Police activity week of 07-18-16 through 07-24-16

07-18-16 10:17 hours- Ptl. M. Ammon- Theft- $200 & over from auto
100 block Drexel Ave.- The victim reports theft from his van. All of the victim’s DJ equipment was missing. He believes he had locked the door to the van. No one had keys to the van and there were no signs of forced entry.


07-19-16 23:32 hours- Ptl. J. McGowan- Theft- $200 & over
200 block Scottdale Rd.- Several opened packages were located by the reporting party on the street. This officer did attempt to contact the victims. Packages were taken from the mail room of the apartment complex. This investigation will continue.


07-21-16 11:50 hours- Ptl. J. Downs- Robbery-armed-firearm
100 block E. Plumstead Ave.- Dispatched for report of an armed robbery. The suspect displayed a black revolver and had taken prescription medication and money. This offense has been turned over to the detective division.


07-21-16 11:20 hours- Ptl. J. Downs- Criminal mischief
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave.- The PEO discovered two parking meters had been vandalized. No money appeared to have been taken from either meter.


07-22-16 15:29 hours- Sgt. B. Eidell- Theft- $200 & over- retail theft
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. Received a call to meet the loss prevention officer at Wawa. This was in reference to an employee in custody for retail theft.