February 2020

3355 Ainslie St.
Complainant stated he last observed his 2007 Subaru Legacy on 2-25 behind listed location. On 2-26, the vehicle was missing. Negative on tow file. Value: $8000

3502 Scotts Ln.
Witness (maintenance manager for apartment complex) noticed glass broken out of listed location, which is a private studio and residence for complainant who is currently out of state. Police did a walkthrough of property with negative results. First and second floor of property rummaged through. Compl was contacted by police via cellphone. She said she had a Smith and Wesson 38 special revolver model and gun safe that appeared to be missing prom the second floor. Compl said she would not be back from her trip until 3/3. Unknown if anything else is missing. Value: $500

5500 Wissahickon Ave
Witness (security manager for Alden Park apts said that between noon on 2-18 and 11:30AM on 2-19, unknown person(s) stole two laptop Dell computers from the computer room at Kenilworth building. Compl said tenants and employees have access to the room. Security cameras are inoperable at the present time. Value: $600

5500 Wissahickon Ave
When police responded to a fire alarm, they observed a fire in the Manor “B” building 6th floor in a stairwell. No injuries or property damage. Engine 59 on location. Lt. Dilliplane declared fire was arson. NW detectives division notified.

Aggravated assault
5450 Wissahickon Ave
Complainant states offender began hitting him with a frying pan causing a small laceration to his left forearm (he received stitches to his arm from the incident). Compl. fled from the location on 2/17 and did not return until 2/24. When he did, he discovered offender had moved out taking his clothes, TV, hair products and a cable box.

38XX The Oak Rd
Complainant discovered his MacBook Pro ($2400) missing from the backseat of his car. Police unable to process the car – compl’s wife drove it to work.

34XX Vaux St
Complainant ordered iPhone11 from Xfinity she stated offender (white male), delivered her package but the box was tampered with and iPhone was not inside. Value: $1000

5720 Wissahickon Ave
Police responded to a radio call at above location as Engine 19 was extinguishing a small fire on floor D of the apartment complex. Minor damage to a small rug and part of a wall. Fire Marshal determined the fire was set intentionally. He also said that there were other arson incidents recently at the location (dumpster fire a week ago and a fire on floor E two weeks ago).

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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