The judge accepted the agreement Thursday, suspending a four-to six-year prison sentence for child porn and a five- to 10-year sentence for burglary in favor of probation.
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Authorities were able to disable the suspect vehicle with spike strips, after which the driver turned off the highway and towards a residence before crashing through a fence and into a pine tree.
Police in the state of Oregon were seeking a man who stole a car not knowing a boy was in it and returned to scold the mom for leaving her child unattended.
The car theft capitals of the U.S. are spread out across the country. On average, these 25 cities had 827 car thefts per 100,000 people, several times higher than the national rate of 228 per 100,000, and averaged nearly 4,000 cars stolen annually. The cities with the highest car theft rates tend to have high violent crime rates as well, averaging 1,088 violent crimes per 100,000 people. The national violent crime rate is much lower, at 383 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Property damage and car theft incidents are on the rise, and many of the crimes have involved young people, the department said in a Wednesday announcement.
Nationwide there were 37,133 fatalities in 2017, resulting in a fatality rate of 11.4 per 100,000 people. Among major cities, that number ranges from a low of 0.6 in Cary, NC to a high of 27.9 in Charleston, SC.Across the entire U.S., the average driver experiences a collision once every 10.6 years. That ranges from a high of 14.9 in Brownsville, TX to a low of 4.2 in Baltimore, MD.According to data from the FBI, there were over 770,000 reported motor vehicle thefts in 2017, or 237 per 100,000 people. The car theft rate ranges from 31.6 in Naperville, IL to over 1,375 in Albuquerque, NM.Several cities in the South, Midwest, and California are among the most dangerous 25 cities for drivers. More specifically, four cities from the list are from California, four are from Florida, and four are from Texas.
A man on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to charges alleging his involvement in the theft of guns and a car later used to ram a police cruiser.
Casper police are investigating the Sunday evening burglary of belongings from about a dozen cars parked at Casper College.