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Lansford monthly police report

Published September 15. 2012 09:02AM

Lansford Police Chief John Turcmanovich has released his monthly report for August, with a total of 605 calls:

Abandoned vehicle - 5; ambulance calls - 7; 911 hang-up/open line - 6; assaults - 3; alarms - 5; animals - 13; assist agencies - 6; civil - 4; assist police - 22; assist persons - 36; attempted break-in - 1; bad check- 1; burglary - 1; check vehicle - 2; check residence - 3; check area - 24; check business - 1; check welfare (person) - 18; code enforce/ordinance - 31; crashes - 9; criminal mischief - 7; curfew - 1; details - 15; missing person - 2; disorderly conduct - 5; disturbances - 12; domestic (arrest) - 1; domestics (non-arrest) - 14; emotionally disturbed person - 4; drug complaints/investigations - 11; drug overdose - 1; fire call - 4; fight - 4; follow ups - 51; harassment - 22; hazards - 3; information - 53; loitering - 1; noise - 9; parking - 58; protection from abuse orders - 5; phone assignments - 19; public drunkenness - 3; warrants - 5; suspicious activity - 4; terroristic threats - 1; theft - 13; traffic-related - 38; trespassing - 1.

There were eight criminal arrests, and four people committed to prison. Police handled four felonies: possession with intent to deliver drugs - 2; burglary - 2, and four misdemeanors: unlawful restraint; theft by unlawful taking; harassment via communication, and possession of a small amount of marijuana.

Police also issued 31 citations: Traffic driving without a license - 1; obedience to traffic-control devices - 3; driving under suspension - 1. Non-traffic citations - 26: disorderly conduct - 1; harassment - 1; public drunkenness - 4; retail theft - 1; scattering rubbish - 1; property maintenance-weeds - 9; property maintenance-roofs and drainage - 4; property maintenance-windows - 2; property maintenance-building security - 2; property maintenance-protective treatment - 1. Parking tickets - 45; meter violations - 34; vehicle code/borough ordinance - 11.

The monthly mileage for police vehicles was:

Unit 101 (2009 Ford) - 1,852 miles, ending mileage: 47,898; Unit 102 (2007 Dodge) - 1,538 miles, ending mileage: 76,061; Unit 103 (1997 Ford) - 219 miles; ending mileage 118,473; Unit 104 (2006 Ford) - 31 miles, ending mileage 49,998.

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