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 January 20, 1997 and January 26, 1997. 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--4 01/20/97 12:36 AM NY alumni dorm Unwanted calls received 01/22/97 7:49 PM 36th & Chestnut Complainant harassed by unknown person 01/23/97 4:48 PM 200 Blk 36th Unwanted remarks made to complainant 01/26/97 2:59 PM Stouffer Tr. Unwanted calls received 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--3 Simple assaults--1 01/22/97 3:47 AM 40th & Market Complainant robbed by 4 unknown males who fled in auto 01/22/97 4:09 AM Unit Blk 40th Complainant robbed by 2 unknown males who fled in auto 01/25/97 12:45 AM 39th & Walnut Complainant struck/did not wish to pursue at this time 01/26/97 3:47 AM 4000 Blk Pine Complainant robbed by two unknown males 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Simple assaults--1 01/21/97 11:04 AM 4224 Walnut St Confrontation between roommates 30th to 34th/Market to University: Robberies (& attempts)--1 01/25/97 12:07 AM 34th & Sansom Wallet and cash taken/3 arrests made


Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)--2 Total thefts (& attempts)--18 Thefts from autos--1 Thefts of bicycles & parts--2 Forgery & fraud--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 Trespassing & loitering--1 01/20/97 12:16 PM Vance hall Currency taken from unattended purse 01/20/97 1:37 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Knapsack taken while unattended 01/20/97 5:12 PM Van pelt Library Wallet taken from unattended backpack 01/20/97 9:33 PM Van pelt Library Wallet taken from unattended backpack 01/21/97 12:51 PM Alpha chi rho Bike taken from 1st floor of residence 01/21/97 1:21 PM Meyerson hall Bike taken from rack 01/21/97 1:23 PM Van pelt Library Unattended backpack and coat taken 01/21/97 6:51 PM Van pelt Library Knapsack taken while unattended and unsecured 01/22/97 11:05 AM Bookstore Bookbag taken from locker 01/22/97 4:31 PM Van pelt Library Knapsack taken while unattended 01/22/97 4:43 PM Van pelt Library Unattended books taken 01/22/97 4:53 PM Stiteler Bldg Unauthorized male in building arrested 01/22/97 6:26 PM Hillel Fnd. Wallet taken from lounge area 01/23/97 2:13 AM Franklin annex Male arrested after attempting to break into mailbox 01/23/97 2:27 AM 3604 Chestnut St Merchandise taken without payment/arrest 01/23/97 12:42 PM 3402 Sansom St Unattended bag with contents taken 01/24/97 1:27 PM Caster Bldg Wallet taken while unattended 01/24/97 3:47 PM Franklin Bldg Check cash by unauthorized person 01/25/97 2:47 AM Stouffer Tr. Glass door broken 01/25/97 5:29 AM College hall Snack machine broken into 01/25/97 1:37 PM Nichols house Stereo taken from secured cabinet 01/25/97 10:09 PM Houston hall VCR taken 01/26/97 7:54 PM 3700 Blk Sansom Window to auto broken/briefcase taken 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--7 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts of bicycles & parts--2 Possession of stolen property--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--2 01/20/97 9:37 AM Lot # 14 Auto damaged/scrapes with key by unknown person 01/20/97 10:49 PM Harnwell house Unknown person took parts from bike 01/21/97 5:11 PM 200 Blk 41st Vehicle taken from highway 01/22/97 3:35 PM Chi omega Secured bike taken from rack 01/23/97 1:34 PM 3900 Chestnut St Hole in window from bb gun 01/23/97 5:48 PM 4040 Locust St Merchandise taken without payment/arrest 01/24/97 3:06 PM 208 s 40th St Wallet and contents taken 01/25/97 12:41 AM 3925 Walnut St Items taken without payment/no charges pressed per store 01/25/97 4:40 AM 3900 Blk Spruce Tag confiscated from vehicle/previously reported stolen 01/26/97 3:41 PM 208 s 40th St Unattended/unsecured knapsack taken 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--2 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts from autos --1 01/20/97 9:10 PM 4100 Blk Spruce Vehicle taken from highway 01/23/97 1:43 PM 200 Blk 42nd 2 juveniles stopped with cell phone/no complainant found 30th to 34th/Market to University: Total thefts (& attempts)--10 Thefts from autos--2 Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 01/20/97 2:02 PM LRSM Unattended/unsecured cabinets taken from loading dock 01/20/97 2:50 PM LRSM Computer taken 01/20/97 3:02 PM Towne Bldg Knapsack taken 01/20/97 3:26 PM Moore school Knapsack taken 01/20/97 6:35 PM Franklin field Knapsack taken 01/20/97 8:26 PM Lot # 47 Door handle to auto broken 01/22/97 9:08 AM Lot # 36 Passenger window to auto damaged/purse and clothing taken 01/22/97 7:38 PM 3200 Blk Walnut Window to auto pried/cash and shoes taken 01/23/97 11:24 AM Franklin field Unattended jacket with wallet taken 01/23/97 12:41 PM Franklin field Knapsack taken 01/23/97 1:34 PM Moore school 2 credit cards taken from unattended backpack


Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Disorderly conduct--4 01/21/97 10:20 AM 3604 Chestnut St Male issued citation for disorderly conduct 01/21/97 6:04 PM 38th & Chestnut Male cited for disorderly conduct 01/24/97 3:05 PM Gimbel gym Male arrested for disorderly conduct 01/26/97 4:57 PM 3744 Spruce St Male obstructing highway/became disorderly/arrest 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly conduct--1 01/20/97 10:56 AM 4000 Spruce St Male arrested after being disorderly


Almanac

Volume 43 number 20
February 4, 1997


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