CCSO: Crime drops 3.1 percent in 2015

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NAPLES, Fla.- Crime decreased by 3.1 percent in 2015 in unincorporated areas of Collier County and Everglades City, the Collier County Sheriff’s Office said on Thursday.

Larcenies dropped 9.5 percent from 2014 to 2015; motor vehicle thefts decreased 1.2 percent; and homicides dropped by half, decreasing from four to two, authorities said.

“Thanks to the hard work of the men and women of the Collier County Sheriff’s Office and the partnership of our community, we continue to be one of the safest counties in the state of Florida,” said Sheriff Kevin Rambosk.

The county did see an increase in sexual assault, robbery, aggravated assault and burglaries, officials said.

  • Sexual assault rose from 117 to 139
  • Robbery saw an uptick from 155 to 163
  • Aggravated assault increased from 601 to 685
  • Burglaries rose from 798 to 847






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