By Sarah Mansheim
Last week, Greenbrier County 911 took 455 calls. Of note:
Two hold-up alarms were reported: one on June 23 at 10:18 a.m. in Rupert and one on June 26 at 10:07 a.m. in Lewisburg.
One animal control call was made on June 24 at 2:31 p.m. from Charmco. A bite was reported from Ronceverte on June 24 at 9:47 a.m. Nine dog complaints were made throughout the week from Rainelle, Lewisburg, White Sulphur Springs and Fairlea. Two rabid animals were reported: one on June 27 at 7:05 p.m. from Frankford and one on June 28 at 6:30 p.m. from the Sam Black Church area.
Six arrests were made last week, taking place in Ronceverte, Caldwell, Rupert (where three occurred), and Maxwelton.
The more vulnerable among us reported several incidents: there were two custody disputes reported last week, one in Lewisburg and one in White Sulphur Springs. Ten domestic violence calls were made to 911 coming primarily from the east end of the county, with one from Marlinton. Eight falls were reported. Three missing persons were reported: two from Rupert on June 26 and another from Rupert on June 27. An overdose in Lewisburg was reported on June 24 at 11:49 p.m., and a prowler was reported in White Sulphur Springs on June 28 at 2:32 a.m. One runaway was reported from White Sulphur Springs on June 25, the call made at 10:34 p.m.
Two sexual assaults were reported this week (Alderson and Fairlea) along with one suicide attempt (Fairlea).
Heavy rains created some issues last week, with two calls to 911 regarding flooding on June 27. One call came from Lewisburg and one call came from Neola.
Four hit-and-run accidents were reported; one each from Harts Run, Lewisburg, Rainelle and Lewisburg. In addition, there were 19 motor vehicle accidents from all across the county, except for Rainelle, which had a wreck-free week.