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  1. Marissa Bickford-Rice

    Seriously injured child call leads to woman's arrest

    According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on September 21, 2016 at 10:51 am the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to 603 Lower Wright Street, Fort Edward for a reported unresponsive 4 year old child.... Read on...
  2. Robert Brown

    Inmate charged with felony after smashing computer screen

    According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on Monday September 19, 2016, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Robert Brown, 29, of Williston, Vermont. Brown was charged with Criminal Mischief 3rd a class E Felony.... Read on...
  3. Proclamation

    Governor Cuomo Proclaims the Week of September 18-24, 2016 to be Sheriff’s Week

    Albany, NY – September 19, 2016 – Governor Cuomo has proclaimed the week of September 18-24, 2016 to be Sheriff’s Week in New York State. Sheriff’s Week celebrates the significant contributions made by the office of sheriff... Read on...
  4. photo

    Sheriff's Office hosts training session

    Sheriff Jeff Murphy and the New York State Sheriffs’ Association recently hosted a training session for jail administrators, jail nurses and other jail health care staff. The training was conducted by representatives of... Read on...
  1. Tanya T. Lee

    Woman arrested, found with cocaine and pills at jail

    According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on Monday September 12, 2016, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Tanya T. Lee, 35, of Watervliet, New York. Lee was charged with promoting prison contraband in the 1st degree.... Read on...
  2. Wires Down

    Truck takes down wires, knocks out power

    According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on September 12, 2016 at 5:22 pm, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to State Route 196 in the Town of Kingsbury for a report of a tractor trailer entangled in power lines with the driver... Read on...
  3. eradication

    Sheriff's Office participates in annual marijuana eradication

    Members of law enforcement eradicated 1208 plants in thirty-five locations throughout Washington County. The total weight of the plants was 1.2 tons and the estimated street value of is over three million dollars. Read on...
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