THE highest yearly prevalent offences recorded in Naitasiri were theft and assault in 2012.
Naitasiri provincial administrator Semi Kuru said assault was the highest recorded with 10 cases recorded this year compared with theft which stood at seven.
Mr Kuru said crimes registered for 2014 so far stood at 28 compared with 119 cases registered for last year.
He said in 2012 there were 68 assault cases recorded, 14 sexual offences, 73 thefts and 32 case of indecently insulting and annoying a person.
"For this year there are 10 cases of assault, zero case of sexual offences, seven cases of theft and five cases of indecently insulting and annoying a person," Mr Kuru said.
Naitasiri Provincial Council chairman Eroni Moto Luveniyali said the youth committee had been doing a great job in trying to minimise crime in the province.