Tag Archives: SHERIFF

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HONORARY SHERIFF NAMED FOR WASHINGTON AND GRIMES COUNTIES

Washington and Grimes Counties have a new sheriff, albeit an honorary one in a Brenham  Elementary School student. Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak and Grimes County Sheriff Don Sowell bestowed…

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FAYETTE COUNTY INVESTIGATING MYSTERIOUS SHOOTING DEATH

Fayette County Sheriff’s investigators are asking the public’s help in finding answers to a shooting death in January that they cannot call either  murder or homicide, at least just now….

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AUTO PARTS SUSPECTED ARRESTED

Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested a man suspected of  the  theft of auto parts  that occurred in February. Twenty-three year old Robert Joseph Chapdelaine was arrested last week.  Sheriff’s…

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SHERIFF JANKOWSKI REMEMBERED AT FUNERAL

Law enforcement officers, including Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak and almost all of his deputies, joined all of the elected county officials to honor long time Washington County Sheriff  J.W….

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SHERIFF HANAK: NO ORDER TO STOP TRAFFIC TICKETS

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak says the priority of his office is to protect the lives and property of the people in the county. The Sheriff said “our people are…

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COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ALLOW UPGRADE OF COUNTY JAIL CLOSE CIRCUIT TV

The Washington County Commissioners allowed Sheriff Otto Hanak to make a $26,000 upgrade to the county jail’s closed circuit television system in order to keep a better eye on all…

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TWO WOMEN BUSTED IN WARRANT RAID

. Washington County Sheriff’s Deputies, working the Brenham Police Department’s Fusion Unit arrested two women for warrants and drug offenses. Sheriff Otto Hanak says the law enforcement officers executed a…

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SHERIFF FORUM

Washington County Sheriff Otto Hanak working with the Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Burton and Chappell will be presenting a forum at the St. Stanislaus Catholic Church, Thursday January 23rd…

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AUSTIN COUNTY ROAD PAVING SCAM

Austin County Sheriff Jack Brandes is warning the citizens of his county that some disreputable people are perpetrating a ‘paving scam’ on residents, mostly those with long drive ways. The…

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SENIORS COULD SEE MEALS CUT BACK

The Washington County Healthy Living Association is losing $35,000 this fiscal year for their lunch programs.  Toy Kurtz, the Executive Director of the WCHLA and the Senior Center says their…