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 September 9, 1996 and September 15, 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)-1, Simple assaults-2, Threats & harassment-5 09/09/96 10:17 PM Bish white dorm Unwanted calls received 09/10/96 8:28 AM Meyerson hall Violation of restraining order 09/10/96 7:37 PM Van pelt Library Complainant assaulted by unknown male 09/10/96 1:09 AM Birthday dorm On going harassment by phone 09/13/96 4:29 PM 133 s 36th St. Complainant harassed by phone 09/14/96 9:27 AM Guardian drive Complainant bitten and struck by female 09/14/96 10:45 AM Grad b tower Letter containing intimidating contents slid under door 09/15/96 5:04 PM Hamilton walk Complainant robbed of bike 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)-1, Purse snatches-1, Threats & harassment-1 09/10/96 7:50 PM Harrison house Unwanted calls received 09/13/96 6:29 PM 40th/Market subway Wallet taken by male who fled area 09/15/96 3:11 AM 41st & Pine 2 complainants robbed by unknown suspects 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)-1, Threats & harassment-1 09/09/96 7:58 AM 4111 Locust Unwanted phone call received 09/11/96 1:05 AM 200 Blk. 43rd 2 complainants robbed by unknown suspect/fled in vehicle 30th to 34th/Market to university: Robberies (& attempts)-1 09/09/96 10:07 AM 3200 Blk. Walnut Complainant's robbed by unknown suspect Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)-1, Simple assaults-1 09/09/96 6:48 PM South St. bridge Complainant struck by 2 unknown females 09/10/96 1:39 PM 21 & Lombard Complainant robbed by point of gun
Crimes Against Property
34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)-3, Total thefts (& attempts)-31, Thefts from autos-2, Thefts of bicycles & parts-5, Criminal mischief & vandalism-1 09/09/96 7:17 AM Law school Lock on tool box in secured area cut 09/09/96 8:31 AM Grad sch of ed Room entered forcibly/computer equipment taken 09/09/96 12:52 PM Vance hall Bike taken from rack 09/09/96 3:04 PM Phi sigma kappa Male found on roof/fled area/property recovered 09/09/96 3:34 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Wallet/contents taken from unattended purse 09/09/96 3:56 PM 3400 Blk. Sansom Cell phone taken from auto 09/09/96 4:46 PM Vance hall Wallet taken from unattended handbag 09/10/96 8:43 AM 3700 Blk. Locust Purse taken with contents while unattended 09/10/96 4:45 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Knapsack taken containing cell phone 09/10/96 5:08 PM Van pelt Library Wallet taken while unattended 09/11/96 2:07 PM Goddard labs Outlet strip and plug adapter taken 09/11/96 3:17 PM 200 Blk. 37th Bike taken while unsecured 09/11/96 3:51 PM McNeil Bldg. Cash and credit cards from wallet. 09/11/96 4:55 PM 200 Blk. 38th Bike taken while unattended 09/11/96 6:14 PM 3736 Spruce St. Merchandise taken without payment/juveniles arrested 09/11/96 8:36 PM 3600 Blk. Spruce Bike taken while secured, except tire 09/12/96 3:11 PM Goddard labs Unattended equipment taken from lab 09/12/96 4:50 PM Johnson Pvln. Knapsack taken while unattended 09/12/96 5:12 PM Gimbel gym Wallet and contents taken from locker 09/12/96 5:24 PM Gimbel gym Wallet and contents taken from locker 09/12/96 6:57 PM Gimbel gym Wallet and contents taken from locker 09/13/96 1:11 AM Psi upsilon Wallet and watches taken from room 09/13/96 6:01 AM Unit Blk. 38th Bike taken 09/13/96 9:32 AM 3744 Spruce St. Wallet taken/left unattended 09/13/96 3:19 PM 3423 Walnut St. Merchandise stolen/5 suspects fled in car 09/13/96 6:09 PM Vance hall Knapsack taken 09/14/96 2:03 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Knapsack taken 09/15/96 2:19 AM Lot # 9 Property removed from auto 09/15/96 6:27 AM Houston hall Safe broken into/keys taken 09/15/96 8:15 AM Van pelt Library Property taken from locker 09/15/96 3:57 PM 3423 Walnut St. Merchandise taken without payment/males fled in vehicle 09/15/96 6:10 PM Gimbel gym 2 wallets/contents taken from secured locker 09/15/96 6:26 PM Gimbel gym Wallet and contents taken from secured locker 09/15/96 6:41 PM Gimbel gym Wallet taken from secured locker 09/15/96 6:31 PM Vance hall Computer taken from lounge 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)-5, Total thefts (& attempts)-15, Thefts of auto (& attempts)-4, Thefts from autos-2, Thefts of bicycles & parts-8, Criminal mischief & vandalism-1, Trespassing & loitering-1 09/09/96 8:48 AM Sigma phi epsilon Bike taken from basement 09/09/96 10:41 AM 200 Blk. 41St. Steering column damaged to vehicle 09/09/96 1:16 PM 3924 Sansom St. Bike taken from residence 09/09/96 5:56 PM 3923 Walnut St. Secured bike taken from rack 09/10/96 4:58 PM 4000 Blk. Pine Rear spoiler taken from auto 09/10/96 9:57 PM Harnwell house Secured bicycle taken from rack 09/11/96 8:29 PM Sigma chi Residence entered/CD and phone taken 09/11/96 9:41 PM Kappa alpha Residence entered through window/stereo system taken 09/12/96 4:15 PM 4037 Pine St. Windows broken by thrown oranges. 09/12/96 5:12 PM Vet hosp Secured bike taken from rack 09/12/96 8:17 PM Harrison house Unattended shopping bag with contents taken 09/13/96 8:07 PM Penn police HQ Bike taken 09/13/96 8:28 AM 4000 Blk. Walnut Vehicle taken from highway 09/13/96 3:01 PM 3906 Spruce St. Grate removed from window/access made to 3rd fl 09/13/96 4:06 PM 3900 Blk. Bltmre Vehicle taken from highway 09/13/96 4:45 PM 4000 Blk. Chncllr Portable phone taken from vehicle 09/13/96 8:47 PM Low rise north Bike taken 09/13/96 9:32 PM 3906 Spruce St. Person cited for trespass/nothing taken 09/14/96 9:12 AM 4000 Blk. Locust Vehicle taken from highway 09/14/96 3:00 PM Hamilton court Bike taken from hallway 09/15/96 7:09 PM Harrison house Bike taken while secured from rack 09/15/96 10:25 PM 3932 Spruce Property taken from residence 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)-1 09/09/96 9:41 AM Divinity school Property taken from kitchen area over weekend 30th to 34th/Market to university: Total thefts (& attempts)-10, Thefts of auto (& attempts)-1, Thefts from autos-2, Thefts of bicycles & parts-1 09/09/96 1:52 PM Franklin field Knapsack taken with contents 09/10/96 7:43 PM Franklin field Secured bike taken from rack 09/10/96 10:06 PM Franklin field Unattended backpack taken 09/11/96 2:05 PM Franklin field Backpack and contents taken 09/11/96 9:57 PM Lot # 26 Vehicle taken 09/12/96 10:46 AM Hollenback Ctr. Electronic equipment taken from locker room 09/12/96 9:04 PM Lot # 5 Property removed from vehicle/window broken 09/13/96 12:17 PM Lot # 37 Wallet taken from open purse 09/14/96 11:38 AM Bower field Back with numerous wallets taken/recovered 09/15/96 2:33 AM 200 Blk. 33rd Auto broken into/cell phone taken Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)-3, Thefts of auto (& attempts)-1, Criminal mischief & vandalism-1 09/10/96 9:44 AM 382 w. Street Assorted beverage items taken 09/11/96 6:21 PM 200 s. Preston Window to auto broken 09/13/96 5:59 PM 4301 Larchwood Wallet and contents taken 09/15/96 5:31 PM Radnor, PA Vehicle taken
Crimes Against Society
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly conduct-1 09/11/96 7:57 AM 3800 Blk. Walnut Male became disorderly during vehicle stop


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Volume 43 Number 5
September 24, 1996


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