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By Justin Fenton and Justin Fenton,Sun reporter | March 12, 2008
With homicides down by nearly a third, Anne Arundel County saw a small drop in overall violent crime in 2007. But property crimes, fueled largely by shoplifting and auto thefts, propelled an overall increase in serious crimes over the previous year, statistics released by the Police Department show. Thefts increased 10 percent to 12,048. Each of the four police districts saw a bump, though the increase was more pronounced in the Northern and Western districts, where the increases were 13.8 percent and 15.5 percent, respectively.
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By Julie Bykowicz and Julie Bykowicz,SUN STAFF | June 6, 2002
Crime was up in Howard County in most categories during the first quarter of this year, compared with the first quarter of last year, according to crime statistics released yesterday by county police. In most categories, including burglary and theft, increases were less than 6 percent, but robberies and aggravated assaults increased more than 10 percent from the comparable three-month period last year. Over the past three years, robberies jumped from 36 cases in the first quarter of 2000 to 48 during the comparable period last year to 53 this year.
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By Los Angeles Times | September 6, 1993
WASHINGTON -- The number of U.S. households experiencing violent or property crimes fell to less than one in four last year, the Justice Department reported yesterday, but FBI Director Louis J. Freeh said that Americans should take little comfort in the decline.The 23 percent victimization rate for 1992 was down from 24 percent in 1991 and 32 percent in 1975, the first year the survey was taken, the Justice Department found in its latest survey of households."Any reduction in crime that can be measured is obviously a positive result," Mr. Freeh said in an interview.
NEWS
January 25, 2010
Serious crime in Annapolis reported lowest in 35 years Serious crime in Maryland's capital city dropped last year to the lowest levels in 35 years, according to recently released Annapolis Police Department statistics. In 2009, homicides in Annapolis were down 50 percent, robbery 37 percent and aggravated assault 15 percent from the previous year's statistics. "These numbers demonstrate a continuing significant decrease in crime in Annapolis," said Police Chief Michael A. Pristoop.
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July 14, 2011
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. Laurel City Bryan Court , 100 block, July 8. Pioneer CD, radio player stolen from truck. Main Street , 300 block, July 7. Male broke window to occupied apartment in entry attempt. Resident moved blinds and man fled from roof. North Arbory Way , 7600 block, July 7. No signs of forced entry.
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June 8, 2011
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Stanley Place, 200 block, June 2. Magellan GPS system stolen from car. Baltimore Avenue, 15000 block, June 1. Patron ordered food and drinks at IHOP restaurant then left on bicycle without paying. Clays Lane, 500 block, June 1. New Whirlpool dryer stolen after owner left it in his driveway unattended overnight.
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By Lisa Respers and Lisa Respers,Baltimore County Police Department Pub Date: 8/26/97 SUN STAFF | August 26, 1997
Violent crimes in Baltimore County fell 6.1 percent for the first half of the year, a decrease the police chief attributes to strong cooperation between police, residents and business owners.Although the overall crime rate was flat, homicides were down by nearly half and rape declined by 16 percent compared with the same period in 1996, according to six-month statistics released yesterday. Robbery dropped 11 percent and aggravated assault fell more than 2 percent."I think it's a direct reflection of the partnership between communities, businesses and police," Chief Terrence B. Sheridan said.
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August 21, 2012
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Washington Boulevard, Unit block, Aug. 18. Theft from motor vehicle. Washington Boulevard, 700 block, Aug. 18. Theft from motor vehicle. East Arbory Court, 7600 block, Aug. 17. Motor vehicle theft. Adam Court, 9100 block, Aug. 16. Motorcycle theft.
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November 6, 2012
Laurel police report felonies, arrests and property crimes. Prince George's County police report violent crimes and property crimes. Howard County police report major crimes, break-ins and car thefts. City of Laurel Eighth Street, 800 block, Nov. 3. Theft. Fairlawn Avenue, 900 block, Nov. 2. Theft. Shiloh Court, 14600 block, Nov. 1. Motor vehicle theft. Huntington Court, 9100 block, Oct. 31. Theft. Philip Court, 14600 block, Oct. 30. Motor vehicle theft.
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