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Sheriff report

Published 10:01pm Thursday, September 26, 2013

During the week from Sept. 15 through Sept. 22, 2013, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 153 calls for service.

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

Officers assisted the public four times, assisted other agencies four times, completed 330 house checks, 402 church checks, 703 business checks and patrolled 7,421 miles.

- information submitted by chief deputy Mike Wheeler


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