Police activity week of 09-10-12 through 09-16-12

09-10-12 00:36 hours – Sgt. B. Eidell – Assault
Unit block Linden Ave. – Police were dispatched for a domestic involving two females reported to be physical. On arrival located the victim & offender engaged in a physical altercation. The two were separated and questioned about what happened. The offender had obviously been drinking and became increasingly belligerent with Officer Selimis and the decision was made to place her under arrest. The offender did resist arrest and in the process of the arrest this officer was assaulted by the offender. This assault caused an injury to this officer’s left eye and pain in the neck and back as a result of the offender’s actions.


09-11-12 20:19 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Theft- $50 to $200 bicycles
100 block e. Plumstead Ave. -The victim son’s bike had been stolen from outside the pantry one store. The store owner did observe an unknown black male juvenile ride the bike away from the store. The store owner did not know at the time the bike was stolen.


09-12-12 11:13 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – Theft- $200 & over from buildings
200 block Wabash Ave. – The victim stated that a washing machine and dryer were missing from her father’s home. Her father has been placed in a nursing home over the summer. The victim suspects two people that had lived with her father of taking the washer and dryer.


09-12-12 12:14 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Burglary-forced entry-residence-day
100 block W. Baltimore Ave. – Police were dispatched for a report of a burglary discovered. The victim reported that when she returned home she observed three males, which she did not recognize, run out of the building. She then discovered her apartment had been burglarized and rifled through. Entry was forced. Spoke with a witness who reports she heard people waking up and down the steps in the apartment building. And someone knocking on her door, she looked out her peep hole and observed three black males in the hallway. Two additional burglaries were discovered in the apartment building. This investigation will continue.


09-12-12 12:14 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Burglary-forced entry-residence-day
100 block W. Baltimore Ave. – This is the second of three burglaries discovered in the same apartment complex. Apartment door was point of entry. The victim reports jewelry and electronics missing.


09-12-12 12:14 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Burglary-forced entry – residence -day
100 block W. Baltimore Ave. – The third of three burglaries at the same apartment complex. Entry gained through front door of apartment. Victim will supply a list of missing items. Investigation to continue on all three burglaries.


09-13-12 09:55 hours – Ptl. C. Craig – MV theft-trucks-driveway
Unit block Runnemede Ave. – The victim reports her Dodge Ram 1500 pickup truck was missing from the driveway. The keys to the truck were inside the truck in its center console.


09-14-12 18:26 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Public drunkenness
Unit block Linden Ave. – Dispatched for an indecent act in progress. A black male reportedly defecated behind the reporting party’s house and was still in the area. Located the offender, who admitted to the act. The offender was clearly intoxicated. He was taken into custody and will be cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. The offender will be detained until he is sufficiently sober to be released.


09-14-12 20:27 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Vandalism
100 block Nyack Ave. -The victims reported a gray Honda Accord operated by a black woman pulled up in front of her residence and stopped. A black male juvenile got out of the vehicle ran up to her porch and smashed out her front window with a porch chair. The male ran back to the waiting car and fled the scene. This is the third incident this evening at this residence which began with a fight. The son is alleged to know the actors but will not cooperate.


09-14-12 21:11 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Drive under the influence & disorderly conduct
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – This officer initiated a car stop. The driver of the vehicle was observed to have extremely glassy, blood shot eyes and his speech was very slurred. There was a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage detected emanating from inside the vehicle and the passenger also appeared to be under the influence of alcohol and or a controlled substance. The driver/offender failed field sobriety test. He was taken into custody. The passenger was found to be a wanted person out of Massachusetts and also had outstanding warrants out of Upper Darby District Court; she was also taken into custody.

Massachusetts advised they would not be extraditing. Both offenders will be charged appropriately.


09-15-12 22:48 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Assault
Police dispatched for a fight call. On arrival it was discovered that this was actually an assault and the offender fled the scene. The victim reported that he and his wife were on their way home from a neighbor’s house when they saw a young female waling on Shadeland Avenue crying after just being involved in an argument with a male in a vehicle. The male threw the females pocketbook out of the vehicle and drove off. The victim & his wife offered to drive the young female home and she refused. The male in the vehicle returned and yelled at the young female to get back in the vehicle. At this time the victim stated to the male in the vehicle that he should get back in his car. The male/offender said to the victim “What did you say to me?” and then he hit him in the face, knocking him to the ground. The offender fled the scene with the young female. The victim was transported to the hospital for his injuries. Did interview the young female and she had little to no information on her boyfriend/offender.

This investigation will continue.