Police activity week of 09-23-13 through 09-29-13

09-23-13 07:40 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Criminal mischief to auto
Unit block Ardmore Ave. – The reporting party states her father’s silver Chrysler 300 was damaged. She believes the sticky substance on the vehicle is Gorilla Glue. The reporting party received an estimate of $4,000.00 to fix the damage caused by the glue.


09-24-13 01:57 hours – Ptl. C. Brown – Drive under the influence
Owen Ave. – The offender was taken into custody after a traffic stop. The offender exhibited glassy eyes and spoke with slurred speech while being interviewed on the scene. The offender will be charged appropriately.


09-24-13 18:45 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft- $50 to $200 bicycles
200 block Wayne Ave. – The victim reported that his blue and silver 21 speed Mongoose mountain bike was stolen from his garage. The garage door was shut but not locked at the time of the theft.


09-25-13 10:32 hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Theft- $50 to $200 from buildings
100 block E. Plumstead Ave. – The victim reports she was missing a package that was delivered to her residence. She made two purchases from Ebay, but only received the smaller of the two packages. UPS advised the package was shipped. The value of the missing items is $120.00.


09-25-13 21:55 hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Fleeing & eluding police and false ID to police.
W. Baltimore Ave & Eldon Rd. While on a vehicle stop for MV violations, the driver of vehicle gave the officer false information. While speaking to the offender, he did flee the scene. A warrant will be issued for the offender.


09-26-13 01:36 hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Robbery-strong arm-chain store
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – Police were dispatched for a report of a robbery. The clerk advised while at the counter a black male walked to the counter to pay for a bottle of water and asked for a carton of cigarettes. When the clerk put the cigarettes on the counter, the offender stated “Give me all the fu-ing money in the register!” the offender stated he wanted $20’s. The clerk told him there were not $20’s in the drawer. The clerk gave him an unknown amount of five dollar bills. The offender exited the store. Police checked the area with negative results.


09-27-13 10:10 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Assault-hands, fists, feet
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – Dispatched for a report of an out of control client. The offender was upset over a will that had not yet been probated. The offender was blocking an attorney from exiting the office. This officer did gently push the offender back so the attorney could exit the office. The offender did lunge forward biting this officer on the hand. This officer was treated and released from the hospital. The offender was taken into custody.


09-27-13 20:20 hours – Ptl. P. Young – Public drunkenness
E. Plumstead & Braddock Aves. – Offender found stumbling out of a store. This officer executed a pedestrian stop. The offender was unable to complete any field sobriety tests due to his intoxication. The offender was taken into custody and transported to the hospital for evaluation. The offender will be charged appropriately.


09-29-13 02:32 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Assault, DUI, PB & Dc
Unit block Violet Ln. – Initiated a traffic stop after observing a dark colored vehicle turn left on a steady red signal. Vehicle did attempt to elude police and was finally stopped in the driveway of a home on Violet Lane. The driver of the vehicle did resist and attack officers while they tried to take her into custody. Both the driver and passenger were eventually taken into custody and both will be charged appropriately.


09-29-13 12:38 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft- under $50 retail theft
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. – The offender was taken into custody after apprehend for retail theft.
The offender was positively identified by the store clerk as the one taking the store items.


09-29-13 14:58 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Disorderly conduct
Unit block S. Lansdowne Ave. – Police responded to the location for the third party call of a subject waving a gun around inside the building. The reporting party called 911 and reported that he received a text form his girlfriend stating a subject was in the building waving a gun around. The offender was observed exiting the building. She stated that the text to her boyfriend was a joke. It should be noted that police from multiple departments responded to the call in an emergency fashion creating a very hazardous condition. The offender was taken into custody.