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 June 5, 1995 And July 2, 1995. The University police actively patrol 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: Sexual assaults--1, Simple assaults--2, Threats & harassment--3 06/06/95 12:40 PM 3409 Walnut St. Disturbance in food Court 06/07/95 3:47 PM College Hall Harassing letters taken 06/08/95 6:52 PM Levy Park Unwanted calls received 06/09/95 11:01 AM Science Center Harassing calls/threats received 06/18/95 8:07 PM Botanical Gdn. 4 males hit juvenile/arrested 06/25/95 11:13 AM Williams Hall Obscene gestures made

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--4, Purse snatches--1, Simple assaults--2 06/09/95 10:52 PM 300 Blk. 41st Robbery by 5 males/PPD arrest 06/18/95 9:19 PM 4000 Blk. Walnut Domestic dispute 06/18/95 10:53 PM 208 S. 40th St. Robbery/unknown suspect fled 06/21/95 12:26 AM 4000 Blk. Irving Robbery/males fled in auto 06/21/95 8:33 PM 40th & Walnut Robbery by unknown suspects 06/23/95 3:19 AM 100 Blk. 39th Substance thrown from window/complainant hit in face 06/26/95 9:57 AM 4000 Bl. Bltmre. Purse snatch

41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Homicide & manslaughter--1, Robberies (& attempts)--4, Threats & harassment--1 06/14/95 8:29 PM 4116 Spruce St. Unwanted phone calls received 06/16/95 7:53 AM 4045 Baltimore Female shot by unknown suspect 06/25/95 5:23 PM 200 Blk. 43rd Robbery of cash/male fled in auto 06/25/95 11:29 PM 200 Blk. 43rd Attempted robbery by 6 males on bikes 06/30/95 11:53 PM 4100 Blk. Spruce Robbery at gunpoint by unknown suspect 07/02/95 11:09 PM 42nd & Locust Unknown male took cash/fled in auto

30th to 34th/Market to University: Simple assaults--1, Threats & harassment--2 06/19/95 1:26 PM Franklin Field Assault by juvenile 06/27/95 8:38 PM 100 Blk. 34th Complainant threatened 06/29/95 5:49 PM 3000 Blk. Walnut Harassment by unknown suspect

Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--3, Aggravated assaults--2, Threats & harassment--1 06/18/95 12:05 AM 44 & Larchwood Robbery of cash at gunpint 06/20/95 8:48 PM 503 S. 41st Robbery by unknown male w/gun 06/20/95 10:05 PM 503 S. 41st Male stopped for assault/no charges 06/23/95 1:14 AM 4400 Blk. Spruce Robbery at gunpoint by 3 males 06/25/95 8:59 PM South St. Bridge Harassment/male arrested 07/01/95 12:04 AM 42 & Baltimore Robbery by unknown suspect w/gun

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)--7, Total thefts (& attempts)--85, Thefts of auto (& attempts)--3, Thefts from autos--8, Thefts of bicycles & parts--13, Criminal mischief & vandalism--4 06/05/95 6:54 AM Van Pelt Library Walkman taken from desk in unsecured room 06/05/95 7:57 AM Faculty Club Graffiti on entrance wall 06/05/95 11:28 AM Mudd Bldg. Wallet & contents taken 06/05/95 3:00 PM Gimbel Gym Wallet & contents taken from locker 06/06/95 7:20 AM Houston Hall 2 phones taken from jewelry store 06/06/95 9:07 AM Stemmler Hall Equipment taken 06/06/95 4:19 PM 200 Blk. 38th Van taken from highway 06/07/95 9:19 AM Vance Hall Graffiti on 2nd fl. men's room wall 06/07/95 9:59 AM IntŐl House Bike taken 06/07/95 6:26 PM 3744 Spruce St. Theft of merchandise/male arrested 06/07/95 8:03 PM Lot # 44 Property taken from auto 06/08/95 11:53 AM McNeil Bldg. Credit cards taken 06/09/95 5:27 PM Blockley Hall Money taken from wallet 06/10/95 12:14 PM 20 S. 36th St. Picture in lobby broken 06/10/95 11:30 PM Vance Hall Computer taken from unsecured room 06/11/95 11:20 AM 3721 Chestnut Rear door open/2 bikes taken 06/11/95 11:58 AM 100 Blk. 36th Secured bike taken from parking meter 06/11/95 3:25 PM 3400 Blk. Sansom Property removed from auto 06/12/95 8:49 AM Lot # 19 Car rear passenger window broken 06/12/95 8:59 AM Franklin Annex Various items taken from room 06/12/95 1:19 PM Steinberg Center VCR taken from room 06/12/95 2:13 PM 3401 Walnut St. Cash/credit cards taken from purse 06/12/95 2:30 PM SH/DH Computer/printer taken 06/13/95 10:48 AM 300 Blk. 38th Phone taken from auto 06/13/95 11:23 AM Vance Hall Vending machine broken into/coins taken 06/13/95 1:16 PM Houston Hall VCR taken 06/13/95 1:48 PM Annenberg School VCR taken 06/13/95 5:58 PM Van Pelt Library Wallet taken 06/14/95 12:44 AM GSE Vending machine broken into 06/14/95 10:06 AM CRB Computer taken from unsecured room 06/14/95 11:49 AM SH/DH Vending machine broken into/cash box taken 06/14/95 5:21 PM Blockley Hall Bike taken 06/15/95 4:59 AM 3604 Chestnut Theft of merchandise/male stopped 06/15/95 12:27 PM McNeil Bldg. Computer taken from unsecured room 06/15/95 12:40 PM Butcher Dorm Checks taken/cashed 06/15/95 2:10 PM Goddard Labs Computer taken from unsecured room 06/16/95 4:23 AM SH/DH Two males stopped with computer 06/16/95 9:01 AM Williams Hall Vending machine overturned 06/16/95 2:54 PM 100 Blk. 37th Auto taken from highway 06/16/95 2:59 PM 3700 Market Wallet taken from unattended purse 06/16/95 4:27 PM Franklin Annex Radio and pen taken 06/16/95 5:25 PM Van Pelt Library Bike taken 06/17/95 2:47 PM McNeil Bldg. Computer taken 06/17/95 4:38 PM Johnson Pvln. Unattended wallet taken 06/17/95 5:41 PM Johnson Pvln. Unattended wallet taken 06/17/95 6:21 PM 3744 Spruce St. Male arrested for theft 06/18/95 3:21 PM SH/DH Unattended tennis rackets taken 06/19/95 9:07 AM Kings Court Bike taken 06/19/95 12:43 PM HUP Video camera taken from cabinet 06/19/95 1:39 PM NEB Bike taken from rack 06/20/95 7:37 AM GSE Bike taken from rack 06/20/95 9:55 AM BRB1 Phone taken from room 06/20/95 12:06 PM 3744 Spruce St. Theft of merchandise/arrest 06/20/95 1:29 PM Quad Office Computer taken 06/20/95 3:36 PM Med School Computer taken/actor fled 06/21/95 9:14 AM 3408 Sansom St. Sign taken from front of tavern 06/21/95 12:41 PM Leidy Lab Bike taken 06/21/95 1:36 PM Vance Hall Unattended wallet taken 06/21/95 3:41 PM Lot # 13 Assorted tools taken from auto 06/21/95 4:33 PM Ralston House Petty cash taken from unsecured room 06/21/95 7:55 PM Williams Hall Male removed 3 railings/arrest 06/22/95 1:22 PM Meyerson Hall Knapsack taken from unsecured room 06/22/95 3:22 PM NEB Computer taken while unsecured 06/22/95 6:19 PM CHOP Wallet taken while unattended 06/23/95 9:32 AM Vance Hall Portfolio taken from secured room 06/23/95 12:04 PM 3401 Walnut St. Male attempted to take stereo set 06/23/95 12:46 PM Leidy Lab Rear wheel taken from secured bike 06/23/95 3:44 PM McNeil Bldg. Computer taken 06/23/95 4:02 PM NEB Computer taken 06/24/95 10:43 AM 200 Blk. 38th Window to auto broken/phone taken 06/24/95 4:36 PM 3400 Blk Chstnt. Car window broken/phone taken 06/24/95 5:00 PM Stemmler Hall Attempted theft of bookbag by unknown suspect 06/24/95 6:49 PM Lot # 9 Property removed from auto 06/25/95 3:00 PM 130 S. 34th St. Male fled stored with tape 06/26/95 8:26 AM 3744 Spruce St. Theft of merchandise/fled area 06/26/95 8:31 PM SH/DH Rear wheel taken from secured bike 06/27/95 10:34 AM 3440 Market St. Secured bike taken 06/27/95 11:08 AM SH/DH Deodorizers taken from bathrooms 06/27/95 11:25 AM Vance Hall Soap dispensers taken from bathroom 06/27/95 4:27 PM HUP Secured bike taken 06/27/95 8:13 PM 3400 Bl. Chstnt. Auto taken from highway 06/28/95 8:06 AM GSE Property taken from room 06/28/95 1:49 PM NEB Bookbag taken from under unsecured desk 06/29/95 3:00 AM Lot # 25 Radar detector taken from auto 06/29/95 12:48 PM Law School Wallet taken 06/29/95 3:20 PM Johnson Pvln. Wallet taken 06/29/95 4:36 PM Van Pelt Library Wallet taken 06/29/95 5:02 PM SH/DH Wallet taken 06/29/95 5:37 PM Johnson Pvln. Wallet taken 06/29/95 9:45 PM Admissions Walk Bike taken 06/30/95 10:55 AM Med School 2 VCRs taken from unsecured room 06/30/95 11:43 AM GSE Answering machine taken from secured room 06/30/95 2:46 PM Van Pelt Library Book taken from library/arrest 06/30/95 3:44 PM CHOP Wallet taken 07/01/95 1:51 AM Duhring Wing 2 males apprehended for burglary 07/01/95 12:29 PM Law School Wallet taken from unattended bag

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--3, Total thefts (& attempts)--38, Thefts of auto (& attempts)--2, Thefts from autos--7, Thefts of bicycles & parts--7, Forgery & fraud--1, Criminal mischief & vandalism--5 06/05/95 1:36 PM Evans Bldg. Unattended fax machine taken 06/06/95 12:52 AM DKE Rock thrown at window 06/06/95 7:47 PM 4022 Spruce St. Bike taken from porch 06/07/95 9:41 AM VHUP Equipment taken from secured cabinet 06/07/95 4:27 PM Sig Ep Sony CD player taken from auto 06/08/95 6:41 PM 4000 Blk. Spruce Auto taken from highway 06/09/95 11:11 AM Levy Bldg. Compressor taken from secured room 06/09/95 7:42 PM 3956 Pine Mac card taken 06/10/95 11:58 AM Kappa Delta House entered/items taken 06/10/95 3:38 PM 200 Blk. 40th Unattended/unsecured bike taken 06/10/95 7:14 PM 4021 Pine Bike taken from porch 06/12/95 7:23 AM Harrison House Spotlight taken from lobby 06/12/95 1:43 PM 41st & Spruce Property removed from auto/arrest 06/13/95 1:40 AM Delta Upsilon Rear tire taken from bike 06/13/95 11:32 AM Kappa Alpha Bike taken from house 06/13/95 4:31 PM 3813 Chestnut Property removed from auto 06/16/95 1:42 AM Hamilton Court Objects thrown from room 06/16/95 3:54 PM 226 S. 40th St. Attempted use of stolen credit card by unknown persons 06/16/95 10:27 PM 40th & Locust Auto taken from highway 06/17/95 2:10 AM 129 S. 39th St. Wallet taken/arrest 06/17/95 8:14 PM 3900 Blk. Irving Wheel taken from bike 06/18/95 4:17 PM 3923 Walnut St. Machine taken 06/18/95 5:36 PM 4014 Spruce St. Burglary/male hit complainant in face 06/19/95 9:50 AM 4039 Spruce Currency taken 06/19/95 2:55 PM 39th & Spruce Male attempted to take purse 06/19/95 7:34 PM 216 S. 41st St. Bike taken from porch 06/19/95 7:49 PM 4000 Blk. Chstnt Car radio taken from auto/arrest 06/20/95 4:38 PM Penn police HQ Uniform shirts taken 06/20/95 5:44 PM 39th & Market Male attempted to remove boot from auto/arrest 06/21/95 12:31 PM VHUP Unattended wallet taken 06/22/95 4:22 PM Evans Bldg. Dog taken from building 06/22/95 8:02 PM Lot # 14 Radar detector taken from auto 06/24/95 1:58 PM Harnwell House Resident received food without payment 06/24/95 9:21 PM Harnwell House Wallet taken 06/24/95 10:04 PM 3935 Walnut St. Unknown suspect attempted to pass bad currency 06/25/95 10:43 AM Sigma Alpha Mu Rear window and radio damaged to auto 06/25/95 3:00 PM 4006 Spruce St. Lock cut to pin ball machine/cash taken 06/27/95 2:21 PM 4000 Blk. Irving Planks of wood taken from highway 06/27/95 5:06 PM 3900 Blk. Irving Sony CD player taken from auto 06/28/95 12:02 AM 3923 Walnut St. Male left store without payment 06/28/95 9:10 AM 3900 Blk. Pine Radar detector taken from auto 06/28/95 1:31 PM Pi lambda Phi Juveniles throWing rocks at window 06/29/95 12:45 AM Dining Commons Bike taken 06/29/95 3:07 PM 3923 Walnut St. 2 passport photos taken 06/29/95 5:00 PM 40th & Walnut Cash taken during flimflam by unknown actors 07/01/95 1:58 PM TEP Unauthorized male in house 07/01/95 6:08 PM 3925 Walnut St. Checkbook taken

41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--1, Total thefts (& attempts)--8, Thefts of bicycles & parts--5, Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 06/08/95 10:00 PM 42nd & Walnut Male arrested for retail theft 06/10/95 1:55 AM 400 S. 42nd Front window broken to auto 06/10/95 6:15 AM 4201 Walnut Attempted theft of merchandise/no charges filed 06/13/95 4:53 AM 43rd & Walnut Cash taken by unknown male during flimflam 06/19/95 9:00 PM 206 S. 42nd St. Bike taken 06/23/95 1:06 PM 4233 Walnut St. Bike taken from railing 06/29/95 8:44 PM 336 S. 42nd St. Rear bike wheel taken 06/29/95 9:22 PM 336 S. 42nd St. Rear bike tire taken 06/29/95 9:23 PM 334 S. 42nd St. Bike tire taken 06/30/95 9:22 AM 4260 Chestnut Rear door broken/bike taken

30th to 34th/Market to University: Burglaries (& attempts)--7, Total thefts (& attempts)--15, Thefts from autos--2, Thefts of bicycles & parts-- 2, Forgery & fraud--1 06/07/95 4:52 PM Lot # 33 Car phone taken from car 06/08/95 3:21 PM Hollenback Ctr. Sports equipment taken 06/11/95 12:24 AM Moore School 3 vending machines broken into 06/11/95 9:12 PM Zeta Psi Bike taken from residence/arrest 06/12/95 6:14 AM Lot # 37 Parking booths entered 06/12/95 2:53 PM Moore School Property taken from unsecured room 06/12/95 6:09 PM Hutchinson Gym Lock cut on locker/property taken 06/14/95 7:55 AM (Confidential) Window broken/offices entered 06/19/95 3:34 PM Hill House Unauthorized use of credit card 06/19/95 5:07 PM Hayden Hall Rear tire taken from secured bike 06/20/95 9:57 AM LRSM Wallet taken 06/21/95 4:58 PM LRSM Cd player taken 06/22/95 8:30 AM Hutchinson Gym 2 Gym mats taken 06/26/95 7:20 PM Hutchinson Gym Bike taken 06/27/95 5:26 PM 34th & Walnut Wallet taken 06/27/95 5:29 PM DRL Apple message pad taken 06/28/95 10:36 AM DRL Room broken into 06/28/95 11:45 AM DRL Bike taken from room 06/28/95 11:45 AM DRL Room broken into/property taken 06/28/95 2:51 PM Towne Bldg. Wallet taken 06/28/95 6:44 PM 3300 Blk. Walnut Property taken from trunk of car 06/29/95 11:03 AM Towne Bldg. Computer taken from secured cabinet 06/30/95 10:23 AM Bennett Hall Video camera/tapes taken

Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--3, Thefts from autos--1, Thefts of bicycles & parts--1, Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 06/07/95 12:52 PM 21 and Pine Bike taken 06/08/95 1:42 PM 55th & Pine Sts. Passenger side outside mirror broken. 06/09/95 3:23 PM Wyndmoor PA Statue taken 07/02/95 4:17 PM 3800 Woodland Cash taken from unsecured auto

Crimes Against Society

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly conduct--5, Alcohol & drug offenses--1, Weapons offenses--1 06/06/95 6:10 PM 200 Blk. 41st Male disorderly/cited 06/06/95 9:52 PM 4000 Blk. Spruce Male disorderly/cited 06/09/95 6:45 PM 4000 Blk. Locust Male disorderly/cited 06/13/95 4:20 PM 41st & Locust Male broke into auto/apprehended 06/14/95 8:01 PM 3900 Blk. Ludlow Possible marijuana possession/3 males arrested 06/18/95 1:46 AM 40th & Spruce Shots fired/PPD on location/suspects fled 06/25/95 6:01 PM 3900 Blk. Walnut Male disorderly/arrested

41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Weapons offenses--1 06/08/95 10:17 PM 42nd & Walnut Weapons offense/arrest


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