Crime Report: March 2024

3/20
Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
4PM
An unknown offender broke the front passenger window ($300) of the complainant’s 2022 Dodge Challenger and removed a clothing bag containing a phone charger and various work items ($100). There were no witnesses or surveillance at the time of the report.

3/19
Theft
36XX Stokley St.
3AM
An unknown offender gained entry to complainant’s silver 2016 BMW 528 while it was parked and stole a silver HP 15.6 laptop with keyboard and mouse worth ($600). No surveillance of the incident available.

3/16
Aggravated assault
New Queen & Conrad Sts.
9:33PM
Complainant and offender engaged in a road rage incident because compl. honked his horn at offender for swerving through lanes. Offender pointed a black handgun at compl during incident. Compl refused to talk to detectives.

3/15
Theft
3601 Midvale Ave. (Rite Aid)
10:01AM
Rite Aid employee witnessed female offender put Swiffer boxes and hair coloring products (value $800) into a big blue bag and leave without paying. Police surveyed the area with no results. Manager stated it was the same woman who shoplifted items on 3/10.

3/12
Theft
3601 Midvale Ave. (Rite Aid)
12:43PM
Rite Aid employee witnessed offender (Hispanic male, 19-21 yrs. old, tan hoodie, gray sweatpants, and black slides) take cough & cold medicine and juice ($100) and leave without paying.

3/11
Theft
3000 W. School House Ln. (Penn Charter school)
6PM
Complainant (school employee) parked her white 2017 Chevy Malibu ($20,000) at school for multiple days. When she returned at 7AM on 3/14, the car was gone. Faculty offered footage to police. Police checked tow files, with negative results.

3/10
Theft
3601 Midvale Ave. (Rite Aid)
2:30PM
Rite Aid manager witnessed offender take various toiletries, makeup products and feminine products ($944) and leave without paying. store surveillance of incident available upon request. Offender: Light-complected Black female with a stocky build and short brown hair wearing eyeglasses, a blue jacket and dark blue jeans.

Theft
Vaux and Bowman Sts.
11:03AM
Complainant parked her blue 2017 Hyundai Accent ($7,000) at listed time. When she returned at 8AM on 3/12, the vehicle was missing. No surveillance or witnesses of incident at the time of report. Negative results on tow file report.

3/9
Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
10AM
An unknown person stole complainant’s rental vehicle (gray 2023 Mazda CX30. $20,000) from The Avenue’s parking lot between 10AM on 3/9 and 1PM on 3/10. No surveillance of incident available. Tow file checked with negative results.

3/8
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park apartments)
6PM
Complainant parked his white 2017 Honda Accord ($10,000) at listed time. When he returned from a trip out of town, the car was gone. Negative results on tow file report.

3/6
Aggravated assault
Ridge Ave. & S. Ferry Rd.
8AM
Complainant was driving southbound on Ridge Avenue when another driver beside her car in traffic became irate and pointed a black handgun at her. Driver turned left on Lehigh Ave. Complainant was taken to Northwest Detective Division.

3/5
Theft
4442 Ridge Ave. (The Driftway apartments)
6PM
Complainant parked his black 2022 Dodge Ram 1500 TRX truck ($90,000) at listed time in the complex garage. When he returned to location at 6AM on 3/6, the vehicle was gone. Police reviewed security cameras and detected gray Nissan Maxima entering garage at 3:15AM. Three Black males exited vehicle, broke into compl’s truck, and drove it away northbound on Ridge Ave.

3/4
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park apartments)
9PM
Complainant parked her vehicle at listed time in complex parking lot. When she returned to vehicle at 7AM on 3/5, she saw rear passenger-side window had been smashed and several items were missing from inside: Louis Vuitton handbag, Prada sunglasses, Coach wallet, and sunglasses ($2350). The scene was contaminated before police arrived. Camera on location.

3/3
Theft
4400 Kelly Dr. (Schuylkill River Trail Parking Lot)
10:30AM
Complainant’s vehicle was broken into by unknown persons in a black Dodge Charger with unknown tag. Compl’s wallet with credit cards and ID’s were taken. A private citizen recorded the incident (and the offender leaving the parking lot). They sent the video to police.

3/1
Theft
3539 Vaux. St. (NouVaux Market)
4:20PM
Employee witnessed 3 offenders (Black males, 9-15 yrs.old, wearing dark-colored clothing) take 4-5 ice cream cones ($20) and leave without making payment.

Theft
2900 Midvale Ave. (Carlton Park apartments)
12PM
Complainant left his 2002 Acura TL unlocked and with the windows rolled down. When he returned around 1:30PM, his iPhone 14 ($1,000) was missing from the car. No other items taken. No damage to vehicle.

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