El Paso Auto Thefts Down 18% Since 2010

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Thursday, August 11, 2011 - 6:20am

According to the City of El Paso, this year has seen an 18% decrease in auto thefts compared to this time last year.

There were 991 in 2010 and 811, so far in 2011.

Here are the numbers released by the City of El Paso:

By Regional Command:                   2011    2010 decrease
Central Regional Command            205      260 -21%
Mission Valley Regional                    104      142 -27%
Northeast Regional Command          95        74 -22%
Pebble Hills Regional Command    272      342 -20%
Westside Regional Command        156       153 up 3%

A five year review of Vehicle Thefts shows continued decreases:
2006 = 3552 reported vehicle thefts (UCR)
2007 = 3049 reported vehicle thefts (UCR)
2008 = 2753 reported vehicle thefts (UCR)
2009 = 1890 reported vehicle thefts (UCR)
2010 =1552 reported vehicle thefts (UCR)

*UCR Uniformed Crime Report

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