Crime Stats Rise in Narrandera, Tumut

Stable in Wagga

Crime Stats Rise in Narrandera, Tumut

The Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research has released its latest report, and it’s mixed news for our region, with some significant spikes in Narrandera and Tumut, while in Wagga, all major crime categories remained stable.

Break and Enter offences in Narrandera jumped 105% for dwellings and 120%for non-dwellings in the 24 months to June this year, while there was also a 127% increase in stealings from cars, and a 61% jump in malicious damage.

Tumut saw a 168% spike in stealings from motor vehicles, while there a small 13% increase in home break-ins.