News from Across eWashtenaw

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

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Promotes New Lieutenant

Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office Promotes New Lieutenant

On Sunday February 3, 2013, Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton announced that Sergeant Marlene Radzik had been promoted as the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office next Police Services Lieutenant.

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Sheriff’s Office welcomes Neighborhood Watch Coordinators from all over Washtenaw County

Sheriff’s Office welcomes Neighborhood Watch Coordinators from all over Washtenaw County

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.

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WCSO NON-EMERGENCY number has changed!

WCSO NON-EMERGENCY number has changed!

The new non-emergency number for Police Dispatch is 734-994-2911. Please discard all previously used or stored numbers.

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MDOT Courtesy Patrols begin on February 1, 2013

MDOT Courtesy Patrols begin on February 1, 2013

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.

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Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office staff to serve as panelists at symposium about mental illness in the criminal system.

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.

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FOUND: 3 month old from Superior Township has been found

FOUND: 3 month old from Superior Township has been found

Early this morning WCSO Detectives located 3 month old Solomon Brandon who had been taken by his biological parents. Solomon was found safe and unharmed. His parents, Rachael McPherson and Darris Brandon are currently in custody. More details will be released as the investigation continues.

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Honorary Deputy Visits the WCSO

Honorary Deputy Visits the WCSO

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.

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Local Auto Dealership Wishes to Thank the WCSO for Great Service, Presents Check for $2,000 to the WISD Education Project, Charity Chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton

Local Auto Dealership Wishes to Thank the WCSO for Great Service, Presents Check for $2,000 to the WISD Education Project, Charity Chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton

Mike Mosser, General Manager of Suburban Chevrolet, Cadillac, Saab, presented a check for $2,000 on behalf of the dealership to Jennifer Martin, representing the Education Project for Homeless Youth, this morning on the Lucy Ann Lance show. The generous donation was designed to “show appreciation for the great work of the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office” by benefitting a worthy cause, chosen by Sheriff Jerry L. Clayton.

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Sheriff Clayton appointed to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards by Governor Snyder

Sheriff Clayton appointed to the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards by Governor Snyder

We are proud to announce Sheriff Clayton has been appointed by Governor Snyder as a representative on the Law Enforcement Standards Commission.

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Shop with a Cop 2012

Shop with a Cop 2012

The Shop with a Cop Program involves Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Deputies and other Washtenaw County law enforcement officers, donating their time to take a group of children on a Holiday shopping spree. Children are selected by referrals from our local school districts and school resource officers.

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Washtenaw Awarded for Energy Savings

Washtenaw Awarded for Energy Savings

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.

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We've Got Your Back Campaign!

We've Got Your Back Campaign!

"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!

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Money Saving Energy Tips

Money Saving Energy Tips

In order for your home heating system to run as efficiently and safely as possible it must be maintained on an annual basis.

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National School Bus Safety Week

National School Bus Safety Week

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.

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Modification to Administration and Courthouse Parking Lot Hours of Operation

Modification to Administration and Courthouse Parking Lot Hours of Operation

The Administration and Courthouse parking lots have continued to encounter safety, security and capacity issues at the end of the work day.

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Home Invasion Suspects identified!!

Home Invasion Suspects identified!!

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.

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Sentencing of Daniel Jackson

Sentencing of Daniel Jackson

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.

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Limited Edition Sheriff's Office Die Cast Chevrolet Tahoe

Limited Edition Sheriff's Office Die Cast Chevrolet Tahoe

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.

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County Hosts Blood Drive in July

County Hosts Blood Drive in July

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

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CAPTURED: Kevin Nashon Franklin

CAPTURED: Kevin Nashon Franklin

KEVIN NASHON FRANKLIN has been captured. He was wanted by the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office for assault with intent to murder.

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