Landrum Police Department monthly report

This report covers the Landrum Police Department for the month of February 2016.

Traffic

There were 33 total citations issued in this category: two for disregarding a stop sign, one for a traffic control device, one for driving on the wrong side of the road, two for DUS, two for expired tags, two for failure to register a vehicle, one for failure to surrender a suspended driver’s license, one for no proof of insurance, three for no vehicle license, one for operating an uninsured vehicle and 17 for speeding. One arrest was made for DUS.

Criminal

There were 13 total citations in this category and each citation followed up with arrest: one for assault and battery, one for assault or cruelty to children, two for possession of drug paraphernalia, three for possession of methamphetamine, two for simple possession of marijuana, three for trespass after notice and one for vandalism of property.

Criminal investigations

There were 13 total criminal investigations: one for assault by a mob, two for burglary or breaking and entering, one for child custody and welfare investigation, one for child neglect, one for domestic violence high and aggravated, one for hit and run with property damage, one for impersonating a public official, one for larceny of tag, two for malicious damage to personal property and two for petty larceny.

Additional department activities

There were 36 additional activities in this category: three accident reports, three funeral escorts and 30 warnings.

Warrant service

There were two warrants issued in this category: zero bench warrants and two arrest warrants.

– From staff reports

Columbus

Suspect identified after fatal shooting in Columbus

News

Collision on Lynn Rd. leads to traffic standstill

Columbus

One dead, another injured in Columbus shooting

News

Suspect in custody after shooting at Ashley Meadows apartments

Community

PEDALING FOR A PURPOSE: 14th Annual Climb to Conquer Cancer

Community

Landrum welcomes new police officer, establishes new historical board

Community

Registration for Senior Games, SilverArts is open

Community

Hoax active shooter call reported at  Polk County High School

Campobello

Man wanted after drugs, guns found in Campobello shed

News

Riders on horseback discover body along River Road 

Community

Tryon greenlights soliciting contractors for major infrastructure overhaul

Community

Polk BOC receives PCHS medallions, declares April Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Community

Landrum man pleads guilty after pit bulls fatally attack neighbor’s pony

Community

Two critically injured after motorcycle collides with SUV in Mill Spring

Community

Landrum City Council discusses funding for parks, police

Community

Landrum City Council presents candidates for Rail and History Museum Board

News

Single vehicle accident on I-26 claims life of Tennessee man 

Arts

Earl Scruggs Music Festival announces 2024 lineup

Community

Home saved after structure fire on Lanier Drive

Community

Mooresville man arrested on drug, stolen gun charges in Sunny View

News

Former CEO of Washburn Law dies in car crash 

Community

Landrum High School alumni wins town council seat in Irmo

News

Polk County primary election results

Community

Polk Board of Commissioners declares April Isothermal Community College Month