Police activity week of 12-17-12 through 12-23-12

12-17-12 10:59 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Disorderly conduct
100 block Green Ave. (PWHS) – Police were called to PWHS for a student in possession of a collapsible razor knife. The student was returned to police headquarters and cited for disorderly conduct. Juvenile was released to his father.


12-18-12 13:10 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft- $50 to $200
Unit block Owen Ave. – The victim reports theft of her cable service by the upstairs neighbor. Comcast confirms that someone illegally spliced into her cable line. The illegal cable does go into the upstairs apartment. The victim is willing to prosecute whoever is responsible for the theft.


12-18-12 15:44 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Fraud
Unit block N. Lansdowne Ave. – Police received a report of an attempted theft by fraud. A woman attempted to pass a stolen/forged check in the amount of $1,800.00 using a stolen PA driver’s license and stolen PNC bank check card. The bank teller at the drive through believed the person using the identification as suspicious and called the police. The actor drove off prior to police arrival. Investigation to continue.


12-19-12 03:58 hours – Ptl. C. Brown – Public drunkenness
100 block W. Albemarle Ave. – Police dispatched for a report of a domestic dispute. On arrival the offender was sitting on the front steps of the listed residence. The reporting party stated that the offender attempted to kick in her backdoor and broke a window. A strong odor of an alcoholic beverage could be smelled emanating from the offenders breath and person. He was placed under arrest and will be cited for public drunkenness and disorderly conduct.


12-21-12 00:35 hours – Ptl. D. Schiazza – Harassment
100 block w. Greenwood Ave. – Responded to report of a domestic disturbance. This is the second call for this residence. On the first call the offender was advised not to return to the residence. On this second call to the residence the offender was taken into custody and will be charged appropriately.


12-21-12 10:42 hours – Ptl. K. McDermott -Theft-under $50 from buildings
Unit block W. Baltimore Ave. – The victim reports that a package she ordered through Amazon containing an MP3 player was stolen from the mail room at her apartment complex. After viewing the security tape a suspect was established. This investigation will continue.


12-22-12 12:45 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Harassment
100 block N. Lansdowne Ave. – The victim reports that his ex-wife showed up at his residence and took their child in violation of the custody order signed in the Delaware County Court House and agreed upon by both parties. Advised the victim he would have to contact the court about the violation of the custody order and that the offender would be charged with disorderly conduct and harassment because of their history of custody issues.


12-22-12 18:30 hours – Sgt. J. McCaughan – Theft- $200 & over from buildings
Unit block W. Baltimore Ave. – The victim reported that she had a Hewlett Packard computer delivered today by FedEx that she never received. When she contacted FedEx about is she was advised that it was delivered and that she signed for it. The victim believes that someone intercepted her package and may have signed for her without her authorization.


12-23-12 13:07 hours – Ptl. M. McGinnis – Criminal mischief to auto
100 block N. Union Ave. – the vim reports that his car was struck by an unknown object and the right rear quarter glass shattered. He observed a teenaged male flee the scene.


12-23-12 22:13 hours – Ptl. L. Albertoli – Disorderly conduct
Scottdale Rd. (Hoffman Park) – While checking Hoffman Park, this officer noticed an unusual vehicle in the tennis court parking lot. On inspection found the vehicle occupied by the offender. The offender was seated in the driver seat and his jeans were at his ankles. He was wearing boxer shorts but they appeared to be quickly pulled up over his genitalia. The offender admitted that he was masturbating. The offender will be issued a citation for disorderly conduct.