The crimes of larceny-theft-shoplifting and burglary were the most common reported to Ross Township police in October.
There were 43 incidents of larceny-theft-shoplifting, and 16 incidents of burglary.
See the attached PDF file for a breakdown of these statistics.
A majority of the shoplifting cases involved businesses along McKnight Road and Ross Park Mall.
Five of the burglaries occurred within a ten day period in late October , within a mile of the Shoppes at Northway. Ross police beefed up patrols in that area, and no more break-ins have been reported since Nov. 1.