Column: Ripped from the headlines - crime is rising
Published 05/17/2012, The Republican Eagle
The decline in major criminal cases has ended in Goodhue County. After three years of felony and gross misdemeanor cases ranging from 485 in 2008, 467 in 2009 and 475 in 2010, the number of major criminal cases rose to 568 in 2011, a 20 percent increase in one year.Word count: 469
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