Polk County Sheriff’s Office report

Published 10:00 am Thursday, November 29, 2012

During the weeks spanning Nov. 12 through Nov. 24, 2012, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 459 calls for service.

There were 10 arrests, including one for possession of a firearm, two for possession of methamphetamine, one for failure to appear, one for communicating threats, three for assault, one for larceny and one warrant for arrest.

Citations included 26 for speeding, two for expired registration, one for possession of synthetic camabioid and one for no operator’s license.

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Officers served 21 civil papers, took 23 incident reports, conducted 568 church checks, 933 business checks, 199 residential checks and patrolled 11,388 miles.

The sheriff’s office also on Nov. 24 assisted with traffic control and escorts for the Toy Run, along with the Columbus, Saluda and Landrum Police Departments and the Tryon, Columbus, Mill Spring, Green Creek, Saluda, Sunny View and Landrum Fire Departments.

The Toy Run was a great success and the sheriff’s office thanks everyone for making it out to the annual event benefiting area children.

– information submitted by Captain Mike Wheeler