We knew post-Sandy theft in Queens’s 100th precinct (Rockaways, Breezy Point) was bad, what with the piggy bank burglaries. But a number-crunching story from the New York Daily News includes this startling statistic that shows just how frequent an occurrence it’s become: “There were 56 thefts reported in a 28-day span ending on Sunday, a 1,020% jump from the five burglaries investigated during the same period last year, the records show.” And that’s just what’s beenreported.
Rockaways Saw 1,020 Percent Spike in Burglaries
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