ALMANAC BETWEEN ISSUES: Crime Report Summer 1999


 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 July 26, 1999 through August 1, 1999. 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 (215) 898-4482.

Crimes Against Persons

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Threats & Harassment--2
7/26/1999 4:34 PM Annenberg Center Complainant reports being harassed by juveniles
7/27/1999 10:38 PM 100 Blk 36th Persons being harassed by panhandler
7/30/1999 4:18 AM 38th & Sansom Property taken by unknown suspects
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1
7/27/1999 6:23 PM 3900 Blk Irving Complainant robbed by unknown suspects
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Aggravated Assaults--1
7/28/1999 10:32 PM 43rd & Market Complainant shot by known person
7/30/1999 9:54 PM 4200 Blk Locust Complainant robbed by suspect with simulated weapon
30th to 34th/Market to University: Aggravated Assaults--1; Indecent Exposure & Lewdness--1
7/27/1999 3:23 PM 33rd & Walnut Complainant assaulted by brother
7/30/1999 1:35 PM 3000 Blk Walnut Male Exposing Self
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Aggravated Assaults--1
7/29/1999 2:02 PM 3535 Market Complainant robbed by suspect with simulated weapon
7/30/1999 1:50 AM 4400 Sansom Complainant shot/3 Arrests

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total Thefts (& Attempts)-- 12; Thefts from Autos--1; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1; Trespassing & Loitering--1
7/26/1999 2:18 PM Medical School ID taken
7/26/1999 2:24 PM Van Pelt Library Laptop taken
7/26/1999 3:21 PM Van Pelt Library Hand bag taken
7/26/1999 4:50 PM 130 S 36th St Merchandise taken without payment
7/27/1999 5:11 PM Biomed Bldg. # 1 Currency taken from book bag
7/27/1999 5:26 PM 140 S 36th St Unauthorized person in store/Arrest
7/28/1999 11:13 AM 3744 Spruce St Merchandise taken without payment/Arrest
7/28/1999 1:57 PM Lot # 44 Various items taken from auto
7/28/1999 6:28 PM Kaplan Wing Dispenser in women's room tampered with
7/29/1999 9:04 AM 3401 Walnut St Items taken from vending machine
7/29/1999 1:23 PM Kaplan Wing Property taken from vending machine
7/29/1999 2:26 PM Gimbel Gym Locker broken into
7/29/1999 5:44 PM Vance Hall Seat taken from bike
8/1/1999 2:23 PM 3420 Sansom St Credit cards taken
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--5; Thefts from Autos--2; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
7/26/1999 8:39 AM 4000 Pine St Duffel bag taken
7/28/1999 1:45 PM Sigma Phi Epsilon Dell laptop computer value $2500.00
7/29/1999 9:13 AM 100 Blk 41st Property taken from auto
7/30/1999 7:07 AM 3945 Baltimore Front door of building damaged
7/30/1999 8:54 AM Lot # 14 Window On Vehicle Broken/Change taken
7/30/1999 1:05 PM 3945 Chestnut St Person attempted to cash a bad check
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--2
7/27/1999 8:39 AM Lot # 42 School bus tires flattened
7/27/1999 7:05 PM 4201 Spruce St Currency taken from church
7/28/1999 7:51 AM Lot # 42 Vehicle found damaged in lot
30th to 34th/Market to University: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--4; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--1; Thefts from Autos--1
7/26/1999 9:14 AM Lot # 37 Bridge sticker taken from vehicle
7/29/1999 4:08 PM Bennett Hall 2 computers and accessories taken
7/29/1999 8:11 PM Lot # 36 Vehicle taken from lot
7/30/1999 8:46 PM Towne Bldg. Work bag taken
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Forgery & Fraud--1
7/28/1999 4:20 PM Unknown Unauthorized use of credit card

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: Disorderly Conduct--2
7/28/1999 3:55 PM 3800 Blk Spruce Male cited after refusing to obey police orders
7/29/1999 2:31 AM Presbyterian Hospital Male with knife acting disorderly/Cited
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 to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: No reported incidents against society in this sector, this period.

18th District Crimes Against Persons

13 incidents and 3 arrests (3aggravated assaults, 1 rape, 1 homicide and 8 robberies) were reported between July 26, 1999 and August 1, 1999 by the 18th District covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market St. to Woodland Avenue.

7/27/1999 3:57 PM 4733 Chestnut Robbery
7/27/1999 10:19 PM 4301 Walnut Robbery
7/27/1999 6:30 PM 4000 Locust Robbery
7/28/1999 10:34 PM 4300 Walnut Aggravated Assault/arrest
7/29/1999 12:01 AM 506 52nd St. Robbery
7/30/1999 8:35 PM 5100 Sansom Aggravated Assault
7/30/1999 1:53 AM 4400 Sansom Aggravated Assault/arrest
7/30/1999 9:54 PM 200 St Marks Robbery
7/30/1999 4:29 AM 3900 Sansom St Robbery
7/31/1999 10:08 PM 4537 Sansom Homicide
7/31/1999 8:05 AM 5100 Baltimore Robbery/arrest
8/1/1999 6:15 PM 5025 Irving Rape
8/1/1999 10:08 PM 4723 Hazel Robbery


Posted 8/3/99

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