Prowers County Sheriff – April Report

The Prowers County Sheriff’s Department responded to 328 Calls for Service in April, with 141 from Lamar and 138 from the county in general. Of the Lamar calls, 30 were jail related, three for assaults and 13 for warrant arrests. Holly had 24 calls, including three for disturbances and two for theft. There were 24 traffic citations and summonses issued, as well as thirteen criminal summonses.

Twenty-one investigations resulted in charges being issues for April with four new cases assigned, ten cases were cleared and 20 investigations are still active. April 2011 bookings for men were down, at 54 for the month, compared to 71 for April 2010. Female bookings were up this year at 23, compared to last April, at 15. Year to date bookings for men are at 275, with 94 for women. Seven inmates were reported to I.C.E. in April. The average number of inmates held each day in April was 48 for an inmate meal cost of $9,988.32 and $3,286.12 in medical expenses for that period.

There were 6,178 people screened at the Prowers County Courthouse in April, averaging 274 per day. Court House security made two arrests on individuals who had warrants and were witnessed entering the courthouse by security officers. Prowers County deputies responded to 15 different fires in April. There citations were issued for burning during a fire ban and/or without notifying fire officials of their intent to burn. Detective T. Weisenhorn charged two people in two separate incidents with possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia as a result of a traffic stop and a warrant arrest.

Expenses for April totaled $166,155.04 and YTD were $638,317.72. Revenue for April was $17,915.56 and YTD was $72,273.75.

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