Posts Tagged ‘Douglas County Sheriff’s Office’

String of Burglaries Hit Douglas County Residents

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal is asking all residents to make sure their homes and garages, cars and businesses are locked and secured following a slew of robberies and burglaries over the last ten days. The most recent was Tuesday night at Lisa Bee’s, the restaurant and fruit stand north of East Wenatchee. Three cash registers,…

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Retired Wenatchee Police Officer Killed in Single-Car Accident

A retired Wenatchee Police officer died in a single vehicle accident outside of Rock Island Friday morning. 70-year-old Kenneth R. Manke of East Wenatchee was pronounced dead at the scene of the roll-over about 9 a.m. Friday. Douglas County Deputies responded to Batterman Road to find a 2015 GMC Sierra about 20 feet off the…

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Law Enforcement Giving Extra Attention to Distracted Drivers in April

“U Text, U Drive, U Pay,” is the message the Washington Traffic Safety Commission is sending to distracted drivers in April as part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Statewide, nearly 150 law enforcement agencies – sheriff’s offices, police departments, plus the Washington State Patrol – will be out in force looking for distracted drivers. Under current…

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