Crime was up in Allandale in 2006. Pulling from the City’s online crime database,
the number of incidents police reported on totaled 1,258 compared to 887 in 2005. That’s an increase of 42% or371 incidents.
The biggest rise in incidents was "Leaving the scene/crash accident." There were a total of 78 such reported incidents compared to 15 in 2005. The bulk of these took place on Burnet, Anderson and Mopac. DWI had the second largest increase in number of incidents recorded. In 2006 there were 49 DWIs in Allandale vs. 14 the year before.
Criminal Mischief, Burglary of Vehicle, and Theft, the three crimes with the highest number of incidents, were down in 2006. There were a total of 83 criminal mischief incidents last year compared to 117 in 2005 and 137 Thefts in 2006 vs. 150 in 2005. Click here for the detail.