CALCUTTA — The first month of activity reports for 2017 are in the books for the St. Clair Township Police Department as the monthly findings were revealed during Tuesday’s board of trustees meeting.
Police Chief Donald Hyatt presented the January activity report for the police department, which indicated a total of 271 reports handled throughout the first month of 2017.
Among the reported activities were 89 total incident reports, 86 arrests, 66 traffic citations, 30 traffic crashes, 15 incidents/documentation and 15
Also reported were nine thefts; seven warrant checks/service; four calls of drug activity; three calls each of assault, removal requests, public assistance and suspicious activity; two calls each of investigations, identity thefts, lost items, noise complaints and vandalism; and one report each of assault, body, breaking and entering, casualty, code 10, domestic violence, drug overdose, driving under the influence, fraud, harassment, investigating disturbances, officer assistance, other emergency, public intoxication, receiving, stolen vehicle, towed vehicle and welfare check.
Hyatt presented the information for the trustees at the start of the meeting, but was unable to discuss the report in detail as he had to report on a call during the meeting.
In other business:
— Trustees approved the mileage certification from the Ohio Department of Transportation, which presented the total mileage in the township to be 70.609 miles. The matter was approved with a 2-0 vote, with Trustee James Hall absent.
— Trustee Chairman James Sabatini reported he attended a business meeting for the fire department on Monday, and reported the department is looking into placing a possible renewal of their current levy, which is set to expire this year, on the November ballot. A formal announcement from the fire department is expected to be made at a later time.
— Both Sabatini and Trustee Robert Swickard reported