Posts Tagged ‘Harvey Gjesdal’

Sheriff Gjesdal Speaks To Increasing Officer Presence At Local Schools Following National Gun Violence

Following the latest school shooting in the U.S., local law enforcement and school districts are looking at increasing police presence on campus. Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about solutions to America’s gun violence and his office’s relationship with local school districts. Eastmont School District’s food…

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Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal Announces Retirement in 2018

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studios after having announced last week he will retire from law enforcement next year. Gjesdal will not seek re-election as sheriff next fall, after more than 30 years in law enforcement. Gjesdal also talks about last week’s Washington State Association of Sheriff’s & Police…

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Douglas County Deputies to Carry Narcan – Opioid Overdose Reversal Drug

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to talk about the opioid epidemic gripping the country, including North Central Washington, and how his office is equipping their patrol vehicles with Narcan – a nasal spray drug, also known as naloxone, that can reverse opioid overdoses and save lives. Gjesdal also…

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Douglas County Deputies Investigating Two Shootings in Three Days

An East Wenatchee man was arrested Sunday for firing a shotgun towards cars and a house. Douglas County Deputies and East Wenatchee Police Officers responded to the 10 block of North Nevada Ave at 1:30 p.m. Sunday to reports of gunshots. While waiting for additional personnel and the Sheriff’s Office armored car to arrive, the…

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Douglas County Sheriff’s Update – Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal

Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal joins Dan Langager in the KOHO studio to recap the Sutherland Canyon and Mitchell Fires that burned in the county in late June and early July. Gjesdal also provides an update on the construction of a new evidence room and office space likely to be completed in September and he…

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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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