Crime Report: June 2021

4500 Kelly Dr. (Schuylkill River Trail lot)
Complainant left his sunroof open when he parked his car. When he returned, he noticed his gym bag was missing. The bag contained a laptop, glasses, ear buds, massage gun, and clothing (value: $2400).

Aggravated assault
Ridge Ave. & Midvale Ave.
Complainant states offender punched him in the face and pulled out a box cutter over a property dispute. Police stopped offender at Ridge/Midvale and took him into custody. Compl refused to go to NWDD for statement. NWDD notified.

Aggravated assault
5450 Wissahickon Ave.
Complainant states the offender (former intimate partner) went to her apartment, forced entry, and had a verbal dispute with the compl over her speaking to offender’s sister. Offender appears to have history of mental illness. Offender then struck the compl on the left side of her face with a black handgun. Offender not on location when police arrived. NWDD notified. Compl unable to make a statement at this time.

3600 Midvale Ave. 
Complainant parked white Ford U-Haul truck at 7PM on 6/19. The next day at approximately 10AM, he heard a strange sound from vehicle. He then noticed catalytic converter ($1500) was missing.

33XX Bowman St.
Upon entering his residence, complainant observed offender standing by the back door. The male fled the home and was stopped/arrested by police at 3500 Scotts Lane. Male was positively identified by the compl. No items taken from the residence.

4500 Kelly Dr. (Kelly Lot 1)
When complainant returned to her 2016 Honda Fit she discovered that front door window was broken and two items were missing: company computer ($1200) and exercise equipment ($129).

Lincoln Dr. & Wissahickon Ave.
While complainant’s 2015 Infiniti Q7 was parked at listed location, an unknown offender broke passenger side rear window and took a wallet ($50) containing ID, license to carry, 3 credit cards and medical card. No cameras in the area. Compl advised to cancel credit cards.

36XX Calumet St.
Witness heard a loud cutting noise from his room and when he looked outside he observed offenders underneath complainant’s 2007 Honda Element removing the catalytic converter ($2000). Witness states he observed offender #1 (white female) place the vehicle part in an unknown black sedan w/heavy window tint and flee eastbound with offender #2 (white male). Witness got partial plate number.

36XX Fisk Ave.
Complainant parked his 2018 Hyundai Sonata at 6PM (with the spare key inside vehicle). When he returned, vehicle was missing. Vehicle was secure and nobody had permission to use it. Value: $18,000

Simple assault
2809 W. Queen Ln.
Police responded to listed location for person with a gun. Upon arrival, police could not gain access to property due to door being locked. While on location, radio dispatch was still on phone with caller who stated offender was attacking her in hallway and could not let police in. She said she believed her leg was broken. Police broke glass door to gain access to property and arrested male. Offender struck compl. multiple tlmes in face and leg and dragged her across the floor. Compl. transported herself to Temple Hospital.

Falls Rd. and Kelly Dr. 
Complainant parked 2003 Ford F250 to ride bikes with his wife. Upon returning the passenger door was open and the passenger door lock was broken. Several items were missing: North Face bookbag, iPhone7, and $700 cash (total value $1325).

Aggravated assault
4130 Ridge Ave.
After a verbal altercation, offender struck complainant with an aluminum baseball bat twice in the head. Compl. was transported to temple hospital for a laceration to his forehead. Offender fled in a pale red Sprinter van westbound on River Rd.

Lincoln Dr. and W. Rittenhouse St.
Complainant parked her 2012 Toyota Camry at 8:30AM to go for a walk. When she returned, she noticed the side window was damaged and several items missing: 1 black purse, red wallet, cash, debit card, 2 credit cards (total value $200).

4500 Kelly Dr. (Kelly Lot 1)
Complainant parked his Dodge Durango at 4PM to ride his bike. When he returned, his passenger side window was smashed and several items were missing: black Supreme bookbag, $200 cash, credit cards, and wallet (total value: $700). Credit card was used at CVS, 7065 Lincoln Drive.

Ridge Ave. & Midvale Ave.
Complainant’s brother left 2013 Hyundai Sonata ($13,000) unattended at 2:40 pm to enter a business. When he returned at 2:50PM the vehicle was gone. Keys are with the vehicle.

34XX W. Queen Ln.
Complainant parked his Honda Element outside listed location. When he returned at 6:21 and attempted to start vehicle, it wouldn’t start. Compl. then realized his catalytic converter ($1200) was missing. No cameras in area stolen.

3480 W. School House Ln.
Facilities personnel discovered Bobcat construction utility vehicle had been stolen from the rear of property and driven 75 yards on an embankment toward Lincoln Drive. Vehicle overturned, causing heavy damage. Equipment was recovered.

From the files of the 39th District. Special thanks to Captain Anthony Ginaldi and the dedicated officers of his command for making this section possible.

If you notice suspicious activity, please call 911 immediately. Also call the 39th district at 215-686-3390 and ask for the Crime Prevention Officer.

If you have security cameras, please register them with OPERATION SAFECAM – it’s a free service offered by the Police Department. Video captured by your camera may assist in the investigation of a crime.

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