Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports


Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of March 18-24, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 265 911 calls, answered 133 requests for service, dispatched 129 fire and EMS runs, took 27 offense reports and investigated one traffic crash.

On March 20 at 12:20 a.m. a Runk Lane resident called the sheriff’s office to report a domestic disturbance. The victim was interviewed by a deputy and transported to Highland District Hospital for treatment. Domestic violence charges are pending.

At 6:26 p.m. on March 20 a deputy was dispatched to the 11000 block of Spruance Road to investigate a domestic disturbance complaint. An argument over personal property escalated in to a physical altercation resulting in the victim calling for assistance from law enforcement. The male half of the dispute was arrested on an outstanding warrant and transported to the Highland County Justice Center. The domestic violence claim was unfounded and no charges were filed.

A deputy on patrol in Madison Township at 1 a.m. on March 22 located a suspicious vehicle parked just off Watt Road. The occupants of the vehicle were identified and trespassed from the property. No charges were filed.

A citizen at Rocky Fork Lake called the sheriff’s office at 2:50 a.m. on March 23 to report loud music coming from a neighbor’s residence creating a disturbance. A deputy patrolled the area and located the source. The music was turned down. No citations were issued.