The year 2011 was a busy one for the Lehighton Police Department.
A report submitted by Sergeant Joseph Lawrence showed that during 2011, there were a total of 276 criminal arrests made - an average of 23 per month.
Despite the high number, it was still a little lower than in 2010 when 320 arrests occurred.
The most arrests came for disorderly conduct (55) and harassment (40).
The police investigated 570 offenses in 2011, down from 640 offenses the previous year.