Cerritos Crime Recap: No Robberies Reported Two Weeks Straight, Part I Felonies "Considerably Low"

The latest Cerritos Sheriff's Station Crime Summary includes reported crimes from Sept. 9 through Sept. 15.

Cerritos Sheriff's Station Crime Summary for Sept. 9 through Sept. 15, 2013.
Cerritos Sheriff's Station Crime Summary for Sept. 9 through Sept. 15, 2013.
Editor's Note: The information below comes from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Cerritos Station's weekly crime summary. 

Part I felony crime investigations remained considerably low last week at 16 but up from 12 the previous one. 

Residential burglaries, vehicle burglaries and vehicle thefts increased, robberies remained the same at none and commercial/”other structure” burglaries along with locker burglaries declined. There were 258 calls for service handled by patrol deputies, down from 281 the week before. The new 2013 weekly average in calls for service is now 300. 

For the second consecutive week, there were no robberies reported. 

Residential burglaries were up from one to three last week. Two of the homes were entered via open/unlocked doors or windows and one sliding glass door was shattered. Jewelry, laptop computers and an iPad were taken. The 2013 weekly average in residential burglaries is currently 4.3. 

There were no commercial /“other structure” burglaries reported. Three had been investigated the week before.The 2013 weekly average in “other structure”/commercial burglaries is 2.6.

There were no locker burglaries investigated. One had been recorded the past two weeks in a row. 

Vehicle burglaries were up from three to six. High-volume commercial parking lots were the crime scenes in four cases and all six of the burglarized vehicles last week were SUVs. Golf clubs, sunglasses, wallets, ID, purses, and credit cards were reported stolen. The new 2013 weekly average in vehicle burglaries is 6.4. 

Vehicle thefts were up by three cases after six were reported compared to the previous week. High-volume commercial parking lots were the locations of two of the cases. An SUV, a Honda and a commercial truck were the reported stolen vehicles. The 2013 weekly average in vehicle thefts is now 4.2


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