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Accomplishments in 2013

Operation Our Town total money raised from 2007-2013:

  • Over $2.7 million
    • Over $1.9 million raised from businesses, organizations, & individuals
    • Over $800,000 raised from federal grants

 

Operation Our Town total money distributed from 2007-2013:

  • Over $2.3 million in grants distributed to law enforcement, treatment, and prevention programs in Blair County

 

View our list of 2013 Grant Recipients.

 

Operation Our Town awarded over $120,000 in grants to law enforcement to help special operations:

  • search warrants
  • tactical details
  • Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigations
  • drug prosecutor 

 

Law Enforcement Special Operations:

Search warrants executed: 8

Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Force investigations: 8

 

Blair County drug arrests:

  • 2012 - 640
  • 2011 – 493
  • 2010 – 512
  • 2009 – 549
  • 2008 – 562
  • 2007 – 607
  • 2013 - 485

 

Push Out the Pusher Calls answered at 911 Center:
Push Out The Pusher hotline: (814-693-3020 or 866-693-3020)

Year Voicemail Live Calls Total Calls
2013 472 178 650
2012 512 185 697
2011 849 332 1181
2010 988 390 1378
2009 1183 573 1756
2008 1042 377 1419
2007 1184 n/a 1184

 

Drug deaths
25 drug overdoses in 2013.

Drug/Criminal Prosecutions
Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio hired Attorney Peter Weeks as the drug prosecutor in July 2007, with the help of a grant from Operation Our Town.

2013 Criminal Prosecutions:

  • 241 cases
  • 124 defendants
  • 4 jury trials

 

Forfeitures:

  • $66,671 in forfeitures from cash, automobiles, and personal property.

 

Volunteer Service

  • 117 Operation Our Town volunteers participated in 25 Outreach events
  • 455 total volunteer hours

 

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