Topic: MOntgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Montgomery County, TN – Deputies with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office arrested two men today after they were found in possession of $2,900 in counterfeit $100 bills.
“Our community has had a problem with counterfeit bills lately, and we are trying to get to the bottom of where they are coming from,” said Investigator Geoffrey Blanchard.
Deputy Dan Gagnon pulled over the men after they sped by him on Dover Road.
Montgomery County, TN – A man who led a Montgomery County Sheriff’s deputy on a pursuit yesterday morning was apprehended Friday.
Zachary Allen Dertz, 20, who gave a 1502 Shadeland Drive address, was charged with evading arrest, resisting arrest, speeding, reckless driving, reckless endangerment and simple possession. His bond was set at $70,000.
Deputy David Phillips yesterday saw the defendant’s vehicle traveling 92 miles per hour in a 65 miles per hour zone. Phillips attempted to stop the vehicle, which continued speeding and weaving in and out of traffic on Dover Road.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officer Jayme DeLaRosa has only been an elementary school SRO for a year and a half, but has already taken a stand against bullying.
She wanted to carry on the original program of “Girls Night Out” for boys and girls when one of the guidance counselors left at the end of last year.
“Last year, I saw the guidance counselor do a presentation for all grade levels of girls in our school,” DeLaRosa said. “She left, and I wanted to tweak the program to include boys. I also wanted to have just fourth and fifth grade age levels so we could use age appropriate real life scenarios for role-playing. I wanted them to be able to interact between the two grade levels and be excited about learning about the subject of bullying.”
Montgomery County, TN – Edgar Patterson, former Chief Deputy of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, who had been with the agency for nearly 40 years before retiring in 2012, died Thursday evening.
Patterson was commissioned with the MCSO in 1973 as a juvenile officer and was promoted through the ranks until he was appointed Chief Deputy in 1978, a position he held until his retirement.
Citizens learn about the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, protection against fraud at community meeting
Montgomery County, TN – Citizens who attending Saturday’s Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Community Information Exchange learned more about the SO and how to protect themselves from forgery and fraud.
The meeting, held at Living Hope Baptist Church, was kicked off by host Pastor Derek Smith.
“We are glad to host this meeting, and appreciate everything you all do to keep us safe,” Smith said.
Montgomery County Sheriff John Fuson spoke to everyone about the duties of the Sheriff’s Office, and explained how the various sections work.
Montgomery County, TN – A Montgomery County Sheriff’s Deputy arrested two Sunday evening while investigating a suspicious vehicle, hearing gunshots and having several rounds come into close proximity of him.
K9 Deputy Jacob Kent responded to the unoccupied silver Jeep Patriot around 7:00pm on Perigo Road. Kent returned to his vehicle to run the registration on the vehicle when he heard gunshots.
“I heard bullets whizzing past me overhead, and I called for backup,” Kent wrote in a report.
Montgomery County, TN – After several recent motorcycle crashes, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to be more aware of motorcycle riders and help ensure motorist safety.
“Now that the weather has improved, more riders are getting out on their bikes, and people may not be used to seeing them,” said Sgt. Jimmy Brown. “Drivers should retrain themselves to be more aware of these smaller vehicles.”
Brown said there were 150 motorcycle wrecks in Montgomery County in 2014.
Montgomery County, TN – Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office K9 Deputy Chris Bedell and K9 Merlin received the USPCA Criminalistic Excellence Award Case of the Quarter last quarter.
They were chosen out of the entire USPCA Region 13.
Bedell stopped a vehicle for speeding and failure to maintain lane and used K9 Merlin to sniff the vehicle.
Montgomery County, TN – After an extensive application and interview process, Sheriff John Fuson has named Jamie E. Dexter as public information officer for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
“This was a drawn out process that yielded the best possible candidate for the job,” said Sheriff John Fuson.
Dexter has served as interim public information officer for the last year while also working in administration at the 19th Judicial District Drug Task Force.
Montgomery County, TN – Sheriff John Fuson and the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) will be hosting a series of three informational meetings dubbed Community Information Exchanges, to address the concerns of the community and get feedback from citizens about activity in their particular area of the county.
The first meeting will be for citizens in the eastern part of Montgomery County (zones 2 & 3, see graphic) and will be held 10:00am, Saturday, March 21st at Living Hope Baptist Church, 255 Little Hope Church Road in Clarksville, TN.
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