Crime Report: November 2022

Lincoln Dr. & W. Rittenhousetown Ln. (Wissahickon Parking Lot)
Complainant returned to vehicle to discover that the back window of her 2003 Toyota Solara had been smashed and her purse and wallet were missing ($1500). Her credit cards were used at nearby CVS and Fresh Grocer (totaling over $1000).

Lincoln Dr. & W. Rittenhousetown Ln. (Wissahickon Parking Lot)
Complainant returned to his gray 2016 Toyota Tacoma to discover that the passenger-side window had been smashed and a purse ($50) and his wallet ($40) were missing ($1500).

5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
Complainant left his Versace gold ring ($185) and APC gold ring ($88) at the gym of the apartment building. When he returned the next morning, both items were gone.

4249 Ridge Ave. (Slices Pizza)
During routine patrol, police noticed the front glass door broken at listed location. Police investigated the property and noticed a rock laying outside the door and an open cash register inside. Officers called the store owner who stated that the registers are normally left open at night and no money was left inside them. Complainant said he was unable to travel to store to check if anything was missing. Police advised him to call them if he noticed anything missing. Detectives were notified and processed the scene.

3510 Scotts Ln.
Complainant had guests at his apartment at listed date/time. When they left, compl. noticed his white AirPod Pros ($300) were missing. Unknown which guest took them.

4168 Ridge Ave. (Sunoco gas station)
Police responded to listed location for a theft in progress. Offenders, who stole various chips and candy ($35), fled prior to police arrival. Description: Two unknown Black males dressed in all-black clothing. They fled the scene in black vehicle.

5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
Complainant parked her parked her 2017 Audi A3 inside the parking garage of The Avenue at East Falls. When she returned to her car at 11AM on 11/19, she noticed that the catalytic converter ($3100) was missing. Apartment complex has surveillance video.

3015 West Schoolhouse Ln. (Second Church of Christ, Scientist)
An unknown offender broke the rear passenger side window of complainant’s black 2022 Hyundai Sonata and damaged his ignition ($5,000). Compl had parked his vehicle at listed location for class at 8:30AM that morning.

Aggravated assault
3699 Lincoln Dr.
While complainant was driving eastbound on Lincoln Drive, the driver of a white Chevrolet, who was upset that compl. had pulled in front of him earlier, pulled up beside his car and pointed a gun at compl. Offender was shouting something but compl. couldn’t understand him.

4530 Kelly Dr. (Schuylkill River Trail parking lot) 
Complainant parked her 2019 Jeep Compass at listed time. When she returned at 4:30PM she saw that her passenger side window was broken ($500) and a pair of Tiffany and Co. silver/metal sunglasses ($750) were missing.

Simple assault
5450 Wissahickon Ave. (The Avenue at East Falls)
Police at the scene observed signs of forced entry to compl’s apartment door (knob and door frame both broken). Complainant states that after offender (ex­boyfriend) kicked in her door and saw her having intercourse with someone, he proceeded to punch, kick, and strangle compl. Medic transported compl to hospital. Victim was provided with assistance form and information on protection from abuse. NW detectives notified.

10/19 (reported 11/10)
2900 W Queen Ln. (Drexel College of Medicine) 
Complainant parked her 2012 gray Chevrolet Traverse in parking lot at listed location between 6 & 9:39PM on 10/19. Upon returning, compl discovered that the catalytic converter ($500) was missing.

4300 Dobson St. 
Complainant parked his tan 2011 Volkswagen Jetta at listed date and time. When he returned to his vehicle 11/10 at 5PM he noticed the catalytic converter ($1500) had been cut off his vehicle. No cameras in the area.

5500 Wissahickon Ave. (Alden Park Apts) 
Police responded to a call for a theft in progress – report cited unknown offender breaking into an unoccupied black 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Offenders fled area in a white Jeep prior to police arrival. Rear passenger window was broken and steering column of vehicle was severely damaged during theft attempt.

Lincoln Dr. & W. Rittenhousetown Ln. (Wissahickon Parking Lot) 
Complainant parked her gray 2009 Honda Accord at 10:40AM. When she returned at 12:30PM, her front passenger-side window was smashed and several items were missing: Motorola cellphone, ID card, clothing, and bank/credit cards ($400)

2991 W School House Ln. 
Complainant parked her silver and blue 2011 Hyundai Sonata ($11,500) in front of Falls Village Apartments at 10PM. When she returned on 11/7 at 9AM, the car was missing. Apartment complex management has footage of vehicle driving away.

33XX Arnold St.
Complainant states that an unknown person stole his orange Mercier Kilo GXT-11 mountain bike ($900). Compl. had secured the bike with a lock and chain to his fence.

10/31 (reported 11/5)
33XX Midvale Ave.
Complainant arrived at listed location at 9:45AM on 11/5 and saw the rear door of the property open. She discovered that a 55” flat screen TV ($2000) and remote control were missing. Compl. is the executor of the estate of the property and left it secured on 10/31 at 2PM. An unknown male was previously stopped by police carrying a TV, which turned out to be the item taken during the burglary. Offender had an active warrant.

Wissahickon Ave. and W. Rittenhouse St.
Complainant parked his 2011 Suzuki SX4 in the parking area on Rittenhouse St. When he returned to his vehicle a short time later, he noticed his passenger side rear window was broken and several items were missing, including an IBM laptop computer ($1000), a chalk bag for climbing ($300), climbing shoes ($100), and numerous pieces of clothing ($100).

Ridge Ave. and South Ferry Rd.
An unknown offender removed the catalytic converter from complainant’s silver 2013 Volkswagen Jetta ($1000). No surveillance cameras or witnesses at time of report.

36XX Eveline St.
Complainant reported her gray 2019 Kia Optima ($15000) missing. She last saw it when she parked it at 7AM at the listed location. No surveillance cameras or witnesses at time of report.

3600 Fisk Ave. (Frank’s Pizza) 
Complainant (owner) witnessed offender on surveillance footage breaking in through the side window of the business and going through the store before unlocking the front door and fleeing in unknown direction at 12:58AM. Compl. stated that nothing was missing at time of report. Offender description: Unknown male wearing a black jacket, dark gray hoodie with white logo and lettering, black hat with white circle logo, blue pants w white stripes, black and white Nike sneakers, black gloves, and a black mask.

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