First quarter Campus Crime numbers are in - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

First quarter Campus Crime numbers are in

Students in the majority of Midsouth schools were on spring break this past week.

Our Campus Crime Report looks back at the past 4 months of crime on campus. From December 6th of last year up until last Tuesday here's a look at where crimes were happening most often and which crimes were most popular at Midsouth Schools.

Drugs top the list of crimes we reported most often. 68 incidents just over 4 months. The most popular drug among students is marijuana, prescription pills came in second. Schools with the highest number of campus crime appearances for drug crimes. Collierville High School with 6 reports. Bartlett High, Bolton High and Millington High each with 5 reports of drug use.

Violence was the second crime we mentioned most frequently. 45 instances in all since early December. Bartlett High had the highest number with 4 mentions. Southwind Middle school came in second with 3 Campus Crime reports of violence. Weapons weren't far behind with 41 reports. Knives were present more often than guns.

Northside High School made the Campus Crime Report far more often than any other school with 6 reports of weapons on campus.

Theft was the next most popular crime with 35 Campus Crime mentions. No school was a clear front runner. The thefts most commonly reported were items stolen from inside schools, car break-ins and stolen cars.

We reported 19 incidents of disorderly conduct, 11 counts of vandalism and 3 arson charges.

Here are the schools with the highest number of Campus Crimes overall: Bartlett High with 11 mentions, 5 times for drugs, 4 times for violence and twice for weapons. Northside High made the Campus Crime Report 10 times, 6 times for weapons, twice for violence and twice for drugs.

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