Woman surrenders to deputies after threatening suicide, pointing weapon at them

Six Pottawatomie County sheriff’s deputies kept a level head and held their fire when a Pink woman who had been threatening suicide pointed a weapon at them earlier this week. After negotiations, the woman surrendered and dropped the weapon, which looked like a 9 mm black pistol, but was actually a BB gun. Capt. Travis Palmer said the woman, whose name is not being released, called 911 and said Read More…

Countywide E911 System Clearing Up Problems

The second week of operation of the countywide E911 system is going well, despite a few problems the staff is working through. Director Melvin Potter told county commissioners at their weekly meeting Tuesday that there have been “quite a few drop outs, but we’ll addressing those for the next six months.” Drop outs are when telephone numbers don’t match up with an address in the database. CoordinRead More…