AUTO THEFT capital

Of the top 15 metro cities for auto thefts per 10,000 residents in 2012, 12 are in St. Paul and its suburbs in Ramsey, Washington and Dakota counties.

City Thefts/10k

St. Paul 64.2

Little Canada 56

Maplewood 53.4

West St. Paul 48.6

Minneapolis 47.1

Brooklyn Center 46

Vadnais Heights 40.8

Spring Lake Park 31.9

White Bear Lake 31.6

Newport 31.5

St. Paul Park 30.4

Roseville 29.84

South St. Paul 29.3

Oakdale 27.8

Lauderdale 26.8

Source: Minnesota Department of Public Safety