Outgoing Kuna Police Chief Kody Aldritch presented the April crime report at the city council meeting on May 14, 2013. He announced that year-to-date, crime is down in Kuna.
Person crimes (kidnapping, forcible and non-forcible sex offenses, assaults and homicides) are down 10.3 percent of 2012’s numbers.
Property crimes (arson, burglary, vandalism, theft and robberies) are down 30.2 percent from 2012.
Society Crimes (gambling, pornography, prostitution, weapon’s law violations and drugs) are down 21.9 percent over 2012’s January to April numbers.
Despite the year-to-date numbers being down, crime in April is slightly up over March, 2013.
Interestingly, the report shows an increase in traffic crashes while the numbers for DUI arrests and moving citations are down. The total traffic stops year-to-date are down 23.4 percent over the same January to April period in 2012.