Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports that for the week of March 4-10, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 302 911 calls, answered 150 requests for service, dispatched 134 fire and EMS runs, took 26 offense reports and investigated one traffic crash.
At 8 p.m. on March 6 a citizen called the sheriff’s office to report a fight between a male and female behind a business in the 8000 block of U.S. Route 50. A deputy responded to the location and found the persons involved. Their argument was verbal in nature and no one had been assaulted. No charges were filed.
On March 7 at 6:27 p.m. a Roush Road resident called the sheriff’s office to report a domestic disturbance. Deputies were dispatched to investigate. A male and female were interviewed by law enforcement, but neither wanted to file charges. No assault occurred and the parties agreed to separate for the remainder of the night.
An employee of a business in Sinking Spring called the sheriff’s office at 4:06 p.m. on March 8 to report a customer attempting to pass counterfeit money. The suspect left, but not before employees got a vehicle description and license plate number. A deputy took an offense report and is currently investigating the incident.
Deputies were dispatched to a Gath Road residence at 3:05 a.m. on March 10 following a 911 call reporting a domestic disturbance. The male half of the dispute left prior to law enforcement’s arrival. The female was interviewed, but declined to file any charges.