Sheriff Philip Povero reported the following statistics for August 2018 from divisions of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.
The 911 Center processed 14,664 events: 7,082 events for Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police; 1,240 calls for emergency medical services; 354 calls for fire departments; 3,616 events for Canandaigua Police Department; and 2,372 events for Geneva PD. Of these calls, 46 were requests for emergency services for reported overdoses.
Deputies responded to 270 car crashes: 46 crashes with injury, one fatal; 134 property damage only crashes; 10 vehicles in ditches; three rollover crashes; 25 hit and runs; and 51 car/deer collisions.
The OCSO K-9 Unit reported 35 calls for service, which included drug searches, tracks, presentations to the public and assists to other agencies.
Deputies assigned to Eastview Mall responded to 189 calls for service and reported 17 arrests. Officers recovered $1,039.94 worth of stolen merchandise.
The Civil Office made 348 service attempts and served 280 papers, which included 40 summons, 24 evictions, 17 Family Court papers and 65 subpoenas. The office processed 117 warrants: 60 new warrants received and 57 warrants that were closed or executed.
Sheriff’s investigators continue to process pistol permit applications, and completed 315 pistol permit investigations this year.
Marine patrols on Canandaigua and Honeoye lakes inspected several vessels, aided six boaters who were disabled and answered 27 calls for service.
Deputies worked special traffic enforcement details in Farmington, Geneva and Victor. They issued 37 traffic tickets in Farmington, four in Geneva and 51 in Victor.
Officers booked 186 inmates into Ontario County Jail: 141 males and 45 females. In August, 103 pre-arraignments were held at the jail; 58 people were booked and released pending further court action.
Deputies provided traffic control and other law enforcement services for 15 concerts this summer at the CMAC Performing Arts Center at Finger Lakes Community College in Hopewell. The last concert of the season took place on Aug. 31. Thousands of motor vehicles were directed in and out of the concert venue this summer.
On Aug. 27, six recently hired deputies graduated from the 2018 Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy Basic Police Academy, which started on Feb. 12. After their graduation, these officers were assigned to work with veteran deputy sheriffs in a field training program.