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The D&D Daily's Publicly Reported
Q3 2018 Robbery Report

Robberies Up 2.2% Since Q3 2017
C-Stores & Pharmacies Top Targets



YTD & Quarterly Comparison
2016-2018
 

Year-to-Date - 2016-2018
• 2018 YTD - 4,150 robberies (up 1.24% from '17)
• 2017 YTD - 4,099 robberies (down 1.28% from '16)


Q3 Comparison
- 2016-2018
• Q3 2018 - 1,374 robberies (up 2.2% from '17)
Q3 2017 - 1,345 robberies (down 17% from '16)
 



Robberies & Burglaries by Store Type



C-Stores remain top store type
Cell phone/electronics stores jump from fifth to third
Pharmacies - Dollar Stores - Gas Stations round out Top 5
 



Q3 Suspects by Gender

2,122 Total Suspects

Q2 Suspect Breakdown:
1,701 males, 88 females, 162 n/a

Q1 Suspect Breakdown:
1,429 males, 70 female, 252 n/a

 

Q3 Armed vs. Unarmed

Q2 Breakdown:
756 armed, 589 unarmed

Q1 Breakdown:
780 armed, 536 unarmed

 

 



Q3 Robberies by Weekday

*Not all incidents reported a weekday

74% of Robberies Occur Saturday through Wednesday
Pay Day & Social Life’s Impact? Thursday & Friday Lowest Rate
Monday highest day of first three quarters
 



Q3 Robberies by Time of Day
 

For the third straight quarter, roughly half of robberies fell between 8 p.m. and 4 a.m., as the graph above shows.
 



Q3 Robberies by State

 

Q3 Top States
1. California (145)
2. Texas (123)
3. Ohio (76)
4. Pennsylvania (75)
5. Florida (74)
Q2 Top States
1. California (135)
2. Texas (102)
3. Ohio (84)
4. Florida (69)
5. New York (63)
Q1 Top States
1. California (123)
2. Texas (101)
3. Pennsylvania (73)
4. Florida (65)
5. New York (62)

*Began logging complete Top 5 data in 2017
 



Q3 Robberies by City

Q3 2018 Highest
1. Houston, TX: 21
2. Dayton, OH: 18
3. Macon, GA & Tulsa, OK: 16
4. San Antonio, TX & Philadelphia, PA: 12
5. Madison, WI: 10

Q2 2018 Highest:
1. Houston, TX: 18
2. New Orleans, LA: 16
3. San Antonio, TX & Charlotte, NC: 14
4. Tulsa, OK: 12
5. Nashville & Memphis, TN: 11

Q1 2018 Highest:
1. Tulsa, OK: 34
2. Houston, TX: 19
3. San Antonio, TX & Las Vegas, NV: 15
4. Portland, OR: 13
5. Charlotte, NC & Madison, WI: 11 

*Began logging complete Top 5 data in 2017



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