Police activity week of 08-15-16 through 08-21-16

08-15-16 04:15 hours- Ptl. C. Craig- MV theft
Unit block Mansfield Rd. -At the request of Clifton Heights Police, this department made contact with the resident on Mansfield Rd to see if they knew where their vehicle was. Apparently the vehicle in question was involved in an accident in Clifton Heights. The vehicle owners stated that no one had permission to use their vehicle.


08-16-16 01:06 hours- Ptl. C. Parker- DUI
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. -While on routine patrol in area of Lansdowne and Baltimore Aves. a loud crash was heard. Officer’s checked the area and discovered a large amount of glass and debris on the roadway and sidewalk and determined that a pole was struck. No vehicles were located in the immediate area. The operator of the striking vehicle and the vehicle were later located in East Lansdowne. The operator was taken into custody.


08-16-16 12:30 hours- Sgt. J. McCaughan- Theft- $200 & over
200 block Green Ave.- The victim came to LPD station to report the theft of a package delivered to her residence by UPS.


08-16-16 10:00 hours -Sgt. B. Eidell -Theft- $200 & over from auto
200 block W. Marshall Rd.- The victim came to LPD station to report the theft from her vehicle that occurred on August 6th. She is not sure if the vehicle was locked.


08-16-16 12:30 hours- Sgt. B. Eidell -Theft- $200 & over
200 block Braddock Ave.- The victim reports a w/m adult had taken a backpack blower from the job site. The suspect fled the scene in a pickup truck.


08-17-16 20:42 hours- Ptl. J. McGowan- Theft- $50 to $200 from auto
Unit block Nyack Ave.- The victim reports that someone had entered his unlocked vehicle overnight. Taken from the vehicle were his passport and a Samsung blue tooth earpiece.


08-18-16 00:47 hours- Ptl. C. Craig- Harassment
Unit block Owen Ave.- Police responded for a report of a domestic in progress, with the male half threatening to burn the house down. The female half of the domestic did gather some belongings and left for her sister’s house. The male will be issued two non-traffic citations.


08-18-16 09:52 hours- Sgt. J. McCaughan- Theft- $200 & over
Unit block Violet Ln.- One taken into custody for theft. The offender was processed and released after being advised that he would receive a summons in the mail for theft and related charges.


08-19-16 01:38 hours- Ptl. J. McGowan- DUI
Unit block E. Greenwood Ave.- One taken into custody for DUI as a result of a call for a domestic on the street.


08-20-16 04:50 hours- Ptl. J. McGowan- Unauthorized use of MV
200 block W. Baltimore Ave.- The victim reported that the offender had taken her vehicle without her consent after an argument. The offender was apprehended in Darby Borough. The offender was taken into custody and will be charged appropriately.


08-21-16 15:39 hours- Ptl. M. Ammon- Criminal mischief
Unit block E. Stratford Ave.- The victim showed this officer a front door that appeared to have been pushed in as well as a broken lock on the door. The victim believes it may be a former tenant.