Police activity week of 11-26-12 through 12-02-12

11-26-12 06:14 hours – Ptl. C. Brown – Theft- Under $50 from buildings
100 block Walsh Rd. – the victim called to report a theft from her home. The victim stated an unknown African-American female in her early twenty’s with a lip piercing knocked on the front door stated her vehicle had broken down and asking if she could use the phone. The victim viewed an unknown boxed type vehicle that appeared to be broken down in front of the home. The victim let the unknown female into her house; the unknown female asked to use the bathroom, then came back downstairs and asked for a cup of water. The victim stated her wallet was unattended in the front room with the unknown female, when she returned with the water the female used her call phone, but did not appear to make contact with anyone that could help. The female left and drove out of the area in the broken down vehicle. The victim later checked her wallet and discovered $30.00 missing from inside.


11-26-12 09:15 hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Theft- $50 to $200 from buildings
100 block W. Albemarle Ave. – The victim reports that two packages that were delivered to his home were taken off his property. The victim reports that he checked the tracking numbers provided and it shows that the packages were delivered to his home on Friday 11-23-12. The victim was away. He will check with his neighbors to see if they took the packages in until his return.


11-26-12 09:35 hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Theft- under $50
100 block N. Highland Ave. – The victim reports someone had stolen two of her candy cane lights from the front sidewalk area of her home and had broken the other. Estimated loss $25.00.


11-26-12 08:08 hours – Ptl. J. McGowan – Criminal mischief to auto
Unit block Windermere Ave. – The victim reports that he found sugar or salt inside the mouth of his gas tank. This officer did observed sugar or salt on the mouth of the tank and on the ground. The victim will take his vehicle to his mechanic to check it out.


11-26-12 15:15 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Fraud-credit cards, ATM
Unit block Ardmore Ave. – The victim reports an unauthorized purchase on her Wells Fargo debit/credit card in which $389.97 was withdrawn from her account to purchase New Balance merchandise. She did notify credit agencies. And will close her bank account.


11-27-12 06.39 hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – MV theft street-residential area
200 block N. Wycombe Ave. – The victim reports that he parked his Bronze 2006 Cadillac last night at approximately 1830 hours. The victim reports that this morning at approximately 0630 hours he noticed that his vehicle was missing.


11-29-12 21:33 hours – Ptl. S. Nick – All other vandalism
Unit block W. Plumstead Ave. – The victims called to report a burglary at their residence. The victims advised upon returning home, they discovered that a 3′x4′ plate glass window in their sun room had been shattered. The property was secured. There is no evidence of entry being made into the premises. The victim’s stated they had been through the house and did not find anything to be disturbed or missing. The incident will be handled as vandalism at this time since no property is reported to be missing.


12-01-12 15-31 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – theft- $200 to over- all other
100 block N. Wycombe Ave. – The victim reports theft of packages from her front porch. The victim was able to track the shipment and knows they were delivered on November 30th at 1:03 PM. The total value of the items is $232.00.


12-01-12 17:18 hours – Sgt. K. Kienzle – Assaults-simple
200 block Crawford Ave. – Police dispatched for an assault on a victim. The victim appeared to have suffered a broken wrist. The victim stated that he had been injured by falling after being assaulted by the offender. The victim stated he went outside to tell the offender to leave and the offender went onto his porch and shoved him, causing him to fall backwards onto his arm causing the injury. A warrant will be issued for the offender. The offender was taken into custody on 12-02-12 transported to LPD headquarters where he will be processed and housed awaiting arraignment.


12-01-12 22:04 hours – Ptl. C. Schiazza – Robbery-armed-firearm
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. – The victim reports being robbed by gun point in the parking lot of St. Philomena’s Church. The victim believes he was set up by a female he knows. This investigation will continue.


12-02-12 00:00 hours – Ptl. C. Craig – Narcotics – possession-marijuana
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – Conducted a car stop on a vehicle with dark tinted windows and no registration stickers’ displayed on the vehicle. Upon speaking to the drivers this officer detected a strong odor of marijuana emanating from the car. A search of the vehicle produced 5 small glass jars of green leafy vegetable matter suspected to be marijuana. The offender was taken into custody and will be charged appropriately. The offender was released to his parents.