Eagle Grove Police annual report shows decrease in calls

(Note-The total number of items listed in this report includes people making reports in person and ambulance calls. While those items are always listed on the weekly log sheets we receive at the Eagle, they are not necessarily always listed in the log entries that we publish. In addition, the traffic entry includes both citations and warnings.)

The annual report of activities of the Eagle Grove Police Department shows the total number of calls for 2018 have decreased from the previous year according to Chief Ray Beltran. The 2017 calls were at 4,149, with this past year’s total at 3,126. The final numbers are provided for both Eagle Grove and Goldfield separately, as well as the combined totals. The top five of combined calls are: Returned phone calls 539; Traffic 425; Complaints 418; Animals 181; Information 137.

Beltran is in his seventh year as Chief of the department, and has a staff that includes the following: Captain Garrett Quintus, Night Supervisor Michael Stucky, Officer Wayne Boyd, Officer Blayne Sunstrom, Officer Drew Brownlee, Officer Vic Slape and Officer Aaron Carda. “It is my honor to present you this annual report, and as your Chief, I and my officers are proud to serve the citizens of these communities,” said Beltran.

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