Community notices about crimes, Takoma DC
For example, the murder occurred amongst patrons of the Takoma Station. Seemingly a neighborhood establishment, the present music for younger audiences on the weekend, and these attendees tend to have a greater propensity for criminal activity.
It's very contentious though in the neighborhood, because old time residents "defend" the long-time owners, who granted don't intend for the club to be a site of regular criminal activity. The defenders laud the jazz music played other nights of week, and ignore the hip hop.
But these residents typically don't live by the establishment, nor do they frequent it very late at night, when the problems tend to occur.
Up against a regulatory wall, businesses look to expand," Washington Post) even though many of the residents complaining about the club as a nuisance have lived in the area for decades.
More on this later in a post I have been forgetting to right for a couple months.
With regard to the car break ins, the disadvantage to residential areas is that they tend to have limited activity during the day, with few people home.
That it's "broad daylight" is immaterial if there aren't eyes of the street to pay attention and help to intervene when problems develop.