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Manteca felonies up 10 percent month-to-month

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POSTED July 19, 2012 1:00 a.m.

Month-to-month crime comparisons show overall felonies in Manteca during June jumped 10.22 percent.

Felonies - the so-called Part One crimes that the FBI measures to gauge relative safety in communities across the country - numbered 205 in June of this year compared to 186 in June 2011.

Overall felonies for the first six months of this year were down 6.9 percent going from 1,050 in January through June of 2011 to 984 in the same corresponding months this year.

Aggravated assault - primarily gang violence - went from 7 incidents in June 2011 to 11 this past June. The figures include the six day period were three gang-related shootings ended with seven wounded including two seriously.

Other felonies increasing in June to June comparisons included armed robbery going from 1 to 11, commercial burglary from 15 to 17, rape and unlawful intercourse from 3 to 4, grand theft from 11 to 12, and vehicle theft from 22 to 46.

Crimes dropping in month-to-month comparisons between June 2011 and June 2012 included residential burglary going from 31 to 14, auto burglary from 55 to 43, and arson from 4 to 2.

Of the 12 Part One felonies, residential burglary and homicide were trending down in the first six months of this year while all other categories were going up.

Vehicle theft, as an example, is up 41.6 percent to 177 stolen cars in the first six months of 2012 compared to 125 during the same time period last year. Vehicle burglary, on the other hand, is down 49.04 percent going from 314 to 160.

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