Police activity week of 11-07-11 through 11-13-11

11-07-11 12:33 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Criminal mischief to auto
11 block E. Baltimore Ave. – The victim reports that sometime between Saturday 11-05-11 at 1600 hours and Monday morning an unknot subject vandalized the driver’s side container portion of his white Mitsubishi box truck. The victim showed this officer purple spray paint on the driver’s side of the truck. The markings include a Garfield like cat and the letters “ESA” with an arrow coming off of the “A” pointing toward the right. This officer advised the victim to bring a copy of any bill for the cost of cleanup.


11-07-11 12:45 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Criminal mischief
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. 0 This officer discovered a Garfield like cat sprayed on the sidewalk on the NW corner of the Daniel Pope Karate business. The cat was painted with purple spray aping and is very similar to the one pained on the side of a victim’s truck. Did contact the victim and advised a police report will be made and for him to report the cost of cleanup.


11-07-11 14:32 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott – Burglary-forced entry- residence day
100 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – Responded to the listed residence for the alarm. On arrival this officer observed a broken window frame o the front door. It should be noted that the front door was locked but access could simply be gained by turning the door know from the inside of the residence. Police checked the interior and exterior of the property and everything appeared secure. The residence did appear to be somewhat unorganized although it was difficult to determine if this was the usual condition or if the residence had been rummaged through. Police shut and locked the front door prior to leaving. Contact was made with the victim via phone at 1505 hours. This officer advised the victim of the situation. Met with the victim at the property at 1515 hours. Walked through the property with the victim who stated that nothing appeared missing and that he did not believe anything appeared out of place. The victim called back to report that some medications were missing from the home.


11-12-11 02:14 hours – Ptl. T. Selimis – Public drunkenness
Unit block W. Greenwood Ave. – Police were dispatched for a fight involving a vehicle and two people possibly drunk. On arrival this officer observed a male walking with a staggering gait away from two females yelling in the roadway. The one female was screaming and yelling while the other female was trying to calm her down. The male was asked if he was involved and he stated “No I have no idea what’s going on, I was just walking home.” He appeared highly intoxicated as he spoke with slurred speech, had a strong odor of an alcoholic beverage emitting from his person and had glassy blood shot eyes. As we walked back to the females the male stated he did know them and had gotten into an argument with them. The male and one female began to argue again. Both were extremely intoxicated and both placed in custody and will be cited for public drunkenness.


11-12-11 10:48 hours – Sgt. J. Eisenhart – Criminal mischief to auto
100 block Berkley Ave. – The complainant called police after he observed a white male with no shirt on that appeared disoriented, walking around in his rear yard. This subject was also observed by a neighbor break several pieces of a stockade fence dividing the property. The witness also observed the subject use a rock to smash out a rear window of a 1991 black GMC Jimmy truck. On police arrival the subject offender was observed they Sgt. McCaughan exit the front door of a residence of the 100 block Berkley Avenue. The offender had no shirt on, was bleeding from one of his wrists and screaming that someone was going to get hurt. The offender was taken into custody. The offender was transported to the hospital where 302 paperwork was accomplished by Sgt. McCaughan. At this time the offender will b e charged with disorderly conduct and criminal mischief. It should be noted that the offender’s grandmother called this officer and inquired as to the whereabouts of her grandson. She was informed he was taken to Mercy Fitzgerald ER. The grandmother stated that the offender suffers from bi polar disease and that he was just taken to a crisis center earlier this week by Philadelphia PD.


11-12-11 13:40 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – Burglary-no force-residence-night
100 block W. Baltimore Ave. – The victim stated that sometime between 10-:20 pm on 11-11 and 2:40 pm today, unknown persons entered his apartment and stole several electronic items. The actors most likely entered through an open door that the victim leaves unlocked for convenience. Taken was a 48 inch flat screen TV, a Play Station 3 and a Samsung DVD/DVR player and a cell phone.