Town Of Moraga

Crime Down Slightly in 2013

Overall crime continues to decrease in Moraga, but residents still need to be reminded to secure homes and vehicles. The following represents a comparison of Moraga crimes reported to the California Department of Justice:

TYPE OF CRIME

2012

2013

% CHANGE

Homicide

0

0

No Change

Forcible Rape

1

4

Up 300%

Robbery

0

0

No Change

Assault

40

30

Down 25%

Burglary

29

39

Up 34%

Larceny

112

90

Down 20%

Auto Theft

11

21

Up 90%

Total Crimes

193

184

Down 5%

The burglary category includes residential and commercial. Moraga had 30 completed residential burglaries with property stolen and 73% of those were accomplished by entry via unlocked, open, or unsecured doors or windows. Property crimes can be positively impacted by individual attention to security and the Moraga Police Department urges everyone to be diligent in locking up and reporting suspicious activity in their neighborhoods.

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