Montezuma sheriff reports increase in drug, theft crimes

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Montezuma sheriff reports increase in drug, theft crimes

Department too short-handed to reverse trends, Nowlin says
Sheriff Steve Nowlin and investigators discuss a shooting at a crime scene in June 2016.
Montezuma County crime report

The Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office data show the following changes in crime reports from 2013 to 2016.Part 1 crimes: Person92 total reports in 2016.
Assault2013 2016 Pct.
66 69 5%
Attempted murder2013 2016 Pct.
0 3 N/A
Assaults on police2013 2016 Pct.
0 6 N/A
Attempted suicide2013 2016 Pct.
5 10 100%
Suicide 2013 2016 Pct.
5 9 80%
Menacing 2013 2016 Pct.
11 12 9%
Sexual assault2013 2016 Pct.
1 6 500%
Child abuse 2013 2016 Pct.
8 10 25%
Sex assault on a child2013 2016 Pct.
0 10 N/A
Part 1 crimes: Property313 total reports in 2016
Aggravated motor vehicle theft 2013 2016 Pct.
12 10 16%
Arson2013 2016 Pct.
2 3 50%
Burglary 2013 2016 Pct.
40 45 13%
Theft2013 2016 Pct.
79 119 51%
Part 1 crimes: Society84 total reports in 2016
Drug felonies2013 2016 Pct.
38 76 100%
Weapon law violations 2013 2016 Pct.
12 8 33%
Part 2 CrimesFraud 2013 2016 Pct.
18 39 117%
Damaged property 2013 2016 Pct.
54 91 69%
Trespass 2013 2016 Pct.
17 39 129%
Disturbing the peace 2013 2016 Pct.
4 7 75%
Criminal mischief2013 2016 Pct.
38 51 34%
Traffic crimesDUI2013 2016 Pct.
67 26 -61%
DUR2013 2016 Pct.
50 39 -22%
Eluding2013 2016 Pct.
2 1 -50%
Motor vehicle accidents2013 2016 Pct.
1 39 3,800%
Total traffic stops2013 2016 Pct.
2,400 1,639 -32%
Source: Montezuma County Sheriff’s Office

Montezuma sheriff reports increase in drug, theft crimes

Sheriff Steve Nowlin and investigators discuss a shooting at a crime scene in June 2016.
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