Police activity week of 04-22-13 through 04-28-13

04-22-13 14:32 hours – Ptl. J. McGowan – Theft- $200 & over from buildings
100 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – The victim reports a bottle of 10 mg Percocet containing 125 tablets missing. The victim receives home health aid car. The victim stated he had two temporary home health aids over the past 4 days. This officer did contact the home health care company that supplies the aids. This investigation will continue.


04-24-13 01:05 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Disorderly conduct
S. Union Ave. & Septa train tracks – Observed offender sitting on the Septa train tracks between S. Union & S. Wycombe Avenues. This officer shined the spotlight on the offender. At this point the offender started running and he was stopped by Sgt. McCaughan. The offender stated he was smoking marijuana on the tracks. Police patted down the offender for officer safety and did not recover anything illegal on his person. Offender was returned to police headquarters and issued a citation for disorderly conduct.


04-24-13 20:42 hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Criminal mischief
100 block E. Stewart Ave. – Victim reports damage to her fence and a landscape light. The victim believes someone jumped over her fence and damaged same.


04-25-13 03:10 hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Theft- under $50
Mansfield & W. Albemarle Aves. – Dispatched for a report of a customer dispute in progress involving a female was was refusing to pay her cab fare. The victim reported that the female cab fare jumped out of his taxi in the area of Mansfield and w. Albemarle. Police checked the area with negative results.
Loss to victim is $25.00.


04-26-13 223:06 Sgt. J. McCaughan – Forgery
200 block Scottdale Rd. – Police dispatched for report of a domestic problem. On arrival the victim reports she discovered her boyfriend has been stealing money from her. While speaking with the victim the offender arrived, in the victim’s vehicle. The offender, at the request of the victim, was advised to return the victim’s vehicle & apartment keys. The victim’s credit card and bank checks were used. The offender did have the victim’s credit card account & routing number written on paper in his computer bag. The offender was taken into custody.


04-27-13 14:15 hours – Ptl. J. McGowan – Burglary-no force-residence-unknown time
100 block W. Marshall Rd. – The victim, daughter of the homeowners, reported personal items of her taken from the parents residence while she was working in the home. Reported missing was a wallet containing driver’s license, bank card and $2.00 cash. Also missing were keys to the home and her black hoody. No forced entry.


04-27-13 17:23 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Assaults-simple
Unit block Nyack Ave. – Police received a report of a subject with a gun in the area of Nyack & Sayers Aves. The subject/offender was known to this officer. Upon questioning the offender and witnesses it was determined the offender did threaten the victim with a pellet gun. The offender stated he was afraid of the victim and that was why he threatened him. The offender was taken into custody.


04-27-13 17:23 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Disorderly conduct
Nyack Ave & Schappet Ter. – While investigating a man with a gun call, the offender began to yell at another person. The offender was advised to shut up and go back to his house. The offender stood in the middle of the street and defiantly refused to go back into the house. Because of the already volatile situation on the blocking the offender was arrested for disorderly conduct and returned to the station and issued a citation.


04-28-13 17:46 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Disorderly conduct
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – While on patrol this officer observed a male urinating next to the dumpsters at the east end of the Dollar Tree lot. The Dollar Tree was open; the doors of the church on the NE corner of the intersection were standing open. The offender stated he missed the bus and did not want to urinate on himself. The Dunkin Donuts was open and has a public restroom. Due to these factors a citation will be issued.