Anti-social behaviour accounts for most crime in towns like Bottesford, Barton and Brigg
Fewer crimes took place in Bottesford, Broughton, Winterton, Brigg, Barton and Kirton Lindsey during September, new police figures show.
Out in the Isle of Axholme, the same trend was seen in Epworth and Crowle.
Anti-social behaviour and criminal damage remain the main method of misdemenour in small towns across North Lincolnshire.
Anti-social behaviour is defined by the Home Office as being of a personal, environmental or nuisance nature.
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Winterton saw the biggest drop in crimes - 63 in August but only 27 (well below half) during September.
Within one mile of the centre of Bottesford there were 139 crimes of all types reported during August, but 98 during September.
Anti-social behaviour accounted for more than one-third of reported incidents during September.
There were 91 crimes reported in Barton during September within one mile of the town centre.
The major categories were anti-social behaviour (33 cases) and criminal damage and arson (18).
In comparison there were 103 crimes of all types in Barton during August.
Broughton saw 18 crimes in September - the majority involving anti-social behaviour or criminal damage and arson.
There were four fewer crimes of all type in Broughton during September than during August.
Crowle had 17 crimes during September - almost half the 30 incidents reported during August.
Anti-social behaviour was the main crime category for both months.
Fewer crimes were also logged in Epworth - 20 in September, 34 in August.
Kirton Lindsey saw a slight drop - from 20 crimes in August to 19 in September.
Some 36 crimes were reported within one mile of Brigg town centre during September - 13 of these involving anti-social behaviour.
This was a major reduction on the 52 crimes of all types logged in August, 18 of which related to anti-social activities.
The one-mile crime map area for Bottesford used by the Home Office for statistical purposes takes in part of Ashby.