Posted on: February 16, 2018

9-1-1 turns 50 today, look how far we've come!

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Today commemorates the 50th anniversary of 9-1-1! Let’s take a look at the history of 9-1-1 in emergency communications, and glimpse what the future holds for this industry and the professionals who work in it. (timeline, information and timeline...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

February Newsletter - Spotting and Avoiding Olympic Scams

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Malicious Olympic Websites and Apps <_o3a_p>Cybercriminals
commonly create convincing but fraudulent websites as a means to distributemalware or gather information about you. This year there will also likely be
many suspicious and, possibly, malicious Olympic...

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Posted on: January 11, 2018

Washington County Public Health Rabies Clinic Schedule

2018 Rabies Clinic Schedule

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: February 16, 2018

9-1-1 turns 50 today, look how far we've come!

Happy 50th 911

Today commemorates the 50th anniversary of 9-1-1! Let’s take a look at the history of 9-1-1 in emergency communications, and glimpse what the future holds for this industry and the professionals who work in it. (timeline, information and timelin...

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

Two more charged in connection with murder case

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Washington County District Attorney’s Office announce the indictment and arrest oftwo Fort Ann men, Gordon W. Twiss, 73 and David M...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Hartford man charged with felony after damaging vehicle

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, members of the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Hartford man on a felony charge after deputies investigated a domestic that occurred on February 11, 2018 on State Route 40 in the Town of Hartford.

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Domestic dispute leads to arson charge

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a male subject who had been involved in a domestic dispute and had started a fire.

Upon arrival, deputies located items that had been burned a...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

Fort Ann woman arrested after dispute over dog

Tanna Cole

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 27, 2018 at about 10:15 PM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance call on Mattison Road in the Town of Fort Ann. A female called 911 reporting she was physically assa...

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Posted on: February 18, 2018

Man dies in Greenwich snowmobile accident

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on February 18, 2018 at 1:33 A.M.,  the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to Lowber Road in the Town of Greenwich for a reported snowmobile accident.  The accident was reported...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Whitehall man arrested after stealing vehicle from impound lot

Justin M. McKee

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, Justin McKee, 27, of Mountain Street,  Whitehall was arrested following an investigation into the theft of his automobile. McKee’s vehicle was previously impounded at a garage. The investigation i...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Sheriff suggests proactive approach to school safety

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Sheriff Jeffrey Murphy suggested a proactive approach to school safety in a letter to all Superintendents of schools within Washington County:

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

Sheriff's Office investigating house fire with fatality

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 448 South Road in the Town of Hampton for a reported structure fire. In conjunction with NYSOFPC Fire Investigators and Washington County Fire Investigators, the c...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Woman charged after attempt to falsely obtain benefits

Melissa Hunt

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on February 13, 2018 the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Saratoga Springs woman for Offering a False Instrument 1st, a Class E Felony. On August 16, 2017, Melissa J. Hunt, 52, of Saratoga Spr...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

Arrest made after man fires shot during dispute

Gordon Rescott

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Granville man on felony charges after a report of a domestic dispute. Gordon J. Rescott, 18, of County Route 12 was charged with felony reckless endangerme...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Fort Edward woman charged after drug investigation

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INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, Brandi L. Walsh, 34, of Fort Edward was arrested on an Indictment Warrant charging her with Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th ...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Whitehall man arrested on indictment warrant

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Date of Incident: Tuesday, February 13, 2018  | Time of Incident: 1100 HrsTownship: Kingsbury  | Case # 2017-014568

INCIDENT SUMMARY: According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, Karim A. Thaxton, 38, of Whitehall, NY was arrested on a Indictm...

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Posted on: February 6, 2018

Man arrested for DWI after crash

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Date of Incident:  Sunday, February 04, 2018  |  Time of Incident: 07:28 PM

Incident Location: State Route 196  | Township: Hartford  | Case #  18-001770

INDIVIDUALS INVOLVED:  1. James M. Smith...

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Posted on: February 5, 2018

Whitehall man charged after damaging vehicle

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office has arrested Kevin W. Printy,  41,  of Whitehall. The arrest is the result of an investigation into a report of damage done to a car while it was parke...

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Posted on: February 4, 2018

Man arrested after reporting he committed sex crime

James S. Walker

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested JAMES S. WALKER, 53, of Hartford for Criminal Sexual Act 3rd, a class E Felony and one misdemeanor count of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.  An investigat...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Luzerne woman arrested after Argyle accident

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office, arrested Luzerne woman following an accident investigation. 

Elieen M. Mangan, 25, of Lake Luzerne, was charged with aggravated DWI, and aggravated unlicense...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Fort Ann woman arrested following dispute

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 27, 2018 at about 10:15 PM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a disturbance call on Mattison Road in the Town of Fort Ann. A female called 911 reporting she was physically assa...

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Posted on: February 2, 2018

Granville man arrested for failing to register

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 31. 2018,  the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Granville man after an investigation between the Washington County Probation Department and the Sheriff’s Office. ...

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Posted on: January 31, 2018

STOP-DWI Super Bowl weekend crackdown planned

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The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on February 2nd and will end on February 5th. The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event and Super Bowl Weekend is historically a deadly period for impaired driving. The Washin...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Hadley man arrested after domestic dispute

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 28, 2018 at about 2:06 AM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Hadley man on misdemeanor charges after deputies investigated a physical domestic that occurred on Deer Run Drive in the Town o...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Queensbury woman arrested after accident

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy,  the Washington County Sheriff’s Office  responded to Vaughn Road  in the Town of Kingsbury for a report of a motor vehicle accident.

Upon arrival, Deputies  made contact...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Sheriff elected 2nd Vice President of Sheriffs Association

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The New York State Sheriffs' Association elected its Officers at the 84th Annual Winter Training Conference this week at the Desmond Hotel in Albany, NY. 

Members elected Washington County Sheriff Jeffrey Murphy 2nd Vice President of the NYS Sheri...

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Posted on: January 26, 2018

New charge for Kingsbury man in ongoing investigation

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 25, 2018, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert N. Middleton on an Arrest Warrant for Criminal Contempt 2nd after an investigation involving him having contact with a minor in v...

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Posted on: January 19, 2018

Accident closes section of Route 4 in Whitehall

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 19, 2018 at about 6:28 AM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a motor vehicle accident on State Route 4 in the Town of Whitehall, south of the Village. 

Units arrived to...

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Posted on: January 18, 2018

Woman airlifted after Kingsbury accident

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 18, 2018 at about 5:22 PM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a personal injury motor vehicle accident at the intersections of Burgoyne Avenue and State Route 196 in the Town of...

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Posted on: January 14, 2018

Washington County deputies team with other agencies in border to border crackdown

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*The following is a press release issued by the Rutland County Sheriff's Office (Vermont) regarding a border to border crackdown designed to save lives.

On Friday, January 12, 2017, Rutland/Windsor County DUI Task force that is led by Lt. Kevin Geno of the...

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Posted on: January 12, 2018

Hudson Falls man charged with aggravated DWI

Kyle Hayes

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 9, 2017 at about 06:06 AM, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Kyle Hayes, 23, of Hudson Falls after a clerk at a local convenience store reported a vehicle leaving the parking lot w...

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Posted on: January 9, 2018

Hoosick Falls man charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs

Ryan R. Crobok

According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on January 8, 2018, Ryan R. Crobok, 23, of Church Street in Hoosick Falls, was stopped after failing to comply with a crossing guard and failure to yield the right of way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk on Main Stree...

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Posted on: January 6, 2018

Fort Edward man charged after domestic dispute

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on December 31, 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Christopher M. Brown of Third Ave in Fort Edward,  NY.

Deputies were called to Third Ave for a report of a physical domestic. A...

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