Bell Homicide Investigation

11/8/15 The investigation of the homicides of Kevin Lawrence Staley and Kevin Justice Staley on 11/05/15, is ongoing with detectives from the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement aggressively pursuing any and all leads. We continue to ask the public to contact the GCSO at […]

Victim Names Released

11/6/15 The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement can now confirm the victims identities from the double homicide which occured in Bell, Fla on 11/05/2015: -Kevin Lawrence Staley, (W/M, D.O.B. 7/17/66) of Bell, Florida -Kevin Justice Staley,(W/M, D.O.B.6/17/96) of Bell, Florida Please keep the family […]

Investigation Update

November 06, 2015 The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, continues to investigate the deaths that occurred on 11/05/2015, at a residence located at 5730 NW CR 340 Bell, Florida. Preliminary investigative results indicate that the deaths of were the results of deliberate […]

Press Release 11/6/15

DATE: NOVEMBER 6, 2015 On November 5, 2015 at approximately 12:58 pm , the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office received a call in reference to a suspicious death at 5730 NW county road 340 Bell, Florida. When deputies arrived at the scene, it was determined that additional resources and investigative assistance […]

A Hero is Honored by Florida Sheriffs

Sheriff Robert (Bobby) Schultz and the men and women of the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office and the citizens of Gilchrist County, congratulate Sgt. ROBERT LUNDY of the Taylor County Sheriff’s Office on being named The Florida Sheriff’s Associations Lawenforcement Officer of The Year. Sgt. Lundy is a humble, TRUE hero in […]

Sheriff Schultz to Serve on FSA Board of Directors

Gilchrist County Sheriff Robert (Bobby) Schultz was nominated and chosen to serve on the Florida Sheriff’s Associations Regions 2 Board of Directors. Sheriff Schultz will serve along side Columbia County Sheriff, Mark Hunter (chairman) and Bradford County Sheriff, Gordon Smith (vice chairman). Twelve Florida Sheriff’s from four Regions serve on […]

Explorer Post Sign-Ups

Sign Up / Informational Meetings:   Saturday March 7, 2015, 9am-12pm Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office, 9239 S. US 129, Trenton   Saturday March 14, 2015, 9am-12pm Sheriff’s Office Training Facility, 4052 S. US 129, Bell   EXPLORER SELECTION REQUIREMENTS Be between the ages of 14 & 21. Complete the 8th […]

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Gilchrist County Explorers Program

Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office Explorers Program… Committed to Serving Our Community The Law Enforcement Explorer program is open to young women and men aged 14 (and have completed the 8th grade) and not yet 21 who have an interest in the profession of law enforcement and want to learn about […]