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Crime alerts for Sunland, Carthay and 14 other L.A. neighborhoods

June 8, 2012 |  8:36 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 16 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

10 neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Sunland (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months.

Carthay (K) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded six property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 30 to June 5, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Sunland 0.5 4
 Los Feliz 1.3 3
 Hollywood Hills West 0.6 3
 Downtown 21.5 39
 Venice 3.5 7
 Vermont Vista 6.6 13
 Vermont-Slauson 8.3 14
 Echo Park 2.7 7
 Harbor City 1.6 4
 Adams-Normandie 2.2 6
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Carthay 2.5 6
 Leimert Park 13.7 26
 Pacific Palisades 5.8 13
 Vermont Vista 13.5 25
 Baldwin Hills/Crenshaw 23.8 34
 Playa del Rey 3.5 8
 Central-Alameda 16.8 28
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