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 19, 1996 and September 1, 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

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)-6, Threats & harassment-2 08/19/96 2:52 PM 101 S. 39th Unwanted phone calls received 08/21/96 4:16 PM 216 S. 40th St. Complainant robbed of undetermined amount of cash 08/22/96 12:38 AM 4000 Blk. Spruce Complainant robbed by 2 suspects/1 arrest 08/23/96 11:39 PM 40th & Pine Suspect with simulated weapon robbed complainant of cash 08/26/96 1:34 AM 3927 Walnut St. Employee threatened by unknown male via phone 08/26/96 3:10 AM 40th & Sansom Complainant robbed by 2 unknown males/fled in vehicle 08/26/96 11:17 PM 4007 Pine St.. Complainant robbed by 2 males in vehicle 08/31/96 9:27 PM 200 Blk. 40th Suspect attempted to rob complainant/arrest 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)-1, Threats & harassment-1 08/30/96 3:40 AM 301 S. 43rd St. Obscene phone calls received 09/01/96 10:32 PM 42nd & Spruce Complainant robbed by 2 males

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)-3, Total thefts (& attempts)-33, Thefts of auto (& attempts)-3, Thefts from autos-8, Thefts of bicycles & parts-8, Criminal mischief & vandalism-3, Trespassing & loitering-1 08/19/96 2:02 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Secured bike taken from bike rack 08/19/96 7:00 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Purse taken/later recovered minus cash 08/19/96 7:47 PM Delta Delta Delta Objects taken from auto 96/08/17 10:10 PM 38th & Sansom Suspicious person stopped/no charges pressed 08/20/96 10:31 AM 3736 Spruce St. Merchandise taken/suspect fled area 08/20/96 2:45 PM Furness Bldg. Quick release taken from bike 08/21/96 9:38 AM Lot # 17 Truck taken 08/21/96 9:51 AM Nichols house Key taken from mail box 08/21/96 3:50 PM Phi sigma kappa Various property taken from room 08/22/96 10:57 AM Steinberg/Dietrich Wallet/contents taken 08/22/96 2:08 PM 3738 Walnut St. Window scraped with graffiti 08/22/96 7:02 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Wallet taken 08/22/96 7:26 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Bike taken 08/23/96 1:24 PM 200 Blk. 38th Radar detector taken from auto 08/23/96 4:14 PM College hall Unattended/unsecured computer taken 08/23/96 6:18 PM Stemmler hall Bike taken from rack 08/24/96 3:36 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Bike taken from rack 08/24/96 7:49 PM 38th & Baltimore Auto taken from highway 08/25/96 9:56 AM College hall Glass broken on snack machine/changer taken 08/25/96 4:32 PM 38th & Chestnut Car phone taken from auto 08/25/96 8:41 PM Lot # 25 Gym bag taken from auto 08/26/96 2:17 PM Grad sch of ed Bike taken 08/26/96 3:37 PM Nichols house Bike taken 08/27/96 12:02 AM McNeil Bldg. Male cited for trespass 08/27/96 12:09 AM Steinberg/Dietrich Wallet taken 08/27/96 6:46 AM 37th & Spruce Backpack/contents taken 08/27/96 8:45 AM Steinberg/Dietrich Fax machine taken from cubicle 08/27/96 2:33 PM 130 S. 34th St. Juvenile arrested for theft 08/28/96 7:03 AM 200 Blk. 37th Paint found on statue 08/28/96 10:36 AM Steinberg Ctr. Computer part taken 08/28/96 9:39 PM 38th & Market Tires punctured to auto 08/28/96 11:18 PM 37th & Sansom Stereo component system taken from auto 08/29/96 8:07 AM Law school Tools taken from secured box 08/29/96 1:54 PM 200 Blk. 38th Cell phone taken from auto 08/29/96 4:38 PM Johnson Pvln. Bike taken 08/30/96 7:15 AM 3401 Walnut St. Carton toilet paper taken/arrest 08/30/96 3:00 PM Lot # 18 Motorcycle taken 08/30/96 4:41 PM Lot # 13 Car phone taken from auto 08/31/96 5:21 PM 200 Blk. 38th Property taken from auto/arrest 09/01/96 3:39 PM Houston hall Currency taken from register 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)-2, Total thefts (& attempts)-25, Thefts of auto (& attempts)-2, Thefts from autos-5, Thefts of bicycles & parts-6 08/19/96 1:36 AM 106 S. 38th St. Merchandise taken from store/no charges pressed 08/19/96 1:00 PM Evans Bldg. Wallet taken 08/19/96 2:35 PM 4040 Locust St. Candle taken/arrest 08/21/96 2:37 AM 4000 Blk. Walnut Cash taken from glove box of auto 08/21/96 11:41 AM 4000 Blk. Baltimore Auto taken from highway 08/21/96 12:58 PM 3800 Blk. Spruce Various items taken from auto 08/21/96 1:00 PM Delta kappa eps Cash taken from dresser 08/22/96 5:15 PM 1925 house Various items taken from residence 08/25/96 3:14 PM 4040 Locust St. Recycling bin taken 08/26/96 9:09 PM 210 S. 41st St. Wallet and contents taken 08/27/96 10:31 AM Harnwell house Items taken from room 08/27/96 3:19 PM Veterinary hosp Computer taken while unattended/unsecured 08/28/96 4:06 PM Unit Blk. 39th Car phone taken from auto 08/29/96 11:52 AM Veterinary hosp Wallet taken 08/29/96 11:11 PM Harrison house Bike taken from rack 08/30/96 3:00 PM Harrison house Bike taken from rack 08/30/96 5:52 PM 4040 Locust St. Sunglasses taken/arrest 08/30/96 7:22 PM 3900 Blk. Pine Vehicle taken from highway 08/30/96 11:33 PM 40th & Baltimore Computer equipment taken from vehicle 08/30/96 11:36 PM 4041 Locust Walk Computer and TV taken from apartment 08/31/96 1:59 AM 3957 Baltimore Bike taken from hallway 08/31/96 10:05 AM High rise north Computer and other equipment taken from room 08/31/96 7:46 PM Harnwell house Bike taken 09/01/96 3:37 PM High rise north Bike taken 09/01/96 4:36 PM 226 S. 40th St. Suspect removed merchandise/no charges pressed 09/01/96 9:05 PM 3900 Blk. Walnut Purse taken from vehicle 09/01/96 9:56 PM High rise north Bike taken 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)-1, Total thefts (& attempts)-6, Thefts from autos-5, Thefts of bicycles & parts-1, Criminal mischief & vandalism-1 08/19/96 4:12 PM 4100 Blk. Locust License plate taken from auto 08/19/96 4:20 PM 329 S. 42nd Apartment entered by force/items taken 08/20/96 2:00 AM 4112 Spruce St. Bike taken 08/26/96 5:58 PM 200 Blk. 42nd Duffel bag taken from auto 08/27/96 4:47 PM 4200 Blk. Pine Various items taken from auto 08/28/96 8:12 AM 4200 Blk. Osage Various items taken from auto 08/28/96 9:52 AM 300 Blk. 42nd Window broken to auto 08/29/96 7:48 PM 4100 Blk. Spruce Property taken from auto 30th to 34th/Market to university: Burglaries (& attempts)-7, Total thefts (& attempts)-18, Thefts of auto (& attempts)-1, Thefts from autos-10, Thefts of bicycles & parts-1, Criminal mischief & vandalism-3, Trespassing & loitering-1 08/19/96 8:16 AM Bennett hall Computers taken 08/19/96 9:17 AM Bennett hall Glass to room broken/unknown items taken 08/19/96 9:17 AM Bennett hall Glass broken to room/unknown items taken 08/19/96 10:47 AM Bennett hall Computer taken 08/21/96 7:00 AM Lot # 36 Property taken from auto 08/21/96 1:33 PM Lot # 1 Antenna broken to auto 08/21/96 6:27 PM Franklin field Knapsack/contents taken 08/23/96 10:09 AM Lot # 5 Passenger door lock damaged to auto 08/24/96 7:51 AM 100 Blk. 33rd Briefcase taken from truck 08/25/96 10:41 AM 100 Blk. 34th Trunk to auto broken/equipment taken 08/25/96 10:04 AM Bennett hall Snack machine glass broken/cashbox plate pried 08/26/96 1:40 AM 34th & Walnut Street sign & pole taken by unknown person. 08/26/96 8:32 AM Smith walk Copper tubing taken from construction site 08/26/96 10:17 AM Moore school Computer and accessories taken 08/26/96 12:37 PM Hutchinson gym Computer taken from secured room 08/26/96 3:27 PM Lot # 5 University van taken 08/27/96 3:06 PM Franklin field Knapsack/contents taken 08/27/96 4:00 PM Lot # 33 Window to auto broken/property taken 08/27/96 7:34 PM Lot # 36 Juvenile arrested for trespass 08/28/96 11:48 AM Lot # 33 Property taken from auto 08/28/96 2:40 PM Hutchinson gym Bike taken from rack 08/28/96 4:38 PM Chemistry Bldg. Currency removed from wallet 08/29/96 8:10 PM Chemistry Bldg. Credit card taken from unsecured bag 08/30/96 10:21 AM Blau house Window pried/property taken from residence 08/30/96 8:33 PM 3300 Blk. Walnut Radio taken from vehicle/arrest 08/31/96 2:50 AM 33rd & Walnut Passenger window broken to auto/property taken 09/01/96 12:32 AM 33rd & Walnut Window to auto broken/property taken 09/01/96 12:48 AM 33rd & Walnut Window to auto broken/clothing taken 09/01/96 3:38 PM 100 Blk. 34th Window to auto broken/phone taken Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)-1, Total thefts (& attempts)-1, Thefts of auto (& attempts)-1 08/20/96 2:14 PM 400 S. 44th st. Vehicle taken from highway 08/20/96 5:48 PM 4417 Spruce St. Door to residence forced open/phone taken

Crimes Against Society

41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly conduct-1 08/21/96 2:40 AM 4201 Walnut Male cited for disorderly conduct


Almanac

Volume 43 Number 3
September 10, 1996


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