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 April 7, 1997 And April 13, 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 Threats & harassment--1 04/09/97 1:56 AM 38th & Chestnut Complainant robbed of currency/arrest 04/13/97 11:31 PM 3401 Walnut St. Complainant received threatening calls

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Simple assaults--1 Threats & harassment--4 04/07/97 10:59 AM 3930 Pine St. Unwanted phone calls received. 04/07/97 12:17 PM 3930 Chestnut Complainant threatened by male. 04/10/97 6:41 PM Harnwell house Complainant threatened by known person(s) 04/11/97 7:45 PM High rise north Unwanted phone calls received 04/13/97 4:40 AM 4000 Blk. Spruce Complainant hit by male

Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Aggravated assaults--1 04/10/97 9:38 PM 300 n. Busti Suspect apprehended in Phila. Police shooting


Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total thefts (& attempts)--16 Thefts of bicycles & parts--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--6 04/07/97 8:52 AM Chestnut dorm 4 two-way radios taken 04/07/97 2:02 PM Van pelt Library Wallet and contents taken from backpack 04/08/97 10:15 AM Grad sch of ed Storage window shattered 04/08/97 4:27 PM Nursing ed bldg. Unattended VCR taken 04/08/97 6:34 PM Vance hall Wallet taken 04/08/97 7:25 PM Van pelt Library Wallet taken 04/09/97 7:54 AM Grad sch of ed Shield to lock pried/no entry gained 04/09/97 5:22 PM Hamilton walk Bike lock glued 04/09/97 10:37 PM Houston hall Unattended bookbag taken 04/10/97 1:33 AM 3744 Spruce St. Items taken from store/arrest 04/10/97 2:43 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Currency taken from unattended wallet 04/10/97 5:13 PM 3430 Sansom St. Unattended Penncard taken 04/10/97 5:17 PM Medical school Unattended backpack taken 04/10/97 7:15 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Secured bicycle taken 04/10/97 8:04 PM 36th & Chestnut Unattended briefcase taken 04/11/97 3:00 PM Morgan dorm Unattended Mac card taken 04/11/97 4:27 PM Williams hall Unattended wallet taken 04/12/97 3:20 PM Houston hall Backpack taken 04/11/97 10:02 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Cash changer broken. 04/12/97 1:13 PM Franklin bldg. Unattended wallet taken 04/13/97 3:44 AM Thos. Penn dorm Fire extinguishers discharged 04/13/97 7:03 PM Van pelt Library Object thrown from window

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--1 Total thefts (& attempts)--7 Thefts from autos--1 Thefts of bicycles & parts--3 Forgery & fraud--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--3 04/07/97 12:16 PM 4000 Blk. Irving Wheel bent, seat twisted on bike 04/08/97 12:32 PM Pi lambda phi Bicycle taken 04/08/97 1:28 PM Zeta beta tau Bicycle taken 04/08/97 5:13 PM Dining commons Video and CDs taken 04/10/97 10:06 AM 40th & Locust Bike taken/suspect arrested 04/10/97 2:13 PM Van pelt house Unattended backpack taken 04/10/97 4:21 PM 4055 Sansom Items charged on credit card by unknown actor 04/11/97 3:09 AM 3900 Blk. Spruce Vehicle windows damaged/arrest 04/11/97 10:03 AM 3930 Spruce St. Complainant reported burglary alarm/unknown suspect fled 04/11/97 11:40 AM Van pelt house Unsecured wallet/jewelry taken 04/11/97 7:33 PM 3906 Spruce St. Radio taken from vehicle. 04/12/97 3:08 PM 4013 Baltimore Outside gate/lock to property damaged 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--1 04/07/97 10:47 AM Divinity school Currency taken 30th to 34th/Market to university: Total thefts (& attempts)--6 Thefts from autos--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--3 04/08/97 6:26 PM Franklin field Unattended backpack taken 04/08/97 7:13 PM Franklin field Knapsack taken 04/09/97 4:07 PM Rittenhouse lab Currency taken from wallet 04/09/97 5:57 PM Rittenhouse lab Bicycle lock glued 04/10/97 1:19 PM Rittenhouse lab Lock to bicycle tampered with 04/10/97 4:57 AM Rittenhouse lab Male tampering with bikes/arrest 04/10/97 3:51 PM Chemistry bldg. Bicycle lock glued by unknown 04/13/97 1:21 PM Lot # 36 Items taken from vehicle 04/13/97 2:58 PM Franklin field Knapsack taken/later recovered with some contents missing Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--2 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--2 Forgery & fraud--1 04/09/97 11:15 AM Delaware & Spr. Gdn. Credit card given to employee for payment/not returned 04/11/97 4:02 AM 400 Blk. 41st Unknown males discarded auto/owner unknown 04/11/97 12:41 PM 400 Blk. S 41st Steering column to auto cut


18th District Crimes Against Persons

9 incidents and 2 arrests were reported between April 7, 1997 and April 13,1997, by the 18th police district; covering Schuylkill river to 49th street, Market street to Woodland avenue.

04/07/97 6:36 PM 4300 Ludlow Aggravated assault/arrest 04/08/97 3:04 PM 4800 Woodland Robbery 04/09/97 1:50 AM 3800 Chestnut Robbery/arrest 04/10/97 7:42 AM 4500 Market Aggravated assault 04/11/97 2:27 AM 3800 Market Robbery 04/11/97 1:47 PM 4600 Market Robbery 04/12/97 5:30 AM 3400 Spruce Robbery 04/13/97 7:20 PM 4300 Osage Robbery 04/13/97 8:42 PM 4600 Woodland Robbery


Almanac

Volume 43 Number 31
April 22, 1997


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