Lieutenant Rayls presents 2020 Annual Crime Report for Canyon Lake

During the City Council Meeting on Wednesday, Lieutenant James Rayls presented the 2020 Annual Crime Report for Canyon Lake.

According to Rayls, there were 5,520 calls for service, 127 arrests, and 18 DUI arrests in 2020. Deputies wrote 47 citations.

There were 102 Part One crimes. The total is up 89 from 2019 and down from the prior years. There were 114 Part One crimes in 2018, 133 in 2017, and 152 in 2016.

There were 89 property crimes. They include seven burglaries, 58 thefts, and 24 auto thefts. “That’s up slightly from 2019 but down from the prior years, all the way down to 2016,” Rayls said.

There were 13 violent crimes. They include 11 aggravated assaults and two rapes. “They were known suspects, not random rapes,” Rayls said.

There was one fatal collision, 11 injury collisions, 62 non-injury collisions, and 13 non-injury hit and runs.

There were no arsons, homicides, or robberies reported in Canyon Lake in 2020.

Response times were down three percent for priority one calls, down 23 percent for priority two calls, down seven percent for priority three calls, and down 27 percent for priority four calls.


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