Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of Dec. 31st to Jan. 6, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 270 911 calls, answered 132 requests for service, dispatched 138 fire and EMS runs, took 40 offense reports and investigated two traffic crashes.
The sheriff’s office received a call at 6:48 p.m. on Jan. 1 from the Greenfield Police Department reporting two citizens in their lobby who believe they found human skeletal remains on a property on Deer Park Road. Deputies were dispatched to the location and found the items in question. Further investigation determined the items were not human. No report was taken.
A deputy is currently investigating the theft of a trailer from a construction site on SR 134 in Clay Township. The owner called the sheriff’s office at 12:46 p.m. on Jan. 2 after discovering the theft. The black, 14-foot, flatbed trailer was taken some time during the past three weeks. It has a folding rear gate and bears Ohio registration SXJ1705.
At 9:14 a.m. on Jan. 6 deputies were dispatched to a residence on Pausch Road after receiving a report that a female was causing a disturbance and threatening to harm herself. An arrest warrant had been field on the same female stemming from an earlier incident at the same residence. Deputies arrived and arrested Katherine E. McCloskey, 36, on one count of domestic violence.