Police activity week of 07-20-09 through 07-26-09

07-18-09 03:16 Hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Assault-Hands, Fists, Feet
200 block N. Wycombe Ave – Victim was battered by her boyfriend. Victim refused transport by police to the hospital, deciding to drive herself. The defendant was taken into custody and will be charged with assault.

07-21-09 02:26 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Drive Under Influence-Drugs
Owen Ave @ Marshall Rd.- this officer observed a parked and running vehicle with the lights off with what appeared to be the driver slumped over the center console. This officer approached the vehicle and observed the defendant to have glassy eyes. The defendant was advised to exit the vehicle and this officer detected the distinct odor of burnt marijuana. Paraphernalia was observed in plain view. The defendant was arrested for driving under the influence of a controlled substance. The defendant was processed and taken to Lansdowne police headquarters.

07-21-09 09:48 Hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Burglary-Forced Entry-Nonresidence
100 block N. Wycombe Ave – On arrival met with the victim who reported that sometime between 1300 hours yesterday’s date and this report unknown actor/s forcibly entered his rented garage and removed several thousand dollars worth of hand and power tools.

07-21-09 23:54 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Disorderly Conduct
100 block S. Lansdowne Ave. – Two persons arrested after complainant reports them banging on her apartment windows. One offender is the father of complainant’s child. Both males cited for disorderly conduct.

07-22-09 01:35 Hours – Ptl. M. Mugler – Disorderly Conduct
Unit block Windermere Ave. – On arrival police located the offender, she stated that her ex-boyfriend had just called her and told her to come get her stuff. The ex-boyfriend did not answer the door and police were unable to contact him. The offender was cited for disorderly conduct for yelling and making a disturbance in the complex.

07-22-09 12:00 Hours – Ptl. K. Kienzle – Theft-$200 & Over-All Other
100 block E. Stratford Ave. – Victim came to Lansdowne police headquarters to report the theft of his handgun. The victim stated that while checking the combination lock box where the gun was stored, he saw that it was missing. The victim stated he last saw the weapon approximately one year ago. The matter is further complicated because he has moved several times in the year. The victim has no idea who would have taken his weapon.

07-23-09 17:50 Hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Robbery-Armed-Firearm-Chain Store
100 block E. Plumstead Ave. -Police were dispatched to the 100 block of E. Plumstead for the armed robbery that had just occurred. On police arrival the victims stated two armed black males entered the store and had one victim show them to the prescription pills. Once the offenders were done they left the store and victims called 911. Investigation to continue.

07-24-09 02:43 Hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Theft-$50 to $200 From Auto
100 block w. Albemarle Ave -Police were dispatched for a subject throwing items by a pickup truck. Located the defendant asleep inside a parked blue Jeep Wrangler. It was determined that vehicle was not the defendants. Defendant taken into custody, returned to police headquarters and charged accordingly.

07-24-09 10:00 Hours – Sgt. K. Rutherford – Theft-$200 & Over-From Buildings
Unit block S. Union Ave. This officer responded to Jeffery Miller Catering in reference to a theft. Spoke with an employee who stated that numerous items appear to have been stolen from the business between 6/27 and 7/1. Investigation to continue.

07-24-09 16:35 Hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Theft-$200 & Over – From Buildings
Unit block E. Greenwood Ave. – The victim came to police headquarters to report the theft of a least two checks from her home sometime thin the past few months. Checking her bank statement she found two checks cashed without her authorization. The victim canceled her account.

07-25-09 20:01 Hours- Ptl. M. Mugler – Theft-$50 to $200- All other
Unit block Windermere Ave. – Victim stated someone had stolen silver coins out of an Arizona Iced Teas jar that is on his dresser in his bedroom. The victim states the sliding glass next to the dresser was open when they were out of the home. This officer advised the victim to lock the sliding glass door in the future and to call us if they see or hear anything suspicious in the future.