Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports


Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of Aug. 13-19, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 272 911 calls, answered 125 requests for service, dispatched 131 fire and EMS runs, took 29 offense reports and investigated one traffic crash.

The sheriff’s office received a call at 11:24 a.m. on Aug. 13 from a residence in the 9000 block of SR 73 reporting an unruly child that had assaulted another household member. A deputy responded to the scene and took a 12-year-old female into custody for one count of domestic violence. The juvenile was transported to the Highland County Justice Center. The case will be submitted to the prosecutor’s office for further consideration.

Deputies were dispatched to the 4000 block of Sorg Road at 12:27 a.m. on Aug. 14 after receiving a report of a fight between several males. Paint Creek EMS responded to the scene as well to treat the victim for facial injuries received during the altercation. Witnesses were interviewed by law enforcement and Damian Matthew, 18, of Mount Orab, was arrested on one count of domestic violence.