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 November 4, 1996 and November 10, 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 8984482.


Crimes Against Persons

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Robberies (& attempts)--1 Threats & harassment--1 11/04/96 2:08 AM 3400 Blk Chestnut Robbery by unknown person 11/04/96 9:46 AM Franklin Bldg Obscene message on voice mail 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Simple assaults--1 Threats & harassment--4 11/06/96 12:14 AM Harrison house Unwanted calls received 11/06/96 9:40 AM Harrison house Unwanted phone calls 11/07/96 5:56 PM 3956 Pine St. Unsolicited calls received at home 11/08/96 8:55 AM Levy Bldg. Employee vs employee 11/09/96 2:06 AM Harrison house Unwanted calls received 30th to 34th/Market to University: Aggravated assaults--1 11/05/96 6:48 PM Towne Bldg Complainant assaulted by unknown suspect with knife


Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)--2 Total thefts (& attempts)--25 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--3 Thefts from autos--2 Thefts of bicycles & parts--2 Criminal mischief & vandalism--3 11/04/96 7:47 AM GSE Forcible entry/unknown what taken 11/04/96 8:15 AM Lot # 17 Mail service van taken 11/04/96 9:46 AM Franklin Bldg Wallet taken from unattended purse 11/04/96 2:34 PM 200 Blk 38th Vehicle taken from highway 11/04/96 3:09 PM Theta Xi Writing found in new concrete 11/04/96 7:33 PM Grad B tower Currency taken from mailbox 11/04/96 8:46 PM Johnson Pvln. Secured bicycle taken from rack 11/05/96 7:29 AM 3744 Spruce St Various items taken/arrest 11/05/96 2:56 PM 203 S. 38th St CD stolens from store/2 suspects fled area 11/05/96 3:01 PM Medical school Currency taken from desk drawer 11/05/96 4:56 PM Medical school Currency taken from desk drawer 11/05/96 5:43 PM Furness Bldg Secured bike taken 11/06/96 11:05 AM Stemmler hall Coat taken 11/06/96 11:22 AM Lot # 19 Auto taken 11/06/96 6:14 PM 100 Blk 38th Window broken to auto 11/06/96 8:36 PM 3400 Blk Chestnut Window broken to auto 11/06/96 9:56 PM 3700 Blk Sansom Property taken from auto/2 arrests 11/06/96 10:44 PM Houston hall Wallet taken by unknown suspect who fled area 11/06/96 10:52 PM Houston hall Cell phone taken 11/06/96 11:02 PM Houston hall Unattended backpack taken from lounge 11/07/96 2:20 PM 132 S 34th St Wallet taken from backpack 11/07/96 2:48 PM HUP Unattended/unsecured cell phone taken 11/08/96 7:37 AM Logan hall Contractor equipment taken from basement 11/08/96 11:34 AM Gimbel gym Unattended wallet taken from bench 11/08/96 4:30 PM Annenberg Ctr. Unattended/unsecured musical equipment taken 11/09/96 1:17 PM Meyerson hall Wallet taken from unattended backpack 11/09/96 7:36 PM Delta Psi Property taken/2 males stopped/no complainant 11/10/96 8:42 AM 3700 Blk spruce Passenger window broken to auto 11/10/96 5:34 PM Phi delta theta Hand truck taken from rear yard 11/10/96 11:39 PM 3744 spruce St Property taken/manager refused prosecution 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--2 Total thefts (& attempts)--11 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--3 Thefts from autos--3 Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 11/05/96 6:37 AM Lot # 14 Cell phone taken from auto 11/05/96 12:28 PM Lot # 31 Auto taken 11/05/96 3:00 PM 200 Blk 41st Window broken to auto 11/07/96 3:30 AM Chestnut hall Property taken from residence 11/07/96 11:48 AM Evans Bldg Currency taken from secured cabinet/room 11/07/96 1:15 PM Dining commons 3 CO2 containers taken 11/08/96 12:13 PM Dining commons Currency taken from unattended backpack 11/09/96 2:51 AM Sigma Alpha Mu 3 males arrested breaking into residence 11/09/96 4:18 PM 3900 Blk walnut Auto keys taken from trunk lock while unattended 11/09/96 7:53 PM 3915 walnut St Merchandise taken from establishment/arrest 11/09/96 8:21 PM 39th & Sansom Property removed from auto/2 males arrested 11/10/96 11:10 AM Harrison house Wheel taken from bike 11/10/96 8:32 PM 4000 Blk pine Auto taken from highway 30th to 34th/Market to University: Burglaries (& attempts)--2 Total thefts (& attempts)--13 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--2 Thefts from autos--2 11/04/96 2:58 PM Music Bldg Unknown attempted to take computer 11/04/96 3:22 PM Lot # 36 Jeep taken 11/04/96 8:26 PM Moore school Currency and mastercard taken 11/05/96 2:20 PM Lot # 5 Partial plate taken from auto 11/05/96 5:50 PM Franklin field Knapsack taken from field 11/05/96 8:45 PM Rittenhouse lab Unauthorized person in computer room/arrest 11/06/96 2:48 PM Penn tower Wallet taken from unattended purse 11/06/96 8:06 PM Franklin field Knapsack with various contents taken 11/07/96 1:32 PM Bennett hall CD's taken from office 11/07/96 4:08 PM Rittenhouse lab Backpack taken/later found/currency missing 11/07/96 5:17 PM Towne Bldg Eyeglasses taken from room 11/07/96 7:53 PM Moore school Unattended wallet taken 11/08/96 6:47 PM Lot # 24 Vehicle taken 11/09/96 7:10 AM Franklin field Generator taken from room 11/09/96 10:35 AM 3300 Blk walnut Bike taken from station wagon Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--2 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts from autos--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 11/05/96 6:45 PM 30th St station Window broken to auto/bowling ball taken 11/06/96 7:50 AM 500 Blk s. 44 Male breaking into vehicle/arrest 11/08/96 11:26 AM 403 s. 40th St. Vehicle taken from rear lot


Crimes Against Society

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Alcohol & drug offenses--1 11/10/96 8:11 PM 41st & Pine Male arrested for drug offense>


Almanac

Volume 43 Number 13
November 19/26, 1996


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