Police activity week of 11-28-11 through 12-04-11

11-28-11 07:48 hours – Ptl. C. Brown – Criminal mischief
Scottdale Rd. (Hoffman Park) – The reporting party stated that unknown actors broke into the snack shed located inside of Hoffman Park. Two locks were pried off, damaging the wooden door. The actors removed some medical bandages and band-aids from inside the first aid kit. The items were thrown about on the ground near the shed. The reporting party was unsure what other items were missing at this time. He stated he would contact police with further information.


11-29-11 07:50 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Assaults
Unit block Windermere Ave. – Police received a report of a domestic assault that occurred approximately 20 minutes ago and the actor was no longer on location. The victim stated her child’s father did physically punch her. The offender was not in the area. The victim was advised to obtain a Protection order. She was asked if she wanted to press charges and she stated she didn’t have to go that far, she was just going to get the PFA.


11-29-11 11:12 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan -Theft – $50 to $200 – retail theft
Unit block E. Baltimore Ave. – Police dispatched to Rite Aid for a retail theft that just occurred. The actor was described as a black female, approximately 5’7″, thin build, dark skin, hair pulled back, wearing black knee high boots, a black striped shirt and jeans, last seen on foot running behind the Laundromat. The actor reportedly stole toy cards. The witness reported a second actor, described as a black female wearing a bright blue shirt operating a white older model two door vehicle.

The officer did observe a person matching the description of the first actor at the corner of N. Wycombe Avenue & LaCrosse Avenue talking on a cell phone. Upon seeing the police the subject started to evade police. The offender was apprehended hiding behind some trash cans. The witness did identify the offender. East Lansdowne Police took the second offender into custody, and this offender was identified by the witness. Several items were located on both offenders and in the vehicle. This department will notify other jurisdictions involved to confirm the retail loss from their towns. Both offender will be processed and charges appropriately.


11-30-11 00:28 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Theft- $50 to $200 from buildings
Unit block W. Albemarle Ave. – Dispatched to a theft discovered. Once out the victim reported that at 1800 hours on 11-29-11 he let his dog out and his pooch furniture was there, then at 0030 hours on 11-30-11 he let his dog out and his porch furniture was missing. Missing are two wicker chairs and black cushions 8 to 10 years old and well worn from years of exposure to the elements.


11-30-11 18:42 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Theft under $50 – from building
100 block Owen Ave. – The victim states items missing from home that she received as deliveries. Both packages were in the residence when taken from the boxes. The victim does suspect a resident.


12-03-11 08:04 hours – Ptl. C. Brown – M.V. theft-street-residential area
100 block Berkley Ave. – This officer requested by Upper Darby Police Department to contact vehicle owner to determine why her vehicle was parked on the 7000 block of Clover Lane. The victim last viewed the vehicle in front of her residence the evening of 12-02-11, she added that she has been in the hospital and has not been driving the vehicle. The victim did not know the vehicle had been stolen.