Dade County Sheriff’s Office 1st Annual Mud Da$h for Ca$h


The Mud Bog has been temporarily postponed until further notice.

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Two Arrested in Recent Burglary

On June 17, a burglary occurred at 5252 Hwy. 301 N. at Wells Rd.  The owner of the property came home and saw a vehicle in his driveway.  The suspects, two white males, Damian Gensler and Robert Ealy ran from the house to their white Ford Explorer.  The property owner rammed the Explorer with his truck in an effort to stop them but the suspects didn’t stop. The Sheriff’s deputies arrested the two men at 541 Popular Springs Rd. in a trailer.  One suspect was hiding under the cabinet in the kitchen.  One suspect obtained self-inflicted injuries by pounding his head against the divider in the patrol car.  He was taken to the hospital for treatment.

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Sheriff Helps Clean Up County

The inmate workers along with several  detention officers of the Dade County Sheriff’s Office spent the day cleaning tires, sofas, tv’s and various other garbage off the road side on Newsome Gap Rd.  Approximately 2,500 lbs. of debris was collected before 2:00 p.m. today and the crews are still working.   The Dade County Sheriff’s Office is making every effort to trace these items back to the people who littered our beautiful county.  When they are found, they will be prosecuted.



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Dade County Sheriff’s Kitchen Saves Taxpayer Money

The Dade County Sheriff’s Office has released the latest numbers showing the savings that have been realized by building the new kitchen at the jail.  After acquiring the vendor history from the Dade County Commission showing checks that were written each week for the last fourteen months (7 months of the previous vendor and 7 months of the current vendor, we are pleased to announce a very significant savings of $59,676.42 since the kitchen has opened. (more…)

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Terroristic Threats by a Juvenile Investigated

This morning around 1:45 a.m. officers were notified that a Davis Elementary student had made terroristic threats on Facebook. He had threatened to bring a gun to school.

School resource officers were notified and responded to the child’s residence.  The child and his parents were brought to the Dade County Sheriff’s Office for questioning about the incident. (more…)

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Sheriff Ray Cross Speaks to the Optimist Club

Sheriff Ray Cross spoke today at the Optimist Club luncheon.

His topics included the Citizens Academy which began last Tuesday evening, with 20 citizens in attendance, and will continue until the 10 week course time has been completed. There will also be 3 bonus classes that will be offered to those who attend all 10 of the previous sessions. The Citizens Academy was started to give the public a “see for yourself” view into the workings of law enforcement here in the county. (more…)

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