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Sunday, September 25, 2022

County saw crime increase in 2021

Crime increased across the board in Cottonwood County during 2021, according to County Attorney Nick Anderson.

Anderson offered the following totals:

• Adult criminal cases — 464 cases in 2021, compared to 408 in 2020.

• Juvenile criminal cases — 87 cases, compared to 65 in 2020.

• Child protection cases — 73 cases in 2021, compared to 57 in 2020.

• Total files — 654 in 2021, compared to 569 in 2020.

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