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Two In Custody After Vehicle Pursuit

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 I59...

Overall Violent Crime is Down in Jefferson County for 2020

Jefferson County Sheriff's Office has reviewed its Crime Statistics for 2020 and compared to the statistics for 2019, overall violent crime is down almost 14% in Jefferson County.  "The biggest change we saw this year was in the Center Point community.  Overall...

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...

Two Killed in Separate Vehicle Incidents in West Jefferson County

Shortly after 2:00 AM on Friday, January 1, 2021 Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies were called to the 1000 Block of Eastern Valley Road to investigate reports that a vehicle had slid off the roadway and struck a home.  Once on the scene, Deputies found a 26 year old...

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...