The Dodge County Sheriff’s Office made 138 arrests during January.
The arrests were for: misdemeanor assault, 3; burglary, 1; stolen property, 1; bad checks/fraud, 1; drugs, 27; disorderly conduct, 1; liquor law violations, 12; driving under the influence, 9; driving during suspension/revocation, 8; offense against family/children, 1; vandalism, 1; weapons, 7; other, 66.
Offenses included: rape, 1; burglary, 1; felony theft, 2; misdemeanor theft, 3; vandalism, 3.
Deputies issued 50 traffic citations, 157 traffic warnings and 43 equipment warnings; served 38 warrants; assisted 25 motorists; and answered 32 criminal complaints, 180 miscellaneous calls and 275 total calls.
There were 12 accidents – all property damage. Contributing circumstances (driver) were: failure to yield right of way; disregarded traffic signs/signals; exceeded authorized speed limit; failure to keep in proper lane; swerving or avoiding due to wind, vehicle, etc.; visibility obstructed; other improper action; unknown. Contributing circumstances (environment) were weather conditions and none.