Newport News, VA Analytics

August recorded 1,078 crime incidents.

July recorded 1,149 crime incidents.

June recorded 1,094 crime incidents.


Crime Types

  • Theft: 1,145
  • Assault: 1,025
  • Other: 341
  • Vandalism: 333
  • Arrest: 292
  • Burglary: 114
  • Robbery: 49
  • Shooting: 19
  • Arson: 3

Crime by Month

In the past three months, July had the most number of crimes in Newport News, Virginia.

July had about 1% more crime than June, with July producing 55 more crimes than June.

July had about 1% more crime than August, with July producing 71 more crimes than August.

Most Committed Crimes in Newport News, Virginia

Over the past three months, Theft was the most committed crime overall making up about 34% of crime in Newport News, Virginia.

The most committed violent crime was Assault, making up about 98% of violent crime in Newport News, Virginia.

The most committed property crime was Theft, making up about 91% of property crime in Newport News, Virginia.

Reported Shootings in Newport News, Virginia

We recorded 19 shootings over a three month period in Newport News, Virginia. That's an average of about 6.333 shootings per month. August saw the most shootings with 8, followed by July with 7 shootings, and June with 4 shootings.

Disclaimer: SpotCrime pulls from multiple sources including news reported incidents. A majority of the crime incidents are directly from local police agencies. Occasionally, there may be duplicate crimes. The status of the crime is subject to change.

We are not the FBI. These are not official FBI numbers.

Data is based on a radius around the center point of Newport News. This may include crimes from adjacent agencies and agencies within the area.