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. 

The Sheriff's Office r...

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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. 

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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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