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Vandalism at Roaring River Park

February 3, 2014 – The Gainesboro Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying the persons responsible for vandalizing the Roaring River park.  This ridiculous behavior is just plain inexcusable.  If you have any information ...

Police Asking for Help From The Public

The Gainesboro Police Department is seeking your help. Someone vandalized the Post Office and street light at the corner of West Cox Avenue and North Union Street by shooting them between the hours of 5pm on Friday, January 16 and 8am on Saturday, January ...

Crash Leads to Arrest
  • 11th Jan 2015
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Janaury 10, 2015 ~  A man traveling north on Highway 56 in Gainesboro turned in front of a woman traveling south and caused a 2-vehicle collision.  No injuries were reported.  During the crash investigation it was discovered the man’s driving ...

The Gainesboro Police Department was busy during 2014. Below are the results of their efforts. Citations Offense                                                       Qty DL Violation                ...

Traffic Stop Leads to Poaching Case

December 30, 2014 – Officer Joey Roden of the Gainesboro Police Department conducted a traffic stop for speeding which resulted in the discovery of unlawfully taken white-tail deer. During a consent search of the vehicle, evidence of a deer was ...

Accepting Applications for Full-Time Police Officer

The Town of Gainesboro is seeking a person to fill an opening for a full-time police officer. We will be accepting applications until the close of business on January 23, 2015. The ideal applicant will possess common sense, cognitive reasoning skills, ...

Arrest for Aggravated Criminal Trespass

January 1, 2015 – TROTT, Donald was arrested for aggravated criminal trespass after he allegedly forced his way into a residence on Pine Street in Gainesboro this morning, placing the occupant in fear for her safety and that of her 14 year old ...

Apprehension
  • 1st Jan 2015
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December 31, 2014 –  Jackson County sheriff’s deputies effected the arrest of Terry Pennington who has been on the run from the law for nearly a week.  He was found hiding out in the home of another man, who is also facing charges for ...

Woman Arrested for Passing Counterfeit Currency

December 22, 2014 ~ Anna Beth BROWN of Gainesboro was arrested today and charged with Criminal Simulation (2 Counts), Theft of Property – Conduct Involving Merchandise (1 Count), and Theft of Property (1 Count) in connection with the passing of 2 ...

Seeking the Identity of This Woman

December 16, 2014  ~ The Gainesboro Police Department is seeking the identity of this woman.  She is being sought for questioning in a counterfeit currency case the department is investigating.  If you know who she is, please call 931-268-0416.  You ...