Sunday, November 18, 2012
Find out what the top stories were in Twinsburg this week.
Before we start another week, take a look back at the five biggest stories from this past week: After breaking down the election results by precincts, only three of the 16 precincts failed the levy. One of the precincts was a small one in Macedonia. The FBI compiled the numbers for violent and property crime data reported by the Twinsburg Police Department last year. The highest number was 169 property crimes, according to the data. Twinsburg Patch took the data from Twinsburg and compared it with the surrounding, reporting communities. The city led in a few categories, including forcible rape with four. With crews working hard in the new Panera Bread at Town Center Plaza, the new restaurant is expected to open in early December, although …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Twinsburg Police Chief Chris Noga responds to recent crime data released by the FBI
Nobody wants crime to be consistent in their community; unless, of course, it is consistently low. And that's the sentiment of Twinsburg Police Chief Chris Noga has. The FBI released the crime reports for Twinsburg in 2011 and Noga said the numbers for last year are pretty similar to years' past. "We have a safe city," Noga said. "I'm proud to live here and be the chief here." But like any community, crime is inevitable. Noga said you won't completely prevent crime but he is pleased with the numbers. As far as examining Twinsburg with other communities' crime data, Noga said it's like comparing "apples to (oranges)." "There are many variables that are hard to account for," he said. There are so many communities that have different aspects …
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
See how violent and property crimes are broken down in Twinsburg.
The FBI has released 2011 crime statistics for reporting communities across America, including Twinsburg. The Twinsburg Police Department saw 11 violent crimes, four robberies and 169 property crimes last year. All of the statistics, as reported by the FBI, are reported below. For more about these stats, click here. Do any of these numbers surprise you? Tell us in the comments! Read more: How Do Twinsburg's Crime Stats Compare With Local Communities (DATA)