Polk sheriff weekly report

Published 11:27am Thursday, June 13, 2013


During the week from June 2 to June 9, 2013, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 183 calls for service.

There were 18 arrests, 36 citations, seven criminal and 13 civil papers served.

Officers assisted other agencies five times, assisted the public seven times, completed 231 house checks, 308 church checks, 629 business checks and patrolled 6,378 miles.

-information submitted by chief deputy Mike Wheeler

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