Police activity week of 01-05-09 through 01-11-09

01-05-09 16:30 Hours Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Disorderly Conduct.
12 E. Baltimore Avenue – Police department clerks while manning the reception desk in main lobby encountered the offender. The offender received a parking ticket sometime over the weekend. The offender believed the ticket to be written in error and ripped the ticket up and threw the pieces of the ticket at the clerks. The clerk requested officer assistance. On arrival offender was belligerent, very agitated and uncooperative. Offender was issued a citation for disorderly conduct.


01-05-09 08:25 Hours Ptl. L. Albertoli – Theft $200. & over Bicycles
Unit Block Bryn Mawr Ave. – Victim states a black Gary Fischer men’s mountain bike was removed from his garage. Value of loss $300.00


01-06-09 18:30 Hours Sgt. J. Eisenhart – All other Vandalism
Unit Block Ardmore Avenue – Victim reports criminal mischief that has occurred inside of his home sometime between 1700 hrs 1-5-09 and 1700 hrs today’s date. Victim states someone entered his home by forcing the boarded up rear door. Once inside the actors ripped the sofa, tossed the furniture and pulled off the radiator covers in the dining and living room area. The home is currently vacant from a fire that occurred on 1-1-09.


01-07-09 03:37 Hours Sgt. J. McCaughan – Narcotics, possession
100 Block N. Union Ave. – Officers responded to call for a domestic dispute. On arrival we could hear what sounded like a loud argument. Police knocked on the front door several times before one of the victims, a seven year old child answered the door. Upon entry the defendants were manifestly under the influence of alcohol and or a controlled substance. There were numerous items of drug paraphernalia in plain view and within reach of the children. The offenders were taken into custody and the children were left in the care of their grandmother and all parties were notified that Children & Youth Services would be notified.


01-07-09 15:41 Hours Ptl. C.J. Schiazza – theft $200 & over- from buildings
Unit Block Runnemede Ave. – Victim called this department to report that yesterday 01-06-09 at approximately 15:00 hours he noticed that five of his rifles were missing from the metal cabinet in his dining room. The victim did not report the firearms missing yesterday because he was to upset and was about to leave for the New Jersey shore. The victim could not provide the make and models of the rifles or the serial number because he was still down the shore. I advised the victim to get the information as soon as possible. The victim suspects his nephew as the nephew has keys to the apartment and has been doing for him in the apartment as he is unemployed. As if Thursday 01-08-09 the victim has not given this officer the makes or serial numbers of the missing firearms. Victim also stated that he just wants the weapons back and really does not wish to prosecute.


01-08-09 09:22 Hours Ptl. C.J. Schiazza – Disorderly conduct
100 Green Avenue (PWHS) – Police dispatched to the Penn Wood High School for a report of a disorderly student. Police radio advised that the student was a black female wearing a green coat and was standing outside of the school. Complainant states the student/offender who is a student at the school, had been yelling, cursing and causing a disturbance in school. The offender was placed under arrest, transported to Lansdowne Police Headquarters and cited for Disorderly Conduct. Offenders’ mother was contacted and then released into the custody of her mother.


01-08-09 16:26 Hours Ptl. C.J. Schiazza – Disorderly Conduct
Unit Block S. Lansdowne Ave. (Lansdowne Library) Responded to Lansdowne Library for police information. Made contact with two witnesses who are library employees. The witnesses reported that a juvenile was assaulted by a black adult female. They report the female entered the library with two children and grabbed the victim by the neck and told him “Don’t you ever put your hands on my son.” She then left the library. Spoke to Victim who states he did not know the adult female but recognized the son who he sees at the bus stop. Did identify the offender and will cite for disorderly conduct.


01-08-09 17:54 Hours Ptl. C. Brown – Drive under influence
Burmont Rd – Report of an accident at Baltimore and Burmont. While on scene the operator of Unit#1 appeared to under the influence of alcohol or drugs, he was requested to perform field sobriety test and failed each test. The defendant was placed under arrest and transported to police headquarters.


01-11-09 16:01 Hours Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Burglary-No Force-Nonresidence- Night.
100 Block Bryn Mawr Ave. – Victim discovered that sometime overnight an unknown actor did enter his locked garage and removed a light blue hybrid unisex Cannondale H500 or H600 bicycle. The listed bike was the only one taken out of about three. Value of bike $500.00.


01-11-09 16:01 Hours Ptl L. Albertoli – Burglary-No Force-Nonresidence-unknown time.
100 Block W. Greenwood Ave. – Victim reports a green Schwinn Searcher men’s mike was stolen from his unlocked garage. Value of bike $390.00


01-11-09 22:06 Hours Ptl. M. Mugler – Theft $200 & over from auto.
200 Block of N. Maple Ave. – Dispatched for report of theft from vehicle. Spoke to victim who explained that within the last 90 minutes someone went into the back of his 2002 Ford Ranger and stole items. The victim was home at 2030 hrs and the tolls ware in the truck then. He went out for a pizza and when he came home he found the rear cab doors to his truck left open and the items were gone. Taken include a red and black three level Sears Craftsman tool box. Inside the box were many high end tools. Value of the box $1000. Also taken was a yellow Stingray Vacuum cleaner valued at $40.00. the doors to the victims vehicle were unlocked at the time of the theft. The Stingray vaccum was found by Lansdowne Police Departments parking enforcement officer at the intersection of N. Maple and Midway Ave and returned to the victim.