Recently several phone scam cases have surfaced in the city of Leavenworth, in these cases the caller claims to be a member of a Law Enforcement agency. Various twists in the scam then allege the subject receiving the call has a warrant for their arrest and officers / Deputies are on their way to arrest the subject. The caller than tries to extract funds from the victim to negate the warrant. This was recently documented in a Leavenworth Times news article.
If you receive any calls referencing a strain of this scam please be aware, at no time will the Sheriff's Office:
Request credit card information via phone
Warn of pending arrest if demands are not met
Threaten or slander subjects via phone
"No Shave November" Campaign (12/12/2014)
The Sheriff's Office employee's recently completed the second annual 'No Shave November' campaign, proceeds totaled $720.00. The funds were divided between three local charities. Sheriff Andy Dedeke recently met with representatives from each organization and personally turned the funds over to the groups.
"Toys For Tots" (12/3/2014)
The Sheriff's Office will have Toys for Tots collection boxes available at the entry point of the Sheriff's Office located in the Leavenworth County Justice Center. They will be on scene until December 15th and will then be picked up by the Marine Corps.
Crystal Swan Blackdeer and Sheriff Andy Dedeke
Leavenworth County Humane Society (8/5/2014) - Sheriff Andy Dedeke receives a chip code reader from Leavenworth County Humane Society spokesperson Crystal Swan Blackdeer. The donation ocurred Tuesday afternoon, July 22nd, 2014 at the Leavenworth County Sheriff's Office. The code reader will allow deputies to scan found pets to determine if they have an embedded microchip containing owner information. This is a valuable tool aiding deputies in returning lost pets to their proper owners.
Tanya Hawkins Receives Employee of the Quarter Award