FROM LOCAL HEADLINES:
If you have any information concerning the recent burglaries in the Lubeck/Washington area, please contact a Deputy Sheriff. All information will be kept as confidential!
- From WTAP News: The CARDIAC Project reports there's been a decline this year in the percentage of elementary school age children who are overweight or obese in West Virginia. The L.I.F.E. Project in Wood County also shows similar results. Go to ttp://www.wtap.com for more information on this and other local news.
- From Parkersburg News and Sentinel: PARKERSBURG — Francis Natali Balestire, 40, 139 Captain Ames Drive, Parkersburg, was arraigned on a charge of threats of a terrorist act and is in custody in lieu of a $200,000 bond. Go to Parkersburg News and Sentinel for more information and news.
- With foreclosures at all time highs, protect your loved ones by getting life insurance. The number one cause of foreclosures is the loss of the main income earner in the household. Even if you smoke or drink, some policies do not require blood tests or exams , so you'll be able to get coverage.
- From Fox News: With gas prices climbing above $4 a gallon, some police departments are forced to get creative with enforcement.
WOOD COUNTY DEPUTY NEWS AND NOTES:
ALERT: If you have any information leading to the apprehension of any suspect involved in the rash of recent car break-ins, please contact the Wood County Sheriff's Office. Tips will be treated as confidential if requested.
Remember to remove items in your car from plain sight, such as purses, bags, electronics, etc before exiting the car.
The Wood County Deputy Sheriff’s Association would like to welcome our newest Deputy, Mike Deem. Mike recently joined us after retiring from the Vienna Police Department. We consider ourselves very lucky to have the chance to work with an experienced and decorated officer such as Deem.
Wood County Deputy Sheriffs are asking the public for help: Please let us know if you know someone who has gone above and beyond to help either the community or someone in danger. The Deputy Sheriff’s Association would like to recognize and honor those who attempt to benefit others
Congratulations to Deputy Michael Cochran, who successfully completed training at the WV State Police training academy. Deputy Cochran will now be actively patrolling Wood County as part of our road patrol division.
The Wood County Sheriff's Office will be taking pictures of children's iris' at the Sheriff's Office on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 1:00 until 4:00. This is open to the public and there is no charge for this. Please call 424-1929 with any questions.
Anyone that wishes to make contributions to the Wood County Deputy Sheriff's Association can do so by mailing checks to the WCDSA at PO Box 1406 Parkersburg WV 26102 or by stopping by the Sheriff's Dept. at 328 Second Street, Parkersburg WV. These contributions fund several events in the area such as the picnic in the park, secret Santa, bikes for tykes, shop with a cop, and other programs designed to benefit the youth in our community.