Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of August 28th to September 3rd, 2017 the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 294 911 calls, answered 164 requests for service, dispatched 142 fire and EMS runs, took 38 offense reports and investigated 3 traffic crashes.
A motorist called the sheriff’s office at 6:07 a.m. on August 29th to report an abandoned vehicle parked on Herdman Road blocking the roadway near the State Route 138 intersection. A deputy responded to the scene and located an intoxicated male passed out behind the wheel. Shawn E. McCorkle, 39, of Greenfield was arrested for OVI and transported to the Highland County Justice Center.
At 3:26 p.m. on August 29th a property owner in Washington Township called the sheriff’s office to report the theft of hunting equipment from his property. A deputy was dispatched to the scene where an offense report was taken and evidence collected. The incident remains under investigation.
On September 3rd at 12:43 a.m. the sheriff’s office received a 911 call from a residence in the 10,000 block of U.S. Route 62 reporting a fight between two males. Deputies rushed to the scene and located two male subjects actively fighting. One of the combatants was placed under arrest and transported to the Highland County Justice Center.