News from Across eWashtenaw

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

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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Sheriff Clayton: Celebrating our History, Celebrating our Staff

Sheriff Clayton: Celebrating our History, Celebrating our Staff

Every year the Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies throughout our county, state and nation commemorate Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 15th. Each year in Washtenaw County members of law enforcement, county officials, and community members come together at the Washtenaw 100 Memorial Park on Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti to honor the law enforcement officers in Washtenaw County who have died in the line of duty. This ceremony is always a solemn and deeply moving occasion.

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Suspect Michael Curtis sentenced in 2nd Degree Murder and 1st Degree Child Abuse Case.

Suspect Michael Curtis sentenced in 2nd Degree Murder and 1st Degree Child Abuse Case.

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).

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Sheriff & Prosecutor’s Offices achieve conviction on Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault and Criminal Sexual Conduct Case.

Sheriff & Prosecutor’s Offices achieve conviction on Unlawful Imprisonment, Assault and Criminal Sexual Conduct Case.

On 03/21/12, Deputies Heather Morrison and Chad Teets responded to an Ypsilanti Township address to investigate the alleged false imprisonment and assault of a female. Upon their arrival it was determined that the female had been held at the residence against her will for over thirty (30) hours by her then boyfriend Dajuan Roberts. During the time she was held, she sustained multiple injuries, including knife wounds and a “branding” injury where Roberts had burned his initials into a portion of her body with a hot coat hanger during one of several assaults. She reported that she had been repeatedly sexually assaulted by Roberts during the course of her imprisonment.

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WCSO Hall of Honor Dedication Ceremony

WCSO Hall of Honor Dedication Ceremony

In 1962, President John F. Kennedy signed a proclamation which designated May 15th as Peace Officers Memorial Day and the week in which that date falls as Police Week. As a part of marking Police Week in Washtenaw County, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton and the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office will be holding a Dedication Ceremony for the newly created “Hall of Honor” to remember and honor Sheriff’s Office personnel who have paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving our community.

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Young Women Making Washtenaw County Better (YWMWB) Grand Prize Winners

Young Women Making Washtenaw County Better (YWMWB) Grand Prize Winners

Fifth Third Bank and the Detroit Red Wings just concluded another year of the S. H.O.T.S. program (Students Helping Others Through Service). This initiative encourages Southeast Michigan High School students to volunteer their time in an effort to make a positive impact on the local community.

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Sheriff's & Prosecutor's Office Achieve Conviction in 2009 Sexual Assault, Assault and Great Bodily Harm Case

Sheriff's & Prosecutor's Office Achieve Conviction in 2009 Sexual Assault, Assault and Great Bodily Harm Case

On May 2nd, 2013, a jury rendered a guilty verdict for Anthony Chandler in a 2009 Ypsilanti Township Sexual Assault, Intent to Commit Great Bodily Harm, Felonious Assault case.

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