The following law enforcement agencies have reported these monthly summaries of their activities:
INDIANA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
Deputies from the county sheriff’s office last month screened 10,249 visitors to the county courthouse, 2,268 visitors to the Domestic Relations Section at The Atrium in downtown Indiana, and 1,453 visitors to the Indiana County Children & Youth Services office on Indian Springs Road in White Township, according to a report from Sheriff Robert Fyock.
The sheriff’s office issued 222 firearm permits and two firearm dealer permits in May.
Deputies served 1,100 hours of security for court facilities, 260 hours of security for the courts and 146 hours in transporting 67 inmates between the county jail and courthouse last month.
Fyock reported the deputies served 132 civil papers, 12 protection from abuse orders and 39 bench warrants.
They conducted one real estate sale and assisted at one eviction.
The sheriff’s office answered eight complaints, responded six times to assist other law enforcement agencies and filed one criminal complaint during the month.
STATE POLICE, INDIANA
Troopers at the Indiana County station just outside Indiana in White Township responded to 2,446 calls for service in May including 252 reported criminal offenses, Lt. Joseph Loughran, the base commander, reported.
Crime division investigators declared nine of the calls unfounded, cleared 166 of the remaining cases and filed charges against 168 people.
The officers on highway patrol throughout the county responded to 74 traffic crashes last month, which resulted in one death and injuries to 22 people.
Police blamed six of the accidents on the use of drugs or alcohol, and arrested 44 people on suspicion of driving under the influence during the month.
Troopers gave out 2,265 traffic tickets including 84 for seat belt and two for child safety seat infractions, and issued 548 warnings. They assisted 44 drivers and performed 43 commercial motor vehicle inspections.
BLAIRSVILLE BOROUGH POLICE
Officers of the Blairsville Borough police department investigated eight reports of vandalism resulting in $2,058 of damage, and responded to three reports of thefts with losses totaling $41,820, according to a monthly activity report.
Listing of the department’s calls for April was presented to the borough council for review in late May.
Police Chief Michael Allman reported the department investigated one case of access device fraud that involved a loss of $163.23 and one case of retail theft with a loss of $2,439.93.
The officers also responded in April to 10 automatic alarms, six hit-and-run incidents, seven complaints of harassment by communication and five public service details.
Officers conducted two security checks and five welfare checks, and responded nine times to assist paramedics, once to assist the fire department and six times to aid other law enforcement agencies, according to the report.
Police wrote 75 parking tickets, 22 traffic citations, six summary citations, one criminal complaint and 14 warnings or notices.
They investigated seven reports of suspicious persons or activity, 11 ordinance complaints, three noise complaints, three domestics and one death. They took one report of an assault, one “gun call,” one report of lost property, one case of public drunkenness, two cases of disorderly conduct, two drug violations, one case of driving under the influence and two reports of child abuse. Blairsville police also logged 21 matters described only as “incidents.”
Mayor Frank Harsh reported to council that the borough collected $1,043 from fines paid to the district court, $435 of parking and accident report payments, and 41,478 from payment of 75 parking tickets.