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Otay Mesa Crime Statistics



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Crime Statistics in Detail

Crime is more common in Otay Mesa than most would like. The crime rate higher than many areas in the county. The overall crime rate is 137.89 per 1,000 residents. That means that the average resident has a 1 in 7 chance of being a victim of a crime. The vast majority of the crime is property crime (such as theft). Only 1 percent of crime is violent crime.

Crime Rates in Otay Mesa

Violent Crime


Murder

There have been no recorded murders in Otay Mesa this year.

Rape

There have been no recorded rapes in Otay Mesa this year.

Armed Robbery

Armed robbery is a crime where the robbers use weapons to compel the victim to give up their possessions. There have been no recorded armed robberies in Otay Mesa this year.

Strong-Armed Robbery

Strong-armed robbery is where the robbers threaten a victim with force but don't use any weapons. However, these crimes a no less dangerous than armed robberies - especially when large groups of criminals are involved. There have been no recorded strong-armed robberies in Otay Mesa this year.

Aggravated Violent Assault

Aggravated violent assault is a threat or crime of violence against another person where there are aggravating circumstances, such as a weapon being involved. The aggravated violent assault rate in Otay Mesa is 2.44 per 1,000 residents. This means that the average resident of Otay Mesa has a 1 in 409 chance of being a victim of aggravated violent assault.

Property Crime


Residential Burglary

Residential burglary is burglary affecting a home or private residence. The residential burglary rate in Otay Mesa is 1.22 per 1,000 residents. This means that the average resident of Otay Mesa has a 1 in 819 chance of being a victim of residential burglary.

Non-Residential Burglary

Non-residential burglary is burglary affecting businesses or public buildings. The non-residential burglary rate in Otay Mesa is 7.32 per 1,000 residents. This means that the average resident of Otay Mesa has a 1 in 136 chance of being a victim of non-residential burglary.

Theft under $400

Theft under $400 is any crime where something of value worth less than $400 is stolen. These crimes are considered less severe than theft of more expensive items. The theft under $400 rate in Otay Mesa is 15.86 per 1,000 residents. This means that the average resident of Otay Mesa has a 1 in 63 chance of being a victim of a theft with a loss valued under $400.

Theft over $400

Theft over $400 is any crime where something of value worth more than $400 is stolen. The theft over $400 rate in Otay Mesa is 28.07 per 1,000 residents. This means that the average resident of Otay Mesa has a 1 in 35 chance of being a victim of a theft with a loss valued over $400.

Car Theft

The car theft rate in Otay Mesa is 82.98 per 1,000 residents. This means that the average resident of Otay Mesa has a 1 in 12 chance of being a victim of a car theft.

Registered Sex Offenders

The State of California maintains a list of registered sex offenders. By law, information about registered sex offenders is not maintained here. Please visit the State of California Megan's Law Sex Offender Registry to view a list of registered sex offenders in this area.

Live Crime Reports

San Diego County maintains an online map of crimes to which the police have responded. Use this map to explore the recent crimes in your area.

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