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Crime alerts for Carthay, Montecito Heights and 12 other L.A. neighborhoods

March 18, 2011 |  9:59 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 14 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

13 neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Carthay (A) recorded three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.2 over the last three months.

Montecito Heights (N) was the lone neighborhood with a property-crime alert. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 3.2 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 6–12, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder