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

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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.

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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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07/12/19 through 07/19/19
12-Jul-19 Deputies received a report of cats in a resident’s yard in the 600 block of Adams in the Town of Akron. The owner, Halie Atwood was contacted and given a warning for animal at large.
12-Jul-19 Deputies responded to a traffic accident in the 100 block of Main Ave in the Town of Akron. Christina Nielsen was issued a citation for limitations of backing.
12-Jul-19 Deputies observed a residence in the 700 block of Cedar Ave in the Town of Akron that had an overgrown lawn. The resident was issued an abatement.
12-Jul-19 Deputies responded to a one vehicle accident on CO RD 30 and CO RD FF. The party was pronounced dead at the scene. Colorado State Patrol took over the accident.
12-Jul-19 Deputies received a report of a possible protection order violation in the Town of Akron. Deputies investigated and determined that there was no violation.
12-Jul-19 Deputies received a report of an abandoned vehicle one mile north of CO RD 5 and CO RD LL. Case is under investigation.
12-Jul-19 Deputies arrested Joseph Sampson on a warrant out of Washington County Courts for violation of a protection order. Sampson is being held on a $1,000.00 co-signed PR bond.
14-Jul-19 Deputies were dispatched to a suicidal party in the Town of Otis. Deputies arrived on scene and talked to the party, who was taken to the hospital to be evaluated.
15-Jul-19 Deputies received a call about a kitten in the 200 block of Adams. The kitten was taken to the pound and was later released to the owner, Kay Metzler.
15-Jul-19 Deputies placed cat several cat traps around the Town of Akron. Deputies took the cats in the traps to the Akron Pound and placed flyers around the town.
17-Jul-19 Deputies received a report from the Veterans Administration that a party in the Woodrow area was calling in to the Denver Veterans Administration making threats. Deputies talked to the party in Woodrow who denied making threats.
18-Jul-19 While in custody, Ebony Watson was arrested on a warrant out of Arapahoe County. Watson is being held on a $50,000.00 bond.
Citations:
07/12/19 BONNER, JERRY age 30 HWY 34 & CUSTER AVE Displayed expired temporary plates
07/13/19 TVETER, RUSSEL age 76 1ST & ITEA Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
07/16/19 LOWE, LAWRENCE age 23 26861 HWY 34 Theft: $50 or more but less than $300
07/18/19 EASTON, MARK age 62 1ST & ADAMS Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)

Washington County Sheriff’s Office

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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.

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Arteaga attempted murder
8-25 No Charges Against Man Accused of Killing Son
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press release 1-31-17

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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