The Lee County Sheriff’s Office released their monthly report detailing
their activities for June. There were a total of 5,176 calls received by the Lee
County Dispatch office with 843 resulting in a deputy being dispatched. 381
calls were dispatched to the Fire Warden, Conservation Officer, VDOT, Juvenile Services, Social Services, Animal Control, Virginia State Police and the Towns of Jonesville and Pennington Gap Police Departments.
Other emergency services were contacted with 428 rescue squad calls dispatched along with 41 additional calls requiring fire department dispatch. Deputies were busy serving 147 felony and misdemeanor warrants, 112 subpoenas, 26 show cause summons and 178 civil papers for the Lee County Courts. Deputies also served 80 protective orders along with processing 74 people on 147 charges. There was also 4 executed search warrants last month.
Doing all this work required deputies to travel almost 60,000 miles with
over 1,100 miles on transports moving 1mental health patients and 2 prisoners from other jurisdictions. Along with this public service, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department escorted 15 funerals and unlocked 51 vehicles for citizens.
In other news, TRIAD, Law enforcement and Seniors Together will meet on August the 18th at Cumberland Bowl Park at noon. The meeting will be held at the first pavilion and the speaker will be from the Lee County Works Program. For more information call Amy at 346-3490