Crime Rates Rise, Ojai Still 'Safe'

By Logan Hall

The Ventura County Sheriff's Department has released statistics regarding part one crime in Ojai. Information from the VCSD shows that, while reported part one crime in Ventura County has gone down by 11 percent, the same statistic has risen by 7 percent in the city of Ojai. Part one crimes include burglary, theft and arson as well as violent crimes like homicide, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. The percentages may have gone up, but department officials say that crime statistics for the city can be misleading if taken out of

Register to read more ...