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deputies: car crashes in sheriff’s office substation


pembroke park, fla. (ap) — florida deputies didn’t have far to travel when responding to a car crash because it crashed into a sheriff’s office substation.a broward sheriff’s office news release says the crash occurred shortly before noon monday at the agency’s south broward district office in pembroke park.deputies say one person was taken to a nearby hospital. the person’s name and the extent of their injuries weren’t immediately released.officials didn’t say what caused the crash.most read nation & world storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weeks






florida deputies shoot, wound man armed with knife


orlando, fla. — authorities say two florida deputies s and wounded a man armed with a knife outside a grocery store.an orange county sheriff's office statement says two deputies feared for their lives tuesday when they fired s s at 51-year-old abraham canaan outside an orlando-area wal-mart neighborhood market. the sheriff's office says canaan was holding a knife and had attempted to hit one of the deputies with his vehicle as he fled.canaan was undergoing surgery and listed in stable condition.the sheriff's office says canaan was stalking a wal-mart employee, walking around with a buck knife and knocking items off the shelves when deputies were called. deputies say canaan refused to put down the knife and ran to his car.the races of canaan and the deputies weren't immediately released.






utility working on repairs after electric substation fire


philadelphia — crews are working to restore electricity hours after a fire in a north philadelphia utility substation.peco says 5,455 homes and businesses are still without power wednesday morning.the blaze was reported at the substation shortly before 2 p.m. tuesday and it knocked out service to more than 35,000 customers.no injuries were reported.the philadelphia high school for girls and e.w. rhodes middle school are closed because of the substation fire.






deputies with sheriff’s office are getting body cameras


upper marlboro, md. (ap) — a sheriff’s office in maryland has announced that it plans to put body cameras on all their deputies, starting with those in the domestic violence unit.wtop-fm reported sunday that prince george’s county sheriff melvin high says he wants to equip deputies with cameras so that they have ultimately the best view and the best evidence of what transpired in that circumstance.lt. brian endlich says a new policy dictates that cameras be turned on during calls for service and while serving court orders. deputies can also choose to turn on cameras in other situations.the sheriff says the cameras are not a cure-all, but they are an important tool for building trust. the goal is for all county deputies to have the devices by june of next year.most read nation & world stori






another sheriff hires deputies fired in wake of teen suicide


norfolk, va. (ap) — three deputies who left a virginia sheriff’s office in the wake of a teen’s suicide in a courthouse cell have been hired by a neighboring sheriff.the virginian-pilot reports the norfolk sheriff’s office fired deputies kevin griffin and harvey richardson and sgt. sharnika johnson resigned in february, following an internal investigation into 17-year-old katrell jaymar washington’s nov. 16 self-strangulation.the portsmouth sheriff’s office hired griffin and richardson on feb. 26, while johnson was hired march 12. portsmouth lt. col. marvin waters says the deputies came highly recommended and passed background checks.the norfolk sheriff’s office had said the deputies didn’t follow required practices but weren’t responsible for washington’s death. an unspecified number of e






deputies: child, 1, hospitalized after being found in pond


new port richey, fla. (ap) — deputies say a child has been pulled from a pond in florida and taken to a hospital.the pasco county sheriff’s office tells news outlets the 1-year-old’s condition is unknown after being found thursday at a house in new port richey. the sheriff’s office says an adult was watching the child and the apparent accident is being investigated.deputies say the child had wandered away and ended up in the pond behind the home.the sheriff’s office had said the child was 3 years old. but, wfla-tv cites a corrected statement from deputies as saying the child’s age is 19 months.most read nation & world storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weeksdeputies did not give further information.___information from: wfla-tv, http://www.wfla.com/






man killed in shootout with georgia sheriff’s deputies


monticello, ga. (ap) — authorities say a man has been killed in a gun battle with georgia sheriff’s deputies.the georgia bureau of investigation said the death happened monday afternoon in jasper county, about 60 miles (97 kilometers) southeast of atlanta.wsb-tv reports that a woman had called the sheriff’s office there, saying the man had pointed a gun at her. authorities say that when deputies arrived at the home, the man came outside with his weapon and began firing. authorities say the sheriff’s deputies shot back, killing the man.jasper county sheriff donnie pope said monday that authorities were still trying to figure out exactly what led to the shooting.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.identities of the deputies and the man who was killed were not immediatel






sheriff: deputies threatened before gunfire that killed boy


schertz, texas — a texas sheriff says a wanted felon told deputies that she was armed and would shoot them before they killed her in a spray of gunfire that also left a 6-year-old boy dead.bexar county sheriff javier salazar told the san antonio express-news that amanda jones, 30, forced her way into a mobile home where the boy, kameron prescott, lived on dec. 21 and then was confronted outside by four deputies.a person inside the home in schertz, northeast of san antonio, also reported hearing jones say she would shoot the deputies, salazar said."someone from inside the trailer that (jones) forced her way into ... said that she had an object in her hand. they believed it could have been a weapon," the sheriff said tuesday. "and when she exited the house, the witness heard the suspect proc






alabama sheriff’s office to test body cameras in early 2018


birmingham, ala. (ap) — the sheriff’s office serving alabama’s largest county by population will begin testing body cameras for deputies next year.al.com reports jefferson county sheriff mike hale announced wednesday that the body cameras will be deployed to 50 deputies from a variety of divisions in early 2018. the sheriff’s office has entered into an agreement with axon for a field test and evaluation program for the latest technology in body cameras.during the no-cost testing phase, authorities will study equipment durability, ease of use, maintenance and data storage costs.hale said the department hasn’t used body cameras before, preferring to wait until the technology improved.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.the sheriff’s office says the body camera program w






san mateo county k-9 choked in confrontation with wanted man


redwood city — a police dog named crash is taking the next couple of days off after a wanted man allegedly choked him during an encounter late wednesday night, authorities said.deputies with the san mateo county sheriff’s office confronted 39-year-old thomas williams at about 11:40 p.m. outside his residence on the 2800 block of northside avenue in unincorporated redwood city. two warrants, including one for a felony weapons violation, had been issued for williams’ arrest, the sheriff’s office said.upon seeing the deputies, williams reportedly ran into his residence but was only able to partially close the front door. the sheriff’s office said a deputy reached through and tried to grab williams to pull him out, but williams resisted and tried to hit the deputy.that’s when deputies sent cra






idaho deputies who shot, killed rancher face lawsuit


boise, idaho (ap) — the family of an idaho rancher who was fatally shot by two deputies has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.jack yantis was killed two years ago after one of his bulls was hit by a car and deputies shot the animal. yantis arrived with a rifle just as deputies decided to put down the animal. authorities have said there was an altercation, and yantis and two deputies all fired their weapons.yantis’ family filed the complaint friday against adams county, sheriff ryan zollman and former sheriff’s deputies brian wood and cody roland. the 37-page complaint alleges the sheriff’s office violated federal civil rights during and after the shooting of yantis.adams county under sheriff jeff brown declined to comment on the lawsuit.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 week






boy hurt when snowmobile crashes into icehouse in chisago county


a snowmobile crashed into a group building an icehouse in chisago county on friday night, injuring three people, including a child who was critically injured, according to authorities.the driver of the snowmobile, who had admitted to drinking before the crash, was arrested, according to the chisago county sheriff’s office.the collision occurred in chisago lake, more than a mile south of chisago city. deputies were called to the scene just before 8 p.m. friday.three people were injured at the site, according to deputies. one man was hit on the side by the snowmobile while building a portable icehouse. he was taken to a hospital by ambulance with noncritical injuries.the man’s son was also struck. several people gathered around and performed first aid on the child, who was suffering from hea






south carolina police find 4 bodies at a home; arrest made


mount pleasant, s.c. (ap) — police in south carolina have arrested a suspect after deputies found four bodies inside a home.the charleston county sheriff’s office said in a news release that when deputies went to a home in mount pleasant on saturday, they found the bodies of a man and a woman inside a garage. the deputies went inside the house and found two more bodies.according to the news release, deputies detained a person at the home and arrested them. neither the victims nor the suspect have been identified by the sheriff’s office.the sheriff’s office said detectives are trying to determine a motive as well as a cause of death for the victims.most read nation & world storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weeks






sheriff’s office creates team to address safety issues


carlsbad, n.m. (ap) — a sheriff’s office in southeastern new mexico is hiring more deputies to create a team to target traffic safety issues on a major highway and to work animal cruelty cases.the carlsbad current-argus reports the eddy county sheriff’s office is forming a special team of five deputies and a sergeant to address issues like wrecks on u.s. highway 285.a section of the major thoroughfare southeast of carlsbad has been the site of more than five deaths since october.sheriff mark cage says the highways deaths concerned residents who then requested more deputies.most read storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weekscounty commissioners last month approved the measure, allowing the sheriff’s office to fill positions on the special team.___information from: carlsbad current-arg






navajo nation opens new police substation at arizona casino


gallup, n.m. (ap) — the navajo nation has opened a new police substation at the tribe’s twin arrows casino and resort in northern arizona.the 15,000-square-foot (1,394-sq. meter) building will provide emergency response services for the resort and navajo communities in the area, including leupp and dilkon.the gallup independent (https://goo.gl/rzlbna ) reports that tribe’s gaming compact with arizona mandated that the twin arrows casino have a police substation.the building includes office space, living quarters for personnel, holding cells, training rooms and a garage for firetrucks.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.twin arrows is about 25 miles (40 kilometers) east of flagstaff, while leupp is about 50 miles (80 kilometers) northeast of the casino resort.the navaj






deputies responding to adams county disturbance find man s to death – the denver


adams county authorities are investigating after sheriff’s deputies found a man fatally s early monday near westminster.the man was found about 3 a.m. on the 7100 block of ruth way — near the intersection of u.s. 36 and north pecos street —  by deputies responding to reports of a disturbance. he was taken to an undisclosed hospital and pronounced dead.the adams county sheriff’s office says its detective division is investigating the case, which has been cl ified as a homicide investigation.“this is an ongoing investigation and additional details cannot be released at this time,” the sheriff’s office said in a news release.






3 hurt, including boy, when snowmobile crashes into icehouse in chisago county


a snowmobile crashed into a group building an icehouse in chisago county on friday night, injuring three people, including a child who was critically injured, according to authorities.the driver of the snowmobile, who had admitted to drinking before the crash, was arrested, according to the chisago county sheriff’s office.the crash occurred on chisago lake, more than a mile south of chisago city. deputies were called to the scene just before 8 p.m. friday.three people were injured at the site, according to deputies. one man was hit on the side by the snowmobile while building a portable icehouse. he was taken to a hospital by ambulance with noncritical injuries.the man’s son was also struck. several people gathered around and performed first aid on the child, who was suffering from head tr






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 7 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 11 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 7 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 7 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 8 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 7 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 7 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






deputies used stun gun on girl after she hit them


closeskip in skipxembedxshare the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place in colerain township was captured on cell phone video by angela jackson. provided/angela jacksona still image from a video that captured the arrest of a juvenile girl at the skatin' place saturday.(photo: provided/angela jackson) 7 connectlinkedinemailmorecincinnati — the hamilton county sheriff's office confirmed that a stun gun was used on a girl during a confrontation with deputies at a skating rink saturday.in a statement released monday, the sheriff's office said two deputies were working security under contract at the skatin' place.the deputies reported that the girl had been told to leave the business several times by staff. the deputies also asked her to leave, according to the release.teen 'borrowed'






sheriff's office: no wrongdoing by deputies in fatal chase


royalton township, mich. — a sheriff's office says an internal review found no wrongdoing by deputies after three suspects they were chasing died following a gun shop burglary in southwestern michigan.the berrien county sheriff's office said monday that the two deputies involved are returning to work while state police and prosecutors review the case.a break-in was reported early april 15 at the black arsenal gun store. a witness described an suv leaving the scene and a deputy spotted it on interstate 94. authorities say the deputy stopped the suv, but it sped off and exited the freeway before crashing into a tree in royalton township.police say three young people in the suv died and a fourth was critically injured. police found all eight stolen guns at the crash scene.






authorities say 2 deputies have been killed in florida


trenton, fla. — authorities say two florida deputies have been killed.florida attorney general pam bondi released a statement thursday evening confirming the deaths of two gilchrist county deputies.the sheriff's office hasn't released any details about how the deputies were killed, but they did announce on twitter that residents should stay away from an area of trenton. that message also says no suspects are at large.trenton is in northern florida, about 35 miles west of gainesville.






north carolina sheriff’s deputies kill man who fired at them


lexington, n.c. (ap) — a north carolina sheriff’s deputy has shot and killed a man who fired on him and other deputies as they responded to a call about a domestic dispute.the davidson county sheriff’s office said in a news release that a woman told deputies late monday she was assaulted by 61-year-old briscoe tim woodell.the news release said woodell threatened to shoot deputies. a special response team and hostage negotiators were called in, and after a brief standoff, woodell came out of a barn on his property and shot at the deputies.emergency personnel treated woodell, but he died en route to the hospital.most read nation & world storiesunlimited digital access: $1 for 4 weeksthe n.c. state bureau of investigation is looking into the shooting. the deputy identified in the shooting has






hennepin county deputies win round in being able to have tattoos


hennepin county sheriff’s deputies hope to use a recent arbitration ruling to change a restrictive tattoo policy that they claim turns away potential hires.nearly three years ago, sheriff rich stanek notified the union representing the office’s 246 deputies that anybody with a tattoo would have to cover it up. the policy also applied to the office’s 600 other sworn and civilian employees, as well as to 100 volunteer special deputies.arbitrator james a. lundberg ruled last week that the sheriff’s office violated the collective bargaining agreement when it did not meet with union officials to discuss the policy change. he also reinstated the policy’s previous grandfather clause, which exempted employees with tattoos hired before sept. 1, 2010, from having to cover them up.lundberg ordered “t






four sheriff's deputies arrested on suspicion mistreating inmates at santa rita


dublin — the alameda county sheriff’s office has arrested three of its own deputies thursday for the mistreatment of inmates at santa rail jail, the office announced.the allegations stem back from january, and include claims that the three sworn officers deputies facilitated and allowed an inmate to throw bodily fluids, including feces and urine, onto other inmates housed in a maximum security unit of the jail, according to a statement by the sheriff’s office.three of the sheriff’s deputies were placed on administrative leave, and one resigned after sheriff gregory ahern launched an investigation in january, after finding the allegations to be criminal. the investigation focused on incidents at santa rita between summer and fall 2016.the four arrested were sarah krause, 26, justin linn, 23






four injured as woman in stolen truck flees deputies, crashes into several cars


about 4:40 p.m., deputies on patrol spotted a stolen pickup in lakewood and tried to stop the driver. the driver, who was not named, refused to stop and blew through a red light at clark and south streets, authorities said.






drunken man steals forklift, crashes it, police say


marathon, fla. -- florida keys authorities say a drunken man from rhode island stole a forklift and crashed into a gate, telling deputies he lost his car keys and needed something to drive. the monroe county sheriff’s office says in a news release that 44-year-old edward quinton of greenwich, rhode island told deputies he was in the keys helping friends move. quinton was quoted as saying that after he lost his keys thursday night, he needed a vehicle and took the forklift from a marathon marina because he knew how to drive one. quinton also told deputies he thought he could fix the damaged gate. breath tests showed quinton’s blood-alcohol level was twice florida’s legal limit. he faces drunk-driving, criminal mischief, burglary and grand theft charges. jail records listed no attorney for q






hennepin county deputies win round in fight over tattoos


hennepin county sheriff’s deputies hope to use a recent arbitration ruling to change a restrictive tattoo policy that they claim turns away potential hires.nearly three years ago, sheriff rich stanek notified the union representing the office’s 246 deputies that anybody with a tattoo would have to cover it up. the policy also applied to the office’s 600 other sworn and civilian employees, as well as to 100 volunteer special deputies.arbitrator james a. lundberg ruled last week that the sheriff’s office violated the collective bargaining agreement when it did not meet with union officials to discuss the policy change. he also reinstated the policy’s previous grandfather clause, which exempted employees with tattoos hired before sept. 1, 2010, from having to cover them up.lundberg ordered “t






two killed in car crashes in central minnesota


two people were killed in car crashes in central minnesota on thursday and friday, one of which involved a drunken driver, according to officials.dani rebecca detloff, 23, died friday evening in a collision on hwy. 371 near backus, a city in cass county about one hour north of brainerd.detloff, of backus, was driving a ford taurus east on a farm road approaching hwy. 371 just before 6:30 p.m., according to a state patrol report. meanwhile, 55-year-old paul linn hamilton of backus was driving a ford f-150 southbound on the highway.detloff was fatally struck by hamilton’s truck as she pulled out from a stop sign, according to the report.both hamilton and his passenger, jennifer jane hamilton, were under the influence of alcohol, according the report. they were not hurt. everyone was wearing






hennepin county deputies win round in fight over tattoos


hennepin county sheriff's deputies hope to use a recent arbitration ruling to change a restrictive tattoo policy that they claim turns away potential hires.nearly three years ago, sheriff rich stanek notified the union representing the office's 246 deputies that anybody with a tattoo would have to cover it up. the policy also applied to the office's 600 other sworn and civilian employees, as well as to 100 volunteer special deputies.arbitrator james a. lundberg ruled last week that the sheriff's office violated the collective bargaining agreement when it did not meet with union officials to discuss the policy change. he also reinstated the policy's previous grandfather clause, which exempted employees with tattoos hired before sept. 1, 2010, from having to cover them up.lundberg ordered "t






washington co. deputy fatally shoots man after 'less lethal' ammo used first


a man was fatally shot by a washington county sheriff’s deputy early thursday.according to a news release by the sheriff’s office: authorities received a call at 12:09 a.m. for a suicidal male. the caller said that a 23-year-old white male made suicidal comments.deputies found the man in lake elmo near lake elmo avenue and 34th street. he was armed with a handgun, the sheriff’s office said.“deputies made contact with the subject and began to talk with him in an attempt to de-escalate the situation,” the news release said. “at some point during the encounter deputies used less lethal ammunition. later, one deputy discharged his firearm at the subject.”the man received “lifesaving efforts” at the scene and was taken to regions hospital in st. paul, where he was pronounced dead.the sheriff’s






deputies: student arrested for threatening to ‘shoot up’ lynnwood high school


several students reportedly overheard the freshman say “i’m going to shoot up the school tomorrow” and “i have a gun in my bag.”a 15-year-old student was arrested wednesday night after threatening to “shoot up” lynnwood high school, according to the snohomish county sheriff’s office.the sheriff’s office said several students alerted authorities after overhearing the freshman boy say, “i’m going to shoot up the school tomorrow” and “i have a gun in my bag.” the witnesses said the boy did not display a gun, but that his statements concerned the other students, the sheriff’s office said./ the student told deputies he was joking, according to the sheriff’s office. the boy was booked into the denney juvenile justice center for investigation of felony harassment.






man arrested in stabbing of his mother in shoreline


when deputies arrived at the home they were met by a 34-year-old man holding two knives and covered in blood. they told the man to drop the knives and detained him.authorities say a man has been arrested in a stabbing that left his 65-year-old mother with life-threatening injuries in shoreline.the king county sheriff’s office says authorities responded wednesday afternoon to a caller who reported someone was in his house that he didn’t know but he wouldn’t answer questions about it.the sheriff’s office says when deputies arrived they were met by a 34-year-old man holding two knives and covered in blood.deputies told the man to drop the knives and detained him.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.deputies found the woman in the house with multiple stab wounds. the sheri






deputies prevent suicide attempt at dane county jail


madison, wis. — authorities say emergency medical procedures by deputies at the dane county jail in madison prevented an inmate from killing himself.the dane county sheriff's office says the incident happened about 8:30 p.m. friday when an inmate cut his wrists with a disposable razor issued by the jail.a deputy conducting a safety and security check noticed blood on the floor of the inmate's cell and called for help.authorities say a tourniquet was used to stop the bleeding. the inmate was treated at a local hospital and released.the sheriff's office says all of its deputies are equipped with tourniquets in case they get wounded in the line of duty.






man accused of walking into denver police substation with rifle, handgun and kni


a man accused of walking into a denver police substation in february 2015 while armed with an ar-15 assault-style rifle, handgun and knife pleaded guilty thursday to charges in the ordeal.daniel ruiz, 35, admitted to felony menacing and third-degree assault, court records and prosecutors say.as part of a plea agreement with the denver district attorney’s office, ruiz will be sentenced to four years of deferred judgement and four concurrent years of probation. the penalty is pending approval from a judge at a formal sentencing hearing set for may 12.no one was hurt in the feb. 23, 2015, encounter at the denver police department’s district 4 substation in the southwest corner of the city. during a first court appearance in the case, a prosecutor said ruiz was angry about not being considered






deputies shoot, wound man in domestic violence case


hayward — alameda county sheriff’s deputies shot and wounded a man suspected of domestic violence early on christmas morning, authorities said.deputies responded at 1:47 a.m. monday to a report of an assault in the 22300 block of princeton street, just outside hayward city limits, sgt. ray kelly said.a woman told deputies that her husband assaulted her and directed deputies to the back patio of a home, where the deputies found him. as the deputies were beginning to detain the man, he pulled out a machete from his waistband and tried to attack the deputies, kelly said.one deputy shot at the man, wounding him. medical personnel transported the suspect to the hospital, where he is being treated while in police custody. he is expected to survive.






sheriff’s office: no wrongdoing by deputies in fatal chase


royalton township, mich. (ap) — a sheriff’s office says an internal review found no wrongdoing by deputies after three suspects they were chasing died following a gun shop burglary in southwestern michigan.the berrien county sheriff’s office said monday that the two deputies involved are returning to work while state police and prosecutors review the case.a break-in was reported early april 15 at the black arsenal gun store. a witness described an suv leaving the scene and a deputy spotted it on interstate 94. authorities say the deputy stopped the suv, but it sped off and exited the freeway before crashing into a tree in royalton township.police say three young people in the suv died and a fourth was critically injured. police found all eight stolen guns at the crash scene.most read natio






the prosecutor who took down lee baca calls it a day


when brandon fox moved to los angeles five years ago from chicago to join the u.s. attorney’s office, the office had launched an investigation into abuses and corruption by sheriff's deputies working in county jails. prosecutors were focused on building cases against a handful of deputies for beating inmates, but fox suspected something larger was at play: a conspiracy by sheriff’s officials to obstruct the federal probe.on friday, fox stood in a downtown courtroom as former l.a. county sheriff lee baca was sentenced to three years in prison for his role in the obstruction scheme. it was the capstone to a string of prosecutions by a team of attorneys headed by fox that has resulted in convictions of more than 20 sheriff’s officials and deputies.baca’s sentencing marked the end of the line






washington co. deputy fatally shoots man after 'less lethal' ammo fails


a man was fatally shot by a washington county sheriff’s deputy shortly after midnight thursday.according to a news release by the sheriff’s office: authorities received a call at 12:09 a.m. for a suicidal male. the caller said that a 23-year-old white male made suicidal comments.deputies found the man in lake elmo near lake elmo avenue and 34th street. he was armed with a handgun, the sheriff’s office said.“deputies made contact with the subject and began to talk with him in an attempt to de-escalate the situation,” the news release said. “at some point during the encounter deputies used less lethal ammunition. later, one deputy discharged his firearm at the subject.”the man received “lifesaving efforts” at the scene and was taken to regions hospital in st. paul, where he was pronounced de






online threat against school leads to teen's arrest


a 15-year-old student at fallbrook high school was arrested sunday after he was accused of posting a picture of himself holding a gun at a shooting range on social media and warning students not to attend school monday, a sheriff’s official said.the teen told investigators he posted the picture on snapchat as a joke. but because of the severity of the crime, he was booked into juvenile hall on suspicion of making criminal threats, said sheriff’s sgt. dwain washington.“it is not going to be tolerated. you don’t make jokes like that because you don’t know who is going to be fearing for their safety,” washington said. “i guarantee you after this, hopefully he learns his lesson.”classes were held as scheduled at the campus monday.school officials had contacted deputies in the fallbrook substat






boy hurt when snowmobile crashes into icehouse in chisago county


a snowmobile crashed into a group of people building an icehouse in chisago county on friday night, injuring three people, including a child who was critically injured, authorities said.the driver of the snowmobile, who had admitted to drinking before the crash, was arrested, according to the chisago county sheriff's office.the crash occurred on chisago lake, more than a mile south of chisago city. deputies were called to the scene just before 8 p.m. friday.one man was hit on the side by the snowmobile while building a portable icehouse. he was taken to a hospital by ambulance with noncritical injuries.the man's son was also struck. several people gathered around and performed first aid on the child, who was suffering from head trauma and shallow breathing. he was airlifted to a hospital w






man shot in leg south of everett


snohomish county sheriff’s deputies are currently searching for the shooter.snohomish county sheriff’s deputies are searching for a male who shot a man in the leg tuesday afternoon just south of everett.the shooting was reported just after 2 p.m. at the 12800 block of eighth avenue west, just west of interstate 5. the victim, man in his 20s, is being transported to harborview regional medical center in seattle, according to the sheriff’s office. the suspect was last seen running on 128th street southwest east toward i-5. the shooter apparently knows the victim, the sheriff’s office said.






3 found dead in andover home; authorities suspect foul play


three adults were found dead wednesday night in andover and authorities suspect foul play, the anoka county sheriff’s office said.anoka county deputies were dispatched at 7 p.m. to the 900 block of 139th av. nw. on a welfare check made by a “concerned neighbor who had not seen the occupants of the home for a couple of days,” according to a news release.the neighbor “found it odd that there wasn’t the usual activity happening at the home in question.”as deputies arrived, they could not reach anyone inside the home, the news release said. the deputies then found the front door was unlocked and they entered the home.“deputies found three adults inside the home who were deceased. the deaths appeared to have been the result of foul play,” according to the news release.the names of the victims a






deputies remove 3 dozen dogs from southeast wisconsin home


town of wilson, wis. — sheriff's deputies have removed three dozen dogs from a home in southeastern wisconsin.the sheboygan county sheriff's office says deputies executed a search warrant thursday on a home as part of an animal welfare investigation in the town of wilson.authorities on friday seized and removed 36 dogs from the home.the sheriff's office says the investigation continues and no one has been charged.the sheboygan county humane society and the wisconsin humane society are helping take care of the dogs.






3 adults found dead in andover; authorities suspect foul play


three adults were found dead wednesday night in andover and authorities suspect foul play, the anoka county sheriff’s office said.anoka county deputies were dispatched at 7 p.m. to the 900 block of 139th av. nw. on a welfare check made by a “concerned neighbor who had not seen the occupants of the home for a couple of days,” according to a news release.the neighbor “found it odd that there wasn’t the usual activity happening at the home in question.”as deputies arrived, they could not reach anyone inside the home, the news release said. the deputies then found the front door was unlocked and they entered the home.“deputies found three adults inside the home who were deceased. the deaths appeared to have been the result of foul play,” according to the news release.the names of the victims a