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Sheriff’s department releases January activity report


The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department released its activity report for January 2012. January, 2011 figures are in parentheses.

For the first month of the new year, the department reported 55 traffic arrests (64); two DUI arrests (six), 15 felony arrest (six), 29 criminal arrests (20) and 69 crash reports (20).

Deputies logged a total of 28,445 miles in January, up from 20,132 logged during the same period last year.

The department had 68 adult males and 23 adult females booked into the LaGrange County Jail in January. In 2011, the jail saw 66 males and 15 females booked.

In January, the jail billed the Indiana Department of Corrections (IDOC) $24,220, less than half of the $51,835 reported in January 2011. The department has already received $27,965 from the IDOC so far this year.

The department has also received $5,162.25 in work release fees, compared to $4,897.80 last year.