Sheriff Philip Povero reported the following statistics for February 2018 from divisions of the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office.
The 911 Center processed 13,799 events: 6,287 events for OCSO and New York State Police, 1,069 calls for emergency medical services, 255 calls for fire departments, 4,323 events for Canandaigua Police Department and 1,865 events for Geneva PD. Of these calls, 24 were requests for emergency services for reported overdoses.
Deputies responded to 329 car crashes, including 41 crashes with injury, 135 property damage only crashes, 21 hit and runs, 35 vehicles in ditches, six rollover crashes and 91 car-deer collisions.
The OCSO K-9 Unit reported 24 calls for service that included drug searches, tracks, presentations to the public and assists to other agencies.
Deputies assigned to Eastview Mall responded to 157 calls for service, reported 19 arrests and recovered $2,103.91 in stolen property.
The civil office made 223 service attempts and served 186 papers, including 36 summons, 27 family court papers and nine evictions. It processed 102 warrants, including 43 new warrants received and 59 warrants executed. Of the new warrants received, 12 were executed on the same day they were received from a court. The crime scene unit collected 125 pieces of evidence from 70 cases.
Sheriff’s investigators continue to process pistol permit applications; 73 pistol permit investigations have been completed this year.
Two deputies in the law enforcement section were promoted during the month. Deputy Stephen Swarthout was promoted to road patrol sergeant, and Deputy Nate Bowerman was promoted to criminal investigator.
Six newly hired recruit deputies started their training at Finger Lakes Law Enforcement Academy in Hopewell on Feb. 12. Communications staff each completed eight hours of in-service training that included updates on emergency medical dispatching and training from Ontario County District Attorney’s Office that included crime victims rights and testimony in court. Court security was inspected by a team of assessors, and received reaccreditation from New York State Sheriff’s Association on Feb. 15.
Ontario County Jail booked 154 inmates, including 116 males and 38 females; 64 people were booked by the jail and released pending further action. The jail served 12,692 meals and 1,762 snacks. Correction officers completed 93 transports and drove 6,416 miles during the month.