There were 454 arrests by Booneville Police Department officers in 2016 which resulted in criminal charges.
Officers arrested individuals for 40 different ticket offenses that resulted in incarceration, according to a report produced by BPD Chief Al Brown.
The top offense was driving on a suspended license which generated 39 arrests, followed closely by public intoxication which resulted in 38 arrests and disorderly resulting in another 36 placed in custody.
Domestic battery and driving while intoxicated were levied against 14 individuals. Shoplifting charges resulted in 13 arrests. Also 11 were arrested after being cited for no proof of insurance.
There were 66 felony arrest warrants served for alleged offenses within the city. The offenses included drugs, theft, rape, breaking or entering, burglary, possession of a firearm by certain persons and leaving the scene of an accident with injury, according to the report.
Officers also served 96 city misdemeanor arrest warrants with the majority, 47, being for failure to pay fines. Another 25 were arrested for failure to appear for court dates. Also included in the offenses were criminal mischief, third degree battery, harassment, theft by receiving, assault, shoplifting, filing a false report, terroristic threatening, theft of property, passing a school bus, fraudulent use of a debit card and endangering the welfare of a minor.
City officers also served 32 15th Judicial District Drug Task Force warrants, all of which involved alleged drug offenses.
Officers also served warrants on behalf of other agencies resulting in 83 arrests. The majority, 43, were wanted by the Logan County Sheriff’s office but others were on behalf of the sheriff’s offices of Crawford, Franklin, Sebastian, Scott, Perry, Yell, Polk and Pulaski counties as well as the Magazine, Van Buren, Paris, Harrison and Alma police departments.
Warrants were also served from agencies in Iowa, Missouri and Texas.
Parole warrants and sanctions resulted in nine arrests, four were placed in protective custody and 15 were sentenced to serve days in jail by courts according to the report.