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Douglas County Sheriff's Office

January 16, 2019
This 'Patriot House' on Little Detroit Lake is among those that have been broken into recently. The 'Patriot House' was set up for free use by military servicemen and women, veterans, law enforcement, firefighters and first responders. (Vicki Gerdes / Forum News Service)
Fish house vandalism prompts reward
January 16, 2019 - 10:21am
December 24, 2018
Rash of fish house break-ins reported
December 24, 2018 - 7:23am
December 19, 2018
The Douglas County Sheriff's Office works the scene of a crash where both vehicles wound up in the ditch off the intersection of County Road 82 SE and East Lake Victoria Road SE Tuesday night. (Lowell Anderson / Echo Press)
Tuesday night crash sends three to hospital
December 19, 2018 - 6:54am
December 13, 2018
Three vehicles collided on Highway 27 West at the intersection of Country Shores in Alexandria Thursday afternoon. (Abel Mehari / Echo Press)
Three injured in three-vehicle crash
December 13, 2018 - 7:16pm
Jacob McCoy
New details emerge in shooting: Suspect faces felony robbery charges
December 13, 2018 - 5:50pm
December 11, 2018
Second man arrested in shooting; victim identified
December 11, 2018 - 6:48pm
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