Crime rates drop in Macon-Bibb

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – Crime rates have dropped in Macon-Bibb county over the last year. Bibb County Sheriff’s Office Crime Analysis Unit says robberies have decreased by 7%  in comparison to 2015.

Other major crimes such as rape, aggravated assault, arson, burglary, larceny and auto theft also dropped by 7%.

Homicides also decreased by 28% and out of the twenty homicides investigated in 2016, eighteen (90%) of those were solved.

Sheriff David Davis gives credit to the investigators, as well as the community, who has come forth with information in helping solve cases.

Categories: Bibb County, Local News

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