Jon Stivers, Washington County Sheriff, is pleased to announce that Ashlynn Gillis is this year’s recipient of the County Sheriffs of Colorado, CSOC, scholarship award for Washington County.
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Washington County Sheriff’s Office
March 18, 2019
On March 12, 2019 at about 4:41 p.m. Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Akron Volunteer Fire Department and Washington County Ambulance were dispatched to the Colorado Regional Airport in Akron on a plane crash. Upon arrival deputies observed a single engine prop plane upside down on the southwest portion of the airport a few hundred feet off the runway. The pilot stated that he was on his first solo flight and when he came in for a landing a gust of wind lifted the plane off the ground and he was unable to keep the plane on the runway. The pilot was the only occupant in the plane and was later taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The FAA and NTSB were notified.
Washington County Sheriff’s Office
October 25, 2018
On August 21, 2018 a complaint was filed with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office regarding a possible sexual assault by Deputy Jon Hart. Due to the nature of the case and the involvement of a deputy of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Stivers contacted the District Attorney’s Office and requested they investigate the complaint. Deputy Hart was put on administrative leave on August 22, 2018 pending the investigation. On October 6, 2018, Jon Hart was let go from the Sheriff’s Office due to the findings of an internal investigation by the sheriff’s office, on other unrelated issues.
Jon Hart turned himself in to Logan County Sheriff’s Office on October 23, 2018 on a warrant for Sexual assault on a child/ position of trust and pattern of abuse Class 3 Felony, Sexual assault on a child by one in a position of trust Class 4 Felony, and 1st Degree Official Misconduct Class 2 Misdemeanor. Hart was advised on October 24, 2018 and was released on a $50,000 cosigned personal recognizance bond.
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11/08/19 through 11/15/19
November 8, 2019
Deputies received a report of a missing child from Woodlin School. After further investigation it was determined that the child never got on the bus. The child was later located at the school.
Deputies were called to a residence in the Town of Akron for a stray cat that had been in the area for about two week. The cat was taken to the Akron Pound and flyers were put up around town to try and locate the owner.
Deputies conducted a welfare check on an elderly woman in the Town of Akron when a friend could not reach her. Deputies made contact with the elderly woman and determined she was okay.
November 9, 2019
Deputies received information from the Town of Akron that Gary Brandon had failed to obtain a permit allowing him to house goats in the Town of Akron. Brandon was issued a summons for Keeping of Certain Animals Prohibited.
Deputies were informed of a juvenile runaway in Washington County. Deputies were unable to locate the juvenile. The juvenile later returned home.
Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the Town of Akron for a report of vandalism. It was determined that it was a civil matter. Later the same day, deputies were called back to the residence for a disturbance. It was determined that after deputies left earlier in the day, the landlord had entered the property and attempted to lock the tenants out. The landlord returned to the property again and the tenants chased the landlord out. Case is under investigation.
Deputies were dispatched to a criminal trespass in Washington County. After further investigation, Joshua Anderson was arrested for 3rd Degree Criminal Trespass and Driving under the Influence of alcohol/drugs/both. Anderson is being held on a $2,000.00 bond.
November 13, 2019
Deputies received a report of a vehicle that was stolen from her residence. The vehicle was stolen between November 9th and November 12. The vehicle was later located.
Deputies arrested Ward Morway on a warrant out of Washington County. Morway is being held on a $5,000.00 bond.
Deputies arrested Anthony Jordan on a warrant out of Washington County. Jordan is being held on a $1,000.00 bond.
Deputies received a report of a juvenile male who had jumped out of his mother’s moving vehicle. Deputies located the juvenile and found him to be in possession of tobacco. The juvenile was cited for possession of tobacco and released to his parents.
11/10/19 MORAN, JESSICA age 24 HWY 34 & CO RD LL
Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
11/10/19 MORELAND, MICHAEL age 51 HWY 34 & CO RD LL Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
11/13/19 ENGLISH, LARRY age 68 53000 BLK OF HWY 63 Speeding (10-19 over posted speed limit)
Washington County Sheriff’s Office
March 3, 2018 @ approx. 11:30 a.m.
Washington County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a grass fire in the southern part of Washington County
On March 3, 2018 at about 11:30 a.m deputies were dispatched to a fire that started in the southern part of Washington County at CO RD 16 & CO RD R. The fire quickly spread northwest to CO RD 21 & CO RD P due to gusty winds. Five fire departments battling the fire; Southwest Volunteer Fire Department, Akron Volunteer Fire Department, Brush Volunteer Fire Department, Cope Volunteer Fire Department and Otis Volunteer Fire Department. Several farmers with tractors and blades also responded to assist to make a perimeter around the fire to prevent it from spreading any further. Washington County Road and Bridge provided water trucks and also road graters. With the assistance of everyone that responded the fire was contained after several hours, a total of 4,300 acres burned; there were no structures lost and no injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation at this time.
Two tool boxes were found on Hwy 63 between mile marker 8 and 9 on January 27, 2017. We are looking for the owners. If you have more information regarding these boxes please contact the Washington County Sheriff’s Office at (970) 345-2244
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