Sheriff's Office Updates
Complete listing of Sheriff Office updates.
The WCSO is asking for your assistance in the location of Leon Freeman. He is wanted in conjunction with a shooting at the Elks Club in Ypsilanti Township during the early morning hours on Saturday Oct. 8, 2011.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton & Ann Arbor Police Chief Barnett Jones - The City of Ann Arbor anticipates saving $400,000 a year by contracting with the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Department for dispatch services. Talks are underway to work out a deal that the County estimates would be cost-neutral for the County and would help streamline dispatch services.
On Tuesday the Speedway gas station at 1395 E. Michigan Ave. was robbed. The suspect was I.D.'d by deputies and received a tip from several citizens pointing deputies to his location.
The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners hereby declares the week of April 14, 2013 through April 20, 2013, as National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week in Washtenaw County.
During the early morning hours of October 21st, 2012, Deputies Joshua Arts, Nicholas Krings and John Cratsenburg responded to the report of a child possibly choking in the 1000 block of Fall River in Ypsilanti Township. The first Deputy to arrive, Deputy Arts, found no signs of life in fourteen (14) month old Chase Miller and immediately initiated cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
Luke Wolf, who is an honorary WCSO deputy, came to visit the WCSO on Friday, January 4, 2013 and was able to take a tour of the facility, meeting members of administration, the Detective Bureau, and Court Security. Luke has multiple long term health issues and must use a wheel chair much of the time.
This morning just after 9:30am Metro Dispatch received a 911 call of a bank robbery that had just taken place. The TCF bank located on Hewitt and Packard in Ypsilanti Township was where the incident took place.
2 arrests have been made and several computers were recovered from the approximately 80 computers stolen from Ypsilanti Public Schools.
The Sheriff’s Office represented Washtenaw County Law Enforcement Tuesday, March 26th in a Battle of the Badges Tug of War contest at the Detroit Pistons game. They faced off against Macomb County Sheriff winning 2 out of the 3 “wars” and being named the 2012 Battle of Badges Tug of War Champions. Participating in the event were Director Derrick Jackson, Deputy Thomas Guynes, Deputy Joe Montgomery, Sergeant Fred Garcia and Sergeant Beth Gieske.
Honoring 25 years of exemplary service, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton hosted a retirement luncheon celebrating the career of Lieutenant Troy D. Bevier, on Tuesday, April 30th, 2013.
One 4/1/12 the WCSO Detective Bureau was notified that a three (3) year old male had been brought into the University Of Michigan Hospital by his mother regarding severe burns and bruising. After examination it was also determined that the child had blood in his urine, fluid in his abdomen, bite marks and the burns were covering 18% of his body.
All three suspects have been arrested for the shooting death that occurred in Schooner Cove apartments over the weekend.
For twenty three million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. The greatest risk is not riding the bus, but approaching or leaving the bus. Before children go back to school or start school for the first time, it is essential that adults and children know traffic safety rules.
On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office hosted a meeting for Neighborhood Watch Coordinators from all over Washtenaw County. The meeting brought the coordinators together to discuss common issues and covered a number of topics.
Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office staff to serve as panelists at symposium about mental illness in the criminal system.
Dr. Christine Negendank, the forensic psychiatrist at the Sheriff’s Office, and Chief Deputy Rick Kaledas of the Sheriff’s Office will serve as panelists at a one-day conference, “The Criminalization of Mental Illness: Turning Patients into Inmates ~ February 8, 2013 ~ Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
The Michigan Department of Transportation has provided courtesy patrols for some time now across much of the Metropolitan Detroit region. These patrols, created to provide both citizens and visitors with courteous and effective assistance to motorists on our freeways, will begin service in Washtenaw County on Friday, February 1, 2013.
On 01/11/2011, Deputies assigned to Lodi Township responded to the 7000 block of Lindemann Road (West of Alber Road) for a home invasion in progress. The Deputies arrived and found the homeowner holding the suspect, a forty-eight year-old male Saline resident, down on the side deck.
On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announced the promotion of Deputy Michael Marocco to Police Services Sergeant.
Police Service Dog Karn assumed active duty at the Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday, May 28th, 2013 and made his first successful suspect track two (2) days later.
The new non-emergency number for Police Dispatch is 734-994-2911. Please discard all previously used or stored numbers.