Crime Report: May 2024

5/31
Theft
3400 Capital View Dr.
7PM
Complainant, who had listed his white and blue 2011 Yamaha motorcycle ($5,000) for sale, met an unknown Black male wearing a gray hoodie and gray jeans at listed location. When compl. started the bike, the male jumped on it and fled the area. Compl. followed offender to the area of 23rd and Indiana where he lost sight of him. Compl. Connected with offender through a Facebook profile with the name “Dontae.” Page no longer exists.

5/30
Theft
37XX Calumet St.
2:40PM
Complainant reported that her banking cards were stolen from the mail by known offender, who claimed responsibility in a text he sent to her. His message also included the phrase “I got something for you.” Compl also claimed offender took her child’s social security card and birth certificate.

5/28
Burglary
40XX Ridge Ave.
1PM
Complainant left his apartment at listed time and returned at 3PM. He noticed several items were missing (white PS5 w 2 controllers, DeWalt laser, and an HP laptop. $1400). Compl believes the offender also took a shower and cooked food on stove before leaving. Police unable to recover fingerprints. No signs of forced entry. The compl’s next-door neighbor saw a white male (20s, wearing a black baseball cap and jacket, and blue jeans) peeking through rear windows of compl’s property between 2 and 3PM. Neighbor declined to provide more information or assistance.

5/26
Vandalism
33XX W Queen Ln.
4:30PM
Complainant parked black 2018 Kia Soul at listed time. When she returned at 7:30AM on 5/27, she noticed that the rear passenger-side window was smashed and there was damage to the car’s steering column ($600).

5/24
Theft
3601 Midvale Ave. (Rite Aid)
11:30AM
Rite Aid employee witnessed a Black male with shoulder-length braids wearing all-black clothing take various items ($192.87) and leave without paying. Store surveillance of incident available.

Theft
3449 Scotts Ln. (The Peak at Scotts Lane Apts.)
2AM
Complainants reported theft of their black 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee ($30,000) from the parking lot of the complex, which they last saw at listed time. Compls noticed it was missing at 2PM that day. Tow files checked with negative results. No surveillance available at time of report.

5/23
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park Apts.)
9PM
Complainant parked his gray 2022 Acura TLX ($50,000) at listed time. When he returned at 4AM on 5/24, it was missing. Negative results on tow file check. Compl’s neighbor has camera footage of white vehicle parked next to compl’s car at 3:37AM. Unknown person exited the vehicle and appeared to break open door of compl’s car. No description of offender or make/model of car at time of report.

Theft
2967 W School House Ln. (Alden Park Apts.)
9PM
Complainant parked his red 2022 Acura MDX vehicle in complex’s parking lot at listed time. When he returned at 7:36AM the next day, he noticed that the front driver-side handle was broken ($150) and someone had rummaged through the inside of the vehicle. Compl stated nothing seemed to be missing.

5/21
Theft
3502 Scotts Ln. (Sherman Mills Apts.)
Noon
Complainant parked his work vehicle (white 2022 Nissan Frontier, $22,000) at listed time in complex’s parking lot. When he returned at 2PM on 5/24, it was missing. Negative results on tow file check.

5/20
Theft
2901 W School House Ln.
5PM
Complainant parked his red 2019 Acura TLX ($26,000) at listed time. When he returned at 10AM on 5/23, it was missing. No surveillance available at time of report and negative results on tow file check.

Theft
35XX Ainslie St.
10:30AM
Complainant reported $900 missing from a jar she kept in her bedroom. She lives in a townhouse with multiple roommates and stated she has no lock on her bedroom door.

Theft
35XX Ainslie St.
7AM
Complainant noticed several items of jewelry (totaling $4410 in value) missing from her nightstand and believes they were taken by unknown person(s). She lives in a townhouse with multiple roommates and stated she has no lock on her bedroom door.

5/18
Burglary
4027 Ridge Ave.
9:31PM
Police responded to the listed location for a burglary alarm. Upon arrival, officers checked the doors and discovered that the front door was left unlocked/open. They conducted a walk-through with negative results. The business owner was contacted and stated that an unknown person walked in, heard the alarm, and immediately exited the business. There were no signs of forced entry. Nothing was taken. Detectives notified.

Theft
36XX Indian Queen Ln.
8:09AM
Police responded to radio call for report of vandalism. Complainant stated she had parked her green 2012 Kia Soul at 4PM on 5/17. When she returned the next day at 7:50AM, she noticed that the front passenger-side window and the vehicle’s steering column were damaged ($600). Compl. stated nothing was taken from the car.

5/17
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park Apts.)
9PM
Complainant parked his vehicle on 5/16. When he returned at 9PM the next day, he observed that the rear passenger-side window was smashed and the car’s passenger-side headlight ($150) was missing. The only item missing from inside the vehicle was a flashlight.

5/16
Theft
3400 Cresson St.
10AM
Complainant last saw her gray 2017 Hyundai Elantra at the listed date and time when she left for vacation. While she was away, the 22nd District contacted her to inform her that her car was found on the 2200 block of Dover Street with the windows and ignition damaged. The vehicle was towed to a safe location.

5/11
Theft
4100 Ridge Ave. (East Falls Farmer’s Market)
1:30PM
Unknown person(s) stole a rented Royal Flush port-o-potty ($1114) from the listed location sometime between 1:30PM on 5/11 and 9:30AM on 5/17. When complainant noticed the port-o-potty was missing, she called the rental company, which said it hadn’t picked it up. No surveillance video was available at time of the police report.

5/7
Burglary
33XX Creswell St. 
9:40PM
Complainant’s surveillance system showed a light-skinned male with a beard and hat with a tattoo (of fish) on his forearm attempting to gain entry through the front door. Surveillance then showed offender going to the back of the property and placing a ladder up to a rear window in an attempt to access a window on the second floor. When he failed to enter, he instead stole a case of water ($10) from the front porch and fled the scene. Complainant has surveillance available upon request.

Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
6:30PM
Complainant parked her black 2018 Chrysler Pacifica at listed time. When she returned the next day at 8:15AM, she observed that her vehicle’s headlights, grill, and front bumper were missing ($2500). No items were missing from inside vehicle. No surveillance video at time of police report.

5/6
Theft
34XX Cresson St.
10PM
An unknown person stole complainant’s blue 2017 Kia Sportage between 10PM on 5/6 and 6:30AM on 5/7. No surveillance available at time of report.

5/5
Aggravated assault
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
9:46PM
Complainant states that offender kicked in his apartment door and started fighting him. She hit the compl with a pan and stated she was going to get a gun from her car. The compl’s current girlfriend was on location, witnessed it, and has video of the incident. Police observed damage to the door and a lump on the compl’s head. The offender was later stopped by police and was positively identified by compl and witness.

5/4
Theft
2967 W School House Ln. (Alden Park Apts.)
4PM
Complainant parked his vehicle in the apartment complex lot at listed time. When he returned at 7PM on 5/7, he noticed his rear passenger-side window was broken and both front and rear doors ($4000) on the driver’s side were missing.

Theft
3026 W Queen Ln. (Fallsview Gardens apartments) https://maps.app.goo.gl/r8UVtnr6rsLPxpgb7
7:30AM
Complainant parked his silver 2021 Nissan Maxima ($20,000) at 1AM on 5/4. When he returned at 7:30 that morning, the car was gone. Police checked tow files with negative results.

Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls) https://maps.app.goo.gl/r8UVtnr6rsLPxpgb7
7:15AM
Complainant parked his GMC Sierra at listed time. When he returned, he observed that his rear passenger-side window was broken ($1400) and several items were missing from the car: a pocket knife, 3 pairs of glasses (eyewear), and cologne ($1200).

5/3
Theft
2931 W Queen Ln. (Carlton Park Apts.)
9PM
Complainant parked her black 2020 Hyundai Elantra ($10,000) at listed time. When she returned at 2:45PM the next day, the car was gone. Compl has keys and stated no one has permission to use vehicle.

Theft
32XX Cresson St. 
8:44PM
Complainant witnessed unknown offenders take her dog (black and brown Yorkie, 14 years old) from her front porch. She was unaware her dog had gotten out of the yard.

Description: Offender #1 Black male, 21-25 years old, medium brown complexion wearing a black short sleeve shirt, black pants, and a knit hat. Offender #2: Black female, 21-25 years old, dark complexion and black dread locks wearing a black tee shirt, black pants, and sneakers.

5/1
Burglary
4052 Ridge Ave.
7:36PM
Police responded to burglary call. Complainant told them he left his home at 11:30AM and, when he returned at approx 6PM, he noticed his furniture was in disarray and several items were missing: iPad(8th gen) $500, bicycle (yellow/pink) $100, Nintendo Switch $800, and a check book. Compl believes offender entered through rear laundry room window because several plants in the area were out of place. No signs of forced entry because compl. had left window unlocked.

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