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B-WS police stayed busy in July

According to activity report

The Bingen-White Salmon Police Department responded to 220 calls for officer assistance in July, according to the activity report for that month -- an average of 7.1 per day.

All told, B-WS officers handled 143 cases in White Salmon and 77 in Bingen during July, the most recent month for which statistics are available.

Agency assists in White Salmon -- 15 -- topped the call list in White Salmon. In second place were theft and vandalism at 10 calls each.

In Bingen the No. 1 complaint in July was about parking (9), followed by fireworks (7) and report of a suspicious person/vehicle (5).

Following is a city-by-city breakdown of police activity for the 31 days of July.

White Salmon (143)

Agency assists, 15; theft, 10; vandalism, 10; public assist, 9; suspicious person/vehicle, 8; fireworks, 7; suspicious circumstances, 7; traffic complaints, 7; animal complaints, 7; alarms, 6; criminal traffic, 6; noise, 6; property (lost/found), 6; recovered stolen, 5; 911 calls (hang-ups), 3; trespass, 3; auto theft, 2; disorderly conduct, 2; disputes, 2; fire, 2; medical emergencies, 2; parking, 2; vehicle prowl, 2; violation of city ordinance, 2; and 1 each for abandoned/disabled vehicle, accidents, civil paper service, DUI, harassment, juvenile, lost/missing person, rape, shoplifting, threats, violation of court order, and warrant arrest.

Bingen (77)

Parking, 9; fireworks, 7; suspicious person/vehicle, 5; suspicious circumstances, 4; theft, 4; vandalism, 4; warrant arrest, 4; public assistance, 4; criminal traffic, 4; agency assists, 4; alarms, 3; property (lost/found), 3; disputes, 3; animal complaints, 2; threats, 2; traffic complaints, 2; 911 calls (hang-ups), 2; and 1 each for noise, fire, harassment, juvenile, burglary, accidents, sex crimes, recovered stolen property, trespass, violation of court order, and welfare checks.


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