Polk sheriff’s office weekly report

Published 3:57pm Thursday, January 10, 2013

During the week from Jan. 2 through Jan. 9, 2013, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 259 calls for service.

Arrests included one for failure to appear in court, two order for arrests, one for simple possession of schedule IV controlled substance and one for communicating threats.

Citations included 16 for speeding, two for revoked license plate and three for no operator’s license.

Officers served 15 civil papers, completed 113 house checks, 359 church checks, 743 business checks, 13 public assists, 7 assisting other agencies and patrolled 7,438 miles.

- information submitted by chief deputy Michael Wheeler

Editor's Picks

Editorial: Divisive prayer alienated citizens

Everyone deserves the right to free speech. Few will argue this point more staunchly than those who work in the newspaper industry.  Even we have ... Read more  | 2 comments

Bathanti will judge Lanier Library’s poetry competition

North Carolina’s Poet Laureate Joseph Bathanti will judge for this year’s Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition. Bathanti is the author of eight books of poetry as ... Read more

Mask, mime, music at Super Saturday

The world-famous Gateway Productions from Atlanta will thrill audiences March 15 This concert of Gateway’s signature solo and duo performance pieces has delighted audiences of ... Read more  | 1 comment

introduced