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Mixed results for Deniliquin crime data

Crime data for Deniliquin Police Service Area, which includes Moama and Mathoura, has seen mixed results over the 12 months to March 2014 compared to the year before.

IVY WISE June 12, 2014 9:12am

Assaults, thefts from cars and frauds have increased while property damage and non-dwelling break and enters are down in the Deniliquin police service area.

According to recent crime data released by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research, the Deniliquin PSA, which includes Moama and Mathoura, has seen mixed results over the 12 months to March 2014 compared to the year before.

Domestic-related assaults jumped by four to 57, while assaults, excluding domestic violence, were up by two to 35.

Sexual assaults dropped from eight to five and indecent assaults halved from six.

Frauds increased from 10 to 22, while malicious damage to property dropped from 137 in 2012-13 to 113 this year.

There was one robbery (without a weapon) and one robbery (with a weapon, but not a firearm) in the past 12 months, compared to none the previous year.

Break and enters (dwelling) rose from 17 to 21, while break and enters (non-dwelling) dropped from 22 to eight.

Motor vehicle theft increased from five to seven, while thefts from cars jumped by five to 47.

Stealing from a dwelling remained the same at 32, as did stealing from a person, with one.

Deniliquin Deniliquin Local Area Command Acting Commander Michael Tranby was contacted, but he said he was not in a position to comment on the statistics.

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