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January 16, 2014

Frostburg Police logged almost 10,000 calls for service last year

Total nearly 800 more than 2012

FROSTBURG — Frostburg Police

Department logged 9,795 calls for

service last year — an increase of

nearly 800 from the previous year,

according to a year-ending summary

from Police Chief Royce Douty.

There were five felony arrests, 187

misdemeanor arrests, 536 moving

traffic citations, 352 municipal infractions,

902 vehicle warnings and

emergency repair orders issued and

1,500 parking tickets recorded by

Frostburg Police officers in 2013.

Sixty-eight cases were forwarded

to the C3I Unit for further investigation,

a decrease of eight calls from

the previous year.

The department logged 37 drunken

driving arrests, compared to 24

made in 2012.

Officers investigated 103 traffic

accidents in 2013.

Forty-six juvenile arrests were

made during the 12-month period

ending Dec. 31.

Eighty-four prisoners were briefly

housed at the police station during

the year.

Frostburg Police officers made 455

appearances in district court and 29

in circuit court.

The department also collected

funds of $93,789 during the year that

was placed in the city’s general fund.

The monies included $4,765 in parking

meter fines, $40,250 in parking

fines, $22,439 collected from parking

meters, $24,670 in municipal infraction

fines, $860 for parking permits

and $805 in miscellaneous funds.

The annual summary was

released to the Times-News by

Frostburg City Administrator John

R. Kirby Jr.

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