January 2017

1/31
Theft
3201 West Schoolhouse Ln. (PhilaU)
11:30AM
Unknown person(s) took complainant’s purse from her desk drawer on the 2nd floor of Archer Hall between 11:30AM and 1:30PM. Stolen items: black wallet, cash, credit and debit cards, checkbook, ID cards. Value: $140

Robbery
3400 West Coulter St.
7:35AM
Complainant was walking westbound on Coulter when he was approached by offender who punched him in the face. Compl tried to run, but offender pushed him to the ground, causing swelling in compl’s elbow. Offender threatened to pull a gun, then took compl’s backpack and fled in a white sedan, heading westbound on Coulter.

Description: Black male, age unknown, 5’8”, medium build, wearing blue winter hat, and dark clothing. Vehicle: White sedan, possibly older model Buick.

Stolen items: Silver MacBook Air, iPhone 7, silver Surface Pro 4. Value: $2400

1/30
Theft
2991 West Schoolhouse Ln. (Falls Village Apts.)
10PM
Unknown person(s) took complainant’s Fuji mountain bike (black w pink tires) from his apartment balcony between 10PM on 1/30 and 10AM on 1/31. Value: $5500

1/29
Burglary
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park apts)
6PM
Complainant left her apartment on 1/29 and when she returned on 1/30 at 1:30, she discovered her front door open and several items missing. Compl states that both door locks were locked when she left. No damage to door – building is under construction and multiple people have access to keys. No hallway cameras. Building management is reviewing lobby video. Stolen items: (2) 42″ black Vizio TVs, 3 Pandora bracelets, 1 Sylvania DVD player, 1 gray jewelry box. Value: $1960

1/24
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park apts)
11:30AM
Complainant’s son was in possession of his 2009 Toyota Camry when compl went on a business trip on 1/24. When he returned in 1/27, the vehicle was missing. Also stolen were an iPad, an iPhone 6S, and 3 Bose speakers. Value: $11,800

1/21
Theft
4200 Kelly Dr. 
1PM
Complainant returned from jog to find the rear window of her 2016 Honda CRV smashed. Stolen items: Purse containing credit cards, ID, personal items. Value: $1

1/20
Burglary
5714 Wissahickon Ave. (Apartment building)
9PM
Police met complainant in leasing office where she told police her ex-boyfriend of only two weeks (who had been staying in her apartment) broke her bedroom door and took her 62” TV. Compl walked away from police without showing them the crime scene. Previous domestic incident occurred hours prior to this report. Compl was advised of PFA service. Value of TV: $900

Robbery
32XX W. Penn St. 
4:30PM
Unknown person(s) broke into complainant’s house through rear kitchen window between 4:30 & 8:30PM and ransacked all the bedrooms on the 2nd floor. No burglar alarm or cameras. Scene was processed by police but no prints recovered. Stolen items: HP Spectre silver computer, three-stone diamond ring, Omega 14K gold watch, Longine white gold watch, & other jewelry. Value: $10,000

1/19
Theft
33XX Indian Queen Ln.
4PM
Complainant loaned her 2006 Chevy Impala to a potential buyer for a test drive. The man never brought the vehicle back. Value: $2000 Description: Black male — no further physical characteristics provided.

Theft
3300 Henry Ave. (Falls Center)
12PM
Receptionist in lobby area left her desk several times between 12 and 1PM, leaving the area unattended. When she prepared to leave for lunch, she found her purse open and several items missing. Stolen items: Michael Kors wallet (white), $600 in gift cards, $55 cash, a bank card, and checks. Value: $870

1/18
Theft
4055 Ridge Ave. (Dobson Mills Apartments)
7PM
Complainant parked his 2013 Acura TL in garage at 7PM on 1/18. When he returned on 1/19 at 8:30AM, vehicle was gone. No record in tow file. Value: $24,500

1/17
Robbery
3539 Vaux St. (Tilden Market)
11:30AM
Shortly after exiting the market, complainant was approached by offender who wrestled her purse from her and ran away eastbound on Tilden Street. Incident was recorded by security cameras.  Stolen: Small tan purse. Value: $50 Description: Black male, unknown age with gray beard. 6’ tall and stocky build wearing dark gray hoodie sweatshirt and gray camouflage patterned pants. VIDEO: Click here

1/15
Theft
4249 Ridge Ave. (Slices Pizza)
7:50PM
Delivery driver parked his vehicle outside restaurant, left the keys in the ignition, and went inside to pick up order. Between 7:50 and 7:55, two black males stole the vehicle. A Slices employee witnessed the theft but couldn’t provide description of offenders. Stolen: Silver 2006 Kia Optima, ID cards, credit cards, and $1000. Value: $2500

Robbery
32XX McMichael St.
6:12PM
While attempting to make a delivery, driver from Golden Crust pizza was approached by an unknown offender who asked him who he worked for and if he had a menu. When driver leaned into vehicle for menu, offender put unknown object to the back of his neck and threatened to kill him if he didn’t turn over his money. Offender and accomplice fled toward Abbottsford. Stolen: Black LG cellphone and $160. Value: $360 Description: 1. Black male, short, late 20s, black jacket, blue jeans. 2. Black female, short, 20s, white jacket, blue jeans.

1/12
Burglary
38XX The Oak Rd. 
2PM
Complainant states that unknown male rang her doorbell and, when she answered, he apologized saying he had the wrong address. After he left, compl noticed garage door partially open and two bikes missing (white Trek and silver mountain bike). Value: $1000. Description: Black male (dark complected), 16-20 years old, tall, thin, gray hoodie and blue jeans.

1/11
Theft
4200 East River Dr.
10:30AM
Complainant returned from jogging to discover the front passenger-side window of his Tesla X smashed and the following items stolen – wallet with credit cards, blue backpack, watch, and $300. Value: $5650.

1/10
Robbery
3500 Calumet St. 
3:18PM
Three offenders pointed a silver/black handgun at complainant and took her cellphone. She was also hit on the left side of the head with the gun. Two witnesses corroborated the report. Stolen: Silver LG “Stylo” cellphone in a blue case. Value: $200 Description: Black males. 14-16 years old wearing hoodies (one blue, one black, and one black/gray).

1/6
Robbery
40XX Ridge Ave. 
12:28AM
Complainant and two associates were at listed location when three offenders with handguns kicked open the front door. Offenders ordered complainants to lay on the ground and took their money and phones. They then demanded to know if there were drugs in the apartment. They zip-tied the complainant’s wrists and put them in the bathroom before searching the apartment and fleeing on foot. Stolen: 1 Android phone, 1 iPhone 5S, a Verizon LGK7, and $2155. Value: $3655. Description: Black males. Unknown age, height, or weight, but one wore gray jeans and a belt with “907432” etched on back. Another offender was dressed in a black sweatsuit.

1/5
Theft
35XX Vaux St.
7PM
Unknown person(s) smashed front passenger-side window of complainant’s 2013 Honda between 1/5 and 8:35AM on 1/6 and stole the air bag. Value: $1000

1/4
Theft
41XX Ridge Ave. 
6PM
Unknown person(s) broke into complainant’s vehicle through the driver’s side door, stole cell phone charger and cable, and siphoned gas from the gas tank. Value: $100

1/3
Burglary
38XX The Oak Rd.
9:30PM
Unknown person(s) pried open side door of complainant’s garage, then opened rolling door all the way by activating door opener mechanism. Nothing taken.

Theft
37XX Driftwood Dr. 
5PM
Complainant parked vehicle in the rear of his house at 5PM on 1/3. At 6:30 AM the next morning, he noticed the center console of his vehicle was open. (No signs of forced entry.) Several were items missing including phone charger, Sunoco credit card, and sunglasses. Value: $40

Theft
37XX Merrick St.
7AM
Unknown person(s) entered complainant’s vehicle (no signs of forced entry) and stole Lenova laptop computer. Value: $1000

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