Thursday, 4 March 2004

Questions (132)

Cecilia Keaveney

Question:

127 Cecilia Keaveney asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform further to correspondence (details supplied) his views on the percentage of the statistics given in each category which was committed by a juvenile and the special measures being taken to address problems that these statistics may present. [7418/04]

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Written answers (Question to Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform)

I have made inquiries with the Garda authorities regarding the number of incidents involving juveniles in the Carndonagh area. The information requested is laid out in the table below.

Incidents in Carndonagh area involving juveniles from 01/01/03 to 24/09/03

Total number of incidents

Incidents involving Juveniles

Incidents involving Juveniles as a percentage of total

%

Public Order

87

19

21.8

Dangerous Driving

35

6

17.1

Criminal Damage

25

2

8

Theft

10

0

0

Assault

25

6

24

Local Garda management is monitoring all policing issues arising from the activities of young and old offenders alike and appropriate action is being taken to address these issues.

Question No. 128 answered with QuestionNo. 3.