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Crime alerts for Montecito Heights, Jefferson Park and 15 other L.A. neighborhoods

April 3, 2011 |  8:43 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 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. Montecito Heights (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.3 over the last three months.

Jefferson Park (K) topped the list of nine neighborhoods with property-crime alerts. It recorded 17 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 6.6 over the last three months.

Two neighborhoods triggered alerts for both violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for March 23–29, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder