Vallejo crime recap: Burglary drops, robbery rises in overall decline

The number of crime incidents in Vallejo saw an overall decrease last week, after a previous rise, according to data from SpotCrime, which collects data from police agencies and validated sources. Incidents fell to 80 for the week of February 4, down from 127 the week before.

Burglary and theft led the decrease in crime incidents. Burglary fell to 23 incidents last week, from 54 the week before. Theft went from 36 to 22.

There was one reported arson last week. That represents a decrease from two incidents the previous week. There were also five incidents of assault, down from eight the week before.

Among the few types of offenses that saw an uptick last week, reports of robbery went from three to four.

There were 18 reports of "other" crimes, an increase of seven 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, three involved arrests, such as for drug possession, up from one reported arrest the week before.

Considering the concentration of crime across the city, Saint Vincents Hill Historic District and Vallejo Heights continued to have the most reported incidents last week. Crime in Saint Vincents Hill Historic District decreased the most.

Regarding when most crimes are committed, Tuesdays, Mondays and Wednesdays produced the most crime incidents last week. The largest decrease from the previous week occurred on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Thursdays, while incidents on Tuesdays went up. Comparing times of day, late afternoon, late morning and after midnight saw the most crime last week.

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