Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of May 15-21 the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 258 911 calls, answered 150 requests for service, dispatched 114 fire and EMS runs, took 47 offense reports and investigated two traffic crashes.
A theft was reported by a business on Beechwood Lane at 4:19 p.m. on May 15. An employee called the sheriff’s office after discovering a sum of money was missing from the cash box.
Deputies were dispatched to a Keplinger Road residence at 10:32 p.m. on May 16 to investigate the report of a domestic disturbance between a male and female. When deputies arrived, they interviewed both parties and determined charges were not necessary.
A Panhandle Road resident came to the Highland County Justice Center at 11:49 p.m. on May 16 to report her house had been broken in to and money was taken. A deputy spoke with the complainant an offense report was taken.
At 8:31 on May 19 a Pleasant Road resident called the sheriff’s office to report receiving harassing phone calls. A deputy spoke to the victim and an investigation in to the source of these calls was initiated.
On May 20 at 12:50 a.m. the sheriff’s office received a call from an Ivy Hill Road residence where a male and female were involved in an active fight. Deputies arrived to discover the male had already fled the scene. An offense report was taken and domestic violence charges were field on the male suspect. He was located and arrested a short time later.