Douglas County Sheriff Office Activity Report

Homecoming king candidates rode in a Sheriff’s vehicle in the parade on Friday, driven by Sgt. Vernon Johnson.

Homecoming king candidates rode in a Sheriff’s vehicle in the parade on Friday, driven by Sgt. Vernon Johnson.

Sheriff Chris Degase hauled some of the football team in his pickup in the Homecoming parade on Friday and pulled a trailer with other team members.

County deputies helped Ava police with traffic control during the Homecoming parade on Friday afternoon.
During the week of Sept. 9 through Sept. 16, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office has received and answered 106 Calls for Services and arrested and booked 24 individuals into the Douglas County Jail. Currently, we are housing 20 inmates.
On Friday, Sept. 15, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office helped with the Homecoming parade with the Sheriff pulling the football boys, Sgt. Johnson hauling Homecoming candidates and various officers doing traffic control to ensure the safety of those participating in the parade on foot.
On the afternoon Sept. 16, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office served a search warrant off of Old 5 Highway at the intersection of East 76. Three individuals were taken into custody and drugs, paraphernalia and guns were confiscated.
Bartels
Leslie Heriford, age 27 of Ava, is charged with possession of controlled substance x3, felony D, endangering the welfare of a child x2, felony D, and possession of an unlawful weapon x5, felony E. Bond is set at $25,000 10%cash or surety and no firearms.
Chad Bartels, age 41 of Ava, is charged with possession of controlled substance, felony D, and endangering the welfare of a child x2, felony D. Bond is set at $15,000 10% cash or surety with CPS supervision and drug testing. Subject has bonded.
Cody Wallace age 22, of Ava, is charged with endangering the welfare of a child x2, felony D, possession of marijuana, misdemeanor D, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, misdemeanor D. Bond was set at $10,000 10% cash or surety with CPS supervision. Subject has bonded.