The University Of Pennsylvania Police Department
Community Crime Report

This summary is prepared by the Division of Public Safety and includes all criminal incidents reported and made known to the University Police Department between the dates of August 10, 1998, through August 16, 1998,. The University Police actively patrols from Market Street to Baltimore Avenue and from the Schuylkill River to 43rd Street in conjunction with the Philadelphia Police. In this effort to provide you with a thorough and accurate report on public safety concerns, we hope that your increased awareness will lessen the opportunity for crime. For any concerns or suggestions regarding this report, please call the Division of Public Safety at 898-4482.

Crimes Against Persons

34th to 38th / Market to Civic Center: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Threats & Harassment--1
8/14/1998 3:43 PM Grad B Tower Threatening message left on voice mail
8/15/1998 10:29 PM 38th & Walnut Complainant robbed at flower stand by unknown suspect
38th to 41st / Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Aggravated Assaults--1; Purse Snatches--1; Threats & Harassment --1
8/10/1998 2:10 AM 41st & Locust Complainant robbed by suspect with gun/2 Arrests
8/12/1998 10:44 PM Unit Blk 40th Complainant struck in mouth by suspect
8/13/1998 12:15 PM Veterinary Hosp Doctor reports receiving threat
8/14/1998 7:48 PM 3925 Walnut St Purse taken from complainant/Suspect fled
41st to 43rd / Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--2; Threats & Harassment--1
8/12/1998 7:00 PM 4114 Spruce St Complainant reports receiving threats
8/14/1998 2:37 PM Unit Blk 43rd Complainant thrown to ground/Currency taken
8/14/1998 2:42 PM VA Hosp Rcvd PP Complainant struck by suspect/Watch taken

30th to 34th / Market to University:

No reported incidents against persons in this sector, this period
Outside 30th - 43rd / Market - Baltimore: Aggravated Assaults--1
8/12/1998 8:39 PM 3200 Vare Suspect backed vehicle up/Attempting to strike complainant

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th / Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& Attempts)--1; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--4; Forgery & Fraud--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
8/10/1998 8:43 AM McKean Dorm Room entered/Property removed
8/12/1998 7:49 AM 3604 Chestnt St Merchandise taken without payment/Suspect fled area
8/12/1998 10:33 PM NY Alumni Dorm VCR taken from room
8/13/1998 2:18 AM 3744 Spruce St Fraudulent currency received
8/13/1998 8:28 AM Blockley Hall Door to room damaged
8/13/1998 11:15 AM 3744 Spruce St Miscellaneous food items taken/Arrest
8/14/1998 1:41 PM Johnson Pavln Unattended wallet taken
38th to 41st / Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--1; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--2
8/11/1998 3:06 PM 4037 Pine St Rear window and screen damaged to residence
8/13/1998 12:06 AM 4006 Spruce St Bike taken
8/15/1998 3:08 AM 122 S 39th St Light pole and drain spout damaged/Suspect cited
41st to 43rd / Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--2
8/10/1998 2:55 PM 4206 Spruce St Various property taken from residence
8/11/1998 10:01 AM 4101 Market St Property taken without payment/Declined prosecution
30th to 34th / Market to University: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--3; Thefts from Autos--2
8/10/1998 4:42 PM Lot # 1 Currency & cell phone taken from auto
8/11/1998 10:28 AM Weightman Hall Computer monitors taken
8/16/1998 4:34 PM Convention Ave Vehicle broken into/Property taken
Outside 30th - 43rd / Market - Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--1; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--1
8/16/1998 3:50 PM 36th/Filbert St Bike taken

Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th / Market to Civic Center:

No reported incidents against society in this sector, this period

38th to 41st / Market to Baltimore:

No reported incidents against society in this sector, this period

41st to 43rd / Market to Baltimore:

No reported incidents against society in this sector, this period

30th to 34th / Market to University:

No reported incidents against society in this sector, this period

Outside 30th - 43rd / Market - Baltimore:

No reported incidents against society in this sector, this period


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