SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL - Crime plummeted in the capital of São Paulo in April, during the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to data released on Tuesday, May 26th, by the SSP (Public Security Secretariat), under João Doria's administration.
Thefts in general decreased the most in the city, by 59.5 percent, comparing April this year (18,730) with the same month last year (7,568). Auto thefts dropped from 3,274 to 1,541 (-53 percent), robberies in general from 11,141 to 8,300 (-25.5 percent), vehicles from 48.7 percent and cargo from 41.2 . . .