Sheriff Donnie Barrera reports for the week of Oct. 30 to Nov. 5, the Highland County Sheriff’s Office received 265 911 calls, answered 142 requests for service, dispatched 140 fire and EMS runs, took 30 offense reports and investigated four traffic crashes.
At 7:47 p.m. on Oct. 30 deputies were dispatched to a Sicily Road residence to investigate an alleged domestic violence incident. The victim’s statement indicated she was assaulted by her son and a witness corroborated that account. Derrick Carlisle, 23, was arrested and charged with domestic violence.
On Nov. 3 at 7:15 p.m. a citizen on Sleepy Hollow Parkway called the sheriff’s office to report returning home and discovering his door had been kicked in. A deputy responded to the scene and an offense report was taken.
A Blaine Street resident called the sheriff’s office at 4:17 a.m. on Nov. 4 to report a theft. While the victim was away from home, someone stole a toolbox and its contents. A deputy was dispatched to investigate. A suspect was located and questioned and subsequently arrested on one count of theft.
At 1:42 a.m. on Nov. 5 the sheriff’s office received a call from a Lynchburg resident reporting a domestic dispute on South Broadway Street. Deputies were dispatched to the scene where Jeffery S. Elkins, 32, was arrested on one count of domestic violence.