Police Blotter 10-30-17 to 11-05-17
10/30/2017 18:52- HARASSMENT
UNIT BLK. EAST STRATFORD AVE.
Dispatched toE Stratford Avenue for a report of juveniles egging a house. The reporting party was following the actors. We eventually located the caller near North Wycombe and Stewart Avenues. Victim reported that he heard something hitting his house and when he investigated, he found five juveniles egging both his and his neighbor’s houses. Subjects were GOA.
10/30/2017 20:50 ASSAULT
100 BLK. EAST PLUMSTEAD AVE.
Police responded to the 100 blk. Of East Plumstead Avenue, for a report of an assault that had just occurred. On location, the reporting party was holding a baseball bat, highly agitated screaming. Victim stated that several black males came into his store and what he believes started taking items. Victim then stated that he got into a verbal confrontation with the group who left the store. While leaving the store the group of males turned and began throwing eggs at him, striking him in the face. Investigation to continue.
10/30/2017 18:00- THEFT
UNIT BLK. EAST PLUMSTEAD AVE.
The victim reported that she received an alert from her bank that her mother’s Wells Fargo Visa credit card was used to make a purchase. She stated that she has Power of Attorney over her mother’s banking and that she did not authorize any purchases. Investigation to continue
10/31/2017 08:40- HARASSMENT
PENN WOOD HIGH SCHOOL
Dispatched to the high school for a report of two students in custody after a fight. On police arrival, the assistant principals reported that two students were involved in a fight in a classroom. Both students will be cited for harassment and D/C.
10/31/2017 12:04- ASSAULT
PENN WOOD HIGH SCHOOL
An officer was on location at Penn Wood high School for a follow-up when he was advised by the principal that there had been a fight in the school involving two students. They reported that they had viewed video of the fight and that it showed the incident. The subjects will be charged.
10/31/2017 19:43- DISORDERLY CONDUCT
UNIT BLK. WINDERMERE AVE.
Police were dispatched to Windermere Ave for a subject down in the roadway. Upon arrival this officer observed the subject standing in the roadway. Contact was made with him and he did have the odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from his person. He was unsteady on his feet and was unable to maintain his balance. Based on officer’s observations he was taken into custody at that time.
11/01/2017 18:44 HARASSMENT
UNIT BLK. NYACK AVE.
Police responded to a domestic dispute. Son was cited harassment after altercation with his mother.
10/26/2017 13:31- THEFT
SOUTH LANSDOWNE AVE.
Subject was involved in a motor vehicle accident when it was discovered the license plate on his vehicle was stolen in a previous burglary. Charges were filed.
11/03/2017 22:17- DUI
LANSDOWNE AND BALTIMORE
Police initially dispatched to the area of Lansdowne Ave and Baltimore Ave for a reckless operator. The complainant reported that his vehicle was struck from behind by a blue BMW. The complaint had followed the striking vehicle and the vehicle had now crashed on Bryn Mawr Ave. Through subsequent investigation, the driver of the BMW was subsequently taken into custody for driving under the influence.
11/04/2017 07:15- ARSON
EAST LACROSSE AVE.
Police initially dispatched to the area of N. Rigby Ave for a report of a working vehicle fire. Officers discovered the vehicle, a 2008 Toyota Sienna on fire. Initial examination by the Fire Marshall indicated that the fire was intentionally set.
11/04/2017 16:19- CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO AUTO
EAST STEWART AVE.
Police were dispatched to E. Stewart Ave for criminal mischief to an automobile. Upon arrival, officers were advised that someone had broken the mirror off of a 2009 Honda Accord.
11/04/2017 18:49- THEFT
EAST LACROSSE AVE.
Police were contacted by the victim in regards to theft by phone scam. She advised that sometime in early September, she received a call from a man who told her he was giving her a scholarship. The male advised her she needed to pay him in Apple !tunes gift cards to pay for the money order. Victim advised that she bought $200 worth of the gift cards and gave the male the card information.
On today’s date, male called her back and was trying to get her to send him $500. Victim did not send any more money to the male but did give him information to her American Heritage Credit Union bank account. No money was taken out of the account at this time. The victim was advised that this was a scam and to no longer answer calls from the male and to cancel her bank account so no money is taken out.
11/05/2017 12:22- CRIMINAL MISCHIEF TO AUTO
EAST STRATFORD AVE.
Police were dispatched to E. Stratford Ave., for a report of a theft from a vehicle. I responded to the above listed address where I made contact with the victim. The Comp. reported that overnight someone had ripped off the right front passenger side mirror on Unit 1. The Comp. reported that he parked the vehicle early this morning at about 0200hrs and discovered the mirror missing shortly before calling the police.