February 25, 2016 Sandy Springs, Ga. Kimberly Carter travels several times a week with her terminally ill 2 year old child who has an inoperable brain tumor and suffers from hydrocephalus to required therapy. Continue reading “Sandy Springs, Ga. Police Officer Steve Hammer a blessing to a stranded mother and her terminal 2 year old”
February 25, 2016 Gainsville, Fl. Officer Bobby White was the officer who was reported on before here at the WBL when he responded to kids playing ball too loud in the street. He did some fine community policing and played ball with the kids and got a lot of attention for it. Continue reading “Gainesville, FL. Officer Bobby White does it again, builds a court and gets a Globetrotter!”
Corporal Nate Carrigan, who was with Park County Sheriff’s Office for 13 years, was shot and died at the scene.
Master Patrol Deputy Kolby Martin, who has 11 years experience with Park County, was shot multiple times in the lower extremities. Martin was taken into surgery at St. Anthony Hospital where he remains in critical condition.
Captain Mark Hancock, who has 21 years experience with the Park County Sheriff’s Office, was grazed in the ear. He was taken to the hospital and was later released.
The shooting happened at 9:18 a.m. when eight officers were trying to serve a high risk eviction notice at 36 Iris Drive on Martin Wirth.
A press release has been made as follows:
On February 24th at about 9:48 this morning Park County Sheriff’s uniformed officers were serving a high-risk Writ of Restitution,(eviction notice) at 36 Iris Drive Bailey, Colorado.
Sheriff Wegener arrived on scene just as patrol officers were about to make contact with the party living in the residence. The subject identified as, MARTIN WITTH, of Bailey, Colorado.
WIRTH came out on his deck paused and then went back inside. Officers quickly followed WIRTH inside the residence as they entered WIRTH fired upon them. Officers returned fire.
WIRTH was pronounced dead at the scene. Corporal Nate Carrigan, who was with Park County for 13 years, was shot and died at the scene. Master Patrol Deputy Kolby Martin who has 11 years with Park County was shot multiple times in the lower extremities, and Captain Mark Hancock, 21 years with Park County was shot in the ear.
Deputy Martin was air lifted to Saint Anthony’s in Denver, and Captain Hancock was driven to Saint Anthony’s in an ambulance.
Our thouthts and prayers are with Corporal Carrigan’s family & friends at this time.
I contacted the Colorado Bureau of Investigation and requested that they take the lead in this ongoing investigation.
The response from our brother and sister Law Enforcement Agencies, and our Community is truly heartwarming and overwhelming. We do not require addtiional resources at this time.
Sheriff Wegener would like to thank the Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office, the Colorado State Patrol, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office the Fairplay Police Department, the Alma Police Department, our DA’s Office and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation for theri assistance on this dark day.
Undershderiff Monte Gore
February 20, 2016 Plum, Pa. Officers received a call of a house fire around 5:40 A.M.. Officers Crystal Iachini and Eric Callen along with Sgt. Jay Kapusta all responded along with the Fire Department to see if they could be of assistance. Police officers were the first to arrive on the scene. Continue reading “Plum, Pa. Officers rush into burning home to save 5 children and 2 adults”
February 21, 2016 Danville, Ky. Police Officers responded to a call of child neglect where it was reported that a small child was left out in the rain. Officers found that her 51 year old grandmother was intoxicated and had abandoned the girl outside without proper clothing. Continue reading “Danville, Ky. Police Officers try to pay it forward to child only to have citizen chip in as well!”
February 24, 2016 On today’s date at approximately t 9:23 A.M. Deputies went to a subdivision called Friendship Ranch to serve an eviction notice that has been in dispute for quite a while. Continue reading “Park County, Co. Three deputies shot, one killed”
February 22, 2016 Minneapolis, Mn. Police Department Honor guard does what they do best – pays honor and gives strength. After paying tribute to Officer Jason Mozer and laying a brother to rest. The Honor Guard did perhaps what Mozer himself would have done. Continue reading “Minneapolis, Mn. Police Honor Guard gives strength and spirit to 12 year old”
February 22, 2016 Corpus Christi, Tx. Police Officer Jon McGinley observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on a freeway and turn onto a expressway. Luckily the Officer followed the vehicle as what happened next saved the drivers life. Continue reading “Corpus Christi, Tx. Police Officer Pulls man from burning vehicle wreckage”
Sheriff’s Deputies reported on their page a great story about A deputy that paid it forward to a young man she had recognized from a previous “Shop with a cop” encounter: Continue reading “San Patricio, Tx. County Deputy Rachelle Farmer Pays it forward to a whole family .. again!”
February 21, 2016 A little girl named JadeLynn had a wish to take a Police Officer to lunch on her birthday. Her mother and a friend had an idea who they might ask. The local officer not only agreed but apparently went all out for the little girl to make her birthday extra special. Continue reading “4 Year Old W.V. Girl gets birthday wish by Police Officer”