West Penn police December report
West Penn Township Police Chief Brian Johnson has released his monthly report for December.
Police patrolled a total of 4,137 miles. Traffic citations issued included: speeding - 35; careless driving - two; driving without a license - two; driving with a suspended or revoked license - one; expired registration - two; expired inspection - two; stop/yield sign violation - one; seat belt - one.
Written warnings issued: speeding - 21; equipment - three.
Nontraffic citations/arrests: theft - one; DUI - one; harassment - two; receiving stolen property - one; theft by unlawful taking - one; disorderly conduct - two; criminal mischief - one.
Motor vehicle accidents: Reportable - four; non-reportable - three.
Police also handled eight animal complaints; eight incidents where they assisted emergency medical crews; 11 incidents where they assisted other police departments; 11 alarm calls; four (911) hang-up calls; two bad check complaints; one burning complaint; 41 citizen assists; eight civil complaints; five criminal mischief matters; eight disabled vehicles; five domestic calls; seven harassment complaints; two mental health matters; one sexual assault investigation; two public disturbances; 21 follow-up investigations; seven road obstructions; 15 traffic complaints; 14 suspicious vehicles; four shots fired; five search warrants; 11 theft reports; three trespassing; two vacations checks; 13 welfare checks; 81 phone assignments; two K-9 searches and one township code/ordinance complaint.
Police also attended eight district judge hearings. The police department received $545.96 in fine payments.