How safe are North Lakes residents from car theft? The latest Queensland Police statistics reveal the rate of unlawful use motor vehicle offences in the Moreton Bay Region suburbs.
From January 2017 to October 2020, Mango Hill North Lakes recorded a total of 440 unlawful use of motor vehicle offences, of which 87 offences were reported in 2020, so far.
Top-ranking Caboolture had a total of 1,130 unlawful use of motor vehicle offences, averaging 24.56 per month. Following Caboolture are Petrie and Redcliffe with each having a total 781 and 736, respectively.
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Data from Queensland Police Map and Statistics
From January to October 2020, Caboolture recorded 260 offences followed by Redcliffe with 186 and Petrie with 165. Moreover, from January 2017 to October 2020, more than 4,000 unlawful use of motor vehicle offences were reported in Moreton Bay. Almost 900 offences were reported, so far, for 2020.
Meanwhile, Deception Bay recorded an increase of reported unlawful use of motor vehicle offences from 78 in 2018, rising to 135 in 2019. Whilst Redcliffe reported 170 offences in 2018 before climbing to 241 in 2019.
You may contact Policelink and provide information using the online suspicious activity form available 24hrs per day at www.police.qld.gov.au/reporting. Also, you can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers via crimestoppersqld.com.au available 24hrs per day.