Sheriff Philip C. Povero reports the following statistics for the the month of April 2018, from the divisions of the Ontario County Office of Sheriff:
The 9-1-1 Center processed a total of 14,759 events, including 6,854 events for the sheriff’s office / state police, 1,040 calls for emergency medical services, 504 calls for fire departments, 4,351 events for the Canandaigua PD and 2,010 events for the Geneva PD. Of these calls, 29 calls were requests for emergency services for reported overdoses.
A total of 268 car crashes were responded to during the month, including 34 crashes with injury, 131 property damage only crashes, 15 vehicles in ditches, 6 rollover crashes, 26 hit and runs and 56 car-deer collisions. The OCSO K-9 unit reported 42 calls for service during the month, to include drug searches, tracks, presentations to the public and assists to other agencies. Deputies assigned to Eastview Mall responded to a total of 136 calls for service at the mall and reported 8 arrests, stolen property valued at $1,860.80 was recovered. The civil office made 239 service attempts and served 199 papers. Among the papers served, 37 summons, 13 evictions and 27 family court papers. A total of 89 warrants were processed, including 44 new warrants received and 45 warrants that were closed or executed. Of the new warrants received, 13 were executed on the same day they were received from a court.
Sheriff Investigator’s continue to process pistol permit applications, and report that so far this year, 163 pistol permit investigations have been completed.
Sheriff deputies worked special traffic enforcement details in Farmington, Geneva and Victor during the month. They issued 6 traffic tickets in Farmington, 16 in Geneva and 14 in Victor.
Deputies taught 3 classes on civilian response to active shooters during the month. They also taught a fire police refresher course that was attended by 76 fire police members from Ontario,
Seneca, Wayne & Yates counties. Three assessor’s from the N.Y.S. Department of Criminal Justice Services (DCJS) spent 3 days reviewing all 110 law enforcement accreditation standards. Upon the completion of their review, they did recommend that the sheriff’s law enforcement division receive another 5 year re-accreditation.
A total of 161 inmates were booked into the county jail, including 120 males and 41 females. Eight corrections officers graduated from basic corrections officers training that was held in Seneca County. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on April 30th for the new Centralized Arraignment
program in the jail lobby.