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- January 1 I, 2012 VouR COhI~UNITV Page 11 From page 1 ported crimes per 1,000 population based on a population of 8,950. Lebanon had a rate of 39.98, and Albany was at 28.15. The national rate was 40.36. But according to the FBI, Ore- gon rates are not comparable to previous years because of changes in the way they are reported. The from 2009 to 2010, based on the UCR data. "Just based on our numbers, we went years with internal brag- ging rights as the safest of the three cities," Burford said. Later, Sv~eet Home was able to stay on par with the other two cities, but now Sweet Home is clearly behind. "Our challenge will be to try to fiddress that while at the same time bringing down 40 percent on staff," Burford said. In 2010, Sweet Home had 17 2010 was 1.9 per 1,000. Albany was 1.76 per 1,000, and Lebanon was at 1.49. In 2010, Sweet Home had 452 property crimes, a rate of 50.5 per 1,000. Albany had a rate of 26.39, and Lebanon's rate was 38.49. Sweet Home had 74 burglar- ies, 369 thefts, nine motor vehicle thefts and one arson. In 2009, Sweet Home had 310 property crimes, including 44 burglaries, 257 thefts, nine motor vehicle thefts and two arsons. such as criminal mischief and sim- ple assault. Based on a brief look at pre- liminary numbers for 2011, Bur- ford expects statistics to be close to 2010, but that's based on how the department initially classified reports. Those can and will change based on the particulars of each case. In 2011, a couple of statistics likely will be larger. "We're still a small commu- nity, and one or two individuals FBI also cautions against drawing comparisons between communi- ties because a variety of factors influence the crime rate. Based on the city's raw data, which include several crimes that are not included in the Uniform Crime Reports, for 2009 and 2010, the annual rates appear similar. said Sweet Home Police Chief Bob Burford. while the rate increased From page 10 8:25 p.m. -Caller reported theft of $360 in tools from back porch of residence at 41900 North River Drive. Door had been left unlocked and somone had made fire in fire pit. Report taken. Jan. 2 7:42 p.m. James Andrew Linder. 23. cited for driving while suspended. 13th and Kalmia. 11:04 p.m. - Nathan Allen Deffenbaugh arrested on state warrant for parole violation. 1530 Tamarack St.. Mountain Shadows Trailer Park. Transported to Linn County Jail. Jan. 1 Caller reported that he and his wife had been stuck in the snow on Road 1 ! off Highway 20, above Green Peter. for the past 15 hours. Located and vehicle re- moved by Lebanon Towing. Dec. 31 5:35 a.m. -Caller reported single vehicle off road near Mc- Dowell Creek 600 Line. with six or seven people around it. Inves- tigation revealed vehicle ran off MC-600 line and into tree. No in- juries, driver was located, nobody wanted to discuss. Under inves- tigation. 43100 block McDowell Creek Drive. 8:27 a.m. - Caller reported vehicle upside down in 41100 block of Highway 228. Deputies reponded and aided in traffic con- Need Business Cards? High Quality, Full Color, Glossy cards for less! 1000 cards for as low We can design your card for you! Call for pricing! 367-2135 reported violent crimes, including three forcible rapes, two robberies and 12 aggravated assaults. The 2009 UCR showed one reported forcible rape, two robberies and three aggravated assaults. Other assauffs are not included in the re- port: The violent crime rate, which includes murder and non-negligent manslaughter, for Sweet Home in trol. No other into or action by Sheriff's Office. Dec. 30 4:43 p.m. - Caller, who was out of state, reported that some- one tried to break into his shop, 1000 block North River Drive. Front door kicked in, nothing SECTI crime rate increased from 71.2 to 84.7 and then 103.28 per 1,000 in 2005. That spike in the crime rate continued to decrease afterward. The Sweet Home Police De- partment is just beginning to tabu- late data for 2011, and Burford is hoping to have it available by the end of January. It includes other crimes as well, including crimes In the 2004-05 spikes, the who make it their mission in life for a time to go out and steal can cause our stats to shoot up," Bur- ford said. In 2011, for a couple of months, the city was hit hard with car clouts. It happened again, more expectedly, just prior to Christ- mas. Raw numbers for 2010 and taken. Door damage estimated at $200. 9:51 p.m. - Caller reported single-vehicle accident in 41700 block Upper Calapooia Dr. Ve- hicle hit rock wall going around curve. 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Police officer holds are used to transport individuals who may be a danger to themselves or to others to the hospital for mental evaluation. The number of police officer holds is similar between 2010 and 2011, Burford said, but the num- ber of calls about "mental" persons has doubled. Those figures will be available after the department completes its annual report at the end of this month or in February. Jametj [ Lhoon.RPli Pbma isl [54t] 3G74??? Hain Streel, Sweet Home Lo tedinside Thriflwatj TauJnt]a Daitetj, LIk. Licensed Ikupuntlurist unattached 3 car garage with a n unfinished 36' x 30' bonos room upstairs. 28' x 33' bay shop wired 220 with 12 ft doors. 20 minutes from I-5. This home is a must see. $434,900 MLS#646648 (541)401-5612 Angela Weld 1 (541)619-6143 Diaan Rasmussen blO00 Rachel hsselte, I'lS ()~ c~ll 1-800-763-457~ toda~ to sig~ up for ~ free heart health s:r~e~t~g on Feb, 4 at Sama~it~ar~ Lebanon Commurlity Hospital. H. Santiam Hmtl.. Lebanon. OR 9?355