May 2020

34XX W. Queen Ln. 
Complainant witnessed offender inside of his vehicle, which was parked outside of compl’s house. When compl went outside to confront male, the male fled. (Black male, 5’6-5’7, black hoodie, black pants, white medical face mask.) An unknown amount of change was taken from compl’s vehicle.

Midvale Ave. and East River Rd.
Complainant reported theft that occurred on 4/24. On that date, he discovered that the catalytic converter had been taken from his parked 2007 Toyota Prius. Value: $1200

34XX Osmond St.
Complainant parked his 2019 Subaru Impreza at 6PM in rear driveway of his residence. When he left his house for work at 7AM on 5/13, the car was gone. Compl said that keyfob could’ve possibly been left in the car. Value: $28,000

4300 Wissahickon Ave. 
Complainant stated when he returned to his 2020 red Freightliner truck he discovered that someone had broken into the trailer portion and took an unknown amount of containers of pasta sauce. Value: $500

4168 Ridge Ave.
Complainant left his 2007 Chevy Impala running in 7-11 parking lot while he entered the minimart. When he returned his vehicle was gone. Owner of the store provided video footage to police who observed observed a black male in a gray jacket and blue jeans enter the vehicle and drive off in an unknown direction. Value: $2000

34XX W. Queen Ln.
Complainant witnessed unknown male & female in front of his house damage the lock to his 2009 Ford to gain entry and take various tools. Compl has the incident on video. Description: White male in his 50s, dark sweat pants, white long sleeve shirt. White female in her 40s, wearing a blue hooded shirt. Value: $3000

4168 Ridge Ave.
Complainant (owner of 7-ll) observed offender putting laundry detergent items in a bag before attempting to leave the store. When the compl. locked the door to prevent the offender from leaving, the offender said “open the door or l’ll pull out my gun.” Offender dropped the merchandise and fled. Compl caught the incident on store cameras. No gun was seen.

29XX W. Queen Ln.
Complainant parked his GMC Sierra at 1PM. When he returned to vehicle the interior had been ransacked and several items were missing: tan leather wallet with state trooper ID and credit cards and a red/black leopard print wallet with bank cards and IDs. Value: $100

30XX W. Queen Ln. 
Complainant parked and secured his 2013 Hyundai Sonata at 1PM. When he returned to vehicle at 9:30AM on 5/8, he noticed the doors were open and cash missing ($250 in bills and $5 in change). Compl said there’s a video camera on location.

Aggravated assault
34XX Capital View Dr.
Complainant states she and her husband went to her cousin’s house at listed location where she was assaulted by offender, who is compl’s sister, with an unknown object causing a laceration and bruises to compl’s face and nose, including arms. Compl went to Nazareth hospital where she was treated by doctors for lacerations. Compl was assaulted while sitting in her car.

36XX Weightman St.
Offender approached complainant while she was in driver’s seat of her vehicle and dragged her out of the car, threatened her with a knife and demanded the keys. Witness was sitting in the passenger seat and dialed 911 but offender snatched the cell phone prom her hand. Offender then fled before being stopped and arrested by police. Compl positively identified the offender. Stolen items: LG Android phone with flower case, value $200.

4201 Ridge Ave. 
Complainant put her phone on top of her car and went inside restaurant at listed location. Compl remembered she left her phone on top of vehicle and went back out to retrieve it. She noticed it was no longer there. Phone case also had a credit card and drivers license in case. Value: $600

Vaux & Coulter Sts.
Unknown person(s) broke window of complainant’s Subaru Forrester and took her camera. Value: $300

48XX Ridge Ave.
Complainant had a package delivered to her front porch at listed location. When she went outside to retrieve it, it was gone. Ring surveillance camera captured black male on her porch, taking the package and fleeing southbound on foot. Package contained jewelry. Value: $200

4055 Ridge Ave.
Complainant parked her 2020 Kia Sport at listed location. Upon returning to her vehicle on May 2 at approx 11AM, she found her driver’s side back window broken and vehicle manual and sunglasses missing. Value: $50

4550 Ridge Ave.
Complainant parked her 2018 Hyundai Tucson at 1PM. Upon returning to her vehicle on May 4 at approx 1PM, she noticed the rear driver’s side window was smashed and the car had been ransacked. Vehicle manual and other paperwork were missing from glovebox. Estimated damage to window $500. Value of stolen items: $50

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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