Police activity week of 05-03-10 through 05-09-10

05-04-10 12:10 Hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Trespassing
100 block Green Ave. (PWHS) – Police received call for trespassers inside PWHS. On arrival one offender was in custody and the second was known but had fled. The offender was returned to police headquarters cited and released. Offender #2 was mailed a citation.


05-04-10 15:53 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Criminal Mischief to automobiles
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – Police were dispatched for a report of a criminal mischief that just occurred. This officer met the victim who stated she was outside her place of employment and observed her ex-boyfriend standing beside her dark blue 2006 Toyota Scion “keying” the car. The victim stated she yelled and chased the offender, when he got away she called 911. This officer did observe several deep scratches down to the metal on the hood and right front fender of the vehicle. The victim was adamant that she wanted the offender prosecuted and did provide all information on the offender. This officer requests a summons be issued for the offender.


05-05-10 08:40 Hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Unauthorized use of a MV
200 block N. Wycombe Ave. – The victim called the police after his ex-lover failed to return his car to him. The victim states that he loaned his 2006 Pontiac G6 to the ex-lover about three days ago. The victim has not seen the vehicle or the ex-lover since then. The victim states that the ex-lover resides with him and sometimes at his mother’s house in Darby. This officer responded to the ex-lovers mothers’ home looking for the car with negative results. People who identified themselves as the ex-lovers brother and cousin stated that they had not seen him since Sunday. The victim was advised that a broadcast would be entered into the computer and if the car is located, it would be towed. The victim was not sure if he wanted to press charges at this time. This officer advised him to press charges through district court if he so desired.


05-05-10 21:45 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft-$200 & over-Bicycles
100 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – The victim reported that his bicycle was stolen from the Ardmore Avenue School while he was there playing ball. The offender was described as a “mixed race or Hispanic high school aged male who was last seen riding the bike west on Berkley Avenue towards Shadeland Avenue. The bicycle was a Next Wipeout BMX bike, red in color with white letters. The victim painted white spots on the front and rear tires.


05-05-10 22:21 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Narcotics-Possession
200 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – Police received a call for automatic fire alarm, subject on location and without proper identification number. ON police arrival the front of the residence appeared secure and no sign of a fire, but the alarm was sounding. Police went to the rear of the residence and observed two white females standing in the driveway talking. Police approached the females and asked if there was a fire and why the alarm was sounding. The one female offender looked at the police with glassy blood shot eyes and stated with slurred speech “what”. Police repeatedly asked the offender her name, where she lived and why she was there. The offender stared and was unresponsive to questions. The second offender was standing with the cordless house pone in her hand stating “what’s going on”. Both females were standing with an unsteady balance while swaying back and forth with a blank glazed stare. Neither had identification on their person. The owner of the property advised police that he does know the offenders but neither offender should have been on his property at the time of their arrest. Both offenders were placed into custody. Police retrieved one glass vial with a black top containing a clear liquid substance with a strong chemical odor, believed to be Phencyclidine found in one offender purse.
Both offenders will be charged appropriately.


05-07-10 05:34 Hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Theft- $50-$200-Auto parts & accessories
Unit block S. Wycombe Ave. – Police received a call for a theft from vehicle. On police arrival the vehicle was missing the rear passenger side tire. The victim stated that he last observed the tire on the vehicle at approximately 2000hours on yesterdays date and discovered it missing approximately 0525 hours on today date. It should be noted that prior to the victim realizing the rear tire was missing he attempted to reverse out of his parking spot resulting in the vehicle falling off the jack causing damage to the undercarriage.


05-07-10 08:25 Hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Public Drunkenness
100 Block Green Ave. (PWHS) – Officers responded to PWHS for a report of an intoxicated male student in the nurse’s office. On arrival located the offender lying on the floor with his head in a trash can. The offender did fail a breath test and was taken into custody. The offender will be charged with public drunkenness and underage drinking. The offender was released to his Uncle.


05-07-10 11:00 Hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Disorderly Conduct
100 block Green Ave. – Received a call for subject in custody at the PWHS. School security reported that the offender was observed by a teacher between two cars urinating possibly on one of the vehicles. School requested a disorderly conduct citation be issued. The citation will be mailed to the offender.


05-09-10 09:50 Hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Theft-$50 to $200 bicycles
200 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – The complainant, while in church reported to this officer that her daughter, who is an alter server, was leaving for church this morning and discovered her bike missing. The complainant indicated that her daughter knows two boys who steal bikes and have a garage full of them. The complainant was advised to bring her daughter to police headquarters on Monday and speak with a detective.