General Election — November 4, 2008

Douglas County Sheriff

All precincts reporting / 37,119 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Motorcycle chase ends in arrest, multiple felony charges
December 25, 2012
Suspect caught in Buford Watson Park after abandoning motorcycle and trying t flee on foot. By Peter Hancock
Bank starts foreclosure proceedings against Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern’s home
July 28, 2011
An attorney for U.S. Bank last Friday filed a civil suit seeking a mortgage foreclosure on the west Lawrence home of Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern, according to Douglas County District Court records.
Unlike Kansas, California and Florida have laws allowing municipalities to set price guidelines for tow companies
July 19, 2011
Douglas County officials looked at options several years ago to regulate prices, but couldn’t come up with anything that wouldn’t violate the federal law. But county officials says he would be receptive to options that would set standard prices.
Douglas County authorities still looking for inmate who didn’t return on Christmas
December 29, 2008
A Douglas County Jail inmate who failed to return to the correctional facility after being released by a judge over Christmas has been identified as Candice Amyx.
Cow on the loose gets away from Douglas County sheriff’s deputies
December 19, 2008
Two Douglas County sheriff’s deputies spent a portion of their Friday shift unsuccessfully trying to catch a loose cow.