Highland County Sheriff’s Office reports


Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of April 22-28, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 241 911 calls, answered 136 requests for service, dispatched 112 fire and EMS runs, took 33 offense reports and investigated three traffic crashes.

Deputies were dispatched to a Roush Road residence at 1:51 a.m. on April 22 to investigate a domestic disturbance complaint. The caller reported a male running around the neighborhood screaming while carrying what appeared to be a knife. Deputies located the male shortly after arriving on scene. He was interviewed, along with the caller. A verbal dispute between the two led to the female half calling law enforcement. No charges were filed and the male left for the rest of the evening.

At 10:48 p.m. on April 24 a Pigeon Roost Road resident called the sheriff’s office to report a domestic disturbance. Deputies responded to the scene and spoke to all parties involved. The female half of the disagreement decided to leave for the remainder of the evening. No charges were filed.

On April 26 at 6:25 p.m. a Barger Road resident called the sheriff’s office to report a burglary. Sometime during they day an unknown person gained entry to the residence and stole several items. A deputy was dispatched to take an offense report. The incident remains under investigation.

A deputy was dispatched to the 6000 block of Blue Ribbon Road at 3:30 p.m. on April 27 to investigate a trespassing complaint. The property owner called the sheriff’s office after discovering several subjects on his land without permission. The trespassers were not charged, but were told if they return, they would be arrested.