Sheriff reports for October

Published 7:40 pm Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Sheriff’s deputies responded to 639 law enforcement calls or complaints inside Columbia during October, Tyrrell Sheriff Darryl Liverman reported to town aldermen on Nov. 7.

Law enforcement calls in August and September were 535 and 571, respectively.

There were 23 ambulance calls in October compared with 25 in August and 16 in September. And nine fires were reported in October versus one in August and three in September.

Among the law enforcement 639 calls were 514 business checks, 28 security checks, 10 alarms, 10 papers served, 9 traffic stops, 9 requests for information, 8 investigations, seven unlocks, 4 requests for deputy, 3 ballgame security, 3 courtroom security, 3 escorts, 3 fights, 3 larceny, 3 vehicles accidents, and 3 welfare checks.

The sheriff reported two investigations, six citations and one order for arrest served in that part of town northwest of the Scuppernong Drive and Broad Street intersection.

There were five investigations, two citations, one warrant and one order for arrest served in the northeast section.

In the southwest there were two investigations.

And in the southeast there was one investigation, one on-view arrest, and one warrant served.

Two orders for arrest were served at the sheriff’s office.

Deputies assigned to the town drove 1,785 miles during October.