Editorial: Juvenile crime stats are encouraging
On the front page of this week’s issue of the Star Gazette, you’ll see some great news. Juvenile crime numbers across the county dropped significantly in 2013.
The number of juvenile offenders from Hastings who were charged by the county dropped about 40 percent in 2013 compared to 2012. There were 97 juveniles charged in 2012 and there were 69 charged in 2013.