During first quarter of 2022 violent Part One Crime up 41 percent, nonviolent Part One Crime up 27 percent

Boston Police released the first quarter crime stats for Roslindale/West Roxbury and violent Part One Crime stayed the same while nonviolent Part One Crime was up four percent. 

Part One Crimes are the more serious crimes the Boston Police keep track of and are split between violent and nonviolent Part One Crimes. 

When comparing January 1, 2022 through May 8, 2022 with the same time period during the first quarter of 2021 there was one homicide so far this year with zero reported during the same period in 2021. 

Rape or attempted rape stayed the same with two  incident in the first quarter of 2021 and two reported so far this year.

Robbery and attempted robbery is up 100 percent with five  incidents reported in the first quarter of 2021 and 10 reported so far this year.

Domestic aggravated assaults decreased 28.5 percent with 14 incidents in the first quarter of 2021 and 10 reported so far this year.

Non-domestic aggravated assaults are up 100  percent with eight incidents in the first quarter of 2021 and 16 reported so far this year. 

All in all there were 39 reported violent Part One Crimes in the first four months of 2022, which was an increase of 41 percent from the 29 reported during the first four months of 2021. 

As for nonviolent Part One Crimes, the overall numbers are up 27 percent according to the report. 

There were four commercial burglaries in the first four months of 2021 but that number has jumped 100 percent with eight reported so far this year. 

Residential burglaries are down 43 percent with 23 reported in the first four months of 2021 and 13 reported so far this year. 

Larcenies from a motor vehicle are up 179 percent while other larcenies are down 6.5 percent. 

Auto theft is up 91 percent with 11 reported in the first four months of 2021 and 21 reported so far this year. 

Overall there were 231 nonviolent Part One Crimes reported so far this year, up 27 percent from the182 reported during the first four months of 2021. 

As always, if you observe any unusual activity or observe a crime in progress, don’t hesitate to call 9-1-1. 

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