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Monett Police Department announces Feb. statistics

Friday, March 16, 2012

Officers with the Monett Police Department responded to 1,617 incidents, not including 911 calls, during the month of February, along with eight collisions involving 15 vehicles.

Two injury wrecks were documented, along with 15 vehicles damaged during February. Two people were injured.

The 911 Communications Center answered a total of 269 "911" calls. Of those, 40 were hang-up calls and 66 were calls for police. A total of 12 calls were dispatched to the Pierce City Police Department, including five requesting medical assistance and four for police assistance.

The highest non-emergency call volumes included those 95 for animal control, 123 for medical assistance, and 525 for police.

Officers completed 111 offense reports for the month, 11 of which involved juveniles. Other reports included 59 arrest reports and 51 general purpose reports, four of which involved juveniles.

A total of 324 warnings were issued for February, including 78 moving traffic violations and 82 non-moving issues. A total of 16 ordinance violation notices were also issued.

Animal control reported a total number of 61 incidents for the month, which resulted in 14 dogs impounded, 10 of which were subsequently taken to the Humane Society.

Training activities for the month included fire and arson scene fatality investigation.

The highest number of offenses included: five calls for driving while intoxicated, first offense; 16 calls for stray animals; 11 reports of stealing; and 29 warrant arrests.

Detectives reported 21 criminal offenses under investigation. Currently, Detective Dave Haskins has eight cases under investigation, Detective George Daoud has seven cases and other drug-related investigations underway, and Detective Jeff Martinson is working six open investigations.

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