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Cerritos Crime Recap: Three Weeks No Robberies, Slight Increase in Part I Felonies

The latest Cerritos Sheriff's Station Crime Summary includes reported crimes from Sept. 16 through Sept. 22.

Cerritos Sheriff's Station Crime Summary for Sept. 16 through Sept. 22, 2013.
Cerritos Sheriff's Station Crime Summary for Sept. 16 through Sept. 22, 2013.
Editor's Note: The information below comes from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Cerritos Station's weekly crime summary. 

There were 21 Part I felony investigations conducted by the Cerritos Sheriff’s Station staff last week up from 16 the previous one.

Robberies, commercial/”other structure” burglaries, locker burglaries, vehicle burglaries and vehicle thefts remained the same.  Residential burglaries dropped. Patrol deputies responded to 271 calls for service, up from 258 the week before. The new 2013 weekly average in calls for service is now 299.

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

Residential burglaries were down from three to two last week. An open/unlocked door or window was used to gain entry to one residence and the other had a shattered window. A TV, a laptop computer and cash were the reported losses. The 2013 weekly average in residential burglaries is currently 4.2.

For the second consecutive week there were no commercial /“other structure” burglaries reported. The 2013 weekly average in “other structure”/commercial burglaries is 2.5.

There were also no locker burglaries investigated for the second week in a row.

Vehicle burglaries remained the same at six. High-volume commercial parking lots were the crime scenes in all six cases and five of the targeted vehicles were SUVs. Purses, wallets, a rear view mirror, stereo items, laptop computers,ID and a third-row seat (from an SUV) were stolen. The new 2013 weekly average in vehicle burglaries is 6.4.

Vehicle thefts were also the same at six incidents. High-volume commercial parking lots were the locations in all six of the cases. Two commercial trucks, a trailer, an SUV, a Honda and a Nissan were the vehicles taken. The 2013 weekly average in vehicle thefts is now 4.3.


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