MPD Officer of the Month Catches Gas Thief

MPD Officer of the Month Catches Gas Thief

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MOBILE, Ala. -

Officer Joshua Grimm is the Mobile Police Department's Officer of the Month.

Officer Grimm has served as a Mobile police officer for one year, currently serves in the Third Precinct and will be awarded the honor for his exceptional performance during the month of June. 

The following are examples of the actions of Officer Grimm which earned him this award for the month of June:

On June 27, 2013, Officer Grimm was in the area of Spring Hill Avenue when he noticed a subject in the parking lot of a closed business.  As Officer Grimm approached the subject, the subject fled and, after a brief chase, Officer Grimm was able to take the subject into custody.  Investigation revealed the subject was stealing gasoline from several of the business's vehicles.  The subject was arrested for those violations.

While on patrol, Officer Grimm regularly stops suspicious subjects throughout his assigned and adjoining beats, checking them for contraband and warrants.  On several of those stops, he has made felony and misdemeanor drug and outstanding warrants arrests. 

Officer Grimm's efforts help clear several felonies and misdemeanors for the month of June.

During the month of June, Officer Grimm responded to 93 calls for service and backed 33 calls.  He made 12 felony and 20 misdemeanor arrests and wrote nine traffic citations.

 

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