Posts Tagged ‘Douglas County Sheriff’s Office’

Under Budget, Douglas County Sheriff Asking For Emergency Management Position

Recently re-elected Douglas County Sheriff Kevin Morris joins Dan Langager on the KOHO Morning Show to talk about how the election went and what he heard from residents of Douglas County. Heading towards 2019, Morris talks about the office’s budget for next year and staffing levels, with a request before county commissioners for a new…

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‘Operation Hopscotch’ Results In 62 Wanted Felons Arrested In NCW

A major local, state and federal law enforcement operation led to the arrest of 62 violent offenders with criminal histories in Chelan, Douglas and Grant Counties. Police also seized about 180 grams of methamphetamine and $2,000 in counterfeit money. The Pacific Northwest division of the U.S. Marshals Service led “Operation Hopscotch” over 10 days in…

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Douglas County Moving Forward With New Law & Justice Facility

Douglas County will soon have a new home for its sheriff’s office as well as several other county services. The 18,000-square-foot facility is just north of the new evidence storage building, adjacent to the Public Services Building on 19th Street in East Wenatchee. Construction should be done next spring and cost about $8 million. Douglas…

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Memorial Weekend DUIs, Incidents ‘About Average,’ Local Sheriffs Say

Another busy Memorial Day weekend for local law enforcement, especially in the Lake Chelan area. Sheriff Brian Burnett said the majority of calls and incidents were drunk-driving related. Burnett said his office received about 290 calls and 244 of them were in the north Chelan area. For next year’s Memorial Day weekend, Burnett said he…

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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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