The Coconino County Sheriff’s Workplace had a busy memorial day weekend stuffed with substantial site visitors, off-road car incidents and fireplace violations.
Over the course of the weekend, deputies responded to 1,378 calls in whole, in accordance with a report launched by the workplace on Tuesday. That’s practically double the 756 name acquired by the company the weekend prior.
Sheriff’s officers stated the workplace labored intently with different enforcement businesses all through northern Arizona, together with the US Forest Service, Nationwide Park Service and Arizona Sport and Fish division.
The partnered businesses performed neighborhood and forest space patrols to each enhance security and bolster common enforcement efforts associated to leisure use.
Earlier than the dry and breezy memorial day weekend, forest officers reminded campers that stage one fireplace restrictions remained in impact for many of the state. That didn’t cease sheriff’s deputies from receiving 64 whole calls associated to unlawful campfire exercise. However of these calls, solely 21 resulted in citations as many calls had mistakenly reported authorized propane fires.
Deputies additionally made contact with 144 off-road automobiles leading to 25 citations. Of these incidents, two resulted in accidents inflicting damage.
Memorial day weekend additionally noticed a number of DUIs issued throughout the county. Deputies made a complete of 4 DUI arrests, together with a DUI Drug arrest, and issued one misdemeanor. Deputies contracted greater than 27 designated drivers over the course of the weekend.