Police Activity This Week In Clewiston
CLEWISTON, FL. -- Clewiston Police Chief Don Gutshall reports last week 53 red light camera violations were issued and the department will be planning an awards night for the two officers who heroically dove into the Industrial Canal on the night of May 18th in an effort to save the victims of a car crash.
The "Life Preserving Bar" will be presented to Jose Rojas and Jackie Garrett at an upcoming Clewiston City Commission meeting.
The Explorer group held an Awards Ceremony Friday afternoon. Several of the Post members received pins and bars for advanced training, drill accomplishments and community service.
Monday afternoon, the department received a call concerning a “stolen puppy”. Following a brief investigation, Officer Bozzi tracked down the thief and the puppy. She quickly arrested the offender and transported him to jail. Officer Baker gets an assist for transporting the puppy.
Following is a brief synopsis of the week’s activity:
944 Commercial / Residential Security Checks
529 Complaints Investigated
68 Traffic Citations Issued
71 Written Warnings Issued
53 Red Light Camera Violations Issued
5 Criminal Arrests Made
70 Merchant Escorts Provided
29 Alarms Responded To
3 Traffic Accidents Investigated