Juvenile Delinquency in Avery, NC
Unfortunately, in many areas of the Avery County, juvenile delinquency offenses are on the rise. There are many reasons for the inflation in youth offenders. The juvenile sentence in North Carolina often depends on the severity of the crime, the number of charges, and other family matters.
In 2017, a total of 29 juvenile cases were reported for every 100,000 people age 10 to adulthood in the jurisdiction of Avery County. Of that total, 76% of those proceedings were delinquencies which equaled 22 court cases. Another 0% were dependency cases that accounted for 0 of the juvenile cases.
A lot of counties, including, Avery County, are focusing on family counseling and relationships rather than punishment for juvenile crimes. Future Avery County juvenile delinquency tallies will show whether or not this approach is working.
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Government of Avery County, NC
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|County Contact:|| PO BOX 640
Newland , NC 28657-0640
Avery County, NC Courts
Avery County Superior Court
Address: 200 Montezuma St, Newland, NC 28657