Winter can be a stressful time for many people, especially in New Haven and Bridgeport where temperatures can drop below freezing. Unfortunately, the heightened emotions that winter can bring often result in higher crime rates, which means someone you know may find themselves in trouble with the law. Below are just a few reasons more people need to call bail bondsmen in the winter.
What Crimes Are More Prevalent in the Winter?
1. Car Theft
During the winter, people spend more time at home, leaving their cars vulnerable in the driveway. Many people also start their cars to let them warm up while they’re getting ready, which gives thieves an easy target. This is one reason car theft in New Haven is over twice the national average, with more than five vehicles stolen per 1,000 residents.
Short days and long hours of darkness also provide cover for thieves looking to steal items from garages, yards, and storage sheds. Over the holidays, many people also leave their homes vacant while they visit family or friends. A dark, empty house can be irresistible to people who may be driven to property crime by high expenses, unemployment, or other unfortunate circumstances.
3. Retail Theft
Winter also brings higher heating and clothing expenses, which many people can’t afford. Without other options, many resort to shoplifting to get the supplies or money they need to support their families. These are among the many reasons retailers usually notice higher rates of missing inventory in the winter.
If you or someone you know has been charged with a crime in the New Haven area this winter, the bail bondsmen at 3-D Bail Bonds have the expertise to help secure their release as quickly as possible. We know how difficult this situation can be, so we’re committed to treating everyone with the respect you deserve. Visit us website to find a bondsman in your area or call (203) 562-6666 to reach our office in New Haven. To reach our New Britain bail bond services, call (860) 229-2525. Dial (860) 247-2245 for our headquarters in Hartford CT and get bail assistance instantly.