Crime up 4.6 percent in 2006, says Sheriff
By Staff Report - Jan 18, 2007
Sheriff Greg Champagne reports that crime in St. Charles Parish rose 4.7% in 2006. The total number of crimes rose from 2,180 in 2005 to 2,283 in 2006.
The total number of crimes in St. Charles was 2283 for calendar year 2006. This is an increase of 103 offenses from the 2180 reported in 2005. The vast majority of this increase is due to a rise in assaults - from 677 in 205 to 767 in 2006, a total increase of 90.
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