Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of May 6-12, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 256 911 calls, answered 130 requests for service, dispatched 119 fire and EMS runs, took 23 offense reports and investigated three traffic crashes.
At 2:51 a.m. on May 6 the sheriff’s office received a report of a burglary in progress at a residence on Wizard of Oz Way. Two male suspects broke in the rear door of the residence before fleeing on foot eastbound along Wizard of Oz and getting into a vehicle. Deputies arrived on scene within minutes of the call, but the suspects were already gone. The incident remains under investigation.
Deputies were dispatched to the 7000 block of Oak Ridge Road on a domestic disturbance complaint at 8:58 p.m. on May 7. An argument between three household members escalated until law enforcement was called to intercede. David A. Lannigan, 59, was arrested on one count of disorderly conduct.
On May 10 at 12:21 a.m. the sheriff’s office received a report from Clinton County dispatch of a 911 hang-up call at a Limerick Drive residence in Lynchburg. Sounds of several people arguing and fighting could be heard before the call disconnected. Deputies were dispatched to investigate. A fight between two brothers proved to be the reason for the 911 call. One of the males left prior to deputies arriving. Charges have been filed in connection with this incident.