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GCSO Releases Crime Stats

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at 11:41 am

The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office has released a mid-year snapshot of reported crimes in the area. This data is presented in comparison with the same period for the previous year.
Sheriff Clint Shrum stated that the list is exhaustive pertaining to incidents reported, but is reflective of the most reported crimes along with the greatest increases and decreases of specific categories.
“We are encouraged by these numbers as it is indicative of the progress we are making county-wide,” said Shrum. “This is a direct correlation of the impact of our inmate services and data driven approaches to crime and traffic safety.”

OFFENSE 2017 2016 % DIFFERENCE
Animal Cruelty 6 2 +200%
Aggravated Assault 25 29 -13.73%
Assault 64 79 -18.98%
Burglary (all) 29 46 -36.95%
DUI 40 73 -45%
Drug Paraphernalia 35 50 -30%
Drug Violations 49 96 -48.95%
Motor Vehicle Theft 15 9 +66%
Citations 351 305 +13.10%
Intake/Release 661 721 -8.32%
Overall Reportable 752 863 -12.86%

 


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