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Douglas County Sheriff's Office

December 5, 2018
Firefighters respond to vehicle fire in Carlos
December 5, 2018 - 7:33am
November 6, 2018
Douglas County Jail Administrator Jackie Notch pins new collar brass on Jason Peterson, the newly appointed Douglas County chief deputy. Sheriff Troy Wolbersen (left) made the appointment official at Tuesday's Douglas County Board meeting. County commissioners (left to right) Charlie Meyer, Keith Englund, Owen Miller (not pictured), Jim Stratton and Jerry Rapp affirmed the appointed during the meeting. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Peterson named new chief deputy: Sheriff Wolbersen appoints him to replace Lake
November 6, 2018 - 4:56pm
October 31, 2018
Brad Lake's daughters, Libby and Laney, helped him open a present at his retirement party Wednesday, Oct. 24. Lake retired from the sheriff's office after 30 years in law enforcement. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Chief deputy Lake retires after 30 years: Replacement will be named next week
October 31, 2018 - 5:51am
October 24, 2018
(From left) Sheriff Troy Wolbersen talks with Elliott, Dennis and JR Christensen of Elden's Fresh Foods. Elden's sponsored Wolbersen's new protective gear kit. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Officers receive new tactical gear
October 24, 2018 - 6:02am
September 19, 2018
DWI campaign nabs driver at dental office
September 19, 2018 - 6:48am
September 6, 2018
This 1983 armored vehicle currently owned by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will soon be replaced with a newer version. The 35-year-old piece of equipment was purchased by the sheriff's office about 15 years ago. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Board approves armored vehicle: $250,000 purchase to replace 1983 vehicle
September 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
August 25, 2018
LifeLink helicopter was dispatched to Chippewa Park in Brandon Township Saturday for a report of a baby that was run over by a van. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Update: 23-month-old flown to Children's Hospital after being run over by vehicle
August 25, 2018 - 8:54pm
August 1, 2018
Law enforcement and emergency personnel responded to a motorcycle crash on Arrowwood Drive Northwest Tuesday, July 21, near the Arrowwood Resort golf course. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Alexandria man injured in motorcycle crash
August 1, 2018 - 4:44pm
June 24, 2018
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office responded to a crash involving two motorcycles and a deer Saturday in the northwest part of the county. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Two injured in motorcycle crash
June 24, 2018 - 10:07am
June 15, 2018
Alexandria host site for regional K-9 field trials: Public invited to demo Sunday
June 15, 2018 - 6:48pm
May 12, 2018
Villard woman airlifted after rollover
May 12, 2018 - 9:41am
April 30, 2018
Lightning from an early-morning thunderstorm struck two willow trees on the property of Gerry and Sonja Goblirsch on Lake Rachel near Holmes City Monday, April 30. Lightning also apparently struck an Alexandria home. (Contributed)
Lightning to blame for house fire
April 30, 2018 - 5:26pm
April 20, 2018
Douglas County commissioners congratulate two Douglas County Sheriff's Office employees at Tuesday's regular board meeting. Deputy Bryan Ziegler and Jail Sergeant Kristie Reuss (right) were commended for completing an independent leadership program. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Sheriff's employees get leadership training
April 20, 2018 - 12:43pm
April 5, 2018
A vehicle caught fire after it veered off the road and struck a transformer box at the intersection of County Road 73 Northeast and East Lake Geneva Road Northeast. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Vehicle hits electrical box, catches fire
April 5, 2018 - 9:34am
March 29, 2018
Douglas County sheriff deputies and Alexandria police officers received new bullet proof vests donated through a partnership with the organizations Shield616 and We Got Your Back. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Supporters give gear to officers, deputies
March 29, 2018 - 6:48am