SC Sheriff's Department Press Release

Sheriff's Department Seeking Laboy for Alleged Felony Offenses

July 28, 2020 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) is seeking the whereabouts of David LaBoy, 35, of Center. LaBoy is described as a 6’00” black male and weighs approximately 170 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes. LaBoy has two active felony warrants for Invasive Visual Recording (SJF) and Aggravated Assault with a Deadly Weapon (SJF).

Sheriff's Department Inmate Visitation Suspended

March 13, 2020 - Jail inmate visitation at the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office (SCSO) has been suspended until further notice. Public entrance into the SCSO will be limited to complainants and/or deliveries only.

This temporary suspension was granted by the governor’s office in response to the current threat of the Coronavirus.

This suspension will remain in effect until terminated by the Office of the Governor or until the disaster declaration is lifted or expires. All efforts will be made for attorney visitation.

Shooting Results in Fatal Incident, Arrest of 17-Year-Old

February 27, 2020 - The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Heston Avery, 17, of Joaquin at approximately 5:30pm on Wednesday, February 26, 2020. Avery stated that he had accidentally shot his friend Angel De La Rosa, 16, of Joaquin. 

Sheriff Blackwell said deputies and investigators from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the scene along with ACE EMS. Justice of the Peace Precinct 4 Jackie Kirkwood arrived on scene and pronounced the victim deceased. An autopsy was ordered.

Missing Joaquin Man Located Safe After Search

January 15, 2020 - On January 14, 2020, at approximately 10 a.m., the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Communications Center received a call concerning a missing man in the area of County Road 3685 in Joaquin. The caller indicated that Elzie Holland, 68, of Joaquin, had left on foot to retrieve items from a residence located next door at approximately 7:45 p.m. on January 13. Holland never made it to the residence nor did he return home. The caller stated that Holland was using a walker at the time of his disappearance and did not get around well unassisted.


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