Crime Statistics - 2000 to 2004

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.

The map shows the location of Pottstown’s seven wards prior to 2005.

map prior

 

2004
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
Forcible rape
6
4
2
5
2
6
0
25
2
Robbery
22
10
6
5
5
9
5
62
7
Aggravated Assault
32
19
17
4
13
10
3
98
16
Assaults other
89
66
50
25
38
26
8
302
46
Burglary
47
18
29
10
12
32
6
154
16
Theft
166
130
312
111
86
128
71
1004
50
Motor vehicle theft
22
12
23
16
6
10
5
94
12
Arson
5
0
4
0
0
1
0
10
2
TOTAL
390
259
443
176
162
222
98
1750
152
 

 

2003
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
0
0
1
0
0
1
0
Forcible rape
5
11
2
0
1
7
1
27
1
Robbery
14
12
11
8
3
6
4
58
6
Aggravated Assault
43
22
16
7
12
5
1
106
16
Assaults other
75
57
52
25
44
30
16
299
30
Burglary
40
33
45
19
8
20
10
175
17
Theft
200
140
216
86
66
107
47
862
62
Motor vehicle theft
18
20
18
11
10
5
14
96
10
Arson
6
1
8
1
0
1
2
19
5
TOTAL
401
296
368
157
145
181
95
1643
147
 

 

2002
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Forcible rape
3
1
3
0
2
2
0
11
3
Robbery
18
12
13
7
4
4
10
68
8
Aggravated Assault
28
19
12
13
3
10
1
86
17
Assaults other
91
65
59
21
35
19
8
298
46
Burglary
43
34
28
31
5
27
15
183
10
Theft
182
107
224
101
67
138
60
879
74
Motor vehicle theft
18
18
19
10
11
10
7
93
4
Arson
1
3
5
1
0
2
2
14
1
TOTAL
385
259
363
184
127
212
103
1633
163
 

 

2001
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
2
Forcible rape
4
8
3
3
1
0
0
19
2
Robbery
20
11
9
6
1
6
4
57
12
Aggravated Assault
36
12
19
4
7
4
3
85
60
Assaults other
99
42
45
22
25
15
6
254
20
Burglary
31
25
48
11
8
16
6
145
10
Theft
154
94
247
85
55
82
42
759
55
Motor vehicle theft
25
11
23
4
6
10
3
82
12
Arson
3
0
4
2
1
0
1
11
1
TOTAL
374
203
398
137
104
133
65
1414
174
 

 

2000
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
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
Forcible rape
1
1
1
2
0
2
0
7
0
Robbery
22
11
14
4
1
4
0
56
9
Aggravated Assault
33
9
16
3
6
11
1
79
13
Assaults other
127
39
43
13
22
21
15
280
52
Burglary
49
19
26
17
9
13
3
136
20
Theft
182
69
224
60
36
56
48
675
61
Motor vehicle theft
23
8
19
9
8
12
7
86
8
Arson
2
1
1
0
0
0
0
4
1
TOTAL
440
157
344
108
82
119
74
1324
164
 

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.  In recent years, this area has accounted for about 9 to 12 percent of the total violent and property crimes in Pottstown.