North Collins police releases September numbers

NORTH COLLINS — This past September, the North Collins Police Officers were on duty for 229 hours. One patrol was on duty from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sept. 4-5 for the first days of school to assist the elementary school and to monitor traffic adherence to school bus traffic. An extra patrol was assigned to the school’s home coming parade and festivities.

Police responded to 72 various requests which included some traffic stops. Of these there was one disturbance, two traffic arrests, one warrant arrest, two suspicious persons, two suspicious vehicles, one welfare check, one motor vehicle assist, one youth trouble incident, two assists to other police departments, six assists to EMS, one assist to person, one parade, six community policing details and four court details.

Regular property checks were conducted of schools, businesses, public property, all town parks and vacant properties. Regular curfew checks were conducted. Traffic control details were conducted at the conclusion of Church Masses in the village and in Langford.

In total North Collins Police issued 54 traffic tickets in September including 32 for speeding. Speeds in village ranged from 47-54 MPH in a 35 MPH zone; the average being 49.71 MPH. In addition to these two were issued for aggravated unlicensed operation, 10 were issued for cell phone violations, seven for stop signs violations, one for an expired registration, one for a fractured windshield and one for failure to produce a driver’s license.