February 2021

2/23
Theft
3500 Calumet St.
12:01AM
Complainant parked his 2017 silver Mitsubishi Outlander at 12:01AM. When he returned on 2/23 at 10AM, the vehicle was gone. Police checked tow file with negative results. Value: $19,000

2/12
Theft
4300 Kelly Dr. 
7:30AM
Complainant (Temple track coach) states that he parked a university van with his team at 7:30AM. When he returned at 9AM, he saw that the driver side window was broken out with several items missing. Police processed scene with negative results. No cameras in the area. Vehicle: 2019 black Ford van. Stolen items: iPhone 12, iPhone 10, 1 pair of Nike shoes, 10 pairs of warm up pants and jackets and $310 cash. Value: $2800

Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave.
Complainant received a delivery notification for a baby stroller on 1/26. When compl went to the building mailroom to retrieve it, it was no longer there. Compl spoke with management. She also checked video surveillance and witnessed an unknown Black male enter the mailroom and take compl’s package, along with other items. Value: $300

2/10
Theft
40XX Ridge Ave. 
Complainant states offender took clothes that were worth approximately $1,500 and Samsung 40″ TV that cost approximately $150. Compl states offender had a key to his apartment because she was residing at listed location, but compl has since had offender evicted. Compl advised PFA information. Compl also stated that offender told him via text messages that she would mail compl’s property. Value: $1650

Theft
3300 Henry Ave.
3:30PM
Complainant parked his Isuzu truck at 3:30PM. When he returned on 2/11 at 3:30am, he found the rear door latch had been forced open/damaged in an unknown manner. $2,000 in coins were taken from the safe, which had the padlock cut off. Value: $2000

Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. 
1:09PM
Property manager (complainant) states unknown offender was observed attempting to steal packages from the mailroom and was interrupted by staff. Offender was unable to take packages out of room and fled location in a white Mazda van. Compl has cellphone footage of incident.

2/8
Murder
4200 Ridge Ave.
8:30AM
Witnesses found Unit Manager for United Peers unresponsive. Medic 16 pronounced victim deceased at 8:35AM. NWDD on location. Scene suspicious, per detectives’ investigation. Possible gunshot hole in left side of head. No note, no firearm on scene.

Theft
4247 Ridge Ave. 
Complainant parked his black 2012 Landrover Sport at 1PM on 2/6 at listed location. When he returned on 2/8, he noticed the vehicle was missing. Tow files checked with negative results. Value: $12,000

2/3
Theft
3629 Midvale Ave.
2PM
Complainant parked his white 2016 Mazda CX 5, on roadway at listed location. He returned on 2/9 at approx 11am to find rear passenger side quarter window broken out and $500 cash taken from center console. Scene processed by police with negative results. Value: $500

Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave. 
8AM
Complainant states his white 2016 VW Superbeetle was missing from the private parking lot at listed location. Compl did not have a parking permit, but nothing showing in tow file at time of report. Private tow for apartments stated they did not tow vehicle, no parking violations issued to vehicle at that location. Value: $13,000

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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