Crime Statistics - 2008 back to 2000

The following charts show crime in Pottstown broken down by ward, and also for an area of Pottstown known as the Washington Street Corridor.  The crimes shown in the charts are violent crimes and property crimes from 2008 going back to 2000.

The map shows the location of Pottstown’s seven wards 2005 to present. (The ward boundaries changed in 2005. Previous boundaries are shown on the next page, which show crimes from 2004 to 2000.)

2008
Crime
Ward 1
Ward 2
Ward 3
Ward 4
Ward 5
Ward 6
Ward 7
Borough Total
Washington Street Corridor
Murder
non neg. manslaughter
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
2
0
Forcible rape
3
5
4
1
2
1
0
16
2
Robbery
30
12
16
15
7
4
3
87
14
Aggravated Assault
27
24
12
8
8
7
1
87
10
Assaults other
83
36
57
30
35
25
18
284
35
Burglary
40
33
42
17
9
34
6
181
19
Theft
160
149
281
113
118
99
43
973
63
Motor vehicle theft
23
12
22
10
10
5
7
89
3
Arson
2
3
4
3
2
1
2
17
1
TOTAL
368
274
439
197
191
176
81
1736
147
 

 

 

2007
Crime
Ward 1
Ward 2
Ward 3
Ward 4
Ward 5
Ward 6
Ward 7
Borough Total
Washington Street Corridor
Murder
non neg. manslaughter
1
2
0
0
0
0
0
3
1
Forcible rape
6
4
3
3
0
3
1
20
2
Robbery
22
12
15
17
10
5
2
83
14
Aggravated Assault
29
20
16
10
11
13
8
107
21
Assaults other
96
50
68
25
43
27
18
327
42
Burglary
46
34
43
24
11
26
8
192
25
Theft
150
121
284
109
94
108
51
917
64
Motor vehicle theft
18
14
12
16
8
10
6
84
11
Arson
1
4
10
4
2
1
0
22
0
TOTAL
369
261
451
208
179
193
94
1755
180
 

 

2006
Crime
Ward 1
Ward 2
Ward 3
Ward 4
Ward 5
Ward 6
Ward 7
Borough Total
Washington Street Corridor
Murder
non neg. manslaughter
0
1
0
0
1
0
0
2
0
Forcible rape
4
6
2
1
4
3
0
18
2
Robbery
24
17
10
7
3
8
5
74
11
Aggravated Assault
21
16
20
5
15
11
7
97
8
Assaults other
90
49
55
29
28
21
17
289
42
Burglary
44
32
33
19
19
45
23
232
16
Theft
146
138
253
95
98
108
64
912
40
Motor vehicle theft
14
18
25
4
11
11
5
88
1
Arson
5
18
25
4
11
11
5
88
1
TOTAL
348
283
401
166
181
207
124
1737
124
 

 

2005
Crime
Ward 1
Ward 2
Ward 3
Ward 4
Ward 5
Ward 6
Ward 7
Borough Total
Washington Street Corridor
Murder
non neg. manslaughter
2
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
1
Forcible rape
4
6
5
1
3
3
1
23
3
Robbery
21
5
10
5
4
2
1
48
15
Aggravated Assault
27
11
14
7
8
9
1
77
11
Assaults other
96
48
60
29
34
29
8
304
49
Burglary
23
26
24
17
10
16
8
124
12
Theft
130
120
316
105
111
90
43
915
46
Motor vehicle theft
30
14
23
9
9
16
3
104
11
Arson
5
4
5
1
1
0
0
16
2
TOTAL
338
234
457
174
180
165
65
1613
150
 

The Washington Street Corridor is part of Ward 1.

The Washington Street Corridor, which is part of the first ward, is defined as the blocks bounded by Franklin Street on the west, Walnut Street on the north, Warren Street on the east, and Apple Street on the south.

 

To see the charts for the years 2000 through 2004, click here.