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 23, 1996 and September 29, 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, Threats & harassment--6 09/23/96 3:20 AM 3700 Blk. Walnut Robbery of currency & clothing 09/24/96 12:18 PM Houston Hall Harassment between employees 09/24/96 5:07 PM 3600 Blk. Chestnut Money demanded/none taken 09/25/96 10:52 AM Williams Hall Unwanted letter received 09/25/96 11:54 PM Mask & Wig dorm Unwanted/obscene phone call 09/26/96 10:39 AM Faculty Club Dispute between employee and supervisor 09/26/96 11:09 AM Faculty Club Dispute between supervisor and employee 09/29/96 10:24 PM Franklin Dorm Unwanted calls received 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--4 Purse snatches--1 Simple assaults--1 Threats & harassment--1 09/23/96 7:26 PM 4060 Chestnut Robbery/suspect apprehended 09/24/96 7:42 PM 1925 House Unwanted calls received 09/25/96 2:18 AM 200 Blk. 40th Complainant shot in hip/1 arrest 09/25/96 8:11 PM 100 Blk. 40th Unknown suspect grabbed purse and fled area 09/26/96 8:50 PM 4040 Locust St. Unknown suspect with demand note at retail store 09/29/96 3:07 PM Pi Kappa Alpha Complainant struck in face 09/29/96 4:01 PM 106 S. 38th St. Store robbed by unknown suspect 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--2 09/23/96 3:40 AM 4200 Blk. Walnut Store employee robbed of gold chain/1 arrest 09/24/96 6:09 PM 4100 Blk. Spruce Robbery of wallet at gunpoint Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--2 09/25/96 1:24 AM 46 Baltimore Ave. Robbery at gunpoint/no injuries 09/27/96 5:52 PM 400 Blk. S. 40th Robbery of currency


Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center Burglaries (& attempts)--1 Total thefts (& attempts)--24 Thefts from autos--3 Thefts of bicycles & parts--9 Criminal mischief & vandalism--2 Trespassing & loitering--2 09/23/96 10:11 AM 3726 Spruce St. Damage to rear door knob 09/23/96 1:49 PM Johnson pavln Backpack taken/later recovered 09/23/96 1:57 PM Van Pelt lbry Secured bike taken from rack 09/23/96 3:00 PM 200 Blk. 36th Window broken/numerous items taken 09/23/96 9:23 PM 3624 Market St. Vehicle parked in loading dock damaged 09/23/96 10:23 PM Lot # 25 Auto broken into/items taken 09/23/96 11:42 PM 132 S. 34th St. Wallet taken 09/24/96 6:30 PM Vance Hall Secured bike taken from rack 09/24/96 9:13 PM SH/DH Secured bike taken from rack 09/25/96 5:47 AM 3400 Blk. Sansom Secured bike taken 09/25/96 1:49 PM 3717 Chestnut Bike taken from unsecured room 09/25/96 3:00 PM 3717 Chestnut Bike taken 09/25/96 4:27 PM Meyerson Hall Secured bike taken from rack 09/25/96 4:45 PM Meyerson Hall Unattended/unsecured wallet taken 09/25/96 4:58 PM 200 Blk. 38th Luggage and laptop computer taken from auto 09/25/96 7:41 PM Van Pelt lbry 2 credit cards taken from unattended backpack 09/25/96 9:18 PM SH/DH Unattended backpack taken from room 09/25/96 10:25 PM Science Center Bike taken 09/26/96 10:50 AM Johnson pavln Male refused to leave area/citation issued 09/26/96 7:47 PM 3409 WalnutSst Items removed from wallet 09/26/96 9:57 PM Gimbel gym Wallet taken from court area 09/27/96 8:56 AM Butcher dorm Laundry taken while unattended 09/27/96 10:22 AM Van Pelt lbry Unattended purse taken from desk 09/27/96 4:44 PM GSE Computer taken 09/27/96 5:46 PM Med school Secured bike taken from rack 09/27/96 6:55 PM Van Pelt lbry Wallet taken while unattended/unsecured 09/27/96 7:26 PM 200 Blk. 38th Car phone taken from vehicle 09/28/96 7:36 AM HUP Unauthorized male in area/cited 09/29/96 8:53 PM Warwick dorm Package not received/signed for by unknown 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--15 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts from autos--5 Thefts of bicycles & parts--4 Criminal mischief & vandalism--3 09/23/96 10:49 AM Evans Bldg. Stool taken from secured lab 09/23/96 12:17 PM HRS Roomkey taken from door 09/23/96 9:33 PM HRE Debris thrown from residence/unknown location 09/24/96 3:09 AM 100 Blk. 39th Front window to auto broken 09/25/96 9:54 AM Lot # 40 Hubcaps taken 09/25/96 1:40 PM 300 Blk. 41st Hubcaps taken from vehicle 09/25/96 4:51 PM HRE Front wheel taken from bike 09/25/96 11:28 PM 3942 Spruce St. Window to auto broken/flipphone taken 09/26/96 9:21 AM VHUP Wallet and cell phone taken from unsecured room 09/26/96 4:03 PM 3900 Blk. Pine Secured bike taken from rack 09/26/96 4:40 PM 3900 Blk. Pine Vehicle taken from highway 09/26/96 6:02 PM 4000 Blk. Pine Front window to auto damaged 09/26/96 7:18 PM AEPi Cd player taken from auto 09/26/96 7:57 PM Lot # 16 Suspect with stolen bike/fled area/bike retrieved 09/27/96 3:00 PM 4040 Locust St. Jewelry taken from retail store/1 arrest 09/28/96 4:21 PM 41st & Baltimore Lights removed from grill of auto 09/29/96 3:36 PM 200 Blk. 40th Unsecured bike taken 09/29/96 10:21 PM 4101 Spruce St. Male attempted to take bicycle from complainant 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--3 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--2 09/24/96 10:41 AM Divinity school Microwave taken from unsecured area 09/24/96 1:39 PM 4200 Blk. Spruce Vehicle taken from highway 09/25/96 3:21 PM 4100 Blk. Pine Vehicle taken from highway 30th to 34th/Market to University: Burglaries (& attempts)--2 Total thefts (& attempts)--9 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts from autos--3 Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 09/23/96 3:18 PM Towne Bldg. Secured bicycle taken from rack 09/23/96 10:12 PM DRL Wallet taken from unattended backpack 09/24/96 10:34 AM Penn Tower Vehicle taken from garage 09/25/96 3:11 PM White T-House 2 portable radio's taken from kitchen 09/25/96 6:11 PM Hill field Wallet/contents taken/suspect fled area 09/26/96 12:20 PM Towne Bldg. Wallet taken from unattended backpack 09/26/96 5:36 PM Lot # 7 Radio taken from auto 09/26/96 8:08 PM Lot # 5 Miscellaneous items taken from vehicle 09/27/96 9:22 AM Franklin field Unattended wallet and keys taken 09/27/96 4:57 PM Lot # 33 Driver's side door scratched 09/27/96 8:24 PM Blau House Side window broken/ittems taken 09/28/96 9:28 AM Lot # 47 Items taken from vehicle Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 09/24/96 8:00 AM 4038 Spruce St. Car rear window broken/vehicle rummaged through


Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Disorderly conduct--1 09/23/96 4:20 PM 200 Blk. 37th Male stopped for disorderly conduct/citation issued


Almanac

Volume 43 Number 7
October 8, 1996


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