Barry County Sheriff Dar Leaf gave the November uniformed patrol/jail activity report to County Commissioners Tuesday, with some comparisons from other years.
The uniformed patrol figures compared to those from five years ago showed 643 complaints were handled in 2017 and 426 in 2012. Accidents handed totaled 118 this year, with 98 in 2012; car/deer crashes were 80 this November, 103 in 2012.
Last month, 78 persons were arrested, 48 for felonies and 84 for misdemeanors. In 2012, 58 were arrested on 22 felony charges and 52 for misdemeanors. Eleven alcohol arrests were made in this report, versus 9 in 2012.
Activity at the jail included booking and processing 276 persons in November; it was 206 in 2013. Two hundred and four persons were released back into the community in November; 179 in 2013. Seventy-one public prints were taken last month, compared to 85 in 2013.
Figures for November with no data available for 2013 include 136 drug screens, 80 court transports, and 8,119 meals served to inmates at a cost of $1.42 a meal.
Repairs at the facility during the month cost $4,244.47 for plumbing, $1,878.94 for HVAC and $275 for security.