The Organismo de Investigación Judicial (OIJ) has revealed a frightening statistic, every 90 minutes a person claims to be a victim of a a home burglary.
According to the report by the OIJ released on Thursday, though crime in general decreased in 2012 over the previous year, burglaries of homes in in fact rose.
What did decrease the OIJ report indicates is assaults on homes (home invasions).
Liberia, Limón, Guápiles and Péres Zeledón are places with the most complaints of burglaries. Pavas, Limón and Guápiles top the list with assaults on homes.
As to car theft, Alajuela is the province with the most vehicles stolen or car thieves, depending on your point of view.