Polk sheriff’s office weekly report

Published 2:41 pm Thursday, December 27, 2012

During the week from Dec. 19 through Dec. 26, 2012 the Polk County Sheriff’s Office answered 199 calls for service.

Arrests included one for giving tobacco to an inmate, one driving while license revoked, one order for arrest and one for failure to appear.

Citations included four speeding and 10 underage drinking.

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Officers served five civil papers, took 13 incident reports, completed 76 house checks, 339 church checks, 513 business checks and patrolled 6,174 miles.

The sheriff’s office also handed out toys to approximately 93 children ages newborn through 16 years old between Dec. 18 and Dec. 21 as well as giving out 40 Food Lion gift cards for area families. The sheriff has also given several loads of firewood this year so far for families in need.

The sheriff’s office has participated in the annual toy drive for many years and Sheriff Donald Hill says he enjoys helping people of the county in need whenever he can.

– information submitted by Captain Mike Wheeler