The Moore County Sheriff’s Office released their monthly report for July.

During the month of July, patrol deputies averaged nine minutes and thirty seven seconds while responding to 3,236 calls for service. They served 314 civil and 143 criminal papers which included nine domestic violence orders, made 84 arrests, conducted 1215 business checks and transported five mental patients.

Deputies issued 73 traffic citations: eight citations for driving with a Revoked License and 21 for speeding in excess of 15 miles per hour over the posted speed limit. 

Volunteers contributed 65 hours during the month of July.

Animal Services admitted 111 dogs and 144 cats, returned 16 animals to their owners, facilitated the adoption of 48 dogs and 56 cats and conducted 57 field and 103 shelter rabies vaccinations. Deputies investigated 13 animal bite reports and responded to 140 stray-animal calls.

Criminal Investigators arrested 46 suspects totaling 35 felony and 12 misdemeanor charges, opened 78 investigations and recovered $36,270 in stolen property.

Arrests included: one for Assault with a Deadly Weapon, one for Indecent Liberties with a Child, three for Larceny by an Employee, one for Robbery with a Dangerous Weapon, 15 for Breaking and Entering/Larceny, one for Larceny of a Dog, three for Felony Child Abuse, six for Firearm Violations, nine for Fraud and six on misdemeanor charges.

The Narcotics Division opened 26 investigations, executed four Search Warrants, one Probation Search and arrested 24 suspects on a total of 59 Drug and Alcohol violations.

Narcotic deputies seized: 361 grams of Marijuana, 19 dosage units of prescription pills, two grams of Cocaine, 16 grams of Crack-Cocaine, three Firearms and $4,315 in US Currency; the estimated street value of all drugs seized was approximately $22,290.

Additionally, deputies conducted 79 ABC store security checks, inspected five ABC premise-outlets and visited 74 additional ABC premise-outlets.

The Sheriff’s Office registered two new Sex Offenders, updated the status of 35 Registered Sex Offenders, transferred two out of county and is monitoring a total of 128 Moore County Registered Sex Offenders.

In July, they issued 176 pistol purchase permits, revoked one permit, issued 59 new conceal-to-carry permits and renewed 96; totaling 7,977 Moore County citizens with conceal-to-carry permits.


Photo courtesy of Moore County Sheriff’s Office

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