Forks Township Crime Drops for October
Forks Township reports 676 criminal incidents for month of October.
Forks Township Police Chief Greg Dorney has reported 676 criminal incidents for October, compared with 689 for September, 600 in August, 635 for July, 663 for June, 647 in May and 631 in April.
An armed robbery topped October's police report.
- One robbery with firearm.
- One assault.
- One attempted suicide.
- One mental health case.
- 9 thefts, including four cases of $200 or more being stolen from a vehicle, two from a building and five cases of $50 to $200 from automobiles.
- Five incidents of harassment.
- One disorderly conduct in public places.
- 10 domestic disturbances, one juvenile disturbance, two fights or disputes.
- 30 reports of suspicious persons or vehicles.
- 8 cases of criminal mischief.
- Six cases of found/recovered property.
- Two protective orders.
- Three for driving under the influence.
- Four for property damage.
- There was also one case each of a miscellaneous service call, one for narcotics, one lost/missing property, one game law violation, one hazardous condition, one missing male juvenile and one for careless driving.
- 94 traffic citations.
- 33 traffic and parking problems.
- 21 motor vehicle accidents.
- 27 traffic violations.
- 11 traffic-related incidents.
- Two traffic investigations.
- Three escorts.
- One signal out.
- 12 real or false alarms for fires.
- 54 911 calls.
- 69 for unfounded alarms.
- 12 police information notifications.
- 72 responses for officer assistance.
- 44 public service reports.
- 60 medical assistance calls.
- 5 for disabled vehicles.
- 5 for vehicle/building lockouts.
- Two wires/poles down.
- 21 building checks.
- One for fingerprinting, one for follow-up information.
- 12 animal complaints and 9 dog law offenses or bites.
- Two non-criminal investigations.
The police department assisted other police departments and agencies seven times and fire departments once during the month.
The foregoing information was supplied by Forks Township Police Department. Where arrests are indicated, it does not indicate a conviction.