3rd Quarter Crime Report FINAL

Assault Offenses

July - September 2020 July - September 2019

Aggravated Assault 

Approximately 45% were known to be domestic-related. 50% occurred within a residence, 20% near a roadway, and 3% in a convenience store.


Increased 61.3%

Aggravated Assault



Decreased 14.9%

Simple Assault


Simple Assaults 

Approximately 54% were known to be domestic-related.



Increased 23.0%



500 1,000 1,500 2,000

Intimidation To unlawfully place another per- son in reasonable fear of bodily harm through the use of threat- ening words and/or other con- duct, but without displaying a weapon or subject the victim to actual physical attack.

Aggravated Assault An unlawful attack by one person upon another wherein the offender uses a weapon or dis- plays it in a threatening manner, or the victim suffers obvious se- vere or aggravated bodily injury.

Simple Assaults An unlawful physical attack by one person upon another where neither the offender displays a weapon, nor the victim suffers obvious severe or aggravated bodily injury.

Kidnapping/Abduction There were 36 kidnapping/abduction offenses in the Third Quarter of 2020 compared to 27 offenses in the Third Quarter of 2019, which is an increase of 33.3%. Of the 36 kidnapping offenses this quarter, 29 were unlawful restraints, 3 were aggravated kidnappings, and 4 were kidnappings.

Yes No Victim Relationship

Please refer to Texas Penal Code Title 5, Chapter 20 for full definitions, below are abbreviated definitions of each:

 Unlawful restraint:

Intentionally or knowingly

[restraining] another person.

 Kidnapping : Intentionally or knowingly [abducting] another person … not coupled with intent to use or to threaten to use deadly force.  Aggravated Kidnapping : Intentionally or knowingly [abducting] another person with the intent [for exam- ple] to hold him for ransom or reward … use him as a shield or hostage...inflict bodily injury. Transport : benefit [transporting] an individual in a manner that is de- signed to conceal the individual from … law enforce- ment authorities … and [creating] a substantial likeli- hood that the individual will suffer serious bodily inju- ry or death.  Unlawful For pecuniary

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