MOSCOW — Moscow Borough Police had a slight increase in calls for the month of June, according to the official report submitted by Chief Ivy Brenzel.
In June, a total of 124 911 calls were made, and each one was cleared.
The number of man hours used by the department decreased by 298 to 700, and the total miles patrolled totaled 2,267.
This is an increase of 223.
The department responded to three collisions, issued four traffic citations and one non-traffic citation.
Zero partking/borough summons were issues, and there were 31 written/verbal warnings given.
This is an increase of five from the previous month.
The department reports there were no criminal arrests or juvenile petitions for the month of June.
Police did perform seven security/business house checks throughout the month.
The chief notes $439.75 was spent on 168.01 gallons of fuel.
This is a decrease of $6.66 from the month of May.
Chief Brenzel provided the breakdown for the calls each member of the department answered throughout the month, along with any training or public services the department provided the community.
Brenzel investigated a variety of incidents.
She provided assistance to both the Dickson City Police and PA State Police, a background check, dog at large, Emergency Operations Plan, fire alarm, landlord/tenant dispute, motor vehicle violation, suspicious person, traffic control, traffic control device and a zoning ordinance violation.
She also provided two police escorts, conducted five follow-up investigations, two fraud calls, two house checks and six unspecified investigations.
Brenzel investigated two parking violations, three police assists, two record checks and two traffic complaints.
Patrolman Brian Layland investigated the following incidents: one abandoned vehicle, one assault, two police assists, one collision, one report of criminal mischief, one report of public drunkenness and two traffic complaints.
Patrolman Martin Cieless investigated one animal incident, 10 police assists, one ATM alarm, one dog at large, one EMS emergency, three follow-up investigations, two house check requests, three investigations, one probation violation, one report of property damage, two incidences of suspicious person/vehicle, one report of theft, six traffic complaints and served one warrant.
Patrolam Justin Zeiler assisted both Pennsylvania State Police and Roaring Brook Police, investigated one burglar alarm, one disabled vehicle, one suspicious vehicle and two traffic complaints.
Patrolman Janniel DeJesus responded to assist Children and Youth, one collision, one dog at large, one investigation and three traffic complaints.
Patrolman James Anglin III assisted Scranton Police and conducted one investigation.
Patrolman Robert Kratzer investigated one abandoned vehicle, assisted Moscow Fire Depart and Roaring Brook Police, one burglar alarm, one 911 hang up, two harassment by communications, one road hazard, one traffic complaint and provided traffic control.
Patrolman Aleksey Dmitriev conducted both an investigation and follow-up investigation.
Training and Public Services
Chief Brenzel attended the Regional Introduction to the National Domestic Communications Assistance Center-Communications Evidence Collection provided by the Federal Bureau of Investigations held at the University of Scranton June 1.
Patrolman Kevin Grace and Ptlm. C.R. Stokes Jr. completed the 2017 mandatory in-service training at the Lackawanna College Police Academy.
Topics included legal update, procedural justice and police legitimacy, handling drug overdoses and intelligence assisted policing.