Breaking down Statesboro and Savannah’s crime statistics so far this year

 The crime statisitcs for Statesboro and Savannah from Jan. 1 to April 1 of 2018. 

Rachel Adams

The Statesboro and Savannah police departments have interactive crime maps available to the public that make it easy to track crimes over specific areas of time.

Here is the collected by both departments from Jan. 1 of this year to April 1.

Theft

The Statesboro PD website defines theft as “the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person.”

According to the Statesboro and Savannah PD crime maps, there were 36 more cases of theft in Savannah then in Statesboro so far this year.

Statesboro reported 187 incidents in the last four moths, while Savannah reported 233.

Motor Vehicle Theft (from and of)

The Statesboro PD website defines motor vehicle theft (from) as “the theft of articles from a motor vehicle, whether locked or unlocked.”

Motor vehicle theft (of) is defined as “thefts of all classes motor vehicles that serve the primary purpose of transporting people from one place to another.”

According to the Statesboro and Savannah PD crime maps, Savannah had 80 more cases of motor vehicle theft than Statesboro.

Statesboro reported 60 incidents since January of this year, while Savannah reported 140.

Property Crime (Commercial and Residential)

The Statesboro PD website defines property crime as “general crimes committed on residential or commercial property.”

According to the Statesboro and Savannah PD crime maps, Savannah had 43 more reports of property crime.

Statesboro reported 103 incidents ths year, while Savannah reported 146.

Robbery

The Statesboro PD website defines robbery as “the taking or attempting to take anything of value from the care, custody, or control of a person by force, threat of violence and/or by putting the victim in fear.”

According to the Statesboro and Savannah PD crime maps, Savannah had 40 more reports of robbery than Statesboro.

Statesboro reported nine incidents since Janurary, while Savannah reported 49.

Aggravated Assault

The Statesboro PD website defines aggravated assault as “an unlawful attack by one person upon another for the purpose of inflicting severe or aggravated bodily injury.”

According to the Statesboro and Savannah PD crime maps, Savannah has 51 more cases of aggrevated assault than Statesboro.

Statesboro reported 17 incidents this year, while Savannah reported 68.

Homicide

The Statesboro PD website defines homicide as “the willful killing of one human being by another.”

According to the Statesboro and Savannah PD crime maps, Savnnah had two more cases of homicide than Statsboro, though both were low.

Statesboro has one reported one incident, while Savannah reported three.

All information was taken from the Statesboro and Savannah Police Department websites.

Shiann Sivell, The George-Anne News Candidate, [email protected]