Overall crime went down in 2012 for Medical Lake, according to Spokane County Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich at the Tuesday, Jan. 15 Medical Lake City Council meeting.
The city saw 604 total responses last year, down from 633 in 2011.
Knezovich did have a concern with the amount of violent crimes taking place in the city.
“The only part that has me a little concerned about the report I’m giving tonight is that yes, crime is down. But Medical Lake seems to have a little more of the violent crime side of the coin,” he said.
A large portion of that, however, can be attributed to the number...