Police activity week of 02/15/10 through 02/21/10

02-15-10 14:23 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft-under $50 retail theft
Unit block W. Baltimore (M&N Dollar Plus) – Victim reports a heavyset black female approximately 50’10” to 6′, wearing a black jacket, black pants, black head scarf and black woman’s pocketbook stole items for the store valued at approximately $16.00. The offender fled after a tussle with the victim.

02-15-10 20:24 Hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Robbery-armed-firearm-highway
100 block Bartram Ave. – The victim states two black males did take his 2006 Nissan Quest while he was in the back seat watching a movie. The victim states the men pointed what he believed to be a gun at him and forced him to exit the vehicle and the offenders fled in the victims automobile.

02-16-10 16:50 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – All other vandalism
Unit block N. Rigby Ave. – The victim is the owner/landlord of the property and states a tenant did break four doors, changed the locks and refuses to sign a lease for occupying the property. The offender was not on the property while police were present. Appropriate charges will be filed.

02-16-10 18:40 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Theft-under $50 retail theft
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. (Rite-Aid) – Rite Aid employee states a black male fled the store after taking baby formula valued at $30.00.

02-17-10 08:30 Hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Theft-$00 & over from auto
100 block Green Ave. (PWHS) – The victim is a teacher at the high school and was attending a meeting at the school. When she returned to her husband’s vehicle she discovered the theft of several items from the vehicle. Missing from vehicle, cell phone, two carry bags containing books and supplies and the school owned lap top.

02-18-10 15:27 Hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Theft-$200 & over
100 block E. Stewart Ave. – The victim reports her television missing from her apartment. The victim was recently in rehab and two males were living in her apartment while she was gone, both heroin addicts. Both males were not in apartment while police were present.

02-18-10 16:54 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Public Drunkenness
S. Lansdowne & Fairview Aves. – Police received a call for an intoxicated subject attempting to drive a vehicle. Located the offender who was under the influence of alcohol. The offender was transported back to police headquarters to be housed for the night and will be cited appropriately.

02-18-10 17:04 Hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – MV Theft-Autos-Street
W. Stratford Ave. -While the victim was working a construction job in the area he reports his 1999 Ford Expedition stolen. Inside the vehicle were several dollars worth of tools, his wallet and house keys.

02-18-10 15:06 Hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Theft-$200 & over from auto
100 block E. Baltimore Ave. (CVS) – The victim states while she was in the store her vehicle was entered and several items were taken. Victim no sure if she locked the vehicle. There was no sign of forced entry.

02-19-10 14:43 hours – Theft- Under $50 retail theft
Unit block W. Marshall Rd. (MarWin Market) – Juvenile was arrested and cited for Retail Theft for items taken from the market. The juvenile was released to his father.

02-10-10 08:41 Hours – Ptl. M. Mugler – Theft-$50 to $200 – Purse Snatching
200 block N. Wycombe Ave. (Best quality Pizza) – The victim was passing the Best Quality Pizza store and felt someone push her from behind and she fell into the snow. The offender then grabbed her purse off of her shoulder and fled. The incident happened the night before and the victim decided after taking to a friend to report the incident to the police.

02-21-10 09:33 Hours – Ptl. M. Mugler – Driving under the influence
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. – Lansdowne police were called to the area of Legion Ter & Baltimore Ave. for a motor vehicle accident. Yeadon Police Officer Ingram advised he was on the scene and that a green Ford F150 was trying to leave the scene. Once on scene the police were informed that the driver of the Ford had hit another vehicle. The offender was asked to exit his vehicle; the offender was manifestly under the influence of alcohol to a degree that he had trouble standing. The offender was transported back to police headquarters to be processed and charged. The offender was very belligerent to Officer Selimis and made vulgar comments while he was being processed.

02-20-10 08:38 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Criminal Mischief to public buildings
s. Lansdowne Ave. – Police received a report of a window missing from the south side of the Lansdowne Train Station Building. Located the missing window inside the building. There was no other damage to the building which leads this officer to believe that the act was done by a homeless person or someone else looking to get out of the cold weather overnight.

02-20-10 10:01 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Burglary-forced-entry residence-day
200 block E. Plumstead Ave. – the victim returning to their apartment interrupted a burglary. The victim observed a black male, mid to late 20’s, medium complexion, approximately 6′ tall, 190 lbs, beige coat, dark jeans, black baseball cap, full beard possibly headed toward Marshall Road. The offender had entered through a kitchen window. Only know missing is a gold ring, valued at $50.00.

02-20-10 14:27 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Harassment
100 block Green Ave. (PWHS) – Police were dispatched to the high school for a disorderly subject. On police arrival made contact with the offender who stated he wants his money back and is owed $80 from the sports club. The offender was extremely angry, hyper while raising his voice. This officer tried to inform the offender of his options and he continued to respond by yelling and cursing, this while children were present. The offender was cited on scene and refused to handle the citation; the offender wife took the citation and apologized for his behavior.