Public Safety

  • Gadsden residents readying for Irma

    With meteorologists predicting that Hurricane Irma will come ashore in Florida by the end of this week, many locals were already out preparing to weather the storm on Tuesday.
    By Tuesday afternoon, many stores had been completely cleaned out of bottled water.
    James Woodard, store manager of Harvey’s in Havana, said he was waiting for a delivery to come in that afternoon, and they would be receiving a tractor-trailer filled with bottled water by Thursday.

  • After the storm: Hurricane Hermine update


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    By: Erin Hill

    Although the sun was shining and skies were blue Friday afternoon, many Gadsden county residents are still with out power in the aftermath of Hurricane Hermine. In an Emergency Management meeting Thursday, Gadsden County Board of Commissioners Chairwoman Brenda Holt said this was the biggest storm to affect Gadsden County residents since Hurricane Kate in 1985.

  • Gadsden County Emergency Operations Center announces shelter openings


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    Gadsden County Emergency Operations and Shelter Information: Tropical Storm Hermine

  • Sheriff's office: Clear the streets before 7 p.m. to ride out the storm
  • Sheriff's office issues weather advisory


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    Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office Emergency Management Department issues the following update on Tropical Storm Hermine.

  • Preparing for Tropical Storm Hermine

    The Gadsden County Times will close at 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, to prepare for expected impact from Tropical Storm Hermine. The office will be closed Monday, Sept. 5, in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

    The Gadsden County Sheriff's Office will host a briefing at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, to share information about the storm's expected local impact. Look for a Times update online from that event.

  • Gadsden County prepares for Tropical Storm Karen

    Gadsden County is taking precautions as Tropical Storm Karen maintains strength in the Gulf of Mexico. The current forecast is that Tropical Storm Karen is maintaining its maximum wind speed of 65 mph, but has slowed movement. Tropical Storm Karen is expected to make landfall within the next 48 hours.

    No evacuation or emergency orders are in effect at this time.

    Gadsden County officials want to make sure all necessary steps are taken to ensure the safety of all citizens in the event of severe weather.

  • Gadsden County Sheriff Report

    Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office

    Arrest Report

    March 28, 2011


    1. Roderiel Moses ------------Burglary of Occupied Dwelling With Assault, Battery and FTA/Public Affray.

    2. Mark Guancial--------------Introduction of Contraband.

    3. Garrett D. Langston--------VOP/ Carrying a Concealed Firearm.

    4. Jose L. Rojas----------------Aggravated Assault and Domestic Battery.

    5. Vontisha Bush --------------Aggravated Assault W/Deadly Weapon (Motor Vehicle).

  • Gadsden County Sheriff Report


    Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office

    Arrest Report

    March 21, 2011


    1. Brandon Rashod Dixon--------------VOP/Flee LEO.

    2. Javon Xavier Brown-----------------Attempted Burglary.

    3. John Macklin IV----------------------Uttering a Forged Instrument and Forgery.

    4. Fred Kelly------------------------------VOP/Possession of Cocaine.

    5. April Scott------------------------------VOP/ Uttering Forged Instrument and Grand Theft.

  • Sheriff Report

    Gadsden County Sheriff’s Office
    Arrest Report March 14, 2011

    Ronnie Jones---------------------Vop/False Imprisonment
    Clifton Terrelle Chavers--------Vop/Traffic in Stolen Property and Vop/Burglary
    Joe Sinclair-----------------------Vop/Grand Theft
    David Taylor---------------------Vop/Felony DUI
    Kyvis Renod Goodson----------Agg. Domestic Battery
    Miles Christopher Johnson----Vop/Battery LEO