Clovis crime recap: Burglary continues to trend down

Clovis crime recap: Burglary continues to trend down
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By Hoodline - Published on February 22, 2019.

The number of crime incidents in Clovis saw an overall decrease last week, for the second week in a row, according to data from SpotCrime, which collects data from police agencies and validated sources. Incidents fell to 51 for the week of Feb. 11, down from 56 the week before.

The offenses that decreased the most were burglary and vandalism. Burglary fell to five incidents last week, from six the week before. Vandalism went from three to two. Reports of burglary have continued to fall for the last two weeks.

Among the few types of offenses that saw an uptick last week, reports of theft went from 14 to 16.

There were 28 reports of "other" crimes, a decrease of one from the previous week. SpotCrime's broad "other" category includes a variety of offenses like fraud, trespassing, public disturbance and traffic violations. Of those incidents, 15 involved arrests, such as for drug possession, down from 26 reported arrests the week before.

As far as where crime is concentrated in the city, Northeast Fresno continued to have the most reported incidents last week.

Regarding day and time factors, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays witnessed the most reported crimes last week. The largest decrease from the previous week occurred on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, while incidents on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays went up. Comparing times of day, evening, late night and early afternoon saw the most crime last week.

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