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We are constantly learning about fraudulent efforts of internet thieves to steal personal information from law abiding citizens. To these criminals seeking to reel you in, it’s always PHISHING season. To help you to thwart these illicit attempts, the Adams County Sheriff’s Office would again like...
August 2013: First published by Mark Walters for The Evening Sun At 4:02 Friday afternoon, an alert came over the Adams County Courthouse radio. An active shooter was in the building. Thankfully for county commissioner Randy Phiel, it was only a test. Within minutes of the alert, there was a man...