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Sheriff releases numbers for December, year end

By Staff | Jan 6, 2010

Tyler County Sheriff Bob Kendle recently released the end of the year report for 2009.

According to the statistics, deputies traveled 96,545 miles, 761 hours were spent in court bailiff proceeding hours, 723 Circuit Court papers were served, 836 Magistrate Court papers were served, 850 complaints were received, 94 auto accidents were investigated, 265 criminal investigations were performed and 240 felony and misdemeanor arrests were made in the county.

Additionally, 293 traffic citations were issued, 57 out of county trips taken, six motorists assists were performed, 27 persons were monitored on home confinement, 10 Marijuana plants were confiscated and deputies assisted in four parade escorts.


In December alone. deputies traveled 8,748 miles, spent 49 hours in court bailiff, received 38 complaints, served 54 Circuit Court papers, served 77 Magistrate Court papers, investigated 86 auto accidents, investigated nine accidents and monitored six home confinements.

The following investigations were performed: One petit larceny; one forgery; four disturbing the peace; eight domestic violence; one possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance; one transfer of stolen property; one battery; two suspicious person; one burglary alarm; and one unattended death.

The following arrests were made, felony and misdemeanor: One for battery; nine false pretenses; one burglary; two contempt of court; and one domestic battery.

The following traffic citations were issued: Two for DUIA; two for fleeing while driving DUIA; one expired operators license; one for expired registration plate; three for speeding; two for driving while operator’s suspended/revoked; five no proof of insurance; and one for improper use of registration plate.

The following trips were made: Five to North Central Regional Jail in Greenwood, W.Va.; one to RD Kuhn Juvenile Center in Julian, W.Va.; one to Ohio Psychiatric Hospital in Columbus, Ohio; one to Northern Regional Jail in Moundsville; one to the North Regional Juvenile Detention in Wheeling; one to Danville W.Va.; one to Parkersburg; and one to Moundsville.