YEAGERTOWN - Mifflin County Regional Police Chief Scott Mauery delivered his January incident report during Thursday evening's meeting of the MCRPD Board of Directors.
Mauery said that compared to 2011, there was a 14 percent decrease in the total number of incidents reported in January. Of those incidents, 13 percent of part one offenses - murder, rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary and motor vehicle theft, among others - reported were cleared and 42 percent of part two offenses reported were cleared.
Twenty-six arrests were made in January, compared to 12 in 2011. Mauery reported a 53 percent decrease in traffic incidents from January 2011, but there were 19 non-traffic incidents in January up from 9 during the same month in 2011.
In other business the board:
discussed and approved the January monthly activity reports;
discussed and approved the January financial reports;
approved the minutes of the Jan. 12 regular meeting.
The Mifflin County Regional Police Department Board of Directors will hold its next meeting at 5:30 p.m. March 9 at MCRPD headquarters in Yeagertown.