Sheriff details December report for Sheriff’s Office
Press Release, Sheriff Randy Bower
ALBION – In the month of December, the Orleans County Sheriff’s Office 911 Dispatch Center processed 1,982 police incidents, including 765 events for Sheriff’s Road Patrol, 179 for the New York State Police and 1,038 calls for the Village police agencies of Lyndonville, Medina, Albion and Holley.
There were 526 Fire/EMS related calls dispatched countywide with 385 of those emergency medical in nature and a total of two drug overdoses.
Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Deputies handled 76 automobile accidents, including 13 with injury and 41 car-deer collisions. Road patrol also made 56 service attempts and successfully served 24 subpoenas, civil or court papers. The Orleans County Jail processed in 98 inmates and handled 23 prisoner transports to court appearances.
The Sheriff’s Animal Control Division handled 59 incidents including nine stray dogs, two dog bite complaints, nine neighbor dog problems, and several other miscellaneous animal calls. In addition, 10 animals were taken in to shelter on voluntary surrenders.
In December the Sheriff’s Office assisted the Lord’s House Church, Waterport in spreading holiday cheer to those less fortunate. Members of the Sheriff’s Office helped collect and distribute goodies to over 100 area children in 40 families through the “Toys for Tots” program.