Smart phone app tracks offenders in Island County

The Island County Sheriff’s Office has announced the creation of a smart-phone application for crime victims and the public.

VINEMobile allows users to anonymously check on the real-time custody status of offenders in their area.

Users can also sign up to receive alerts when that status changes.

“I think it’s a very good thing that victims can track offenders,” Sheriff Mark Brown said.

The app is a mobile version of WASAVIN, the statewide automated victim and notification service. It has provided information and notifications about offenders in custody since 2007.

It can be visited at



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