Polk sheriff’s office weekly report

Published 9:04am Thursday, March 21, 2013


During the week of March 4 through March 10, 2013, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 179 calls.

There were 15 arrests, 13 citations, 10 criminal papers served and 17 civil papers served.

Officers assisted other agencies seven times, completed 196 house checks, 360 church checks, 450 business checks, assisted the public 8 times and patrolled 5,699 miles.

- information submitted by chief deputy Mike Wheeler

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