News from Across eWashtenaw

These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.

School is in Session… Please Drive Carefully. Protecting our families begins with YOU

School is in Session… Please Drive Carefully. Protecting our families begins with YOU

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.

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WCSO Beyond The Badge to premiere Sunday at 7:30pm

WCSO Beyond The Badge to premiere Sunday at 7:30pm

Today, the new web series, Beyond The Badge premieres at BeyondTheBadge.tv. See episode 1 now.

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Board of Commissioners Priority Advisory Group Meetings

Board of Commissioners Priority Advisory Group Meetings

The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners has scheduled Board Priority sessions designed to discuss and determine Community Impacts covered by each Board Priority and the principles by which decision-making will occur in relation to the budget process.

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Liberty Square Demolition Begins

Liberty Square Demolition Begins

On Monday August 5, 2013 the Demolition of the Liberty Square Housing Complex began. Ypsilanti Township Officials, Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton, the Director of the Michigan Land Bank, and other state officials gathered to mark the start of the demolition.

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Devontae Cartez Gambles

Devontae Cartez Gambles

Wanted for questioning in Ypsilanti Township shooting incident.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Webb Recognized by Michigan Mothers Against Drunk Driving as one of their “Outstanding Officers” of the Year (2012)

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Brian Webb Recognized by Michigan Mothers Against Drunk Driving as one of their “Outstanding Officers” of the Year (2012)

On August 1, 2013, Sheriff’s Deputy Brian Webb will be recognized by Mothers Against Drunk Driving as one of their three (3) “Outstanding Officer of the Year” recipients for his dedication and commitment to enforcing drunk and drugged driving laws.

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Information Technology Collaboration with WISD

Washtenaw County and the Washtenaw Intermediate School District will be sharing offsite data backup and recovery services with the City of Ann Arbor. WISD has now joined the technology collaboration between the City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority.

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Update-County Service Center Parking Lot Reconstruction Begins August 2013

Update-County Service Center Parking Lot Reconstruction Begins August 2013

The Office of Infrastructure Management will begin reconstruction of the existing parking lot and construction of a new lot.

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Demolition of Former Juvenile Court on Platt Road Begins August 2013

Demolition of Former Juvenile Court on Platt Road Begins August 2013

As a part of the County-wide space plan, the demolition of the former Juvenile Court building on Platt Road begin in August of this year.

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Sheriff’s Police Service Dog Locates Handgun

Sheriff’s Police Service Dog Locates Handgun

On the evening of June 13, 2013, a subject considering suicide decided not to act and sought assistance. However, they tossed a firearm into a large field of tall grass and brush open to the public in Freedom Township. Sgt. Steve Armstrong and Police Service Dog (PSD) Bary were dispatched to the area to attempt to locate the firearm to both verify an aspect of the reported occurrence for the overall investigation and to assure public safety.

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Suspect Michael Glenn Sentenced 14-21 Years in Prison for Multiple Assault Charges

Suspect Michael Glenn Sentenced 14-21 Years in Prison for Multiple Assault Charges

On 11/27/12, in response to the report of a female needing help and bleeding heavily, Deputies were dispatched to the 2300 block of McKinley Street in Ypsilanti Township. A lengthy investigation provided the following information.

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Washtenaw County Bonding Information Update

Washtenaw County Bond Resolution Update Message from Commissioner Yousef Rabhi, Chair of the Board & Verna McDaniel, Washtenaw County Administrator:

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2012 Community Report

2012 Community Report

Welcome to the second edition of the Sheriff's Office Community Report. An educated community is our best partner and we provide this document in the spirit of partnership and collaboration.

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Washtenaw Area Council for Children Offer Free Cyber Safety Summer Camp for Tweens & Teens

Washtenaw Area Council for Children Offer Free Cyber Safety Summer Camp for Tweens & Teens

Free Week of Cyber Safety fun and learning for tweens and teens entering grades 6-9.

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WCSO Dep. Visel & New Police Service Dog Karn Make First Successful Suspect Track

WCSO Dep. Visel & New Police Service Dog Karn Make First Successful Suspect Track

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.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Paul Mobbs Retires

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Paul Mobbs Retires

Honoring 25 years of exemplary service, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton wishes to announce the retirement of Corporal Paul Mobbs today, May 31st, 2013.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Lori Butler Retires

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Lori Butler Retires

Honoring 25 years of exemplary service, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton wishes to announce the retirement of Corporal Lori Butler today, May 31st, 2013.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Loretta Brown Retires

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Corporal Loretta Brown Retires

Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton wishes to announce the retirement of Corporal Loretta Brown, effective May 29th, 2013.

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Some WCSO Public Service Areas will be Closed Monday in Observance of Memorial Day

Some WCSO Public Service Areas will be Closed Monday in Observance of Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, May 27th, 2013, the Records, Civil, and Inmate Visitation Operations will be closed. The Service Desk will have reduced hours of 11AM-1PM. Normal business hours will resume at 8:00 A.M. Monday, June 3rd, 2013. For any non-emergency police services, call (734) 994-2911.

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