunfire is Extremely Dangerous

Celebrating the New Year by firing a weapon into the air is not only irresponsible, it is dangerous.  Property damage, injuries and even death are reported across the nation every year on holidays where fireworks are traditionally used.  Some people will take...