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.

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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05/10/19 through 05/17/19
10-May-19 Deputies were dispatched to a family disturbance in the 100 block of E 3rd St in the Town of Akron. Upon arrival it was determined that nothing criminal had occurred. Deputies contacted Centennial Mental Health to do an evaluation on the male party.
12-May-19 Deputies were dispatched to a residence in the Town of Akron on a possible animal neglect. Case is under investigation.
12-May-19 Deputies were dispatched to an intoxicated party stumbling around the Town of Akron. Upon making contact with the party it was determined that he was under the influence of drugs and was in possession of Methamphetamines. The party was transported to the hospital for clearance. On May 15, 2019, Jose Valadez was arrested on a warrant for possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia possession. He was later released on a $2,000.00 PR bond.
13-May-19 While in custody, Cassie Marquez was arrested on a warrant out of Weld County for failure to appear. Marquez was released on a $1,000.00 bond.
13-May-19 While in custody, Dustin Hall was arrested on a warrant out of Washington County for failure to appear. Hall was later released on a $250.00 PR Bond.
15-May-19 Deputies received a report of 2 dogs running around near the airport. The dogs were taken to the Akron Pound and later released to the owner.
15-May-19 While in custody, Timothy McFarland was arrested on a 2 warrants out of Clear Creek County and Garfield County. McFarland was transported to Clear Creek.
15-May-19 Deputies received a report from a probation officer that a client may be in violation of a protection order. Case is under investigation.
15-May-19 Deputies received a report that a Washington County student commented about an unsafe home environment. The case was forwarded to Washington County Department of Human Services.
16-May-19 Deputies received a call form an Akron resident about the theft of his pickup, trailer and Walker lawn mower. The party last saw the vehicle and trailer with mower at 8:30 on May 15th. The pickup was later found on CO RD 51 and Hwy 63. The trailer and mower are still missing. If you have any information on the whereabouts of the trailer and mower please call 970-345-2244.
05/10/19 YOUNG, WAYNE age 35 HWY 6 & CO RD 55 Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/10/19 CALDERON, ROBERTO age 26 HWY 6 & CO RD 57.5 Speeding (20-39 over posted speed)
05/10/19 OCHOA, NICANOR age 42 HWY 34 & CO RD 41 Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/10/19 ESTRADA-MUNIZ, COSME age 26 HWY 34 & CO RD Q Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/10/19 WENSTEIN, DIANA age 63 1ST & HICKORY Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/11/19 PIVONKA, TIMOTHY age 31 HWY 6 & CO RD 57 Speeding (20-39 over posted speed)
05/11/19 MOORE, STEPHANIE age 36 HWY 6 & CO RD 58 Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/11/19 BRUMBAUGH, STEVEN age 50 1ST & ITEA Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/11/19 MORENO-ARRONGUIN, ANJELICA age 21 1ST & ITEA Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/11/19 HEDRICK, BENJAMIN age 21 HWY 34 & CO RD Y Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/11/19 EARL, TRISTAN age 20 HWY 34 & MM 186 Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/11/19 CARRILLO, MONICO age 24 HWY 34 & MM 181 Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)
05/12/19 ARAGONEZ OROZCO, LUIS age 22 HWY 34 & MM 183 Following too closely
05/12/19 CORRELL, DAVID age 34 HWY 34 & MM 187 Failed to present evidence of insurance at request
05/13/19 MANTAS, ALEXA age 29 HWY 34 & MM 192 Passed on left in an unsafe manner
05/15/19 MENDEZ ROGEL, ALDO age 28 1ST & ITEA Speeding (10-19 over posted speed)

Washington County Sheriff’s Office

Press Release

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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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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