Law Enforcement
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Deputies to Receive Training to Administer Lifesaving Narcan

Putnam County, FL: Recently, Governor Rick Scott designated the Opioid epidemic across Florida as a public health emergency. In response, the Putnam County Sheriff’s Office is training all deputies in the use of Narcan and equipping them with the lifesaving medication. This advancement will place the training and medication in the hands of every Putnam […]

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Contract Jail Worker Charged and Arrested

Palatka, FL: Putnam County Sheriff’s Office Drug and Vice Unit Detectives have arrested an employee of Eagle Food Services, the company that provides meals for the inmates in the Putnam County Jail. Detectives arrested forty-three-year-old Regina Webb this afternoon and charged her with two counts of introduction of contraband into a correctional facility and two […]

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Man Dies after Being Shot in Apparent Robbery Attempt in San Mateo – Information Sought

San Mateo FL:  On Thursday May 25, 2017, at approximately 4:30 am, Putnam County deputies were dispatched to Rosie’s Cyberspace Café at 734 South Highway 17, in response to a possible shooting. At the business they discovered a 34-year-old male, later identified as Derwin Eugene Davis of Daytona, had been shot in the leg during […]

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Jacksonville Woman Arrested for Travel Fraud Scheme

Putnam County, FL— On March 20, 2017, Attorney General Pam Bondi’s Office of Statewide Prosecution and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) announced the arrest of Maria Constanza Shults in connection with an organized travel fraud scheme operating in north and central Florida. According to the FDLE led the investigation, Shults, 62, of Jacksonville¸ […]