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Crime alerts for Venice, Arlington Heights and 10 other L.A. neighborhoods

May 20, 2012 |  9:38 am

Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 12 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

Five neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Venice (A) was the most unusual, recording five reports compared with a weekly average of 3.0 over the last three months.

Arlington Heights (F) topped the list of seven neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 12 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 5.9 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for May 9 to May 15, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Venice 3.0 5
 Westwood 1.0 3
 Vermont Vista 6.5 12
 Beverly Grove 1.9 5
 Hyde Park 8.1 15
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Arlington Heights 5.9 12
 Gramercy Park 5.7 13
 Vermont Knolls 12.7 20
 Beverlywood 2.0 6
 Beverly Crest 4.7 9
 Brentwood 11.9 17
 Atwater Village 4.5 7