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 April 22, 1996 and April 28, 1996. 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: Robberies (& attempts)--2 Simple assaults--2 Threats & harassment--1 04/23/96 1:04 PM 3402 Sansom St. Robbery of wallet at knifepoint 04/23/96 6:33 PM 200 Blk. 36th Complainant pushed and threatened 04/23/96 10:29 PM Kings Court Unwanted calls received 04/26/96 11:08 PM Stouffer Dining Complainant struck and threatened 04/28/96 8:53 PM 3700 Blk. Chestnut Robbery of 2 complainants' wallets 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--2 Threats & harassment--5 04/22/96 3:37 PM Harrison House Unwanted phone calls received 04/21/96 3:06 PM 4020 Spruce Harassing/threatening calls received 04/24/96 5:39 PM 4000 Blk. Spruce Threat received via phone message 04/26/96 12:27 AM Harrison House Harassing calls received 04/26/96 5:19 PM Harnwell House Unwanted calls received 04/27/96 12:31 PM 4000 Blk. Walnut Robbery by 2 unknown males w/simulated weapon 04/28/96 7:54 PM 4038 Sansom Attempted robbery 30th to 34th/Market to University: Robberies (& attempts)--1 04/26/96 12:11 PM Franklin Field Attempted theft of glasses Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Threats & harassment--1 Indecent exposure & lewdness--1 04/24/96 10:46 AM Princeton Unwanted email received 04/24/96 1:14 PM Kelly Drive Male exposing self

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)--1 Total thefts (& attempts)--25 Thefts from autos--9 Thefts of bicycles & parts--4 Forgery & fraud--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--4 04/22/96 8:23 AM 3600 Blk. Walnut Car passenger side window broken 04/22/96 9:28 AM Meyerson Hall Pencil sharpener taken from room 04/22/96 9:37 AM Lot # 17 Tools taken from van 04/22/96 10:38 AM Van Pelt Library Headphones taken from unsecured desk drawer 04/22/96 12:17 PM Levy Park Secured bicycle taken from rack 04/22/96 12:21 PM 100 Blk. 37th Property taken from auto 04/22/96 12:47 PM 203 S. 38th St. CD's stolen 04/22/96 1:47 PM Irvine Aud. 2nd fl. broken into/electrical equip. taken 04/22/96 3:00 PM 200 Blk. 38th Car phone taken from auto 04/22/96 6:21 PM Speakman Dorm Bike and lock taken 04/22/96 6:55 PM 36th & Ludlow Property taken from auto/arrest 04/22/96 10:00 PM Unit Blk. 38th Car phone taken from auto 04/24/96 3:00 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Window fan taken 04/24/96 4:18 PM Coxe Dorm Watch and bracelet taken from room 04/25/96 8:44 AM Alumni Ctr. Chalk drawings found outside of building 04/25/96 1:34 PM Vance Hall Secured bike taken from rack 04/25/96 7:09 PM Alpha Chi Rho Unattended/unsecured CD's taken 04/26/96 12:14 AM Alpha Chi Rho Cash & checks taken from unsecured room 04/25/96 7:15 PM Houston Hall 3 bikes secured to rack taken 04/25/96 10:16 PM Van Pelt Library Wallet and contents taken 04/26/96 8:42 AM 3744 Spruce St. Bag of belts taken 04/26/96 11:32 AM Houston Hall Unauthorized credit cards purchases 04/26/96 12:10 PM 3402 Sansom St. Wallet and contents taken while dining 04/26/96 8:56 PM Van Pelt Library Unattended wallet & contents taken 04/26/96 11:18 PM Van Pelt Library Wallet taken while unattended 04/27/96 1:10 AM 3700 Blk. Sansom Rear side window to building broken 04/27/96 3:26 AM 100 Blk. 37th Property taken from auto 04/27/96 8:07 AM 100 Blk. 37th Car vent window broken/clothing taken 04/28/96 2:10 AM 37th & Walnut Vehicle window broken 04/28/96 10:58 AM 200 Blk. 38th Property taken from auto 04/28/96 3:39 PM 37th & Sansom Property taken from auto 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--2 Total thefts (& attempts)--9 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts from autos --1 Thefts of bicycles & parts--2 Criminal mischief & vandalism--2 04/22/96 10:49 AM 41st & Walnut Rear wheel taken from secured bike 04/22/96 3:35 PM Harrison House Bike taken 04/22/96 9:31 PM 1925 House Answering machine taken 04/23/96 1:14 PM Lot # 40 Vehicle entered/ignition tampered with 04/23/96 5:30 PM 40th & Chestnut Jewelry taken during flimflam 04/25/96 9:20 PM 3900 Blk. DeLancey Property taken from auto 04/26/96 9:49 AM Sigma Alpha Eps. Male arrested for prior burglary 04/26/96 6:39 PM High Rise North Fiber optics cut 04/26/96 9:33 PM Harnwell House Cash taken from wallet 04/27/96 10:32 PM 3923 Walnut St. Wallet taken 04/28/96 1:42 PM 3900 Blk. DeLancey Car passenger window broken 04/28/96 3:00 PM Superblock Cell phone taken from complainant's pocket 04/28/96 3:38 PM Sigma Alpha Mu Bike taken from residence 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--1 Total thefts (& attempts)--2 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 04/25/96 1:44 PM 4309 Locust Secured bike taken from porch 04/26/96 11:17 AM 4117 Pine St. Exboyfriend broke into building 04/26/96 11:26 AM 4200 Blk. Osage Vehicle taken from highway 30th to 34th/Market to University: Total thefts (& attempts)--18 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--6 Thefts from autos--6 Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 Forgery & fraud--2 Criminal mischief & vandalism--2 Trespassing & loitering--1 04/22/96 9:01 AM Lot # 37 Property taken from auto 04/22/96 6:41 PM Hollenback Ctr. Vehicle taken from loading dock 04/23/96 12:39 PM 3300 Blk. Walnut Flimflam of currency 04/23/96 4:26 PM 3200 Blk. Walnut Car window broken 04/24/96 9:18 AM Lot # 36 Vehicle entered/ignition & locks tampered with 04/24/96 11:26 AM Lot # 36 Vehicle entered/ignition & locks tampered with 04/24/96 4:34 PM Lot # 2 Two suitcases taken from auto 04/24/96 7:03 PM Hayden Hall Bike front wheel taken 04/24/96 8:12 PM Lot # 37 Property taken from auto 04/25/96 12:38 AM Lot # 6 Property taken from auto 04/25/96 8:40 AM Lot # 1 License plate taken from Penn shuttle bus 04/25/96 11:17 AM 34th & Walnut Complainant scammed of cash 04/25/96 6:11 PM Lot # 45 Vehicle taken 04/25/96 11:37 PM Lot # 5 Univ. truck taken 04/26/96 11:53 AM Hollenback Ctr. Property taken from auto 04/26/96 3:56 PM Franklin Field Unattended property taken 04/27/96 11:11 AM Smith Walk Wallet taken 04/27/96 3:04 PM Franklin Field Wallet taken 04/27/96 3:04 PM Franklin Field Wallet taken from women's bathroom 04/27/96 4:12 PM Franklin Field Cassette recorder taken 04/27/96 9:28 PM Lot # 26 Vehicle taken 04/27/96 11:59 PM Penn Tower Extinguisher discharged 18th floor 04/28/96 1:15 AM Franklin Field Male cited for trespass Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--1 04/22/96 4:57 PM 51 N. 39th St. Computer taken

Crimes Against Society

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly conduct--1 04/23/96 4:40 PM 100 Blk. 40th Male arrested for disorderly conduct


Almanac

Volume 42 Number 31
May 7, 1996


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