Crime Down in Fernandina Beach, but Up in Nassau County as a Whole

The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has released its 2008 crime report. The numbers in the report show crime in Fernandina has gone down and Nassau County as a whole has shown an increase in certain crimes.

The numbers of arrests and crimes committed in 2008 are:

Nassau County
Grand Theft Auto – 60 (down 20 from 2007)

Theft – 624 (up 82 from 2007)

Burglary – 259 (down 22 from 2007)

Aggravated Assault – 372 (down 28 from 2007)

Robbery – 18 (up 4 from 2007)

Rape – 2 (down 6 from last year)

Homicide – 1 (same)

Fernandina
Grand Theft Auto – 4 (down 14 from last year)

Theft – 165 (down 5 from last year)

Burglary – 37 (down 20 from 2007)

Aggravated Assault – 15 (down 5 from 2007)

Robbery – 10 (up 3 from last year)

Rape – 0 (down 5 from last year)

Homicide – 0 (same)

If you have questions about criminal charges in Nassau County / Fernandina Beach / Amelia Island, call our Nassau County Criminal Defense Attorneys at (904) 634-0900.