SHELTON — Motor vehicle burglaries and thefts remain among the city’s most reported crimes, according to department statistics through August.
Overall, Shelton police filed 772 reports through the first eight months of 2021. In 2020, police filed 1,308 reports, about 200 less than the 1,571 filed in 2019. The total number of incidents cleared by arrest in 2021 stands at 169. Total cleared by arrest in 2020 was 268, compared with 340 in 2019.