Boone County Sheriff

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The Boone County Sheriff’s Office, located in Northern Kentucky, serves a broad and diverse population of over 110,000 residents across 256 square miles. Boone County borders Southwest Ohio, Southeast Indiana, and the Ohio River.  Boone County serves as a conduit for three (3) major US Interstate systems (I–71, I–75, and I–275). The closest major city, Cincinnati, OH, is only a fifteen (15) minute drive from the borders of Boone County. The above demographics also represent the ability of the regional population to easily traverse local and state boundaries. The combined populations of the three Northern Kentucky Counties (Boone, Campbell, and Kenton Counties) and Hamilton County, OH (Cincinnati) serve a population of over one million people.

Sheriff Michael A. Helmig is the 64th Sheriff of Boone County, a constitutionally elected office that dates back to 1799. Sheriff Michael A. Helmig is responsible for a wide variety of duties, including, but not limited to full–time law enforcement services, property tax collection, election duties, and service to the Boone County Civil and Criminal Courts.

Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2017 Boone County Sheriff’s Office Citizen’s Academy. The class will be held on Thursday evenings from 6pm–9pm at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office.
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Press Release

On Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 12:19 p.m. a traffic collision involving a pedestrian and vehicle occurred at the intersection of Coral Drive and West Horizon Drive in Hebron, Kentucky causing the pedestrian to be sent to the hospital with life threatening injuries.  ReadMore

Conner High School teacher Clinton Bell has been arrested for the inappropriate contact and texting (sexting) with one of his students, a 15 year old Junior.  ReadMore

David Goderwis, 39, of Florence KY was arrested on multiple traffic and criminal charges. ReadMore

On October 10, 2017 Maxwell Detzel, 23, was arrested on charges related to a fatal accident on April 22, 2017. ReadMore

On Monday, September 18, 2017 at approximately 4:05 p.m. a vehicle v. pedestrian collision near the intersection of Aero Parkway and Turfway Road near Florence, Kentucky sent the juvenile pedestrian to the hospital via Air Care with reported non-life-threatening injuries. ReadMore

On Friday, September 8, 2017, at 10:13 p.m. a vehicle vs. pedestrian traffic collision on U.S. Highway 42 at the intersection of Old Union Road in Union, Kentucky claimed the life of the involved pedestrian.  ReadMore

Investigators are asking for help locating a vehicle and driver of a fatal hit and run that occured on North Bend RD at Northside DR the early hours of August 26, 2017. ReadMore

On Monday, June 19, 2017 at approximately 1:10 a.m. a lone gunman held up the United Dairy Farmers store located at 8577 Dixie Highway near Florence, Kentucky.  Within hours detectives posted images from the UDF surveillance system on the Boone County Sheriff’s social media sites and were rewarded with tips as to the identity of the bandit. ReadMore

On Friday, June 23, 2017 at approximately 11:00 a.m. Boone County Sheriff’s investigators charged a Covington, Kentucky man for sexually abusing an 8 year old girl in the overnight hours of March 15th/16th, 2017 at a friend’s home in Hebron, Kentucky. ReadMore

On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at approximately 10:30 a.m. a single vehicle collision on southbound I-71 at the 73.5 mile marker claimed the life of one of the occupants and sent the other to University Hospital via Air Evac. ReadMore

On Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at approximately 3:10 a.m. a Cincinnati, Ohio woman was killed as she was walking across Litton Lane in Hebron, Kentucky and was struck by a concrete mixer. ReadMore




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