Police activity week of 06-28-10 through 07-04-10

06-27-10 22:48 hours – Sgt. J McCaughan – Disorderly Conduct
100 block Green Ave. – (PWHS) – This officer was approached by a passing motorist that stated that there was a disorderly group behind the Penn Wood High School administration building. On arrival the offender and contact were found behind the building standing outside of a blue BMW. There was a Budweiser beer can on the ground at the offenders feet and a twelve pack of Budweiser in plain view inside of the vehicle on the passenger floor board. The offender admitted to drinking a beer and was taken into custody. In a search incident to arrest a small amount of marijuana was found in the offender’s right front pocket. The offender was returned to police headquarters and issued a citation for disorderly conduct and released.


06-29-10 21:38 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – Drug Equipment violations
Runnemede Ave. – Police were dispatched to the intersection of W. LaCrosse & Runnemede Ave. for a suspicious subject looking into vehicles. The complainant described the subject as a white male wearing a white t-shirt and tan shorts. This officer responded and observed a subject matching that description on location.

The offender identified him and stated he had no identification on his person. A computer check of the information received from the offender produced no record found in the computer. The offender was taken into to custody on suspicion of having provided false information to police. During a search incident to arrest, the offender was found to have a glass pipe commonly used for smoking illegal drugs.

The offender was transported to police headquarters. The offender did admit to giving a false name. A check of the computer revealed that the offender has numerous warrants for his arrest. The offender will be charged appropriately.


06-29-2010 – 23:57 hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Disorderly conduct
200 block Green Ave. – Police dispatched to 200 block Green Avenue for possible fight out. Contact was made with Prudential Real Estate agents who reported that they were there to have the home owner sign papers to have the house sold. They reported that after the home owner refused to sign the papers the home owner’s sons attached him.

Police spoke to the home owner and his brother who report that the owner’s two sons attacked them. The offenders had run off prior to police arrival. Both offenders will be cited for disorderly conduct.


06-30-10 00:00 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Criminal mischief to automobiles
200 block N. Wycombe Ave. – While on patrol this officer observed a white Ford Crown Victoria parked in the lot next to Marshall House Apartments. The passenger side front window was shattered. While I was examining the car, a passerby told me that he car belonged to her cousin. The passerby spoke on the phone with someone and told me that the owner was on his way out to speak to me. Spoke to the victim who states he noticed the car windows broken when he returned from Atlantic City about an hour prior. Nothing taken from the vehicle. Damage to vehicle may be result of a domestic situation.


06-30-10 10:14 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Assaults-simple
100 block N. Union Ave.


06-30 -10 11:04 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – theft- $50 to $200 – bicycles
Unit block W. Baltimore Ave. – Dispatched to the Nova Care for a theft discovered. On police arrival spoke with the victim and her son. The victim works at Nova Care. The son accompanied her to work and placed his bike in the rear of the building. When they came out of the building the bike was gone. Bike is described as a red Chopper Sting Ray boy’s bike.


06-30-10 11:19 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Criminal mischief
Unit block W. Baltimore Ave. – Police responded to the unit block of W. Baltimore for a report of criminal mischief discovered. Upon police arrival I spoke to the complainant, who reported that on the morning of this report he discovered that the PECO power meter box to the third floor apartment had been forced opened and damaged. Electric was recently shut off to the third floor apartment. The complainant belies someone from the third floor might be responsible for the damage. PECO was supposed to respond to the property to see if the electricity was illegally hooked up the third floor apartment.


07-01-10 21:41 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Disorderly Conduct
200 block N. Maple Ave. – While investigating a call of juveniles breaking glass in the unit block of Midway Avenue, this officer saw offender on her front porch so I approached to ask her if she heard anyone breaking bottles in the area. While walking towards the offender this officer detected a strong odor of burnt marijuana around her person. The offender did admit to smoking marijuana right before this officer arrived. The offender will be cited for disorderly conduct.


07-03-01 15:17 hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Stolen property
200 block Glentay Ave. – Police received a call to see the woman in reference to a set of keys she found in her son’s backpack, which did not belong to him. On police arrival the listed reporting person met us at the door. The reporting person stated she had heard from an anonymous neighbor that he/she observed her 16 year old son driving a blue car Friday afternoon.

After hearing this information the reporting party checked her son’s school backpack and found a set of car keys inside and dialed 911.

Officer Craig checked the area and located the vehicle, which was stolen out of Upper Darby Township. Appropriate charges will be filed against the offender.


07-03-10 21:15 hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Disorderly conduct
100 block Green Ave. This officer was conducting a routine patrol in the area of Penn Wood High School field, during the Fourth of July Celebration. This officer could smell burning marijuana. Due to the number of people on the field this officer did not expect to be able to locate the actual offender so I shouted out loud advising whoever was smoking the marijuana to put it out.

This officer continued to cheek the field when I observed the listed offender’s passing a joint. Both will be receiving a citation for disorderly conduct and this officer confiscated the burnt marijuana.


07-04-10 16:38 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Theft-$50 to $00-from auto
200 block N. Wycombe Ave. – Police received a call for a theft discovered from a vehicle. On arrival the victim stated that his GPS was stolen from his vehicle between 1930 hours on

07-03-10 and 0900 hours on today’s date. This officer did not observe any damage to the vehicle and the victim was not sure if he had locked the vehicle.


07-04-10 23:27 hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Disorderly conduct
200 block N. Wycombe Ave. – Police were dispatched for a report of domestic assault. Contact was made with the complainant. The complainant reported that the offender struck her 14 year old daughter in the right arm. The victim stated that the offender bumped into her, elbowing and shouldering her in the process. The complainant and victim reported that this was an intentional act done by the offender. Both the offender’s daughter and another person witnessed the altercation and also told the police that it was intentional.

According to the complainant she is the foster mother of the offender’s children.

This officer did not observe any marks or injuries on the victim and the victim did not report any injuries.

Due to the victim’s age and that all of the parties involved except the offender reported that the offender had struck the victim, the offender was handcuffed and placed under arrest. The offender was issued a citation of Disorderly Conduct and then released.