News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
On November 8th 2012 Washtenaw County received an award from the Michigan Chapter of Energy Services Coalition. The award is in recognition of Washtenaw County’s commitment to energy savings performance contracting.
"We've Got Your Back" Campaign begins today!!! It is sponored by the Outreach Coalition, which includes the Faith Community, Community Services, WCSO Council of Clergy, Washtenaw Alive, Oxygen Youth, and Love Ypsi. Please visit www.wevegotyourback.mobi for more info. This website was designed by our youth for mobile devices and is a directory of community services available for youth!
In order for your home heating system to run as efficiently and safely as possible it must be maintained on an annual basis.
National School Bus Safety Week ~ October 22-26, 2012 Every day, Michigan's nearly 16,500 school buses not only act as the safest form of transportation for students, but also reduce traffice congestion.
The Administration and Courthouse parking lots have continued to encounter safety, security and capacity issues at the end of the work day.
On September 17, 2012 the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 1900 Blk of Chevrolet in the West Willow neighborhood for a home invasion investigation. While the deputy on scene was conducting a neighborhood canvass, the deputy observed a juvenile in the area and determined the individual to have been involved in the home invasion he was currently investigating. Deputies along with the Detective Bureau were able to recover stolen property from 3 separate home invasions that had occurred in the past month from two separate residents in the neighborhood.
Sheriff’s Office May 2012 investigation into school bus sexual assaults that occurred in the West Willow Neighborhood came to a close September 17th, 2012, with the guilty plea and sentencing of Daniel Jackson to nine (9) counts of criminal sexual conduct before the Honorable Melinda Morris in the Washtenaw County Trial Court.
As a special fundraiser for the Sheriff’s Special Projects to support our communities, the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office is selling these limited edition die cast 1:24 scale Chevrolet Tahoes with our new graphics package. The Tahoe features include wheels that turn, front doors and hood that open, and a light bar (lights inactive), and our new logo.
American Red Cross supplyies nearly half of the nation’s blood in addition to teaching lifesaving skills, providing international humanitarian aid; and supporting military members and their families. The Red Cross is a charitable organization—not a government agency—and depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission
KEVIN NASHON FRANKLIN has been captured. He was wanted by the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office for assault with intent to murder.
Extending the Vision: Reaching Every Victim
Recovery efforts continue to move forward as clean up kicks into high gear!
Centenarian Don Staebler tells the story of his family and how the family farm became part of the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission.
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Andrew Arron-Darnell Atkins has been CAPTURED. He was wanted on the charge of criminal sexual conduct.
Now you can check recent crime activity in your neighborhood, see where the crimes occurred, analyze patterns of crime, and see how far a crime was from your home.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is on Facebook!
On November 16, 2011 the suspected shooter from the November 5, 2011 shooting at the In & Out on Share and Harris in Ypsilanti Township was taken into custody.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office cordially invites community stakeholders to join us for a discussion of Fair & Impartial Policing.
Enforcement Against Streetwalkers in Ypsilanti is a comprehensive approach to addressing the root causes of prostitution along the Michigan Ave. corridor in the City of Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township.