Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of May 28 to June 3, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 307 911 calls, answered 132 requests for service, dispatched 133 fire and EMS runs, took 26 offense reports and investigated one traffic crash.
Deputies were dispatched to a Grimsley Road residence on May 28 at 10:40 p.m. to investigate a domestic dispute complaint. When deputies arrived they spoke to a female who had been assaulted by her ex-husband. The suspect was located at a different location on Grimsley Road and placed under arrest for one count each of domestic violence and criminal damaging.
On May 30the sheriff’s office received a 911 call from the 1000 block of SR 73 reporting a domestic disturbance involving a male being assaulted by a female. A deputy arrived several minutes after the 8:22 a.m. call was received and interviewed the victim and his son, who witnessed the incident. An offense report was taken and a female was arrested on one count of domestic violence.
At 11:57 p.m. on June 2 the sheriff’s office received a call from a Mount Washington Road residence where a male subject was causing a disturbance and damaging household property. Deputies arrived to find the suspect had fled the area on foot prior to their arrival. Patrol units checked the area on foot and with the help of a UAV drone, but the subject could not be located.
A deputy is currently investigating a theft from a business in the 12000 block of U.S. Route 50. An employee called the sheriff’s office at 9:09 a.m. on June 3 to report a customer had left the business without paying for some items. A deputy was dispatched and an offense report was taken.