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

July 14, 2012 |  7:25 am

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

Seven neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Montecito Heights (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.6 over the last three months.

Jefferson Park (H) topped the list of two neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded 13 property crimes compared with its weekly average of 7.5 over the last three months.

Alerts are based on an analysis of crime reports for July 4–July 10, the most recent seven days for which data are available.

Ben Welsh, Thomas Suh Lauder

Violent crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Montecito Heights 0.6 3
 Gramercy Park 4.2 10
 Reseda 3.5 7
 Glassell Park 1.2 4
 Westchester 2.6 5
 Panorama City 6.0 10
 Pacoima 6.2 9
Property crime up significantly
Neighborhood Average Reports
 Jefferson Park 7.5 13
 Adams-Normandie 6.3 17