JUVENILE CASES

CATEGORY: Crime

AUTHOR: JEFFRI

JUVENILE CASES

Here’s a look at the number of cases handled by Northeast Mississippi youth courts in the last five years. The numbers reflect delinquent or criminal offenses as well as status offenses, like runaways or curfew breakers.

County 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994

Alcorn 146 112 131 96 148

Benton 5 7 8 9 22

Calhoun 61 39 56 43 36

Chickasaw 5 36 34 48 25

Clay 99 148 78 121 160

Itawamba 132 142 88 126 98

Lafayette 157 135 171 128 169

Lee 382 231 353 432 360

Marshall 158 188 172 156 166

Monroe 32 52 155 192 213

Pontotoc 40 38 46 90 64

Prentiss 63 56 53 86 88

Tippah 40 23 52 24 61

Tishomingo 45 52 44 51 50

Union 55 42 84 86 38

Source: Mississippi Department of Human Services.

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