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July 31, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 31, 2016) - On July 30, 2016 at 7:45 p.m. the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded to a call reference a possible abduction at Walmart located at 9890 Hutchinson Park Drive. Two individuals were in a vehicle when they observed a man violently grab a child in the parking lot and place him in the backseat. The man also got in the backseat and the vehicle drove off. The vehicle was described as having multiple occupants. The witness tried to follow the vehicle, the vehicle tried to get away from the witness. The witness was able to get a photo of the vehicle and tag. The vehicle is a rental car out of the Miami area. The rental company has been cooperative with police and we are trying to make contact with the man who we believe has rented the vehicle.
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July 30, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 30, 2016) - On Thursday, July 28, 2016 around 9:40 p.m., an unknown suspect entered Dollar Tree located at 779 Dunn Avenue. The suspect pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded the money from the register. The suspect removed money from the register and left the store. The suspect is described as a black male, early 20’s, 5’10”, 190 pounds, with a scruffy beard.
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July 29, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 29, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the community's assistance in identifying an attempted bank robbery suspect that struck on the City's Southside.
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July 27, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 27, 2016) - On Friday, August 5, 2016, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office will host a "Coffee with a Cop" event at McDonald's located at 6030 Ft. Caroline Road, Jacksonville, FL 32277.
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July 25, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 25, 2016) - The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is asking for the community’s assistance in locating a home invasion robbery and armed kidnapping suspect.
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July 25, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 25, 2016) - Director Tom Hackney with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office talks with local media about an arrest for the murder of Daniel Rowe.
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July 25, 2016

A Message from Sheriff Mike Williams

JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 25, 2016) - The best thing we can do to secure our financial future and continue investing in public safety in Jacksonville is to support Mayor Curry’s pension reform with a “yes” vote for referendum #1 (Yes for Jacksonville) on August 30th. I have been a supporter of this plan since day one.
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July 21, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 21, 2016) - On Saturday, July 30, 2016 the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office and the Zone 1 Sheriff's Advisory Council (ShAdCo) will host a Safety Fair at Hemming Park located in downtown Jacksonville. The event will take place from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
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July 21, 2016
JACKSONVILLE, FL (July 21, 2016) -  The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office is asking for the community’s assistance in identifying an armed robbery suspect.  On Thursday, July 14, 2016 at approximately 4:30 p.m. police responded to the Dollar General in the 2100 block of Kings Road.  Witnesses advised the suspect was observed running toward the exit doors of the store carrying a pillow case full of merchandise.  An employee grabbed the pillow case from the suspect as he ran past.  The suspect ran past the first set of doors as though he was going to leave, but turned around before exiting the store.  The suspect reached into his pocket and pulled out a knife and began walking toward the employee.  The suspect threatened to stab the employee as he picked up the merchandise and fled the store on foot.
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