Sheriff issues report

By Kelsey Kimbler -

PREBLE COUNTY — According to Preble County Sheriff Mike Simpson, during the month of November, the PCSO booked 24 females in the jail, 11 less than in October. In November of 2018, the PCSO booked 27 females.

According to a 2018/2019 year-to-date comparison: for the same period in 2018, the PCSO booked 355 females. In 2019, the PCSO booked 331 females, a 7.2 percent decrease.

The following is information for female inmates housed in Preble County in the month of November:

•Lowest population occurred on Nov. 1, with eight female inmates.

•Highest population occurred on Nov.23, with 15 female inmates.

In November, the PCSO housed female inmates in Mercer County and Wayne County. Six females inmates were housed for a total of 34 bed days. Total cost associated with females housed out of county was $1,200. In 2019, 38 women have been housed out of county, for a total of 493 bed days and total cost of $19,105.

Average female population housed at the Preble County Jail in the month of November was 10, which is at the jail’s capacity of 10 inmates.

By Kelsey Kimbler

Reach Kelsey Kimbler at 937-683-4061 or on Twitter @KKimbler_RH

Reach Kelsey Kimbler at 937-683-4061 or on Twitter @KKimbler_RH