Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports


Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of June 26 to July 2 the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 296 911 calls, answered 192 requests for service, dispatched 154 fire and EMS runs, took 35 offense reports and investigated three traffic crashes.

On June 26 at 12:14 p.m. the sheriff’s office received a call from a resident of the 11000 block of SR 138 reporting his vehicle stolen. A deputy met with the complainant and an offense report was taken. At 7:51 p.m. the vehicle was located, burnt in a farm field near Cope Road.

A 63-year-old Marshall Township man was arrested for domestic violence following an altercation with a family member at their Blue Ribbon Road residence. At 8:39 p.m. on June 27 the sheriff’s office received a report that Cecil Bowling was involved in a domestic dispute with a female family member. Bowling was taken in to custody by deputies who arrived on scene and found the victim had been injured during the altercation.

Deputies were dispatched to Burns Lane at 12:06 a.m. on June 28 to investigate a reported domestic dispute. As deputies arrived on scene the individuals involved were leaving in several different vehicles. All parties were interviewed and released once it was determined the dispute was all verbal.

The sheriff’s office received a call from a Rocky Fork Lake area resident at 11:39 p.m. on June 29 reporting an audible alarm at a Beechwood Lane business. Shortly after the first call was received a second call from an alarm monitoring company was received. Deputies arrived to find glass broken out of a back door and window. Witnesses allegedly saw a suspect wearing a white hooded sweatshirt and black pants fleeing the scene toward the west on foot.

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