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Bridgeport search finds stolen firearms and gear

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:39:16 GMT

A Bridgeport man faces multiple stolen firearms charges after sheriff's deputies said they found two shotguns and two rifles in his keeping that had been reported taken in a burglary. Guadalupe Ciro Martinez Jr., 27, allegedly had a shotgun stored in his family's attic and three other long guns elsewhere in the house when Douglas County sheriff's deputies searched the property Sunday.

One man sentenced, another charged in Bridgeport burglaries

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 07:04:43 GMT

A Bridgeport man with a record of prior burglaries received a 69-month sentence Monday for possessing firearms, tools and other gear stolen from local homes last year. Francisco Leyva Saucedo, 30, pleaded guilty in Douglas County Superior Court to counts of unlawful possession of a firearm and possession of stolen property, in a plea agreement that set aside a second firearms charge.

Leo Wayne Cope

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 20:16:43 GMT

Leo moved with his family to Cashmere, in 1929, when he was seven years old. He has been in Cashmere for 89 years, where he attended school, married, raised his family, ran a local business, and was a proud orchardist.

Bridgeport coach honored by Douglas County Sheriff

Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:53:36 GMT

On Monday morning, Bridgeport boys basketball coach Pat McFadden was honored for a heroic act that happened this past winter. McFadden was honored by Douglas County Sheriff Harvey Gjesdal and Undersheriff Kevin Morris with a Sheriff's Medal and a Letter of Commendation after McFadden save his 8-year-old stepson from a fire that burned their home to the ground.