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Sheriff’s Dept. reports high call volume in August

September 14, 2018

WINFIELD — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department during the month of August responded to 1,482 calls for assistance, and made 35 felony arrests and 80 misdemeanor arrests, according to a news release from Sheriff Steve Deweese.

The Road Patrol also investigated 78 auto crashes, and issued 37 misdemeanor citations. Furthermore, the Road Patrol arrested 16 DUIs and completed 188 written complaints; 31 warrants and 17 Domestic Violence Petitions served in person.

Home Confinement averaged 40 inmates with 202 home verifications, and Western Regional Jail averaged 87 inmates per day.

Process division served 425 civil papers.

The Tax Office accepted 84 concealed carry permits and issued 50 permits; 1,205 DMV decals were also issued.

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