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More calls, fewer arrests in June for Pierce County sheriff

By Staff | Aug 15, 2020

Sue Sitter/PCT The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office, pictured, saw a decrease in arrests for June.

The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office reported a slight increase in calls for the month of June over May and July at recent Pierce County commission meetings.

However, the office reported overall arrests for June decreased.

Sheriff Josh Siegler reported 57 total calls in May, which included two medical calls, two fire calls and one traffic accident call. The office received 10 calls for assistance to other law enforcement agencies.

The office transported one prisoner from the Heart of America Correctional and Treatment Center.

Siegler also reported 12 arrests for May, including one for possession of methamphetamine, two for possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia, three for driving under the influence and four for driving under suspension. Deputies served two warrants, issued 19 citations and served 13 papers in May.

Total calls for June increased to 59. They included three medical calls, two fire calls and one traffic accident call. The office received 15 calls to assist other agencies. The office transported four prisoners and reported nine arrests, down three from May.

Arrests included one for possession of methamphetamine, one for possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia, three for driving under the influence, two for driving under suspension and one for unlawful alteration to a government issued ID.

The office served one warrant for arrest in June, issued 21 citations and served 24 papers.

For July, Siegler reported 52 total calls with no medical calls, one fire call and three traffic accidents.

The office received six calls to assist other agencies and transported four prisoners that month.

Siegler reported 12 arrests for July with one for possession of methamphetamine, two for possession of methamphetamine paraphernalia, three for driving under the influence and four for driving under suspension.

The office served two warrants, issued 19 citations and served 13 papers in July.

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