(Tuesday - March 23, 2021) - The Dickinson
County Sheriff's Department road patrol handled the service of 158 civil
process papers, investigated 86 complaints and handled 21 accidents
during the month of February, according to the report issued on Monday
by Sheriff Scott Rutter, to the Dickinson County Board of Commissioners.
Other duties performed by the road patrol included: the issuance of
28 citations and 96 verbal warnings; 19 arrests, four of them on
outstanding warrants; handled 162 property checks, and transported two
prisoners, one to Green Bay and the other to Sault St. Marie.
Jail census remains low
According to the
Sheriff, 43 prisoners were booked into the Dickinson County jail during
the month. This is drastically lower than the numbers before the
Coronavirus Pandemic. Previously, monthly bookings often exceeded 100.
The average daily census at the jail during February was 48 inmates,
well below the jail's rated capacity of 72 prisoners.
enhanced 911 dispatch center handled:
||Non 911 calls
||Calls for other law enforcement agencies
||Calls for ambulance service
||Calls for fire service
Sheriff's work van remains sidelined:
The Sheriff's Work Van, which provides an opportunity for trusted,
non-violent prisoners to perform community-based work outside of the
jail, has been sidelined as a precaution since the start of the