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Posted on: April 6, 2018

9-1-1 Lifesaver and Meritorious Service awards issued

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The Washington County Department of Public Safety had the opportunity to recognize two of our 911 Communications Center personnel and issue the following Department of Public Safety awards:

9-1-1 Lifesaver Award Issued Communications Officer Willi...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Securing Devices by Making Simple Changes

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We are more connected than ever before. According to ABI Research, there will be over 30 billion devices connected on the Internet by 2020. Today, our everyday devices are ...

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Don't Get Scammed Using Payment Apps

Peer To Peer Payment Apps Can Be Risky

Online peer-to-peer, or P2P, payment systems let you send money to people quickly. I’ve used them to collect money from the parents on my daughter’s soccer team and to send money to my brothers when we’ve bought a gift for a ...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Washington County Public Health Rabies Clinic Schedule

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Washington County Public Health Rabies Clinic Schedule for 2018

All Dogs and Cats should be vaccinated against rabies at 3 months of age and re-vaccinated one year later, then every three years thereafter.  Ferrets should be vaccinated against rab...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

9-1-1 Lifesaver and Meritorious Service awards issued

The Washington County Department of Public Safety had the opportunity to recognize two of our 911 Communications Center personnel and issue the following Department of Public Safety awards:

9-1-1 Lifesaver Award Issued Communications Officer Willi...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

No credible threat found at Fort Ann School after search

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff's Office was contacted by Fort Ann School Officials at 7:56 A.M. this morning (April 10, 2018) after a vague written threat was discovered in the school. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Fort Edward man charged in dumping case

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UPDATE: Cortez D. Pritchett, 43, of State Route 4 in Fort Edward was identified and charged by ENCON with illegal disposal of solid waste. He was processed and is due in Kingsbury Town Court on a later date. Thanks to all that assisted in this case.

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Posted on: March 13, 2018

Sheriff's Office to participate in St. Patrick’s Day Weekend DWI Crackdown

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Washington County Undersheriff John Winchell announced that the Washington County Sheriff's Office and local police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start o...

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Posted on: March 10, 2018

Roll over accident leads to felony DWI for Hartford man

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a roll over motor vehicle accident on State Route 22 in the area of Shields Road in the Town of Jackson. 

Upon arrival deputies locat...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Man charged with animal abuse after animals found dead

Jeffery T. Owens Sr.

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on March 7, 2018, the Washington CountySheriff’s Office arrested Jeffery T. Owens Sr., 38, of South Glens Falls for 5 counts of Tampering with Physical Evidence, class E Felony and 37 counts of Animal Abus...

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Fort Edward man charged after investigation

James E. Bushee

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’sOffice arrested James E. Bushee, 47, of Olive Street in Fort Edward for Offering a False Instrument for Filing 1st, a class E felony and Petit Larceny. 

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Posted on: March 8, 2018

Inmate charged with felony

Jason L. Henderson

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on March 5, 2018, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jason L. Henderson,34, of Moreau for Promoting Prison Contraband 1 st degree , a class D felony. Henderson is an inmate at the Washington C...

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Posted on: April 6, 2018

Protecting Your Children

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Co Sponsored by:  Washington County Department of Social Services & Washington County Youth Bureau

Research indicates that one in five girls and one in ten boys will be sexually abused prior tto their 18th birthday; &am...

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