Busy Year For The St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department

(St. Francois County) It’s been a busy first seven months of the year for the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department. Alex Shumate is a corporal with the department. He says they’ve responded to a total of 12,645 calls for service so far in 2022.

In addition, Shumate says officers with the St. Francois County Sheriff’s Department have worked 279 trespassing calls, 59 vehicle or foot pursuits, 76 cases of shots being fired, 518 theft calls and 170 reports of property damage.