Police activity week of 09-28-09 through 10-03-09

09-28-09 04:01 Hours – Ptl K. Kienzle- Burglary-Forced Entry-Residence-Night
Unit block W. Windermere Ave. – The victim stated that while working in his basement, he heard footsteps above him on the first floor. He went up the steps and interrupted a subject who was in the process of burglarizing the residence. The actor apparently fled through the window that he had made entry through. The actor took approximately $150.00 cash from a desk, an Xbox and several games. The actor was interrupted and left the bag with the games and the Xbox on the living room floor. Items returned to police headquarters for processing.


09-28-09 06:37 Hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Burglary-Forced Entry-Residence-Night
Unit block W. Windermere Ave. – Spoke to both victims. They reported that this morning at approximately 06:30 hours they discovered that their wallets had been moved from the living room into the kitchen. Missing was cash of $28.00 and two black Microsoft Zune I-pods that had been in the living room. The window had been left open and the screen was missing and stolen by the actor. The victim did not hear anything.


09-28-09 08:44 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Burglary-Forced Entry-Residence-Night
Unit block Ardmore Ave. – The victim stated that unknown actor entered his home through a basement window. Missing from the home approximately $50 to $80 dollars from a black wallet left on the piano in the dining room.


09-28-09 08:50 Hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Burglary-Attempt-Residence-Night
Unit block Ardmore Ave. – The victims report that unknown person(s) attempted to break and enter the residence sometime overnight. The kitchen window screen was removed but actor could not gain entry as the homeowner had secured it by drilling a hole through the window frame and placed a nail in it so it couldn’t be moved up or down. Only loss at this time is the cost of the window screen.


09-28-09 09:02 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Burglary-Attempt-Residence-Night
Unit block W. Windermere Ter. – The victim discovered the dining room air conditioner laying outside on the steps and her window open. The window was located in the rear of the home above the stair case leading to the basement. No loss or entry.


09-28-09 10:38 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Burglary-Attempt-Residence-Night
Unit block W. Windermere Ter. – The victim directed this officer to a rear window above a short stair case leading to a basement door. The screen window was observed ripped on the bottom left and right corner. The victim stated the glass window was not locked. The victim states there is nothing taken from the residence.


9-28-09 15:16 Hours – Ptl. L. Doyle – Burglary-Attempt-Residence-Night
Unit block Ardmore Ave. – The victim stated she discovered that three ornaments were near a window on the north side of her house were missing. When she looked outside her window she saw all three ornaments lying on the ground. This officer checked the house with the victim and nothing else was disturbed. At this time neither the victim nor this officer believes that the actor made it into the home.


09-29-09 10:20 Hours – Ptl T. Selimis – Theft-$200 & Over-From Buildings
100 block W. Marshall Rd. – Victim reports the boyfriend of her daughter had taken several items of jewelry from her home. The suspect is no in boot camp in Georgia. The victim did not want to press charges. Total value of items taken approximately $4,400.00.


09-29-09 23:05 Hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Driving Under the Influence.
N. Lansdowne & E. Greenwood Aves. – The defendant was involved in an accident and at the time was field tested for possible DUI. The defendant failed the field tests and placed under arrest. The defendant was processed and released to a friend, the vehicle was towed.


09-30-09 04:30 Hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Stolen Property-Receiving – All other
Unit block W. Windermere Ave. – Received radio call for suspicious black male in area. The defendant was observed by off-duty Aldan officer Ziviello and this officer. The defendant was observed entering a vehicle on the street. The defendant was stopped by this officer. The defendant was arrested for receiving stolen property for a Jeep that he was in possession stolen out of Darby Borough. Investigation to continue.


09-30-09 09:10 Hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Criminal Mischief to Automobiles
200 block Wabash Ave. – The victim reports his 2008 Chevy Cobalt had been vandalized. There were two large scratches approximated 2′ and 3′ long on the side of the vehicle. The victim has no suspects in the incident.


09-30-09 16:34 Hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Theft-$50 to $200-Bicycles
Unit block S. Lansdowne Ave. – This department received a call for a bike theft. Upon receiving the call this officer checked the surrounding area for the offender and bike without success. The victim states that she went to the library and noticed her bike parked out front. She states the bike was in her garage and she had not ridden the bike since the middle of summer. She checked her garage and the bike was gone. She inquired in the library as to who had taken her bike. A white male, 17 to 18 years old, thin build put his head down and left the building. The victim chased the suspect toward S. Wycombe losing him. The value of the bike is $75.00


10-01-09 01:51 Hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Driving Under the Influence
200 block Windermere Ave. – Dispatched to meet Upper Darby Police officer for report of a hit and run.
The Upper Darby Officer Fitzpatrick observed the defendant’s vehicle strike a white and blue taxi that was parked and then proceeds to strike a green Toyota Camry. The defendant was arrested and processed for DUI.


10-01-09 16:59 Hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Public Drunkenness
Burmont Rd. – While on routine patrol Upper Darby Officer DeFrancesco did observe an adult white male lying on the sidewalk on Burmont Road. Upon speaking with this subject it was obvious he was intoxicated. Officer DeFrancesco called for Lansdowne Police to respond. On This officers arrival the offender had an open 1.75 liter bottle of Vodka. The bottle was almost empty. The offender was placed under arrests for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. The offender was house at police headquarters until he sobered up.


10-02-09 01:25 Hours – Ptl. K. Kienzle – Driving under the Influence
N. Lansdowne & Plumstead Aves. – The defendant was arrested for DUI after a vehicle stop. The defendant failed the field tests and was placed under arrested and processed.


10-02-09 10:52 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Theft-$200 & Over from Buildings
200 block N. Highland Ave. – the victim states he had stolen from his home a five to six pound jar which contained numerous coins and dollar bills, valued at $200.00. The victim states he had a cleaning company in the home and when they left the jar was gone. Investigation to continue.
10-02-09 13:05 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – theft-$200 & Over from vehicle
100 block N. Highland Ave. – The victim’s vehicle was broken into while at work at Penn Wood High. Approximate value of loss $550.00.


10-02-09 18:45 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Harassment
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave – Domestic related offense. Ex-Boyfriend was outside victim apartment banging on the door and yelling. The victim stated she would have no problem appearing in court against him. The defendant (ex-boyfriend) was arrested and cited for harassment.


10-03-09 10:12 Hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Narcotics-Possession
Unit block W. Essex Ave. – Defendant while working with Delaware County Community Corrections doing landscaping work was reports by the supervisor as being under the influence of something. The defendant was observed by police to have a staggering gait, slurred speech; glassy blood shot eyes and was in a slight daze. Upon an incident search various pills were found on the defendant along with a green leafy matter. The defendant was placed under arrest.


10-03-09 16:16 Hours – Ptl. K. Kienzle – Disorderly Conduct
Unit block W. Greenwood Ave. – On police arrival this was the second domestic dispute at this address in less than half an hour. The defendant was told by this officer previously not to return until things calmed down. The defendant was handcuffed and returned to police headquarters. He was cited for disorderly conduct.