Thursday, August 6, 2020

Suspect in custody

By: Shelia Mader A routine stop by the Jackson County Sheriff’s Department resulted in a chase with the suspect...

News release from Commander Virgil Watson, Jackson County Sheriff’s Department

Ref: Accidental Drowning Date: July 9, 2020 On Wednesday July 8, 2020 approximately 1:00 pm the...

Lake search underway after overturned kayak found

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department, the Florida Wildlife Commission, and the Sneads Police Department answered a call at the first bridge on...

ALL 9-1-1 LINES AND ALL LAND LINES INTO THE SHERIFF’S OFFICE...

They have established a temporary number to call for emergencies: 850-526-3125

Ja’Drian Gilbert found not guilty of second-degree murder

A Marianna man has been inside the Jackson County Correctional Facility since 2017. On Thursday, he became a free man after a jury found...

Jackson County Jail Administrator resigns

Jail Administrator Mark Foreman has resigned his position effective April 13, 2019.  Foreman began as jail administrator in July, 2017.  Foreman lived...

UPDATE – Arrest made in Shack Circle homicide

UPDATE JACKSON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT PRESS RELEASE ON SHACK HOMICIDE  Arrested:  Justin Andrae Shack Jr; age...

Update on Shack Circle homicide

Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Captain Virgil Watson held a press conference at 9 a.m. Thursday morning in reference to the homicide investigation...

Jackson County Courthouse scheduled to reopen in July

A renovation project to the Jackson County courthouse was expected to take six months to complete. Those renovations are predicted to be...