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 27, 1997 and February 2, 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 8984482.


Crimes Against Persons

34th to 38th/Market to civic center: Robberies (& attempts)--1 Simple assaults--1 Threats & harassment--6 01/27/97 3:43 PM Biomed bldg # 1 Terminated employee making threats 01/27/97 11:12 PM Quad office Harassing calls received 01/29/97 11:46 PM Hopkinson dorm Unwanted email received 01/30/97 7:30 PM 3600 blk Locust Complainant harassed by unknown male 01/30/97 8:26 PM Guardian drive Tow drivers harassed by operator of previously towed car 01/31/97 2:25 AM 37th & Locust Complainant struck in nose/taken to HUP 01/31/97 3:56 PM Med. Exam lot Complainant harassed by son 02/01/97 2:55 PM Lot # 17 Purse taken/arrest 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--3 Aggravated assaults--1 Simple assaults--2 Threats & harassment--2 01/27/97 11:36 PM 41st & Pine Male attempted to rob complainant/no injuries 01/27/97 11:58 PM 4000 blk Spruce Cash taken from complainant by unknown male 01/28/97 3:22 AM 40th & Spruce 3 unknown males in vehicle robbed complainant 01/29/97 10:19 AM 416 s. 41st Collection agency harassing complainant 01/30/97 3:16 AM 3900 blk Spruce Complainant struck in head and stomach/taken to hup 02/01/97 8:22 PM 4009 Chestnut Man with knife apprehended 02/02/97 3:23 AM 100 blk 39th Fight on highway/adjusted by police 02/02/97 1:06 PM Harrison house Harassing calls received 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--3 01/27/97 11:28 AM 44th & Pine St Complainant robbed by male with simulated weapon 01/27/97 11:25 PM 100 blk 42nd Complainant robbed of currency 01/27/97 11:31 PM 200 blk 42nd Complainant robbed of currency Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--2 01/28/97 8:23 AM 4300 Pine St Unknown males attempted to rob complainant 02/01/97 12:04 AM 300 blk n. 36 2 complainant's/robbed by unknown male


Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to civic center: Burglaries (& attempts)--1 Total thefts (& attempts)--11 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts from autos--1 Thefts of bicycles & parts--3 Criminal mischief & vandalism--4 Trespassing & loitering--1 01/27/97 11:19 AM Lot # 19 Door lock broken to vehicle 01/27/97 4:01 PM Houston hall Unattended beeper taken 01/27/97 5:11 PM Franklin bldg Wallet taken from coat pocket 01/27/97 8:38 PM Guardian drive Wallet removed from vehicle 01/27/97 10:21 PM 3430 Sansom St Wallet taken 01/27/97 10:33 PM Van pelt Library Handle bars taken from bicycle 01/28/97 9:00 AM Law school Secured bike taken 01/28/97 5:30 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Secured bike taken 01/28/97 8:46 PM Van pelt Library Credit cards taken from coat pocket 01/30/97 10:09 AM Science center Unattended/unsecured cell phone taken 01/30/97 7:37 PM 3700 blk Spruce Object thrown at officer/no injury 01/30/97 8:57 PM Houston hall Male in building without authorization/arrest 01/31/97 1:19 AM Phi gamma delta Male broke window to building/fled area 01/31/97 10:05 AM Johnson Pvln. Photo copier glass broken by unknown person 01/31/97 12:58 PM Lot # 9 Vehicle taken from lot 01/31/97 1:12 PM Delta Psi Outside phone cables cut 02/02/97 6:18 PM Van pelt Library Wallet taken 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--4 Thefts from autos--1 Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 Forgery & fraud--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--4 Trespassing & loitering--1 01/27/97 7:01 AM Dining commons Male arrested after found sleeping in unauthorized area 01/27/97 12:39 PM 3900 blk DeLancey Vehicle window broken/cell phone taken 01/27/97 4:56 PM Harrison house Secured bike taken 01/28/97 2:29 AM 40th & Spruce Male broke window to taxi/arrest 01/29/97 9:56 AM 3934 Chestnut Male arrested by Phila. Police for fraudulent check 01/29/97 1:14 PM Evans bldg Property taken from unsecured locker 01/29/97 3:34 PM 3900 blk Sansom Damage to door and dash of vehicle by unknown person 01/31/97 7:53 PM 4009 Locust St Property taken from unattended jacket 02/02/97 4:43 AM Harnwell house Fire alarm box pulled 02/02/97 7:02 PM 4000 blk Pine Window to auto broken 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--1 02/02/97 4:14 AM 4105 Locust St Jacket and contents taken 30th to 34th/Market to university: Total thefts (& attempts)--7 Thefts from autos--3 Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 Trespassing & loitering--1 01/28/97 3:10 PM Franklin field Knapsack taken 01/28/97 9:23 PM Towne bldg Contents of unattended wallet taken 01/29/97 9:00 AM Lot # 36 Window to auto broken/CD's and case taken 01/29/97 9:07 AM Lot # 36 Window pried to auto/cell phone taken 01/29/97 2:55 PM Towne bldg Unauthorized male in building/cited 01/30/97 11:03 AM 34th & Spruce Secured bike taken 01/31/97 10:17 PM Ice rink Credit cards taken from auto/damage to car door 02/02/97 3:51 PM Franklin field Wallet taken while unattended Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--2 Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 01/27/97 4:25 PM 11th & Filbert Wallet and contents taken 01/30/97 10:44 AM 17th & Pine Sts Window to auto broken 01/30/97 9:34 PM 1500 Market St Wallet taken


Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th/Market to civic center: Disorderly conduct--1 01/30/97 7:50 PM 3600 blk Chestnut Male cited for disorderly conduct/also wanted on warrant 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly conduct--1 01/31/97 10:13 PM 4000 blk Pine Juveniles cited for disorderly conduct 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Weapons offenses--2 01/28/97 8:01 PM 43rd & Locust Male with weapon/arrest 01/31/97 9:58 PM 4100 blk Pine Male with weapon/arrest


18th District Crimes Against Persons

12 incidents, 1 arrest reported between January 27 and February 2, 1997, by the 18th District; covering Schuylkill River to 49th Street, Market Street to Woodland Avenue. 1/27/97 11:00 PM 4400 Pine Street Robbery 1/27/97 3:30 PM 1414 Hanson Street Robbery 1/27/97 11:29 PM 11 42nd Street Robbery 1/28/97 11:30 PM 4208 Spruce Street Robbery 1/28/97 3:15 PM 4000 Spruce Street Robbery 1/28/97 10:45 PM 1 43rd Street Robbery 1/28/97 1:15 PM 4840 Spruce Street Robbery 1/28/97 11:49 PM 217 42nd Street Robbery 1/29/97 9:15 AM 4700 Walnut Street Robbery/Arrest 1/29/97 11:30 PM 4740 Chestnut Street Robbery 1/30/97 12:01 AM 4653 Walnut Street Robbery 2/2/97 5:30 PM 3945 Chestnut Street Robbery


Almanac

Volume 43 Number 21
February 11, 1997


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