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Lawrence County Sheriff's Department monthly stats

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office received 582 calls for service for April.

Patrolmen made 153 stops and issued 30 citations and 132 warnings for the month. The breakdown is as follows:

* Driving while intoxicated, 3.

* Driving while revoked or suspended, 5.

*Speeding, 71.

* Failed to register, 16.

* Lane violations, 15.

* Failure to stop, 5.

* No insurance, 2.

* Other hazardous moving violations, 18.

* Other non-hazardous moving violations, 24.

* No seat belts, 2.

Officers also received 582 calls for service and made 23 arrests. Officers conducted 12 extra patrols. The breakdown of call categories follows:

* Stealing, 41.

* Burglary, 21.

* Property damage, 10.

* Assault, 6.

* Domestic, 11.

* Disturbance, 26.

* Narcotics, 9.

* Harassment, 13.

* Alarm, 29.

* Fire, 4.

* Motor vehicle accident, 23.

* Trespass, 6.

* Civil complaints, 33.

* Officer assist, 95.

* Death, 1.

* Motorist assist, 23.

* 911 hang-up, 2.

* Check well being, 16.

* Animal complaints, 34.

* Miscellaneous, 179.

Kim Bishop-Jones, Lawrence County Sheriff's Office's victim's advocate, received 55 calls for service for April, nine of which were after-hours hotline calls.

Bishop-Jones reported 49 domestic violence cases, two sexual assault/rape cases, three harassment/stalking cases and one robbery for April.

A total of 45 females and 10 males, including children, were served.

So far this year, April has had the largest number of cases reported for the year, followed by 52 in February, 47 in January, and 45 cases in March.

"This breakdown of calls may help the public understand more readily why it takes longer on some occasions for deputies to respond to calls and what kinds of calls they answer during a shift," DeLay said.



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