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Wright Township Police handled 255 calls in November, stated Uram. These included four counts of disorderly conduct, three thefts, three unauthorized uses of motor vehicles, two narcotics possessions, and one count of harassment, assault, and counterfeiting. Police issued 25 traffic citations in November, two non-traffic citations, and nine warnings. Officers assisted other agencies on 14 incidents and were assisted by other agencies 22 times.

The fire police responded to 20 incidents in November, Uram went on, including seven fires, six accidents, six false alarms, and one EMS call. The Wright Township Fire Police assisted Rice Township five times, Fairview four times, and Dorrance twice. The agency also received assistance from Fairview Township twice.

The public works department received and completed four requests for work in November, Welebob noted. Crews continued to cold patch various township roads; stored and completed maintenance on the township’s leaf machine; stocked materials to prepare for the winter; and restored low utility wires on Brandywine Drive.

Welebob read a letter that the township received from PennDot, indicating that traffic data will be collected on local roads from now until February and that data will be used as part of a statewide screening process to make safety improvements on roads.