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January 17, 2013

Allegany County deputies logged 15,804 incident reports last year

CUMBERLAND — Judicial papers served, patrol service responses, arrests by warrants and traffic enforcement generated 15,804 incidents from Jan. 1 through Dec. 31, 2012, according to Allegany County Sheriff Craig  Robertson.

A total of 8,922 judicial papers served included 200 protective orders, 343 evictions, 89 emergency petitions, 608 summonses, 100 peace orders, eight completed writs, 62 extraditions and transports and service of 908 arrest warrants.

The sheriff’s office warrants unit served a total of 607 arrest warrants — 317 served by Deputy Shawn Fratz from January through June and 290 served by Deputy Larry Bennett from July through December.

Regarding patrol service, deputies responded to 493 alarm calls; 55 animal complaints; two assaults on deputies; 43 domestic arrests; 117 breaking and enterings; 258 checks on well-being; 314 court appearances; 122 destruction of property complaints; 35 firearms complaints; 103 harassments; 64 juvenile complaints; 25 missing persons calls; 419 requests for a deputy; 57 suspicious activities; 17 telephone misuse; 11 motor vehicle thefts; 47 trespassing complaints; 16 vandalism; 67 911 hang-up calls; 84 alcohol violations; four arsons; 239 assaults; 578 assists to other agencies; 157 controlled dangerous substance complaints; six counterfeiting complaints; 18 death investigations; 429 disturbances; 34 frauds; four indecent exposure complaints; 17 littering complaints; 2,379 patrol checks; seven robberies; 12 tampering with motor vehicle; 245 thefts; 66 tobacco violations; 32 truancy calls; and 32 violations of protective order.

In traffic enforcement, deputies assisted 178 motorists; investigated 65 hit-and-run incidents; 290 traffic complaints; 55 driving while intoxicated/driving under the influence calls; investigated 458 accidents; and conducted 2,067 traffic stops, according to the sheriff’s year-end summary.

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