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 October 14, 1996 and October 20, 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: Threats & harassment--2 10/15/96 10:42 AM Kings court Unwanted calls received 10/16/96 4:56 PM 3423 Walnut St. Employee threatened by customer 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--2, Simple assaults--3, Threats & harassment--1 10/14/96 5:54 PM 4000 Blk Walnut Complainant struck by unknown person 10/16/96 2:46 PM High rise north Racial slurs written on visitor pass 10/17/96 2:19 PM 106 S. 38th St. Unknown suspect with gun took cash from complainant 10/20/96 1:35 AM 41st & Spruce 2 complainants robbed/arrest 10/20/96 2:07 AM Sigma phi epsilon 2 juveniles assaulted during party 10/20/96 2:29 AM 208 S. 40th St. Male assaulted by unknown male 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--1 10/20/96 11:31 PM 42nd & Baltimore Male from previous robbery identified/arrest 30th to 34th/Market to University: Aggravated assaults--1, Simple assaults--1 10/17/96 5:27 PM Hutchinson gym Officer struck by suspect/arrest 10/20/96 3:12 PM 200 Blk 33rd Male assaulted by other male/suspect fled area Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--1 10/16/96 2:13 PM 46th/Osage Complainant robbed by unknown suspect


Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)--2, Total thefts (& attempts)--21, Thefts of bicycles & parts--4, Forgery & fraud--1, Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 10/14/96 8:39 AM Caster bldg. Wallet taken 10/15/96 10:33 AM GSE 2 VCRs taken 10/15/96 11:03 AM Furness bldg. Wallet taken 10/15/96 3:42 PM 203 S. 38th St. Property taken without payment/no charges pressed 10/15/96 3:52 PM CRB Shredder taken 10/15/96 11:06 PM 3744 Spruce St. Bike taken while unsecured 10/16/96 8:56 AM GSE Computer taken 10/16/96 12:30 PM HUP Unauthorized use of checks 10/16/96 2:05 PM Biomed bldg. # 1 Secured bike taken from rack 10/16/96 4:34 PM 37th St. subway Wallet taken/later recovered minus currency 10/16/96 5:39 PM SH-DH Tire taken from secured bike 10/17/96 9:55 AM 3744 Spruce St. Merchandise taken not paid for/arrest 10/17/96 1:35 PM 3744 Spruce St. Property taken without payment/arrest 10/17/96 2:57 PM 3401 Walnut St. Wallet taken from unattended backpack 10/17/96 5:50 PM Annenberg Ctr. Writing found on men's room stall 10/17/96 6:37 PM Law school Secured bike taken from rack 10/17/96 7:52 PM Johnson pavln Unattended/unsecured knapsack taken 10/17/96 9:04 PM Houston hall Unattended/unsecured backpacks (3) taken 10/18/96 10:09 AM Biomed bldg. # 1 Balance taken 10/18/96 10:52 AM Mcneil bldg. Wallet taken from unsecured bag 10/18/96 3:22 PM Vance hall Wallet taken 10/19/96 8:43 AM 3744 Spruce St. Merchandise taken not paid for/arrest 10/19/96 5:46 PM Law school Unattended keys taken 10/19/96 11:33 PM Van pelt Library Wallet taken 10/20/96 5:16 PM 3429 Walnut St. Property taken not paid for/arrest 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--7, Thefts of auto (& attempts)--2, Thefts from autos--2, Thefts of bicycles & parts--2, Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 10/14/96 11:23 AM 4000 Blk Pine Jeep taken from highway 10/16/96 4:22 PM 4000 Blk Chestnut Unknown object thrown at police vehicle/struck mirror 10/16/96 4:50 PM Harnwell house Secured bike taken from rack 10/18/96 2:30 PM Harrison house Secured bike taken from rack 10/18/96 8:11 PM 100 Blk 39th Vehicle taken from highway/unattended with keys 10/19/96 8:54 PM 4000 Blk Sansom Window to auto broken/leather bag taken 10/20/96 1:54 PM 4006 Spruce St. Money taken from pinball machine 10/20/96 8:38 PM 3900 Blk Sansom Vehicle broken into/suitcase taken 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--2, Thefts from autos--2 10/15/96 3:49 PM 4100 Blk Locust Vehicle broken into/tools taken 10/18/96 10:54 AM 200 Blk 43rd Window to auto broken/CD player taken 30th to 34th/Market to University: Burglaries (& attempts)--2, Total thefts (& attempts)--8, Thefts from autos--3, Criminal mischief & vandalism--2 10/14/96 5:54 AM Gardeners shop 2 radios taken from shop 10/14/96 7:42 AM Smith walk Copper tubing taken from construction site 10/14/96 12:33 PM Franklin field Generator taken 10/14/96 4:37 PM Lot # 45 Window to auto broken/radio taken 10/14/96 5:57 PM Lot # 33 Front window to auto damaged with rock 10/14/96 6:37 PM Hutchinson gym Wallet/contents taken from locker 10/14/96 6:51 PM Lot # 5 Vehicle broken into/back pack and contents taken 10/14/96 8:08 PM Hollenback Ctr. Vehicle broken into/stereo taken 10/14/96 9:53 PM Lot # 29 Right side window to auto broken 10/16/96 4:27 PM Hutchinson gym Contents taken from locker 10/16/96 5:39 PM Towne bldg. Knapsack taken from computer room 10/18/96 7:16 PM Rittenhouse lab Mail taken from room Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--3, Thefts from autos--1, Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 10/14/96 9:38 AM 2000 Blk chest Property taken by unknown suspect from vehicle 10/15/96 4:14 PM 4015 Baltimore. Bike wheel taken 10/19/96 2:08 AM On campus Wallet taken from complainant


Crimes Against Society

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly conduct--1, Alcohol & drug offenses--1 10/20/96 1:34 AM 4000 Blk Spruce Person stopped for possible possession narcotics 10/20/96 9:51 PM 200 Blk 40th Male stopped for unwarranted behavior/arrest 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Weapons offenses--1 10/17/96 9:46 PM 4300 Blk. Locust Weapons confiscated from vehicle/arrest


Almanac

Volume 43 Number 10
October 29, 1996


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