A convicted sex offender was found guilty of violating the Sex Offender Registry Act, a Class IIIA felony, and two separate incidents of possession of a controlled substance, one a Class IV felony and the other a Class I misdemeanor in Washington County District Court Tuesday.

A woman appeared in Washington County Court Wednesday following a hit and run accident, which resulted in damage to a Blair auto shop.

A man was found guilty Tuesday for a car theft in Washington County in January.

A convicted felon who was caught with knives when police served a search warrant on the home he shared with his now ex-girlfriend was sentenced to probation Tuesday in Washington County District Court.

A man who police say had drugs and a weapon in his possession after he was found sleeping in a running vehicle accepted a plea agreement Aug. 13 in Washington County District Court.

A Blair man who admitted to starting the fire that caused significant damage to his home accepted a plea agreement Aug. 13 in Washington County District Court.

An Omaha man who admitted to hiding a small bag of meth in his underwear accepted a plea agreement Aug. 13 in Washington County District Court.

An Omaha man who headbutted a Washington County sheriff's deputy had his post-release supervision revoked and was sentenced to jail Tuesday in Washington County District Court.

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A U.S. district court judge dismissed a lawsuit against Washington County Sheriff Mike Robinson after a federal appeals court ruled he was protected from civil liability in the firing of a deputy who unsuccessfully challenged him for election in 2014.

An Omaha man who crashed his truck while under the influence of alcohol accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in Washington County District Court.

An Omaha man who pleaded guilty to apply to District 6 Drug Court withdrew his application and requested a straight jail sentence for cocaine possession Tuesday in Washington County District Court.

A man found sleeping in a running vehicle was arrested June 25 after police determined he had an active warrant. He also faces additional charges in Washington County after officers found drugs and a weapon in his possession.

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