Police activity week of 09-03-12 through 09-09-12

09-04-12 08:00 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – Theft- $50 to $200 from auto
200 block W. Essex Ave. – The victim reports unknown person rifled through his car, removing his wallet. The wallet contained cash, his driver’s license, birth certificate, and his son’s birth certificate, as well as numerous credit and bank cards. The vehicle was unlocked.


09-04-12 14:00 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Criminal mischief
Unit block Bartram Ave. – The complainant reports the screen window located in the rear of the residence had been cut. No entrance made to the residence. This is a vacant building. Advised the complainant to make sure all ground floor windows are secure.


09-04-12 19:00 hours – Ptl. S. Nick – Theft- attempted-from auto
100 block W. Baltimore Ave. – the victim reports when she went out to her car this morning she found the driver’s side rear door wide open. The doors were unlocked and the contents of the vehicle had clearly been rifled through. Nothing missing, but the victim can’t find her current registration card.


09-05-12 02:22 hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – All other vandalism
100 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – The victim reports his driver side front and rear tires deflated with a one inch puncture hole. The victim suspects and ex boss of his daughters.


09-05-12 15:15 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Criminal mischief-all other
100 block E. Plumstead Ave. – The victim called to report a vandalism occurred to her apartment sometime since 1200 hours 9-4-12 when she left for vacation. The victim was calling from New Jersey and stated from her brother who was watching her dogs. The brother reported he found the back window smashed out with a brick, reporting that the brick was still inside the residence in the rear bedroom. The victim suspects an ex-boyfriend.


09-06-12 06:08 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Criminal mischief to auto
Unit block Owen Ave. – Victim reports that sometime overnight an unknown actor/s did throw a large heavy cement block threw her windshield and rear window of her vehicle.


09-06-12 07:49 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Criminal mischief to auto
200 block Jackson Ave. – Victim reports all four tires to her vehicle were slashed while parked in her driveway. The victim suspects a former co-worker.


09-06-12 20:36 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Criminal mischief to auto
Unit block W. Lacrosse Ave. – the victim reports discovering a small puncture on the driver’s door of his vehicle. The puncture is consistent with the type of hole made by someone trying to force entry into the vehicle. The lock still works and it does not appear that entry was made.


09-06-12 22:01 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Theft- $50 to $200 from buildings
The victim reports that an unknown person/s did remove his late girlfriends’ prescription medication from the kitchen cabinet without his authorization.


09-08-12 16:54 hours – Ptl. J. McGowan – Theft- $200 & over – bicycles
100 block Nyack Ave. – The victim reports that while at the park for a birthday party her children bikes were taken from the from her residence on Nyack Ave.. The bicycles were described as Next mountain bike, pink and gray and a Magna mountain bike that was purple silver. Value of both bikes estimated to be $350.00.


09-08-12 23:16 hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Public drunkenness
Unit block E. Stratford Ave. – Police were dispatched for a repot of a suspicious black male who was carrying two white bags and was last seen walking in backyards. The offender was located passed out on the rear fire escape on the unit block of E. Stratford Avenue. There was a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emanating from the offender. Due to the level of the offenders intoxication and that he was continually vomiting, he was transported to the hospital. The offender was issued two citations, one for public drunkenness and one for underage drinking.


09-09-12 12:00 hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Criminal mischief to auto
100 block S. Lansdowne Ave. – The victim reports when she came out of her apartment this morning she noticed that someone had vandalized her car. The victim states that approximately two weeks ago someone had scratched the word “bitch” into the hood of her car; she did not call police because she thought it was a random act.

This morning she noticed the word “bitch” was now scratched into the trunk, the driver side and passenger side mirrors were removed from the car. The driver door and passenger side doors were also scratched up.


09-09-12 14:32 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – theft- $200 & over bicycles
200 block Cooper Ave. – Police were dispatched for a report of a theft of a bicycle that had just occurred. Police were advised that one offender was being detained by the homeowner and the second male ran from the scene. The second male was apprehended. Both juvenile offenders had the strong odor of alcoholic beverage emanating from their person and breath. Both will be charged on a juvenile petition.