During the Holidays, Thieves Find It Easy to Receive What You're Giving : You Better Watch Out

Larceny in its various guises, popular during the holidays, took a bit of a vacation in Orange County during 1994. The five- year trends on four types:

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Theft from Auto

1994: 24,733

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Shoplifting

1994: 11,593

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Purse- snatching

1994: 420

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Pocket- picking

1994: 140

Sources: State Department of Justice, Bureau of Crimminal Statistics; Researched by APRIL JACKSON / Los Angeles Times

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