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Crime Falls in Forks for July

Forks Township Police Chief Greg Dorney reports 635 incidents for July, down after two months of increases in crime.

Forks Township Police Chief Greg Dorney has reported 635 criminal incidents for July, compared with 663 for June, 647 in May and 631 in April.

CRIMINAL ACTIVITY

  • Seven thefts, including four cases of $200 or more being stolen from a vehicle or building.
  • Two incidents of harassment and four of harassment by communication.
  • Twelve domestic disturbances, seven fights or disputes.
  • 41 reports of suspicious persons or vehicles.
  • Two cases of property damage.
  • Two cases of criminal mischief.
  • Two cases of criminal mischief to automobiles.
  • Five cases of lost or missing property.
  • There was also one case of mental health, one missing persons report, one littering offense, one runaway juvenile female, one marijuana possession, one for public drunkenness, one for driving under the influence of alcohol, one assault, one burglary, two for criminal mischief to buildings and two protective orders.

TRAFFIC

  • 110 traffic citations and two non-traffic citations.
  • 32 traffic and parking problems.
  • 10 motor vehicle accidents.
  • Four cases of careless driving.
  • 16 traffic violations.
  • Seven traffic-related incidents.
  • One case of driving without a license.

   CALLS/SERVICES

  • Five real or false alarms for fires.
  • 44 911 calls.
  • 58 for unfounded alarms. 
  • Three for disabled vehicles.
  • 23 building checks.
  • 12 police information notifications.
  • 51 responses for officer assistance.
  • 44 public service reports.
  • 57 medical assistance calls.
  • One miscellaneous call.
  • Two checks on reports.
  • One for fingerprinting.
  • One unattended death.
  • Two service calls for stray animals.

  OTHER INCIDENTS

  • 16 animal complaints and eight dog law offenses or bites.
  • Five cases of recovered property.
  • Seven cases of people being locked out of their vehicles or buildings.
  • Four case of wires or poles being down.

The police department assisted other police departments 13 times and fire departments twice during the month.

The foregoing information was supplied by . Where arrests are indicated, it does not indicate a conviction.

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