Latest True Fact-checks in Crime Rob Hutton stated on December 4, 2019 in a radio interview: A "study showed as many as one in four people have had a package stolen from their residence." Cory Booker stated on July 5, 2019 in an interview: "In 2017, we had more marijuana possession arrests in our country than all other violent crimes combined." Gavin Newsom stated on March 13, 2019 in a news conference: California has "the largest death row in the Western Hemisphere, the largest death row in the United States of America — two times the size of the next largest state: Florida." Silvestre Reyes stated on May 22, 2012 in a TV ad: Says Beto O’Rourke "has a criminal record that includes DWI and burglary arrests." Justin Nelson stated on May 29, 2018 in a tweet: Says "our indicted Attorney General Ken Paxton is back to being the only statewide official in the country under indictment." Dan Patrick stated on May 20, 2018 in an interview on ABC News, "This Week": "It’s against the law in Texas to let any loaded gun get in the hands of a child." Jerry Brown stated on April 11, 2018 in a letter to the Trump administration: "Here are the facts: there is no massive wave of migrants pouring into California. Overall immigrant apprehensions on the border last year were as low as they’ve been in nearly 50 years (and 85 percent of the apprehensions occurred outside of California)." Kamala Harris stated on July 18, 2017 in a speech: "It costs us about $33,000 a year (on average nationally) to lock somebody up. In California it costs about $75,000 a year." Charles Schumer stated on May 18, 2017 in a Senate floor speech: "President Obama became the first president since Carter to leave the White House with a smaller federal prison population than when he took office." Thomas Croci stated on April 27, 2017 in a press release: In some cases, a sex offender "who appears on the New York State Sex Offender Registry" would be able to drive for Uber or Lyft when ride-hailing is allowed upstate in July Gwen Moore stated on November 18, 2016 in an interview: Says Donald Trump "thinks stop-and-frisk is fine." Virginia "Jennie Lou" Leeder stated on October 17, 2016 in an interview with the Austin American-Statesman: Texas spends "more per day to house an inmate than we do on a student." Donald Trump stated on September 26, 2016 in a Presidential debate: "In Chicago, they've had thousands of shootings, thousands since Jan. 1. Thousands of shootings." Charlie Crist stated on September 19, 2016 in a debate: "In the mid 1990s, in our state, (Florida was) No. 1 in violent crime in America. ... The only concern I had was for the citizens of Florida, who were subjected to a violent crime every three minutes and 45 seconds." Charley Wilkison stated on July 15, 2016 in an interview with Laura Rice for the Texas Standard: "Texas has lost the most law enforcement officers in the line of duty of any state in America." Sean Hannity stated on August 23, 2016 in a slide presented on Hannity’s show during an Austin interview of Donald Trump: Says that in 2015, "illegal" immigrants accounted for 75 percent of federal drug possession convictions and 5 percent to 30 percent of convictions for murder and kidnapping plus two other crimes. Hillary Clinton stated on September 1, 2016 in x: Says Alex Jones "said that the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre were child actors and no one was actually killed there." Tim Kaine stated on July 27, 2016 in a speech: "We fixed a loophole in the (gun) background record check system so that we could make our commonwealth safer." Loretta Lynch stated on June 19, 2016 in an interview on "Fox News Sunday": "The LGBT community is more often the victims of hate crimes than any other recognized group." Catherine Hanaway stated on June 6, 2016 in Missouri: "Only half of the murders in the city of St. Louis get solved." Terry McAuliffe stated on April 22, 2016 in a speech.: Before April 22, "we have restored the rights of more than 18,000 individuals, which is more than the past seven governors combined in their four-year terms." Mark Pocan stated on April 7, 2016 in a blog post: "More people are struck by lightning than commit in-person voter fraud" by impersonation. Ted Cruz stated on February 28, 2016 in comments on Meet the Press: "There have been multiple media reports about (Donald Trump's) business dealings with the mob, with the mafia." Hillary Clinton stated on February 23, 2016 in a TV ad: "African-Americans are more likely to be arrested by police and sentenced to longer prison terms for doing the same thing that whites do." Tim McGinty stated on February 17, 2016 in his campaign website: "We are almost halfway to our goal of 1,000 rapes prosecuted!" Facebook posts stated on August 6, 2015 in a Snopes.com tweet recapping a Facebook post: A Texas police department bought an ad telling drug dealers, "We can take your competition off the streets for FREE." Jeremy Bird stated on October 2, 2015 in a tweet after the shootings at an Oregon community college: "90% of Americans want national background checks that close loopholes." Butch Conway stated on September 16, 2015 in press conference: The racial and ethnic makeup of the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office mirrors the community it serves. Casey Cagle stated on September 8, 2015 in press release: "Eighty-three law enforcement officers have died in the line of duty this year. Twenty-four of them were shot and killed in cold blood." Atlanta neighborhood association stated on July 9, 2015 in an online community forum: The murder rate in Atlanta is on the rise this year.