During summer vacations theft in apartments increased by 65-70 percent. Returning from a summer vacation, you may be unpleasantly surprised when not dorahuyetesya many valuable things in my apartment. For it was during this period in the capital the best bait for daring thieves are becoming empty apartments. As the senior commissioner in particularly important cases of the Criminal Investigation Department of Interior Ministry of Ukraine Ivan Maksymchuk the summer of this kind of theft is increased by 65-70%. And this is due to the fact that usually the owners are on vacation, so you can take care properly of their homes. - After 6 months of this year in the capital committed thefts in 2340, because of the Kyiv ranks first in Ukraine by the number of such offenses. Then go Donetsk and Dnipropetrovsk. Almost half of such crimes committed earlier convictions. A significant percentage also accounts for cases where theft carry drunken people. There are even some instances where addicts in inadequate condition, wanting to get quick money, steal the first thing that got them in hand. But experienced thieves find and steal everything - from expensive clothes and household appliances to jewelry and money - told us John Maksymchuk. By the way, about half are criminals and punished under Article 185 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine for a period of 3 to 6 years imprisonment and return stolen property to victims. However, sometimes to the owners comes only part of the stolen items.