Last year, volunteers logged 3,690 hours of service in Ottawa County.
Candidates must be age 18 or older, live or work in Ottawa County, have no misdemeanor arrests within one year of application and have no felony arrests.
The training sessions are conducted by the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — Police officers, firefighters, emergency services staff and victim advocates helped 102 Grand Haven Area Public Schools students with their Christmas shopping Wednesday during the annual Shop with a Sheriff event.
Police said Tuesday that an alleged sexual assault at a party near Grand Valley State University’s Allendale campus this past weekend appears now to have been a false report.
GRAND HAVEN TWP. — A 3-year-old Muskegon boy was run over by his father’s van twice while the family was trick-or-treating in a Grand Haven-area subdivision Wednesday night, police said.
In the most recent incident, the group walked into an open Sprint store in Holland Township and cut the security attachments from several phones and removed them from display racks. The suspects then fled on foot.
OLIVE TWP. — A Holland-area man was arrested Friday morning after stealing two vehicles and fleeing from police.
Deputies will be at the Idle Hour, 213 W. Savidge St. in Spring Lake, from 8:30-9:30 a.m.
When school staff told Deputy Kristina Workman there was a student at West Ottawa High School with a gun, she and fellow Deputy Tonya Kimber sprung into action.
Today and Saturday, and again Aug. 24-25, additional patrol cars will be out in West Michigan aimed at getting drunk drivers off the road.
The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office says it will continue heightened patrols and enforcement aimed at identifying intoxicated boating for the Fourth of July holiday, following a weekend worth of such efforts for Operation Dry Water.
Sexual assault and general assault cases are on the rise in Ottawa County, according to an annual report released recently by the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office.
The students involved in the threat will remain suspended from Lakeshore Middle School until the investigation is complete, GHAPS officials said Thursday.
ROBINSON TWP. — One person is dead and three others were injured in a three-car crash Monday afternoon on Lake Michigan Drive at 128th Avenue.