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FCSO Reminds Parents to Monitor Children’s Online Activity after a Juvenile is Arrested for Written Threats to Kill
The FCSO is asking for all parents to become more involved in what their children are doing online. Below is a chart of the top 23 mobile applications that parents should be aware of and monitoring. In addition to being aware of the applications your children utilize, the FCSO would also like to familiarize parents with parental control applications that can assist in monitoring online activity. A few parental control applications that may be considered include Bark, Net Nanny, and Securly. These applications are available on both Android and Apple devices.
The Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) Special Investigations Unit (SIU) obtained felony arrest warrants for 40 different subjects for various narcotics-related charges. This is the largest drug sweep in FCSO history. The arrest warrants are the result of numerous undercover investigations and search warrants into narcotics distributors within Flagler County.
FCSO Warns Residents of Phone Scam after Victims Report Sending Thousands of Dollars to Sheriff’s Office Impersonator
On August 12, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office responded to Dupont Road in reference to a fraud. The 74-year-old victim reported that a man called her posing as “FCSO Sergeant Cooper” and told her that she had an active warrant for missing jury duty. The imposter then told the victim that if she did not pay a hefty fine she would be arrested.
Florence Fruehan, 59, a former local doctor, pleaded no-contest on Friday afternoon to Battery on a Person 65 or Older, a 3rd Degree Felony. He was sentenced to 24 months of probation and is required to have a mental health evaluation, no contact with any victims, and may never again work in any capacity in the medical field.
Effective October 1, 2019, the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) employees will be covered by a new worker’s compensation carrier. Sheriff Rick Staly directed the Sheriff’s Office Risk Management Unit to explore other carriers for the state required insurance after becoming dissatisfied with the current carrier’s handling and denial of employee claims related to illnesses reported by employees. These illnesses are believed to be related to the Flagler County owned Sheriff’s Operations building at 901 East Moody Boulevard in Bunnell, which was abandoned by all personnel on June 15, 2018.
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