News from Across eWashtenaw
These news stories come from all departments and sections of eWashtenaw.
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.
On 9/29/11 the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office along with the City of Ypsilanti Police Department conducted a prostitution sting as part of the E.A.S.Y. project.
The on-going tree and vegetation clearing work is associated with the MALLETTS CREEK STREAM RESTORATION PROJECT; being undertaken by the Office of the County Water Resources Commissioner and the City of Ann Arbor.
The WCSO is asking for your assistance in the location of Leon Freeman. He is wanted in conjunction with a shooting at the Elks Club in Ypsilanti Township during the early morning hours on Saturday Oct. 8, 2011.