Weekly crime map: November 1-7

tstevens@ledger-enquirer.comNovember 13, 2013 

This week's crime map kicks off November. Click here to see last week's crime map.

For newcomers to the map, a note: it isn't meant to be comprehensive. Columbus law enforcement sometimes make hundreds of arrests in a week, most mundane and some with little information useful to the public.

Instead of mapping each individual report, we've highlighted the crimes we've written about throughout the week. We've also made an effort to mark areas that have seen multiple burglaries or property crimes during the week.

Icons represent the types of crimes committed. Here's the breakdown:

• Tombstone: Homicides, deaths and fatalities

• Gun: Armed assaults and assaults where an unknown weapon was used

• Boxing gloves: Unarmed assaults and batteries

• Money bag: Robberies, burglaries and property crimes

• Pill: Drug related arrests

• Bomb: Bomb threats

Because some incidences happened at the same or almost the same location, users may have to zoom in close to see every entry.

At the end of the month, I'll post a map with all of the weekly markings along with analysis about a trending crime.

Check out October's monthly crime map here. You can also find September's map here.

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