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APRIL 2011 NEWS ARCHIVE

APRIL 29, 2011

  • Shane Charles injured officer of Buchanan County, Virginia Sheriff's Staff Supports Injured Officer
    • Members of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office have been visiting Deputy Shane Charles from the Buchanan County, Virginia Sheriff's Office while he recuperates at Shepherd Spinal Center in Atlanta. Deputy Charles was shot and severely injured and is rehabilitating far from home. The local law enforcement community has come together to help his family and to keep his spirits up while he is here in the Atlanta area. Deputy Shelly Kimball and Deputy Greg Carpenter from the BLAST Program are pictured delivering cards from local elementary students wishing Shane well. His room is decorated with the patches from other local law enforcement agencies who have visited him. We ask the local community to keep Shane and his family in your thoughts and prayers.

APRIL 28, 2011

  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Follow-Up: A few weeks ago, we reported that there was a crew operating in the metro Atlanta area shoplifting from Rite Aid stores. On 04-26-11, Rite Aid reported another theft from the Rite Aid at 3687 Hwy 5. A short time after this theft, the Rite Aid store on Chapel Hill Rd. reported that the same female was in there and had just left in a green Saturn. A store employee was able to provide a tag number on the car. A short time later, Deputy Goode located the car on Fairburn Rd. The driver of the car, Courtney Shannon, was found wearing the same clothes she was wearing at both stores along with a black bag containing the items she shoplifted from the Rite Aid stores in Douglas County. Investigator Gray was able to identify Tamala Stanley as another person who was involved in the thefts from Rite Aid. Through Investigator Gray's follow up on these cases, he has identified that the females also shoplifted from other Wal-Green pharmacies in Douglas County. Other jurisdictions may be charging the females for shoplifting in their jurisdictions as well.
  • Touch-a-Truck Experience at Arbor Place Mall - Saturday, April 30th from 12 noon - 4 pm
    • Arbor Place Mall parking lot between Sears and Rooms To Go. Free Admission, Open to the Public. Douglas county will be celebrating National County Government Week. Bring the kids and let them climb in, on, around and through Fire Trucks, Fire Safety House, Rescue Unit, Sheriff's Department Mobile Command Center, Mobile Jail, HEAT Cars, Armored Vehicle, DOT Dump Truck and Front-end Loader, and more! You will have the opportunity to give blood in the Red Cross Bloodmobile. Also, visit the Ducky Derby, win prizes, and learn about Special Olympics/Therapeutic Recreation Programs of Douglas County Parks and Recreation. Please bring school supplies and food donations for A Gift of Love to the Bobby Tillman Foundation tent! Touch-a-Truck Experience is a program of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners through its Department of Communications and Community Relations.

APRIL 26, 2011

  • First Annual Police Memorial Event - May 19, 2011
    • The Carrollton Fraternal Order of Police, Lodge #35 invites all West Georgia Law Enforcement and the public to attend the first Police Week Memorial Service held on Adamson Square in Carrollton on May 19, 2011. The ceremony begins at 7:30 pm. Come join us in honor of those that are serving and those who have lost their lives in Law Enforcement. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be there to represent our county. The Police / Sheriff's vehicles will line the streets with lights on and a wonderful service will follow. Bring the family because it will be something to see and experience. Please click here to download a pdf file with the complete details.
  • Douglas County Relay for Life
    • Friday, April 29th from 7:00 pm until 7:00 am at Lithia Springs High School. Sponsored by the American Cancer Society. Come walk the track and help us find a cure for cancer. This is a family fun event for everyone. However, the following items are not allowed at the event: pets, alcohol, tobacco, roller skates or skateboards. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be at the event and officers will provide security and parking control. Inmate Work Crews will assist officers in the set-up and clean-up activities.
  • Sheriff's Command Staff Receive Advanced Training through Governor's Office of Highway Safety Grant
    • The Governor's Office of Highway Safety has drawn a line in the sand when it comes to highway safety issues in Georgia. Initiatives known as: Over the Limit, Under Arrest, Click it or Ticket, Driving Skills for Life, Operation Rolling Thunder, and HEAT are all part of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety mission: to educate the public on highway safety issues and facilitate the implementation of programs that reduce crashes, injuries, and fatalities on Georgia roadways.
    • Traffic crashes are a leading cause of injury and death in Georgia and as such a major public health problem. Statistics show that (1) one out of three crashes is alcohol related, (2) nearly half of all crash victims do not wear seatbelts, and (3) teens make up 14% of all crash deaths. The tragic loss of Georgians to traffic crashes devastates families both emotionally and financially and imposes far-reaching societal cost to employees and government agencies as well as public and private insurers.
    • Highway safety is a major concern for Georgia's sheriffs' offices. Sheriff Phil Miller is committed to continuing and enhancing the collective effort at reducing these injuries and tragic deaths. In the past, limited funds were a barrier in providing specialized highway safety enforcement training for sheriffs and their command staff statewide, until the Governor's Office of Highway Safety partnered with the Georgia Sheriffs' Association to provide advanced and specialized training for deputy sheriffs as well as a forum for discussion and information exchange between sheriffs and their command staff.
    • A Governor's Office of Highway Safety grant provided an important educational opportunity at the Georgia Sheriffs' Association 2011 Command Staff Training Conference. Three days of intensive training was conducted at Lake Lanier Island, April 12-14, for the upper-level command staff of sheriffs' offices from throughout the state. More than 160 officers – including sheriffs, chief deputies, and top-level command officers – participated in the training conference. Chief Deputy Stan Copeland, Captain Jeff Nalley and Captain Tim Pounds attended and received valuable training and information emphasizing highway safety and leadership training.
    • "The Command Staff Training Conference offers an opportunity for the leadership within sheriffs' offices to attain specialized training on highway safety, leadership development and current trends in Georgia, and to develop partnering relationships statewide," stated Tonia Welch, Training Director of the Georgia Sheriffs' Association, Inc.
    • "The Governor's Office of Highway Safety is proud of our long-standing partnership with the Georgia Sheriffs' Association and the sheriffs of our state. The command staff training is another example of the professionalism of the sheriffs and law enforcement leaders who lead their respective forces. The citizens of Georgia are well served by these dedicated public servants," stated Harris Blackwood, Director of the Governor's Office of Highway Safety.
    • The Georgia Sheriffs' Association, Inc. is a professional organization that represents Georgia's 159 elected sheriffs. The Association relies on the support of more than 70,000 Honorary Members throughout the state who recognize and value the services provided by the Constitutional Office of Sheriff. In addition to the valuable services that the Association offers to statewide law enforcement initiatives, GSA also sponsors the Georgia Sheriffs' Youth Homes, Inc. which provides full-time residential care for Georgia's abused, abandoned, and neglected children.
  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • On 04-18-11, there were two burglaries in the Bomar Road area where several items were taken to include some personal medicines and personal paperwork. Investigators responded to these burglaries and began canvassing the neighborhood and was handed a bookbag identified as belonging to Matthew Stack. Inside this bookbag, there were items identified as belonging to the two victims of the burglaries on that date. On 04-19-11, Matthew Stack was charged with two burglaries from 04-11-11. Through further investigation and follow-ups on the other burglaries in the area, Matthew has been charged with a total of five burglaries in the Pope Road and Bomar Road area. A substantial amount of property has been recovered and returned to the victims of these burglaries.
    • We are experiencing an increase of theft of copper wiring statewide and here in Douglas County. On 04-20-11, Jonathan Ulrich and Joel Austin Payne were arrested for the theft of a spool of copper cable. Sgt. Houston and others of the Crime Suppression observed Jonathan and Joel in Jonathan's truck with a spool of wire in the truck. They followed and stopped the truck with the two inside the truck. Both were arrested while still in possession of the cable when they stopped at Ulrich's residence on Pamela Drive. Both were charged with Felony Theft By Taking.

APRIL 25, 2011

  • Douglas County Sheriff's Office - Employees of the Year
    • Jail Employee of the Year - Matthew Vaughn
      • Matthew has been employed with us for less than two years. In that length of time, he has only called out sick one time. Early on he distinguished himself as a take charge type person who displayed the character traits of an excellent employee. He has demonstrated a high degree of loyalty and trustworthiness and because of this he was given the responsibility of training new employees. Although this has effectively made his job more difficult and time consuming, he has never asked for anything in return. He is now scheduled to go to Field Training Officer School in June so that we can compensate him for his performance. Matthew teaches martial arts in his off-time and has competed in several tournaments. These tournaments frequently take place on days after he has worked all night but he still manages to come to work that night. In his short tenure, he has earned the respect of his co-workers and supervisors. He is frequently called upon to answer employee's questions and concerns without calling on his supervisors. He has been referred to as a supervisor's dream employee. We are very proud of Matthew and the job he has done for us.
        ~ Lieutenant Robert Collett
    • Law Enforcement Employee of the Year - Matt Gray
      • Matt Gray has been with us, all told about 8 years. He left us once to work for the State then came back and left again to work with the D.A.'s Office. He came back to us, again, in January of 2010. This time we made him sign a life time contract. Since he came back in 2010, he has distinguished himself as one of the hardest working investigators we have. He has twice been selected as C.I.D. Employee of the month. Matt has the distinguished reputation of having the most cases cleared by arrest in C.I.D. He polices the old fashioned way; by getting out, beating the pavement, and knocking on doors. He is always willing to assist other investigators if the need arises. Matt has never complained about his assignments, whether it's a background investigation, petty theft, domestic, or an armed robbery. He works each case with the same diligence and perseverance. Matt Gray has been described as a supervisor's dream because he does his job well and he always treats people with the utmost respect. We are extremely proud that Matt finally got his head together and came back to us.
        ~ Lieutenant Jamie Harrell
    • Civilian Employee of the Year - Mrs. Barbara Sonderegger
      • Miss Bobbie has been with us for 6 years. She started out working in Records then moved into the position of C.I.D. Secretary. Excellence in performance is something that we all strive for, but for Miss Bobbie it is a piece of cake. She is one of those rare and precious people that actually work hard every minute of every day. On top of her routine daily assignment,s she is frequently given special tasks with strict deadlines and she always comes through. I do not believe you can inundate her with too much work. Her computer skills are extraordinary and she will quickly accept extra work to assist the Investigators. On her yearly performance evaluation no one, in her chain of command, could find anything negative to say about her performance. Miss Bobbie is the epitome of an excellent employee and her attitude and performance reflects great credit upon her and this agency. We are very fortunate to have Miss Bobbie working with us.
        ~ Lieutenant Jamie Harrell
  • Jail Division
    • Correctional officers work in a hostile environment. The typical floor officer in the Douglas County Jail supervises approximately 125 inmates with charges ranging from simple traffic infractions to murder. In an effort to keep both our officers and the inmates safe, daily searches are done in every cellblock. Here are a few of the inmate weapons, commonly referred to as "shanks" that officers have recently recovered.

      Jail Weapons

APRIL 21, 2011

APRIL 20, 2011

  • Training Division
    • Self-defense classes are being offered to Douglas County residents by The Douglas County Sheriff's Office Training Division's Defensive Tactics Instructor Sgt. Elmer Horn. Classes will be held from 6:00pm – 8:00pm. After you sign up for the class, you will be notified of your class date approximately 2 weeks in advance. Click here to download the PDF file containing all the class details and sign-up form.
    • The defense moves include:
      • Open Hand Palm Strike
      • Elbow Strike
      • Knee Strike
      • Escapes from Grabs
      • Escapes from Bear Hugs
      • Escapes from Chokes
      • Natural Weapons
      • Spontaneous Defensive Attacks
      • Kicks from the Ground Position
  • Special Investigations Division
    • On April 18, 2011 a female by the name of Alisha Vinson turned herself into the Douglas County jail. In the latter part of 2010, agents with the Special Investigations Division received information that Miss. Vinson was selling illegal drugs. Agents with SID were able to make purchases of methamphetamine from Miss. Vinson. During the investigation, agents lost contact with Miss. Vinson and subsequently filed for arrest warrants for her. Miss Vinson learned of the warrants and turned herself into local authorities. Vinson was scheduled to appear before the local magistrate this morning.
      • Charges on Vinson:
        • Sales of methamphetamine
        • Use of a communication device to facilitate a felony
  • Inmate Work Program
    • Inmate Work Crews prepared the Old Middle Courthouse on Post Road to paint. On Tuesday, April 19th, inmates repainted the Old Middle Courthouse.

Old Middle Courthouse PaintingOld Middle Courthouse Repaint

APRIL 19, 2011

  • Special Investigations Division
    • Illegal Drugs for distributionThe Special Investigations Division (SID) arrested a Brandon Mullins on April 19, 2011. The Douglas County Sheriff's office received information about drug sales from the residence located on Campground Rd. After a two month long investigation, agents with SID were able to secure a search warrant for the residence. Agents located over ten pounds of marijuana, several firearms and items used to package illegal drugs for distribution at the residence. Agents arrested Mr. Mullins for trafficking marijuana and possession of a firearm during a violation of the Georgia controlled substance act. Mullins was scheduled to appear before the local magistrate on Wednesday April 20, 2011.
      • Charges on Mullins:
        • Trafficking marijuana
        • Possession of a firearm during a violation of the Georgia controlled substance act
        • Possession of drug related objects

APRIL 18, 2011

  • Inmate Work Program
    • Inmates picked up approximately 2,000 pounds of trash and 7 regular-sized tires on Wednesday, April 13th and Thursday, April 14th along Highway 78 from the west side (Villa Rica) to the east side (Austell) of Douglas County.

hwy 78 trash pickuphwy 78 trash pickup

APRIL 15, 2011

  • Patrol Division
    • In the recent month, Paulding County has had several armed robberies around the Douglas County line. The only lookout was for two black males and one white male. On 04/13/11, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office received a lookout on a red Pontiac Grand Am occupied by one white male and two black males in reference to another armed robbery that had occurred within the city limits of Hiram. After a few hours of the lookout, Deputy Kyle Fields with Troop C stopped a red Pontiac Grand Am on Highway 92 just North of Interstate 20. The occupants of the vehicle matched the description of the lookout along with money and lotto tickets recovered from the vehicle. Douglas County Sheriff's Investigators were called to the scene along with Hiram Police and Paulding County Sheriff's Investigators. All suspects taken into custody and turned over to Paulding County Sheriff's Office. This is another outstanding job due to good communication and team work with the surrounding counties and municipalities.

APRIL 14, 2011

  • Congratulations to Deputy Ryan Cadwell - Employee of the Month for March 2011
    • The Command Staff of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office met on April 11, 2011 and unanimously selected Deputy Cadwell as the Employee of the Month for March 2011. Deputy Cadwell was nominated as employee of the month by Sergeant Brett Dever.
      • On 02-25-11, Cadwell was honored by the "National Criminal Enforcement Association" (N.C.E.A.) for "Seizure of the Month August 2010" at their annual awards banquet in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This award came about because of a traffic stop Cadwell made in which he seized 1,000 pounds of marijuana.
      • On 03-15-11, he heard a lookout on an armed robbery that occurred in Carroll County. He positioned himself on I-20 so that he could monitor east bound traffic. He spotted the vehicle and made a traffic stop and arrested the bad guys.
      • On 03-31-11, Cadwell stopped a vehicle towing another vehicle on I-20. Indicators of criminal activity were present so he asked for and was given consent to search. As a result of the stop and his observations, he recovered $1,157,270 in U.S. currency.
    • These are three good examples of the aggressive work Cadwell does on a daily basis. Over the years, Ryan Cadwell has proved himself to be an aggressive, competent, and hardworking employee. Atta-Boy Ryan Cadwell.
  • National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week - April 10 - 16
    • Each year, the second full week of April is dedicated to the men and women who serve as public safety telecommunicators. It was first conceived by Patricia Anderson of the Contra Costa County (CA) Sheriff's office in 1981 and was observed only at that agency for three years. Members of the Virginia and North Carolina chapters of the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) became involved in the mid-1980s. By the early 1990s, the national APCO organization convinced Congress of the need for a formal proclamation. Rep. Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) introduced what became H.J. Res. 284 to create "National Public Safety Telecommunicator Week." According to Congressional procedure, it was introduced twice more in 1993 and 1994, and then became permanent, without the need for yearly introduction. The Douglas County Sheriff's Office employs 20 full-time Communications Officers within the Uniform Division. They are charged with handling the incoming emergency and non-emergency phone lines for the Sheriff's Office; are the central communications hub for all radio communications with the deputies, provide Georgia Criminal Information Center (GCIC) / National Criminal Information Center (NCIC) data entry services, and provide customer service directly to the public. Out of all of our Communications Officers: 18 work in the Communications Center, 2 work in the Gammill Building Lobby, and 1 works at the Lithia Springs Precinct. For 2010, the Douglas County Sheriff's Office Communications staff answered approximately 248,579 phone calls, dispatched 64,632 calls to the deputies, logged 30,057 traffic stops, provided customer service to 6,262 walk-ins, and entered 4,445 warrants onto GCIC/NCIC.
  • Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force assists in arrest.
    • On April 12th, 2011, the US Marshals "Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force" (SERFTF) assisted Douglas County Sheriff's Office and arrested Ryan Michael Miller who was wanted out of the Douglas County Sheriff's Office on escape charges. Miller had been previously convicted on drug charges and was sentenced to fifteen years in state prison and was ordered to report to prison on a future date. Miller failed to report as ordered. SERFTF members were able to track down Miller in Bowdon, Georgia. Miller was in the company of his girlfriend who is out on bond for drug charges. Miller was found in possession of marijuana and a stolen Taurus 45 cal semi automatic hand gun. Bowdon Police Department charged Miller with possession of the stolen weapon and drugs. Miller was transported to the Douglas County Jail where he will face escape charges and resume his time for his previous conviction. Upon completion of his sentence, Miller will return to Carroll County to answer to the new charges.
  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Mr. Adams reported that two females entered SI Communications to inquire about iPhones. The two females wondered throughout the store and they eventually left the store. He noticed that one of the iPhones was missing. Video indicated that the suspect is one of the females who came in with the females who inquired about the new iPhone.
  • Inmate Work Program

hwy 78 trash pick up

APRIL 13, 2011

  • Start a Neighborhood Watch Program in your area of Douglas County.
  • Butch Adams Memorial Trail Ride will be held Saturday, May 21, 2011 at Boundary Waters Park from 8:00 am until 5:00 pm. Ride out at 9:00 am until Noon. Noon until 5:00 pm - enjoy food, music and fun including demonstration by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit. There will be a silent auction and door prizes too. Event offered at no charge; however, donations greatly appreciated. 100% of all proceeds will be donated to the Heart Association in honor of Capt. Butch Adams. For more information, please contact Sam Henley at 404-402-7968.
  • Inmate Work Program

inmates working on hvac systeminmates working on hvac system

sink replacement

  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Over the past two weeks Investigator Clint Ayers has been investigating a series of burglaries that have been occurring in the Bomar Road and Delana Farms Subdivision area. On 04-11-11, a residential burglary was reported in the 3200 block of Bomar Road. Entry was made into the house similar to the other locations in the area. Anyone with information is requested to call Inv. Ayers at (770) 942-2121.
  • Special Investigations Division
    • In March 2011, the Special Investigations Division received information that a Pamela Frazier was selling cocaine in Douglas County, Georgia. Agents with SID were able to make controlled purchases of cocaine from Frazier on three separate occasions. On April 12, 2011 Frazier was taken into custody riding in a vehicle with two other people, Marshira Squire and Alexia Lamar after a controlled purchase of cocaine. The driver of the vehicle Miss Squire was under the influence of alcohol and was taken into custody for DUI and a warrant out of Fulton County. Miss Lamar was in possession of government funds that were used in the controlled purchase of cocaine. Marijuana and pipes used for smoking cocaine were also located in the vehicle they were in. All three subjects were taken into custody and transported to the Douglas County Jail. They were scheduled to appear before local magistrate on Wednesday Morning.
      • Charges on Frazier:
        • Sales of Cocaine – 3 Counts
        • Use of communication device to facilitate a felony – 3 counts
      • Charges on Lamar:
        • Sales of Cocaine
        • Possession Of Cocaine with intent to Distribute
        • Possession of Marijuana less than one ounce
      • Charges on Squire:
        • Sales of Cocaine
        • DUI
        • Possession of Marijuana less than one ounce
        • Wanted out of Fulton County

APRIL 12, 2011

  • robbery on April 1, 2011Criminal Investigations Division
    • On 04-01-11, there was an Armed Robbery at a local business in Douglas County where at about 7:20 pm a black male entered the business, produced a handgun and robbed the employee of the cash from the drawer. The male is thin build, wearing a blue shirt with USA 10 on the back, dark pants and an orange colored hat. New information is he was in a 90's model black Chevrolet Impala Sedan with a female driver. Inv. Susan Sweat , the case officer is following up on leads in this case.
  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • During the past several months, we have experienced an increase in the theft of metals statewide and here in Douglas County. Over the past 10 days, Deputy Morgan and Deputy Power have arrested three individuals involved in different metal thefts in the east side of the county. Ray Duke and John Luker were arrested for taking shelving from NIBCO on Distribution Court in Lithia Springs on 04-02-11. James Boutte as arrested for burglarizing a building under construction near the intersection of Interstate West Parkway and Thornton Road on 04-01-11.
  • Special Investigations Division
    • Today, the Special Investigations Division arrested a Juvenile for Violations of the Georgia controlled substance act. Information was received that the juvenile was selling marijuana in the Millwood apartment complex. Agents were able to introduce an undercover officer to the individual and make purchases of marijuana on three separate occasions. The sales all took place within a thousand feet of Eastside elementary school. Agents were able to make the arrest without incident.
      • Charges on the Juvenile:
        • Sales of marijuana – 3 counts
        • Use of a communication device to facilitate a Felony – 3 counts
        • Sales of marijuana within 1,000 feet of a school - 3 counts

APRIL 11, 2011

  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Today, the Criminal Investigations Division was following up on the shoplifting arrest by obtaining the video from the Dollar General. The store manager had just phoned in another shoplifting complaint as an investigator arrived. The suspect, Orlandus Cash-Sims, was pointed out getting into a vehicle. The manager stated he had just taken a white t-shirt and left the store. The manager said she saw on store video that he was wearing a black t-shirt when he came in and changed into the white t-shirt. The suspect was stopped about 1 mile from the store wearing the stolen merchandise. He also had a stolen pack of socks. He was arrested for theft by shoplifting.
  • Jail Division
    • On April 7th, an inmate returning from yard call refused to comply with an officer's order. The inmate became belligerent and started cussing the officer when told to return to his cellblock. When he was ordered to lock down in his cell, he refused. The officer attempted to escort him to the cell, but the inmate decided to fight back. Additional officers responded and the inmate was tased and restrained. One officer received a busted lip and one jammed his finger during the fight. No serious injuries were incurred by either the inmate or officers. The inmate received new charges for riot in a penal institution, simple battery, and felony obstruction.

APRIL 10, 2011

  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Today around 1:00 PM, the Sheriff's Office received an anonymous call stating there was a black male in a camo hat and checkered shirt taking things from Food Depot and Dollar General. The caller stated that he was hiding them on Amber Dr. and was currently at the Dollar General. The caller said he has been doing it for about a week. Deputies located the black male walking down Hwy. 5 matching the description, later identified as Otis White. The subject was carrying a white bag and fled from deputies when they tried to make contact with him. Otis was found hiding in a vacant house, without the bag. A search of the area yielded a white bag containing several items that had been taken from Dollar General. The caller notified the deputies where she had seen Otis place things after leaving the shopping center on Amber Dr. Deputies recovered other stolen items from Dollar General and Food Depot.
  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Deputy Little apprehended a juvenile on Sunday for entering cars in the Mack Road and County Line Rd. Area. Several articles the juvenile took from cars have been identified and picked up. Inv. Catlin is following up on this case.

APRIL 3, 2011

  • Criminal Investigations Division
    • Today, there was a burglary reported at Flamingo Auto Sales at 3076 Bankhead Highway. The owner reported money and checks missing from the burglary. Inv. Joe Williams began investigating the burglary and following up on leads he had received and developed. His investigation lead him to an employee of the business. Through his investigation, Joe was able to arrest Rosa Castillo for being involved with the burglary. There are still others who have not been identified that were involved in the burglary.

APRIL 1, 2011

  • Jail Division
    • During the first quarter of 2011, the jail accepted over 2,600 new arrestees and processed over 2,500 releases. Of those, 860 were felony arrests and 247 were arrested or boarded for other agencies. During this time, the jail staff generated 458 reports. Among those were the following:
      • Assaults on inmates – 3
      • Assaults on officers – 3
      • Possible Security Issues - 27
      • Contraband – 64
      • Domestic issues among inmates – 16
      • Drugs – 11
      • Fights – 42
      • Inmate Injuries – 3
      • Inmates transported to the hospital – 17
      • Issues with unruly arrestees – 5
      • Issues with unruly inmates – 105
      • Cases of vandalism – 9
    • This resulted in 185 rule violations being served and 13 criminal cases being generated. The criminal cases ranged from giving false information to an officer, possession of cocaine, distribution of drugs within the jail, and riot in a penal institution.

 

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