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Lansford police handle 548 matters

Published March 16. 2013 09:02AM

Lansford police handled 548 matters last month:

Abandoned vehicle-1; ambulance call-7;911 hang-up/open line-3; assaults (sexual)-2; alarms-5; animals-3; assist agencies-7; civil-4; assist police-11; assist persons-28; be-on-the-lookout-1; criminal mischief-5; burglary-3; check vehicle-6; check residence-11; check area-12; code enforce./ordinance-10; crashes-4; disorderly conduct-1; assault (simple)-2; details-14; check welfare (person)-10; disturbances-6; domestic (arrest)-2; fights-3; domestic (non-arrest)-4; emotionally disturbed person-6; drug complaints/investigations-3; identity theft-2; missing person-2; fraud-1; follow ups-73; harassment-22; hazards-10; information-56;court-15; noise-10; parking-41; public drunkenness-2; phone assignments-7; suspicious activity-14; theft-17; robbery-1; traffic-related-38; trespassing-1; protection from abuse orders-6; unwanted person-5; warrants-11.

Police made seven criminal arrests, with five people committed to prison. There were three felonies (two burglaries and one retail theft); four misdemeanors (one resisting arrest, two simple assaults, and one possession of a controlled substance. Police issued 32 citations, including 26 traffic citations and six nontraffic citations. They also issued 10 parking tickets.

Police put a total of 3,023 miles on the department's vehicles: 1,233 miles on the 2009 Ford (ending mileage 55,731); 1,039 miles on the 2007 Dodge (ending mileage 82,763); 359 miles on the 1997 Ford (ending mileage 119,373); and 392 miles on the 2006 Ford (ending mileage 52,886).

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