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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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Sheriff Cobb cautions, “Protect your family and home from intruders.”

Posted on January 17, 2014 at 11:23 AM

At the end of the day, in the comfort of your own home, sometimes the most basic, logical, safety routines slip away.  You tend to develop a false sense of security that comes with being in a safe neighborhood, or being in the place that you call “home.”  But Sheriff Cobb cautions homeowners, “Home invasions […]…

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Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Checkpoint Nets Five Arrests

Posted on December 31, 2013 at 5:06 PM

Continuing the efforts to reduce narcotic activities in Franklin Parish, Franklin Parish Sheriff Kevin Cobb had the Narcotics Division establish a narcotics checkpoint on Louisiana 425 (Highway 15) between Baskin and Winnsboro on December 27, 2013.  Narcotics and Patrol Deputies worked the checkpoint as a means to prevent the distribution and trafficking of illegal drugs […]…

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Sheriff’s Office Winter Drug Roundup Nets 18 Arrests

Posted on December 11, 2013 at 10:00 AM

On Wednesday, December 11, 2013 in the early morning hours Franklin Parish Deputies arrested 18 individuals without incident on narcotics charges ranging from marijuana, methamphetamine, crack cocaine, powder cocaine, and prescription pill street-level distribution. The eighteen individuals have bonds ranging from $10,000-$200,000 depending on their criminal history and their narcotic activity. Sheriff Cobb states “The […]…

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Property Taxes Due December 31, 2013: Reminder:  All property taxes are due on December 31, 2013.  If you have a que... Read more

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