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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08/09/19 through 08/16/19
August 9, 2019
Deputies received a report of an intoxicated man leaving the Akron Clinic. Deputies attempted to catch up to the vehicle in Washington County but the vehicle had already made it to Morgan County.
Deputies were dispatched to a person being chased with a gun in the Town of Otis. Upon further investigation it was determined the case was unfounded.
August 10, 2019
Deputies received a report of a runaway juvenile in the Lindon area. Deputies were able to find the juvenile and contacted DHS.
Deputies received a report from JD’s Quik Stop of a gas drive off. The party that drove off later came back and paid for the gas.
Deputies had a dog at large in the Town of Akron. The dog was taken to the pound and released to the owner, Dillon Armstrong. Armstrong was also given a ticket for dog at large.
August 11, 2019
Deputies observed a house with overgrown weeds. Deputies contacted the resident and gave them a week to take care of the issue.
Deputies were notified of a dog bite at the Yuma District Hospital which occurred in Washington County. The dog was put on a 10 day home quarantine.
August 12, 2019
Deputies received a report of a dog at large on Cedar and 1st in the Town of Akron. The dog was taken to the pound and flyers were placed around town. The owner, Mariah Lightle later picked up the dog and was given a verbal warning for dog at large.
While in custody, Nathan McCoy was arrested on a warrant out of Jefferson County. McCoy was later released on a $2,000.00 bond.
August 13, 2019
While in custody, Jaime Tiscareno-Deandra was arrested on a warrant out of Adams County Court. Tiscareno-Deandra is being held on a $75,000.00 bond.
Deputies received a report from a resident in Akron that someone had driven past his house and flicked a cigarette into his yard. The resident could describe the vehicle and the person but wasn’t sure who the party was.
August 14, 2019
A cell phone was found in the lobby at the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. The owner of the phone later came in to the Sheriff’s Office to claim the phone.
While in custody, Edward Jones was arrested on a warrant out of Denver District Court. Jones is being held pending advisement.
Deputies received a report of a dog bite that had occurred approximately 4 weeks ago. The party that was bitten did not wish to press charges and just wanted to notify the Washington County Sheriff’s Office of what had occurred.
08/09/19 DENBO, CALVIN age 30 HWY 63 & MM 36 Speeding (20-24 mph over posted speed)
08/12/19 MARTINEZ, CHRIS age 40 400 BLOCK OF LOGAN Harassment
08/14/19 AUMAN, CHRISTINA age 44 4TH & ARAPAHOE Drove vehicle without a valid driver’s license
08/14/19 GERKEN, TARA age 41 HWY 34 & CO RD DD Drove vehicle without a valid driver’s license
08/14/19 CABRERA SIGALA, JOSE age 35 1ST & CUSTER Speeding (10-19 mph over posted speed)
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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