Larceny, assault reports increase in Easton from 2017 to 2018

March 1, 2019

EASTON — Out of various crimes in Easton, reported assaults and larcenies were the only categories to see an increase from 2017 to 2018, according to data from the police department.

There were six assaults in 2017 and 10 in 2018. But a more significant jump in crime was reported larceny incidents — 29 in 2017 and 42 in 2018.

Burglaries saw a drop from 8 in 2017 and 3 in 2018. There was one robbery reported each year, and four motor vehicle thefts each year.

There were no reported sexual assaults, homicides or arson cases either year.