Baxter County Sheriff’s Deputies experienced a relatively calm and uneventful Labor Day holiday weekend this year.
There were 46 complaint calls or calls for service made to the Sheriff’s Office from Friday through Monday. There were 39 bookings made at the Baxter County Detention Center by all agencies during this time covering 67 separate criminal charges and outstanding arrest warrants. Bookings for drug and alcohol-related offenses were:
4 Driving While Intoxicated
1 Boating While Intoxicated
4 Public Intoxication or Drinking in Public
5 Drug or Drug Paraphernalia Possession
In addition to the Detention Center bookings, Sheriff’s Deputies issued:
10 Citations for Traffic Violations or Criminal Misdemeanors
32 Warnings for Traffic Violations
There were no major or serious incidents reported over the holiday.
The Sheriff’s Office worked jointly with U. S. Army Corp of Engineers Park Rangers in patrolling public campgrounds and public use areas on Norfork Lake and Bull Shoals Lake.
/s/ John F. Montgomery,
Baxter County Sheriff