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Crime alerts for Lake Balboa, Carthay and 17 other L.A. neighborhoods

July 9, 2011 |  7:49 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 19 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Eleven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Lake Balboa (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports compared with a weekly average of 1.1 over the last three months.

Carthay (L) topped the list of nine neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 11 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 2.5 over the last three months.

One neighborhood triggered alerts for violent and property crime.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for June 26–July 2, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder