Posted on: March 23, 2017

NYS Sheriffs’ Institute begins annual Honorary Membership drive

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Washington County Sheriff Jeff Murphy encourages residents to support the New York State Sheriffs’ Institute, which began its annual Honorary Membership drive in Washington County this week.

The Sheriffs’ Institute was established in 1979 to advance crimin...

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Posted on: March 14, 2017

Sheriff advises against any unnecessary travel during storm

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Sheriff Jeff Murphy is advising against any unnecessary travel as winter storm Stella continues to impact Washington County and the surrounding area.

Governor Cuomo has issued a state of emergency for the entire State of New York and Washington County has ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2017

Sheriff's Office to participate in St. Patrick’s Day Weekend DWI Crackdown

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Washington County Undersheriff John Winchell announced today that Washington County police agencies will participate in a special enforcement effort to crackdown on impaired driving.

The statewide STOP-DWI Crackdown efforts start on March 17th and will end...

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Posted on: February 23, 2017

Deputies administer Narcan on overdose call

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey Murphy, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office responded to a residence on Deer Run Drive in the Town of Kingsbury at 12:19 pm on Thursday afternoon (2/23/17) for a report of at least two victims possibly suffering f...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Fort Edward man charged with felony

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, on Tuesday February 14, 2017, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested Dustin A. Mingo, age 21, of Fort Edward. 

Mingo was charged with criminal contempt in the 1st  degree, a class E Felony. H...

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Posted on: February 7, 2017

Drug investigation results in large seizure of marijuana, cash

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According to Sheriff Jeffrey J. Murphy, the Narcotics Division of the  Washington County Sheriff’s Office was involved with a multiple agency drug investigation that ended in with an arrest in Castleton, Vermont.

The investigation involved membe...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

New year brings more scam attempts

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As the first month of 2017 comes to a close, some residents have reported getting scam calls. While most are the same attempts at old scams, some have a different twist. Many news outlets around the country are reporting on a scam  called the &am...

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