• Charlene Sims, Journal staff

Sheriff reports office collected more than $42,300 for inmates

Updated: Nov 16

MOUND CITY – On Monday, Nov.7, the Linn County Commissioners approved the sheriff’s department monthly fee report of more than $44,600. The fee report includes fees that are paid to the sheriff’s office.

Fees collected included more than $42,300 for housing inmates for other agencies and counties, $500 from the law enforcement trust fund, $520 for registered offenders, $45 for fingerprinting, $515 for civil service, $340 for vehicle identification number (VIN) inspections, $75 for report, and about $98 for concealed carry fees.


n Sheriff Kevin Friend’s written report for the week of Oct. 31 through Nov. 6, he reported:

• Total prisoners at the Justice Center the past week were 42. There were 12

prisoners released the past week.

• No prisoners were sent to other facilities.

• Nineteen prisoners were from other facilities.

• Total 911 calls were 124.

• There were 4,058 jail contacts.

• Total calls for service were 486.

• Total civil service papers served were 14.

• There were eight VIN inspections.

• Fifteen new cases (criminal, child in need of care, etc.) were opened.

• Nine cases were closed.

• There were 12 vehicle crashes.

• There were 120 school resource officer (SRO) activities.

• Bailiff contacts were 205.

• Staff responded to seven reports of livestock being out.

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