Los Banos weekly crime report: Burglary rises, theft drops

Los Banos weekly crime report: Burglary rises, theft drops
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By Hoodline - Published on December 21, 2018.

Crime incidents in Los Banos saw an overall increase last week, after a previous decline, according to data from SpotCrime, which collects data from police agencies and validated sources. Incidents rose to 82 for the week of Dec. 10, up from 60 the week before.

The overall increase in crime incidents was led by burglary and assault. Burglary rose to 13 incidents last week, from five the week before. Assault went from one to eight.

While a somewhat smaller category, there was also a considerable percentage increase in vandalism, from four incidents per week to six.

There was one reported robbery last week. That represents a steady state from the previous week.

Among the few types of offenses that saw a downturn last week, reports of theft went from 24 to 19.

SpotCrime data also indicates that 35 others were made last week, up from 26 others the week before.

Regarding when most crimes are committed, Tuesdays, Sundays and Fridays produced the most crime incidents last week. The largest increase from the previous week occurred on Tuesdays, Sundays and Fridays, while incidents on Saturdays and Thursdays went down. Late morning, late afternoon and evening saw the most crime last week.

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