Just released statistics show crime is continuing to rise in one South Coast city, but say there’s also a hopeful sign.
Oxnard had a four percent hike in serious crimes in 2015. That’s the lowest rate of increase in four years.
There were 12 homicides reported in 2015, one more than than 2014 in the city, but rapes and robberies decreased.
Vehicle thefts were up, while burglaries down overall last year in Oxnard.