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CASE UPDATE: Circle-K Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison

CASE UPDATE: Circle-K Killer Sentenced to Life in Prison

FCSO Press Release on Case Update Below: Today, Monday, April 15, a Flagler County Jury convicted Marcus Chamblin of First Degree Murder in connection with the killing of Deon Jenkins in October of 2019. He was also convicted of Attempted 2nd Degree Murder and Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle. After the jury verdict, Honorable Judge Perkins sentenced Chamblin to Life in Prison for the 1st Degree Murder charge, plus an additional 30 years for the Attempted 2nd degree murder charge to run consecutive, and a consecutive 15 years for shooting into an occupied vehicle. “I’m thankful the jury connected all…
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Flagler County Sheriff’s Weekend Roundup April 13-14; Sheriff Staly and Deputies Trespass Man Harassing Customers at Palm Coast Restaurant, Bunnell Bicyclist on Probation Arrested for Drug Possession

Flagler County Sheriff’s Weekend Roundup April 13-14; Sheriff Staly and Deputies Trespass Man Harassing Customers at Palm Coast Restaurant, Bunnell Bicyclist on Probation Arrested for Drug Possession

Press Release from the FCSO: Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputies made 9 arrests this past weekend between 6 p.m. on Friday, April 12, 2024, and 6 a.m. on Monday, April 15, 2024. They handled 673 calls for service and made 217 traffic stops. “Overall, this was a slower weekend for Flagler County, which is never a bad thing,” said Sheriff Rick Staly. “A Sheriff is on-duty 24/7 and I’m glad I was at the restaurant to immediately intervene when a customer started causing problems.” Sheriff Staly Trespasses Obnoxious Customer During Date Night On the evening of Friday, April 12,…
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Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Honored as a 2024 VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office Honored as a 2024 VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer

The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office is proud to announce that the agency has earned the designation of VETS Indexes 4 Star Employer in the 2024 VETS Indexes Employer Awards. The award recognizes the organization’s commitment to recruiting, hiring, retaining, developing, and supporting veterans and the military-connected community. As the most objective and comprehensive evaluation of veteran employers, the VETS Indexes Employer Awards program has set a new standard in veteran employment data. VETS Indexes and its Employer Awards have been featured on CNBC, Fox Business and BNN Bloomberg, as well as military-specific outlets, including Military.com, Military Times and Stars &…
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Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, Government Partners File Motion to Dismiss Frivolous Lawsuit over the Carver Center

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office, Government Partners File Motion to Dismiss Frivolous Lawsuit over the Carver Center

On Monday, April 8, 2024, the Flager County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Flagler County Board of County Commissioners, the Flagler County School Board, and the City of Bunnell, filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit filed against them by Public Service Premier Consulting CEO Eric Josey on March 6. The lawsuit claims that an interlocal agreement between the parties on the use of the George Washington Carver Center violated the Florida Interlocal Cooperation Act of 1969 and is against the will of Bunnell’s “indigenous Black residents.” The interlocal agreement was crafted with input from community stakeholders and considered in…
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Flagler County Sheriff’s Weekend Roundup Leads to Multiple Arrests

Flagler County Sheriff’s Weekend Roundup Leads to Multiple Arrests

Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) deputies made 22 arrests this past weekend between 6 p.m. on Friday, April 5, 2024, and 6 a.m. on Monday, April 7, 2024. They handled 611 calls for service and made 111 traffic stops. “In addition to their typical calls for service, deputies had their hands full with traffic this weekend as I-95 was packed with Spring Breakers making their return journey home,” said Sheriff Rick Staly. “On Sunday alone, northbound lanes on I-95 were shut down twice as deputies responded to two serious crashes with injuries. Deputies worked with the Florida Highway Patrol and…
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CASE UPDATE: Sex Offender Sentenced to Six Life Terms  for Crimes Against Children Victims

CASE UPDATE: Sex Offender Sentenced to Six Life Terms for Crimes Against Children Victims

During a hearing on April 2, 2024, Donald Andrew Sharp, 23, was sentenced to six life terms for crimes he committed against two underage children in 2022. He will also be declared a sexual predator. In February, a Flagler County jury found Sharp guilty of four counts of Sexual Battery on person less than 12 years of age, Principal in First-Degree Sexual Battery on person less than 12 years of age, Principal to Lewd/Lascivious Molestation on person less than 12 years of age, and Lewd/Lascivious Molestation on person less than 12 years of age. “This pervert deserved the death penalty…
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National Sheriff’s Association Selects Flagler County Sheriff’s Office as Winner for their 2024 Crime Victim Services Award

National Sheriff’s Association Selects Flagler County Sheriff’s Office as Winner for their 2024 Crime Victim Services Award

The National Sheriff's Association (NSA) notified the Flagler County Sheriff's Office that FCSO was selected as the winner of NSA's Crime Victim Services Award for 2024. It's a prestigious award that annually recognizes outstanding achievement by a sheriff's office in support of victims. Under the leadership of Sheriff Rick Staly, FCSO has developed a culture, team, policies, programs, and resources that put the needs of victims first in everything the organization does each day. It provides law enforcement services for more than 130,000 residents in an area that continues to be one of the fastest growing counties in the state…
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Crossfire between an officer and a female

Crossfire between an officer and a female

 On Thursday night just after 11 p.m., Flagler County Sheriff’s deputies and uniformed detectives with FCSO’s PACE Unit responded to a residence in Palm Coast’s W-section after neighbors reported hearing screams and a gunshot. After Master Deputy Malta and Detective Dalrymple arrived on scene, they heard another gunshot but could not determine the direction it was fired or if it was shot at them. However, they observed a female standing in the front yard of the residence holding a handgun. She was quickly disarmed and taken into custody without incident. The residence was cleared and deputies used K9s to locate…
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Spring Flagler County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Starting Soon – Last Chance to Register

Spring Flagler County Sheriff’s Citizens Academy Starting Soon – Last Chance to Register

The spring 2024 session of the Flagler County Sheriff's Citizens Academy is starting in less than two weeks and Sheriff Rick Staly would like to encourage residents to attend. "Getting to know your Sheriff's Office is what this academy is all about," said Flagler County Sheriff Rick Staly. "The men and women of the FCSO are proud to put on the badge every day and serve you. This academy provides you a behind the scenes look on everything involved with serving and protecting Flagler County. You even have the option to ride with a Deputy Sheriff on patrol." Get first-hand…
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Flagler County Sheriff Reports on Shoplifting Case in Palm Coast

Flagler County Sheriff Reports on Shoplifting Case in Palm Coast

On Monday, March 25, a concerned citizen contacted the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office to report a shoplifter at a Palm Coast business. During the investigation, deputies determined the thief in question was also trafficking methamphetamine and other narcotics. Deputy Stanford responded to the Walmart in Palm Coast at approximately 6:26 p.m. to investigate a suspected larceny. The reporting party stated that a white female had passed all points of sale and refused to show her receipt for a cart full of items. The reporting party also provided a vehicle description to deputies and stated that they watched her move the…
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