December 2020

12/31
Theft
35XX New Queen St.
Noon
Complainant parked his 2003 Honda CRV on the highway on 12/31 at 12PM. When he returned on 1/2 his catalytic converter was missing. Value: $950

12/23
Robbery
33XX Vaux St. 
11:36AM
Complainant was getting out of her vehicle when 2 Black males (w blue masks and black jackets) approached her with a handgun and attempted to take her vehicle. When they could not get it started, they took her iPhone 10 and her wallet containing various cards and house keys. Value: $1000. Offenders fled in a silver Nissan Altima.

Theft
4200 Ridge Ave.
Complainant left his iPhone 11 on SEPTA bus. He realized it just as he got off. When he boarded again, it was gone. Value: $700

12/22
Theft
3423 Conrad St.
Complainant (owner of Conrad Laundromat) states a white female in her 40’s (wearing an Eagles hat and dark colored jacket) took a security camera off the wall. Value: $160

12/21
Theft
Henry Ave and West Coulter St.
3:28PM
During argument, offender exited complainant’s vehicle, opened driver side door, and took compl’s cellphone from inside vehicle. Offender fled location in unknown direction. Value: $300

12/18
Burglary
35XX Calumet St.
6:13PM
Police responded to location for a burglary in progress. Upon arrival, front windows were open and neighbor to property stated that their alarm went off approx. 2:30AM on 12/20. Their Ring video showed offender knocking on their door holding what they believe were packages from the neighbors mailbox. Police did a walk through of property with compl who stated that the house was locked up on 12/18 at 6:30PM. Police confirmed nothing was taken from inside, but they did notice that an alarm panel was pulled from the wall. They were unable to reach the complainant whose packages might have been taken. scene processed with negative results.

12/16
Burglary
3617 Midvale Ave.
3:15PM
Several employees for BB&T bank state that, upon arriving to the bank for the work day at 10:45am on 12/17, they noticed coins were taken, possibly after closing at 3:15PM on 12/16. Location was closed and secured on that date. Upon police arrival, the rear door was found unsecured.

Theft
Midvale Ave. and Ridge Ave. 
Complainant left his black 2020 Hyundai Elantra (rental car w Florida plates) at 7:15PM to pick up food. When he returned 7 minutes later (7:22PM), the car was gone. Value: $20,000

12/15
Theft
5400 Wissahickon Ave.
Complainant states that unknown person(s) removed the catalytic converter from her white 2006 Honda CRV. Value: $1000

12/12
Aggravated assault
33XX Scotts Ln.
Complainant was at offender’s (ex-boyfriend) apartment when offender became angry because compl refused to go to bed with him. Offender grabbed and pushed her on to the bed. She tried to get up, but offender choked her and then began punching her with closed fist. Compl states their 2 year-old daughter was in the room and witnessed the incident (she was not injured). Compl. was able to escape the property and called police.

12/9
Theft
33XX Wiehle St.
4PM
Complainant states that unknown person(s) gained entry to her 2018 blue Kia Optima between 4PM on 12/9 and 7:30AM on 12/10. Items stolen: brown Coach wallet containing credit cards, Apple iPhone, and Apple watch. Value: $1000

12/6
Burglary
33XX Arnold St. 
1PM
Complainant left his property secure on 12/6 at 1PM. When he returned on 12/08 at 1PM, the side kitchen window was open and several items were missing: A bottle of wine, bottle of liquor, unknown amount of change, old ID, 4 pint glasses and a set of kitchen knives. Police processed scene, negative results. Value: $250

12/3
Theft
4200 Kelly Dr. 
2:30PM
Complainant parked her 2020 white Kia at 2:30PM. When she returned at 4:30PM she discovered that her front passenger side window had been smashed. Several items were missing: 2 backpacks containing driver’s license, credit cards, school ID and $130 in cash. Value: $200

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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