Some Rossmoor residents are concerned about an increase in burglaries from 2011 to 2012. Overall, "part one" (serious) crimes, which include rape and robbery, have risen in Walnut Creek by 2.4 percent. But the overall citywide part one crime rate has decreased by 26 percent since 2008.

Homicide: 1 in 2011, 1 in 2012

Forcible Rape: 2 in 2011, 3 in 2012

Robbery: 14 in 2011, 19 in 2012

Aggravated Assault: 52 in 2011, 63 in 2012

Burglary: 422 in 2011, 447 in 2012

Theft/Larceny: 1,470 in 2011, 1,468 in 2012

Auto Theft: 138 in 2011, 151 in 2012

Arson: 6 in 2011, 5 in 2012

Source: City of Walnut Creek

Contact Elisabeth Nardi at 925-952-2617. Follow her at Twitter.com/enardi10.




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