Franklin County Sheriff’s Department deputies arrested 50 in July, according to Sheriff Peter Cates’ monthly activity report.
Forty percent or 20 persons were detained due to warrants.
The next highest categories were burglary/theft/receiving stolen property, five; and operating a vehicle while intoxicated and driving while suspended, four each.
More charges: possession of a controlled substance, domestic and other batteries, possession of marijuana or paraphernalia and public intoxication, three each; maintaining or visiting a common nuisance, habitual traffic violator, criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and minor consumptionor possession of alcohol, one each.
Deputies responded to 1,011 calls for service, a 20 percent increase over the 808 calls in July 2018. Among the calls of service investigated: 911 hangups and accidental dials, 229; traffic stops, 85; suspicious persons and vehicles, 68; property damage accidents, 39; domestic and other batteries, 37; burglaries and thefts, and residential anda business alarms, 25 each; business and residence checks, 22; personal injury accidents, 19.
An average of 59 prisoners were housed in the Franklin County Security Center, Brookville, throughout the month, lower than the maximum capacity of 75 inmates. However, in order to properly classify inmates as required by Indiana Code 210 IAC 3, Indiana Jail Standards, the security center is considered overcrowded if it exceeds 80 percent of the maximum capacity or i60 inmates.
Deputies drove 27,948 miles and transport officers drove an additional 4,686 miles to conduct 18 prisoner transports, taking 19 prisoners to and from Tristate Department of Correction facilities. Additionally, deputies conducted one prisoner transport to a medical facility for conditions that could not be treated by jail doctors.
One piece of real estate was sold at a sheriff’s auction. There were 130 civil process papers served.
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