Report: Most vehicles reported stolen aren't

Car thefts often are crimes of opportunity

Posted: November 5, 2017 at 1 a.m.

Many vehicles reported stolen aren't, Northwest Arkansas law enforcement officials said.

Stolen vehicles in Northwest Arkansas

Law enforcement has seen an increase in stolen vehicles reported. Many of this year’s numbers have already met or exceeded last year’s.

;Agency ;2015 ;2016 ;2017 as of beginning/mid October

;Washington County ;34 ;47 ;47

;Springdale ;164 ;189 ;189

;Fayetteville ;107 ;101 ;107

;Benton County ;25 ;44 ;50

;Rogers ;52 ;81 ;96

;Bentonville ;68 ;99 ;71

Source: Staff report

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