Levels of residential burglary and vehicle crime in Stockton see significant reduction
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Levels of residential burglary and vehicle crime in Stockton have seen some significant reductions over the past two months, new figures show.
Residential burglary in Stockton has seen a huge drop of 36% from April 2023 to June 2023 while vehicle crime in Stockton saw a 20% reduction from the same period.
Recent work in Stockton has resulted in officers securing a number of charges for burglaries and robberies.
One of those includes a 42-year-old man who was charged with two dwelling burglaries and fraud by false representation following an incident on Leven Road in Stockton on May 27th where a large amount of jewellery was reportedly stolen from an address. He was remanded until his next court appearance.
Another man, aged 40, was charged with robbery, false imprisonment and two counts of fraud and has been remanded following an incident on Japonica Way, Norton, on Sunday 2nd July.
Superintendent John Wrintmore said: “We remain committed to reducing crime and bringing offenders to justice. We continue to target those who we suspect have committed these offences and have charged and remanded numerous people as a result.
“I’d like to thank all our officers, staff and partners for their continued commitment to reducing the number of victims of crime across Stockton. This partnership work is key to ensure we effectively tackle issues impacting our residents.
“Information from the public remains vital and I would encourage members of the public to continue reporting crime or concerns to us on 101. Independent charity Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org or by phone on 0800 555 111.”