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Lake County’s new sheriff reaches from within the ranks to name his commanders


Bill has reported in Lake County since 1972 after graduating from Indiana University. He has worked for The Times since 1997, covering the courts and local government during much of his tenure. Born and raised in New Albany, Ind., he is a native Hoosier.

Lake County’s new sheriff reaches from within the ranks to name his …


Bill has reported in Lake County since 1972 after graduating from Indiana University. He has worked for The Times since 1997, covering the courts and local government during much of his tenure. Born and raised in New Albany, Ind., he is a native Hoosier.

Washington County ‘road rage’ results in shooting

WASHINGTON COUNTY — Washington County 911 received a call of a shooting shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Delaney Park and East Nicholson Hollow roads near Salem, according to a news release from the Indiana State Police.

When Washington County deputies arrived, they located a male subject identified as Devin Roll, 24, of Salem, lying in a ditch next to the roadway with a gunshot wound to his leg. Also at the scene was Robert Abner, 52, from Vallonia and his wife Anita Abner of Vallonia.

Washington County deputies contacted the Indiana State Police to assist them in the investigation. An Indiana State Police Crime Scene Investigator and detective arrived at the scene. After speaking with all the individuals at the scene, including witnesses. The preliminary investigation shows that Robert Abner and Devin Roll became engaged in a road rage incident which began on Ind. 135 near Salem.

The incident

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Washington County ‘road rage’ results in shooting – News and Tribune

WASHINGTON COUNTY — Washington County 911 received a call of a shooting shortly after 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Delaney Park and East Nicholson Hollow roads near Salem, according to a news release from the Indiana State Police.

When Washington County deputies arrived, they located a male subject identified as Devin Roll, 24, of Salem, lying in a ditch next to the roadway with a gunshot wound to his leg. Also at the scene was Robert Abner, 52, from Vallonia and his wife Anita Abner of Vallonia.

Washington County deputies contacted the Indiana State Police to assist them in the investigation. An Indiana State Police Crime Scene Investigator and detective arrived at the scene. After speaking with all the individuals at the scene, including witnesses. The preliminary investigation shows that Robert Abner and Devin Roll became engaged in a road rage incident which began on Ind. 135 near Salem.

The incident

Read more at: http://www.newsandtribune.com/news/washington-county-road-rage-results-in-shooting/article_878b9ee6-9bd8-11e7-907d-ef752e222c96.html

Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office hosts CSI Academy – 21 investigators earn certification

PICHER – For two weeks local law enforcement investigators from 14 different agencies near and far including Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Nevada, and the British Virgin Islands attended Crime Scene Investigator Academy at the Quapaw Marshal’s training facilities in Picher.

Ottawa County Sheriff Jeremy Floyd hosted the class taught by crime scene expert and Crime Scene Investigator for the Oklahoma City Police Department Everett Baxter Jr.

Baxter has written two books on Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) and travels across the U.S. training law enforcement officers and investigators, making the specialized training more available and affordable for smaller agencies. Baxter offers the CSI training through his own consulting company.

“He teaches all over the country, and he’s testified in many, many cases. He has tons of experience,” Floyd said, adding he has been preparing for the session for much of this year.

The class, led by Baxter,

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Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office hosts CSI Academy – 21 investigators certified

Ottawa County Sheriff Jeremy Floyd said his office has been preparing for the training since earlier this year and he was pleased with the interest.

PICHER – For two weeks local law enforcement investigators from 14 different agencies near and far including Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, Nevada, and the British Virgin Islands attended Crime Scene Investigator Academy at the Quapaw Marshal’s training facilities in Picher.

Ottawa County Sheriff Jeremy Floyd hosted the class taught by crime scene expert and Crime Scene Investigator for the Oklahoma City Police Department Everett Baxter Jr.

Baxter has written two books on Crime Scene Investigation (CSI) and travels across the U.S. training law enforcement officers and investigators, making the specialized training more available and affordable for smaller agencies. Baxter offers the CSI training through his own consulting company.

“He teaches all over the country, and he’s testified in many, many cases. He

Read more at: http://www.miamiok.com/news/20170908/ottawa-county-sheriffs-office-hosts-csi-academy----21-investigators-certified

Bristol County welcomes 25 new corrections officers

Mohammad Mir had the perfect words for his fellow graduates of the 40th Bristol County Correction Officers Academy.

“On July 10, we came in as individuals,” Mir, class president, said to the graduates, family, friends and Bristol County staff who packed the auditorium at Greater New Bedford Regional Vocational-Technical High School for the ceremony. “Now we stand together as brothers and sisters.”

Twenty-five men and women were officially sworn in and received their badges at the ceremony, which marked the culmination of eight weeks of training on everything from security procedures and defensive tactics to suicide prevention, communication and teamwork, according to a news release.

Bristol County Sheriff Thomas M. Hodgson told the graduates that they will have a direct impact on public safety in Bristol County and beyond by being there to support and coach rehabilitating inmates.

“You can help put them on a path to personal

Read more at: http://www.southcoasttoday.com/special/20170905/bristol-county-welcomes-25-new-corrections-officers

WHKY-TV & WHKY Talk Radio – Burke County Shooting Suspect …

55-year-old Paul Alan Hyler of Deer Creek Drive in Connelly Springs is wanted by the Burke Co. Sheriff’s Office in connection to a shooting yesterday (September 4) on Deer Creek Drive.

At about 11:30 a.m. yesterday, Sheriff’s Officers were dispatched to Deer Creek Drive, off of Baptist Camp Road.  Deputies arrived on a dead end road surrounded by woods in the South Mountains area.  There, they found 43-year-old Andrew Jackson suffering from a gunshot wound to the abdomen.  He was in serious condition.  Deputies transported Mr. Jackson to awaiting emergency medical services unit, which airlifted him to Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte.  The Sheriff’s Office says information regarding the victim’s medical condition will be updated later.  

A preliminary investigation revealed that Mr. Jackson was shot in a domestic dispute by an acquaintance, Paul Alan Hyler.  Hyler was living in a camper trailer.  Deputies secured the area and called in the Burke

Read more at: http://www.whky.com/archive/item/17700-burke-county-shooting-suspect-remains-at-large

Deputies identify man killed in Lenoir County shooting

(KINSTON, N.C.) WNCT- The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who was found dead following a Monday night shooting.

Titus Dereko Taft, 21, died at UNC Lenoir Hospital from a gunshot wound to the stomach, deputies said.

The Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:00 p.m. to Taft’s mobile home on Williams Loop Road near the intersection of Highway 11 South.

Deputies said a group of people were exiting the home when several shots were fired.

Taft had already been taken to UNC Lenoir Hospital in a personal vehicle before deputies arrived, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies secured the  Williams Loop Road area to gather evidence and also responded to UNC Lenoir Hosptial to investigate Taft and other spersent.

Deputies remained on the scene conducting the crime scene investigation into the early morning hours Tuesday and continued following up on tips and leads for the investigation.

Sheriff Ronnie Ingram stated, “this is an unfortunate incident that took the life of another for unknown

Read more at: http://wnct.com/2017/09/05/monday-night-shooting-leaves-one-dead/

Monday night shooting leaves one dead in Lenoir County – WNCT

(KINSTON, N.C.) WNCT- The Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who was found dead following a Monday night shooting.

Titus Dereko Taft, 21, died at UNC Lenoir Hospital from a gunshot wound to the stomach, deputies said.

The Sheriff’s Office responded around 8:00 p.m. to Taft’s mobile home on Williams Loop Road near the intersection of Highway 11 South.

Deputies said a group of people were exiting the home when several shots were fired.

Taft had already been taken to UNC Lenoir Hospital in a personal vehicle before deputies arrived, the Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies secured the  Williams Loop Road area to gather evidence and also responded to UNC Lenoir Hosptial to investigate Taft and other spersent.

Deputies remained on the scene conducting the crime scene investigation into the early morning hours Tuesday and continued following up on tips and leads for the investigation.

Sheriff Ronnie Ingram stated, “this is an unfortunate incident that took the life of another for unknown

Read more at: http://wnct.com/2017/09/05/monday-night-shooting-leaves-one-dead/