The Prosecutor’s Office of the Ivanovo region reported on the state of crime in the region for the 1st quarter of 2021.
The overall result can be characterized by the word “positive” – from January to March this year, 3095 crimes were registered in the region, which is 10.7% less than in the same period last year.
However, there are municipalities where the number of crimes has nevertheless increased, for example, Vichugsky, Palekhsky and Teikovsky districts, as well as the Oktyabrsky district of the regional center.
As a result of the crimes committed in the first quarter of 2021, 38 people died, 60 people were injured of varying severity, the damage caused amounted to more than 134 million rubles, which is almost 55% less than last year.
More than half of the crimes committed are theft of property, for example, theft, robbery, fraud. The number of detected crimes related to illegal arms trafficking decreased by 31% and amounted to 29 crimes. The number of crimes related to drug trafficking also decreased by 12.2%; during the reporting period, 231 of them were registered.
It is worth noting that in the first quarter of 2021, 1,526 crimes were solved, while there are no unsolved crimes related to intentional infliction of grievous bodily harm, as well as unsolved murders.