Lee County Sheriff’s Office August Activity

The Lee County Sheriff’s Office released their monthly report detailing their activities for August. There were a total of 5,143 calls received by the Lee County Dispatch office with 980 resulting in a deputy being dispatched. 407 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 304 rescue squad calls dispatched, 2 ambulance calls along with 47 additional calls requiring fire department dispatch.
Deputies were busy serving 147 felony and misdemeanor warrants, 124 subpoenas, 11 show cause summons and 213 civil papers for the Lee County Courts. Deputies also served 42 protective orders along with processing 66 people on 127 charges. There was also 3 executed search warrants last month.
Doing all this work required deputies to travel a little over 60,000 miles with only 150 miles on transports moving 1 mental health patient and 1 prisoners from other jurisdictions. Along with this public service, the Lee County Sheriff’s Department escorted 11 funerals and unlocked 43 vehicles for citizens.

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