Crime was a hot topic of discussion in the Quad-Cities in 2022. Here are 12 stories www.ourquadcities.com readers shared and talked about on social media over the last year:

January – Police: Suspect had loaded gun, drugs, more than $50,000 in cash

February – Suspect drove wrong way on I-74, hit squad car head-on

March – Police: Suspect in stolen Lexus yelled ‘I’m drunk’

April – Police: Sisters left 86-year-old mother on floor without food, water

May – Suspect led Bettendorf chase, hit retaining wall, ran, early Tuesday

June – Police: Suspect stole mini-bike, four-wheeler, go kart from store

July – Casey’s employee stole lottery tickets while she was at work

August – Police: Manager stole thousands from trampoline park

September – Police: Suspect arrested after toddler dies from Fentanyl intoxication

October – Police allege suspect was part of QC ‘smash-and-grab’ incidents

November – Suspect left Home Depot with cart of tools she didn’t purchase, police allege

December – Suspect hid in dentists’ office with patients present, police allege