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Sheriff Cautions Highway Safety As School Year Begins

Posted on August 12, 2014 at 1:17 PM

As back to school time approaches, it can be very busy for all. Sheriff Kevin Cobb would like to remind everyone that exercise safety and caution as school buses and additional vehicles return to the road. “The start of a new school year is chaotic for everyone. We need to remain aware when traveling through […]…

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Drug Operation Nets 19 Arrests in Franklin Parish

Posted on May 27, 2014 at 3:38 PM

A three-month undercover investigation into the possession and distribution of illegal drugs in Franklin Parish culminated in 19 arrests Tuesday. The investigation, dubbed “Operation May Day,” brought substantial evidence against 25 individuals suspected of illicit drug activity and warrants for their arrests were signed by local district judges, according to the Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office. […]…

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Parish Wide DARE Graduations

Posted on May 12, 2014 at 9:20 AM

Graduation ceremonies are underway marking the completion of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program in fifth grade classes throughout the parish. The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office administers the program locally in cooperation with the Franklin Parish School Board. Funding is provided by the Sheriff’s Office and grant monies from the Louisiana Commission on Law […]…

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Man robs wife, store at gunpoint

Posted on March 5, 2014 at 3:55 PM

A Texas man is jailed in Franklin Parish after firing a handgun in the AT&T store in Winnsboro where his estranged wife is employed. According to Franklin Parish Sheriff Kevin Cobb, dispatchers received a 911 call at around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday reporting an armed robbery in progress in the 3200 block of Front St. […]…

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