Police activity week of 06-15-09 thru 06-21-09

06-15-09 05:50 Hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – All Other Vandalism
100 block Eldon Ave. – The victim reports unknown actors removed a barricade with two traffic cones from the corner of Eldon and East Essex ave onto his front walk just in front of his house. A solar pathway light was also knocked or kicked over. While taking this report the victim pointed out a neighbor’s car that had a traffic cone on the moon roof. There did not appear to be any damage. This officer replaced all of the cones and the barricade.

06-15-09 06:55 Hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – M.V. theft-Attempted-Auto
Unit block E. Stratford Ave. – Victim and his wife report that they parked their 2002 green Nissan Altima on the street in front of their home at 1700 hours yesterday. They recall locking the car. Today when the wife came out to use the car she found the hood ajar and the dash board partially dismantled. Photographs were taken and will be printed and added to the case folder. No other cars on the block appear to have been tampered with, but there was an apparent vehicle theft attempt in the area of W. Stratford and Owen.

06-15-09 14:14 Hours – Ptl. K. Kienzle – Burglary -Residence Day
200 block E. Plumstead Ave. Police responded to vandalism discovered. On arrival the victim stated his apartment had been broken into and he had looked inside but had not been inside. The victim stated he when he returned home at 2:15 pm his apartment had been ransacked. There appeared to be no sign of forced entry which cause the victim to question whether he had locked the door when he left the house. The victim was advised to provide the police with a list of missing items and their value.

06-16-09 10:23 Hours – Ptl. C. Brown – Assault-Hands, Fists, Feet
200 block Richards Ave. – Physical domestic between husband and wife. Husband/defendant got upset with wife/victim when she requested he not remove ironing board from the house. The altercation was heard by the victim’s daughter who came to her mother’s aid and was also assaulted by the defendant. The defendant left the home and was apprehended and processed for assault.

06-17-09 18:10 Hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Theft-Under $50- Bicycles
Unit block S. Lansdowne Ave. – this officer made contact with the victim via phone. The victim stated that his bikes were stolen from the library today. The two bikes were unlocked in the front of the library.

06-18-09 11:36 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Assault- Hands, Fists, Feet
Unit block N. Wycombe Ave. – Report of a domestic assault, the caller reported that her 14 year old son, was off his medication, and just assaulted his four year old brother. The offender had left the home and was located across the street. The juvenile offender was taken into custody, charged and transported to juvenile detention.

06-18-09 15:43 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Burglary-Forced Entry-Residence Day
100 block Windsor Ave. – Victim stated that she left her home and when she returned the front door to the house was unlocked. When she entered she could see that unknown person ransacked the home. This officer responded and discovered the actor/s made entry through the front bedroom window on the second story. The victim reports several pieces of jewelry missing and a Toshiba notebook laptop.
The victim stated she saw two young black males on Wabash Ave as she was pulling out of her driveway. One black male was wearing a bright colored striped shirt and had braided hair, the other male was wearing dark colored shirt, and both had cell phones. The victim stated that the black male in the striped shirt kept looking back at her and the other person went up to the second or third house north of her alleyway and knocked on the door. She found this to be strange because she knows that an older man lives in that house. This officer advised the victim to compile a list of missing property. Investigation to continue.

06-18-09 18:08 Hours – Sgt. K. Rutherford – Fraud
Unit block W. Baltimore – The owner of the United Check Cashing came to police headquarters to report a fraudulent check which was cashed at his store. This officer will follow up on this matter.

06-20-09 10:33 Hours – Ptl. C. Brown – Burglary-Forced Entry-Residence Day
100 block E. Marshall Rd. – The victim stated she left and secured her residence on June 11, 2009 at approximately 1630 hours, when she returned on June 20th she discovered that an unknown actor/s damaged her front basement window and stole an unknown amount of jewelry. The actor/s removed the window well that was covering the front basement window then broke the glass to gain access inside the home. It should be noted that the front basement window is concealed by a row of large bushes. The victim will provide a list of missing items to the police.

06-21-09 15:14 Hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Burglary-No Force-Residence-Unknown Time
Unit block Runnemede Ave. – The victim reports a burglary discovered. The victim states there was cash and video game systems missing. There was no forced entry to the apartment.

06-21-09 15:48 Hours – Ptl. K. Kienzle – Disorderly Conduct
Unit block Owen Ave. – Police responded to a 911 hang up call. This residence had been the location of a domestic fight on 6-20-09. On arrival this officer was met by the complainant who wanted her partner out of the home. The male offender was transported to police headquarters and cited for disorderly conduct. The female complainant did not want to cooperate with prosecution. The female was given information on how to file an emergency Protection from Abuse order and was given transport to the court to file the order.

06-21-09 22:25 Hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Disorderly Conduct
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave (Wawa store) – The police were dispatched to N. Lansdowne Ave (Wawa) for a report of a white male and white female outside the store soliciting money. Prior to that call, this officer did observe 2 local residents who have been arrested for the same thing several times. Both offenders were taken into custody and transported to police headquarters and issued citations and released.