Public Safety


Burglary Solved

On 12/24/2016, GCSO K-9 Sergeant Matthew Rexroat responded to The BBQ Shack Restaurant in Fanning Springs, after it was reported that the business had been burglarized and property had been stolen. During the ensuing investigation, Detective Keagon Weatherford worked with Detective C.J. Perryman of the LEVY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE and […]


Armed Robbery Solved

On 12/29/2016, two individuals reported to K-9 Sergeant Alex Gaston that they had been the victims of an armed robbery on 12/27,2016 at the Wannee Boat Ramp in Bell, Florida. Detective Clint Anderson initiated an investigation and with the assistance from Sgt. Gaston, Lt. Scotty Douglas, Detective Keagon Weatherford, and […]


Concealed Carry Course 10/22/16

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a concealed weapons course on October 22, 2016. If you’d like to register, please download the registration form and return it to the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. A $50 donation is requested. Proceeds will go to  the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Explorers. Download […]


Concealed Carry Class 9/17/16

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a concealed weapons course on September 17, 2016. If you’d like to register, please download the registration form and return it to the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. A $50 donation is requested. Proceeds will go to  the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Explorers. Download […]


Conceal Carry Safety Class 8/20/16

The Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office will be hosting a concealed weapons course on August 20, 2016. If you’d like to register, please download the registration form and return it to the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Office. A $50 donation is requested. Proceeds will go to  the Gilchrist County Sheriff’s Explorers. Download […]


Scam Alert – 1/30/15

ALERT*****Possible Scam*****ALERT Reference: A Criminal and Justice Legal Law Firm A Stephen Mason called stating that a case had been filed with the Correction Department of New York and that a call to (315) 282-5906 was needed and ask to speak to a person by the name of, Eddie Brown. […]


Craigslist Transaction Safety

The internet has made it increasingly more popular and convenient for the public to sell and buy items. However, with this convenience brings the opportunity or possibility for a crime to be committed. There have been numerous incidents throughout the State of Florida and the United States where after meeting […]