Drug crimes, burglaries up
The good news: The number of car accidents, domestic violence calls and drunk driving arrests in Alexandria dropped in 2012.
The bad news: Burglaries skyrocketed, and assaults, felony arrests and drug-related crimes are all on the rise.
That's according to Alexandria Police Chief Rick Wyffels, who presented his annual report to the Alexandria City Council Monday night.
"Prescription drugs are really on the front burner right now, in an ugly way," said Wyffels.
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