Tag Archives: Clay County

Clay County Sheriff’s Office mourns death of detective

A nine-year veteran of the Clay County Sheriff’s Office was  shot and killed in the line of duty tonight.  At around 6:25 p.m., 35-year-old CCSO Detective David White,, was shot and killed by an armed suspect at a home located at 4874 Alligator Blvd. in Middleburg.  A second CCSO member, Det. …

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Clay County Clerk James Jett to run for Congress

There are now three candidates for a proposed new Congressional seat in North Florida. Florida Senator Steve Oelrich of Cross Creek, Gainesville Veterinarian Ted Yoho, and Clay County Clerk James Jett have announced the intentions to run for the new seat, which is a result of recent redistricting. Florida’s 89.1, …

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Clay County shooting victim has died

The Clay County youth who was hospitalized in critical condition after being shot in the head at his home on Sunday has died. Seth Lassiter spent two nights in critical condition at Shands Jacksonville after a rifle handled by another juvenile family member discharged, resulting in the victims head injury. …

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Keeping bears at bay

Residents in Clay County are on the lookout for two black bears that are roaming the neighborhood. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission public information Coordinator Karen Parker says in order for the bears to go back to where they came from residents must stop making it easy for the …

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Shoplifter still on the loose

The Clay County sheriff’s office is currently looking for a woman who it says was involved in a shoplifting operation. Her accomplice, Nyota McGriff was arrested on four counts of initiating theft of property. Detectives believe the two women provided “shopping lists” to professional shoplifters who would in turn steal …

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