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Overall Crime High, But Violent Crime Drops, Data Show

Police are still searching for the suspect in a Chatsworth double homicide.

Crime in Chatsworth remains abnormally high with 51 incidents from July 25 through Aug. 15, according to reports.

That is an increase of nine crimes over the previous 21 days (July 3-24) and nearly as chart-topping as June 12 through July 2, when Chatsworth experienced 54 crimes, the highest level recorded since Chatsworth Patch began publishing nearly a year ago.

There was a reported average of 2.4 crimes per day during the most recent cycle, an increase of .4 crimes per day over the previous reporting period.

And while Chatsworth made national headlines with an ongoing case involving a in the 20400 block of Lassen Street, violent crime actually dropped to the lowest level of the summer with only three reported instances: two robberies and the double homicide.

As usual, the most prevalent crimes in Chatsworth were theft and theft from vehicles, with the pair making up more than 60 percent of total crime.  

Crime stats: 16 thefts from vehicles, 15 thefts, 13 burglaries, four grand thefts auto, two robberies and one double homicide.

July 25

Theft on the 9500 block of Topanga Canyon Boulevard at 7 a.m.

Burglary on the 10200 block of Mason Avenue at 11 a.m.

Theft from a vehicle on the 10000 block of De Soto Avenue at 1 p.m.

July 26

Theft from a vehicle at Topanga Canyon and Chatsworth Street at 10 a.m.

Theft from a vehicle on the 2100 block of Lassen street at 10 a.m.

Burglary on the 21000 block of Devonshire street at 4:30 p.m.

Theft at Corbin Avenue at Rinaldi Street at 5:45 p.m.

Burglary on the 10400 block of Canoga Avenue at 10 p.m.

July 27

Theft from a vehicle on the 9100 block of Oakdale Avenue at noon.

Theft from a vehicle on the 9100 block of De Soto Avenue at 5 p.m.

Theft on the 9400 block of Irondale at 6 p.m. 

July 28

Burglary on the 9600 block of Cozycroft Avenue at 5 p.m.

Two cases of theft reported on the 9600 block of Cozycroft Avenue at 5 p.m.

July 29

Theft from a vehicle on the 22200 block of Romar Street at noon.

Theft on the 10300 block of Mason Avenue at 5 p.m.

Theft on the 9200 block of Winnetka Avenue at 6:50 p.m.

Theft on the 20300 block of Nordhoff Street at 7 p.m.

Theft from a vehicle on the 9200 block of Winnetka Avenue at 8 p.m.

July 30

Theft on the 21400 block of Devonshire Street at 8:25 a.m.

July 31

Theft on the 21200 block of Itasca Street at noon.

Robbery on the 21100 block of Devonshire Street at 2:15 p.m.

Theft from a vehicle on the 10200 block of De Soto Avenue at 3:30 p.m.

Theft from a vehicle on the 20400 block of Coraline Circle at 8 p.m.

Aug. 1

Robbery on the 9800 block of Topanga Canyon Boulevard at 7:19 p.m.

Aug. 2

Theft from a vehicle on the 20600 block of Lassen Street at 9:15 a.m.

Burglary on the 9600 block of Oakdale Avenue at 12:15 p.m.

Grand theft auto at Topanga Canyon and Santa Susana Pass at 6 p.m.

Burglary on the 10000 block of Lurline Avenue at 3:30 a.m.

Burglary on the 22300 block of Mayall Street at 11 p.m.

Burglary on the 10100 block of Variel Avenue at 11 p.m.

Aug. 4

Theft on the 9500 block of Gierson Avenue at 4 p.m.

Aug. 5

Theft from a vehicle on the 21500 block of Praire Street at noon.

Theft on the 9200 block of Eton Avenue at 5 p.m.

Burglary on the 20700 block of Marilla Street at 5:30 p.m.

Burglary on the 22000 block of Vincennes Street at 6:10 p.m.

Grand theft auto on the 20300 block of Prairie Street at 11 p.m.

Aug. 6

Theft on the 10300 block of Jordon avenue at 12:01 a.m.

Aug. 7

Burglary on the 23300 block of Lake Manor Drive at 7 p.m.

Aug. 8

Theft from a vehicle on the 9900 block of De Soto Avenue at 8 a.m.

Grand theft auto on the 20800 block of Vintage Street at 11:45 p.m.

Aug. 9

Grand theft auto on the 9200 block of Mason Avenue at 6 a.m.

Aug. 10

Theft from a vehicle on the 10200 block of Variel Avenue at 8 p.m.

Theft on the 9100 block of De Soto Avenue at 8 p.m.

Theft on the 21400 block of Devonshire Street at 9:05 p.m.

Aug. 12

Burglary on the 9900 block of Topanga Canyon Boulevard at 9:30 p.m.

Aug. 13

Double homicide on the 20400 block of Lassen Street at 6 a.m.

Burglary on the 9500 block of Topanga Canyon Boulevard at 11:05 p.m.

Aug. 14

Theft from a vehicle on the 10700 block of Overman Avenue at 10:56 p.m.

Sources: The Los Angeles Times Crime Map, The Daily News Under Arrest in Los Angeles and CrimeMapping.com.

LAPD Town Hall Meeting on Aug. 25

(There will not be a Neighborhood Watch meeting this month. Instead there will be an LAPD Town Hall meeting.)

chats man August 19, 2011 at 05:45 AM
So I should just read the L.A.Times Crime Map for the same information. Waste of my time here.

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