The 104th Precinct experienced an overall 4 percent rise in crime during this year's first quarter, recording increases in the number of incidents in four of the seven major crime categories, according to Police Department statistics.
Major crime rises in 104th Precinct
...the latest statistics for the first three months of this year show that the number of rapes, robberies, burglaries and grand larceny incidents rose over the same period last year. The precinct said crime was 4.35 percent higher during the first three months of 2008 than during that same period in 2007.
The number of rapes, however, rose from two incidents in 2007's first quarter to seven during the first three months of 2008.
There were also 65 robberies reported so far this year in the precinct as opposed to 58 incidents during the same period last year. The precinct also reported a rise in burglaries from 107 incidents during 2007's first quarter to 111 during the first three months of 2008, according to police statistics.
The number of grand larceny incidents also rose from 100 during the first three months of 2007 to 114 during 2008's first quarter.