Police data shows some decreases in crime for the year
There were 316 crimes reported in 2019 in Mill Creek, down from 337 the year before
Last updated 3/6/2020 at 10:52am
Mill Creek Police Department records show that crime in 2019 went down slightly, but Deputy Chief of Police Scott Eastman said that this decrease may not be significant enough for the community to notice.
"We are seeing essentially the same crime problems that we always do," Eastman said.
There were 316 total crimes reported in 2019, down from 337 in 2018. The most commonly reported crimes in 2019 were simple assault, theft, and violation of protection contact orders. Simple assault (a misdemeanor offense) and theft were among the top three in 2018 as well.
While this data does accuratel...