News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
On March 1st, 2014 Retired Deputy Sheriff Stanley McFadden was presented with his retirement badge and ID card. Deputy McFadden was an Ann Arbor Police Officer who was relentless in his duties once pursuing and capturing a fleeing felon for over a mile through the sewers of Ann Arbor. The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office hired McFadden as a Deputy Sheriff in April of 1965. During his tenure he was also part of the Underwater Search and Recovery Team (USRT).
The Board of Commissioners is inviting residents to apply for a position on the Washtenaw County Road Commission. Interested county residents have until Sunday, March 16, 2014 to apply for this position. Applicants can send a brief letter of interest and their resume to Peter Simms at firstname.lastname@example.org
Drop in to Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission's Meri Lou Murray Recreation Center between 7pm & 9pm on April 26, 2014 for refreshments and information about the Colors of Cancer 5K to benefit the American Cancer Society.
Deputies responded to a fatal motor vehicle crash at M-52 and Bethel Church in Sharon Township on Thursday, February 27th, 2014. Corporal Mike Williams, lead investigator, with Corporals Steve Wallen, Jeff Saren and Tom Mercure did an outstanding job of managing and conducting the kind of detailed on-scene investigation required in such a matter.
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The Board of Commissioners is seeking citizen volunteers for four boards/committees. Interested county residents have until Sunday, March 16 to apply for a volunteer position. Applicants can send a brief letter of interest and a copy of their resume to Peter Simms at email@example.com
Comprised of highly trained and certified divers from multiple divisions’ within the Sheriff’s Office, the Underwater Search and Recovery Team (USRT) is responsible for water recovery operations within the County and is active in community in a variety of different capacities.
Washtenaw County law enforcement officials in partnership with county public schools are hosting two forums to provide information and awareness of active shooter training. Parents, particularly, are encouraged to attend one of the sessions.
The Washtenaw County Parks & Recreation Commission has 3 great camp options available for you this summer!
Whether your interest is in fishing, sailing, canoeing or water-skiing, boating education is essential. The WCSO Marine Division offers many Boater Safety Courses each year. In order to minimize the loss of life, personal injury, property damage, and environmental impact associated with the use of recreational boats, citizens who are involved in boating activities are strongly encouraged to attend these classes. Please refer to the following information for the current class schedule.
All sites closed for lunch today
Clinic will Offer Services for Patients with Medicaid or Low Incomes.
On 5/29/13, Deputies Dan Buffa and Kevin Hause responded to a vehicle fire on Ohio Street in Ypsilanti Township. Partnering with Detective Craig Raisanen, their investigation revealed that Derrell Evans burned the vehicle owned by his soon to be ex-girlfriend. Following the vehicle fire, Evans continued to seriously threaten and attempt to intimidate witnesses, eventually fleeing the State. He was subsequently located in Nevada and extradited back to Michigan in September.
Public Hearings and 30-day Public Comment Period on the DRAFT Washtenaw Urban County 2014 Action Plan
Three public hearings will be held to solicit citizen input on the Draft Washtenaw Urban County 2014 Action Plan and a 30-day public comment period is open from February 19, 2014 – March 21, 2014. Click “Read More” to review the Draft 2014 Action Plan and for more information on public hearing dates and locations.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Frozen Leap team, Squeal Team Six, may have only had four members this year, but they were still at the top of their game.