Serious Crime Up, Calls down

By Daryl Kelley
Despite an increase in reported serious crime, Ojai was generally a more peaceful city last year than it was in 2005, the city police chief says in a new report.
Although major crime was up 16 percent in 2006 because of more thefts, calls for help to the police dropped sharply overall, writes sheriff’s Capt. Bruce Norris in a report the City Council is expected to consider Tuesday evening.

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