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 June 9, 1997 And July 6, 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 Simple assaults--1 Threats & harassment--6 97/06/16 10:18 PM Admissions walk Complainant kicked and punched 97/06/17 11:30 AM Franklin bldg Harassing email sent to complainant 97/06/25 9:49 AM Univ hospital Employee receiving harassing phone calls 97/06/25 6:38 PM 3423 Walnut st Customer made threat to complainant 97/06/26 8:35 AM 3409 Walnut st Threats made to patron 97/06/27 12:03 PM Mcclelland dorm Employee received harassing phone calls 97/07/03 10:24 AM Science center Harassing phone calls received 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--3 Simple assaults--2 Threats & harassment--2 97/06/14 9:21 PM Locust ftbridge Complainant harassed by juveniles 97/06/15 3:46 PM 39th & Market Property taken from complainant by cab driver 97/06/20 5:34 PM 40th & Pine Pedestrian struck in face by motorist 97/06/23 4:51 AM 100 blk 39th Complainant reported being assaulted 97/06/28 4:26 PM 40th & Walnut Bike taken from juvenile by two unknown males 97/07/03 10:52 AM 309 s.40th st Harassing phone calls received 97/07/05 12:28 PM 40th & Walnut Suspect attempted to rob cab driver/arrest 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& attempts)--4 97/06/21 11:54 PM 300 blk st mark Complainant robbed/one arrest 97/06/28 3:21 PM 44th & Locust Complainant robbed by unknown suspect 97/07/01 9:32 PM 4201 Chestnut Cash taken from diner/suspect fled area 97/07/06 3:11 AM 42nd & Spruce 2 complainant's robbed by unknown suspect 30th to 34th/Market to university: Robberies (& attempts)--2 Threats & harassment--1 97/06/17 4:36 PM 100 blk 34th Complainant pushed into tree and wallet taken by unknown 97/06/25 12:25 PM Penn tower Employee received threats from former employee 97/06/25 3:46 PM 33rd & ludlow Bicycle taken from complainant by unknown male Outside 30th 43rd/Market Baltimore: Sexual assaults--1 Robberies (& attempts)--2 Aggravated assaults--2 Simple assaults--2 97/06/09 8:38 PM 19th & Market. Complainant robbed by male with simulated weapon 97/06/17 9:50 AM 400 blk 41st st Complainant reported unknown person kicked in back 97/06/20 12:05 PM Walnut st brdge Unknown male lifted complainant's dress and pushed same 97/06/25 4:27 PM 56th & yocum st Complainant shot in chest/taken to HUPER 97/06/26 7:51 PM Unit blk. N. 40 Complainant robbed by two unknown suspects 97/06/26 8:52 PM 4437 Sansom st. Complainant struck by another person 97/07/02 11:47 PM 400 blk 41st 2 police officers injured during arrest

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to civic center: Burglaries (& attempts)--2 Total thefts (& attempts)--45 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1 Thefts from autos--3 Thefts of bicycles & parts--13 Criminal mischief & vandalism--2 Trespassing & loitering--1 97/06/09 3:31 PM Steinbrg/dtrich Unattended walkman taken 97/06/10 12:19 AM Wistar inst Computer taken from unlocked room 97/06/10 9:59 AM Bookstore Person with merchandise not paid for/arrest 97/06/10 2:21 PM Lauder/fischer Secured bicycle taken from rack 97/06/11 10:04 AM Nursing ed bldg Property control panel taken 97/06/11 12:34 PM 3700 blk Sansom Power tools taken from auto 97/06/11 1:16 PM 100 blk 36th Sunglasses taken from auto 97/06/12 9:14 AM 3600 blk Spruce Secured bicycle taken from rack 97/06/13 5:29 PM Lot # 30 Front window broken to auto 97/06/13 6:02 PM 100 blk 36th Window to auto broken/cell phone taken 97/06/15 2:25 PM Annenberg sch Unknown person attempted to take computer 97/06/16 6:34 PM Vance hall Bike taken from rack 97/06/17 9:51 AM Nursing ed bldg Rooms found with pry marks/one entered/nothing taken 97/06/17 2:53 PM Lot # 17 Passenger window broken to van 97/06/17 3:06 PM Williams hall Secured bicycle taken from rack 97/06/18 9:03 AM College hall Cell phone taken from briefcase 97/06/18 9:15 AM Psychology labs Unattended backpack and contents taken 97/06/18 12:26 PM Williams hall Secured bike taken 97/06/19 9:24 AM Annenberg cntr Bathroom supplies taken/recovered 97/06/19 10:20 AM Faculty club Office door kicked in/unknown if anything taken 97/06/19 1:44 PM Interntnl house Wallet and contents taken from unattended purse 97/06/19 2:07 PM Grad sch of ed Suspect attempted to take wallet/fled area 97/06/19 2:20 PM Law school Unattended walkie talkies taken 97/06/19 4:08 PM Biomed bldg # 1 Unattended purse taken 97/06/20 7:21 AM Cleeman dorm Walkie talkies and charger taken from secured room 97/06/20 5:13 PM 3744 Spruce st Male took property without payment/property returned 97/06/20 9:55 PM 3744 Spruce st Items taken from store/suspects fled 97/06/22 3:55 PM Johnson pavln Secured bike taken from rack 97/06/22 4:09 PM Johnson pavln Secured bicycle taken from rack 97/06/22 9:22 PM Clincl res bldg Balance taken from lab 97/06/23 1:14 PM Bookstore Clothing taking without payment/arrest 97/06/23 2:14 PM Johnson pavln Various tools taken from secured room 97/06/23 6:25 PM Stemmler hall Bike taken 97/06/23 8:56 PM Van pelt lbry Credit cards taken from unattended backpack 97/06/25 4:24 PM Meyerson hall Computer taken 97/06/26 3:00 PM 100 blk 38th Window broken and column damaged to auto 97/06/26 4:36 PM Steinbrg/dtrich Unattended credit cad taken 97/06/26 5:09 PM Hamilton walk Bike taken 97/06/27 11:04 AM 3736 Spruce st 6 shirts taken without payment/suspect fled area 97/06/27 12:24 PM 3600 blk Market Suspect reported damage to vehicle/took cash for fixing 97/06/28 11:16 AM Guardian drive Cell phone left on top of car taken 97/06/29 9:29 AM Levy park Bike taken 97/06/30 12:45 AM Hamilton walk Rear bike wheel stolen 97/06/30 9:45 AM Anatchem wing Wallet taken from unsecured room 97/07/01 11:19 AM Grad b tower Bike taken from railing 97/07/01 1:14 PM Williams hall Wire sounded after cable cut 97/07/01 4:51 PM 3640 Spruce Computer taken from trolley 97/07/01 6:00 PM 3423 Walnut st Merchandise taken without payment 97/07/03 3:12 PM Hamilton walk Bike taken 97/07/03 5:11 PM Vance hall Unauthorized person in building/arrest 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--3 Total thefts (& attempts)--45 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--4 Thefts from autos--14 Thefts of bicycles & parts--12 Forgery & fraud--1 Criminal mischief & vandalism--5 Trespassing & loitering--2 97/06/09 12:15 AM Harnwell house Male attempted to take bike/fled area 97/06/09 3:32 AM Lot # 14 Auto taken without authorization 97/06/09 9:31 AM Evens bldg Computer taken while unattended 97/06/09 2:37 PM 3900 blk Pine Spare tire taken from auto 97/06/09 4:37 PM 41st & Pine Ignition and steering column to auto damaged 97/06/10 3:02 PM 4005 Baltimore ave Unattended bike taken from residence 97/06/11 9:03 AM 4000 blk Chancelor Front passenger window to auto taken 97/06/12 4:35 PM 4009 Pine Unattended bike taken from hallway 97/06/12 4:44 PM Harrison house Property taken from secured locker 97/06/13 2:32 AM Campus apts Shrubs uprooted from property 97/06/13 5:19 PM Evens bldg Knapsack/contents taken 97/06/14 10:31 AM Harnwell house Secured bicycle taken from rack 97/06/14 12:52 PM Lot # 14 Stereo taken from auto 97/06/14 1:15 PM Lot # 14 Cell phone taken from auto 97/06/14 1:25 PM Lot # 14 Window to auto broken 97/06/16 9:56 PM 4000 blk Chestnut Window to auto broken/briefcase taken 97/06/17 4:54 PM Dental care lot Vehicle taken from lot 97/06/17 5:05 PM Lot # 23 Vehicle taken from lot 97/06/18 11:28 AM Veterinary sch Unsecured bike taken 97/06/18 7:22 PM 200 blk 41st Window to auto broken/refrigerator taken 97/06/18 10:42 PM Alpha tau omega Bike taken from unsecured room 97/06/19 8:02 AM 3800 blk Chestnut Window to auto broken/radar detector and glasses taken 97/06/19 8:28 AM 3800 blk Sansom Window to auto broken/CD player taken 97/06/19 4:17 PM 3900 blk Pine Window to auto broken/cell phone taken 97/06/19 10:06 PM 4044 Walnut st Unauthorized male in lot posted for residents/arrest 97/06/20 12:18 AM 4044 Walnut st Right rear window to auto broken 97/06/19 10:20 PM 100 blk 41st Male observed breaking window to auto/arrest 97/06/20 3:40 PM Harnwell house CD player and clothing taken from room 97/06/20 4:48 PM Harnwell house Credit card number's taken from computer and used 97/06/22 3:38 PM 3800 blk Locust Unattended purse and contents taken 97/06/22 7:13 PM Phi kappa psi Beer taken from residence/arrest 97/06/23 12:22 PM Evens bldg Secured items taken from locker 97/06/23 3:15 PM Lot # 14 Driver side window to auto broken/briefcase taken 97/06/23 8:38 PM Evens bldg Seat taken from secured bike 97/06/24 11:43 AM 3900 blk Chestnut Window to auto broken/property taken 97/06/25 11:45 AM 4015 Walnut st Wallet taken 97/06/25 11:45 AM 4015 Walnut st Computer taken from unsecured hallway 97/06/25 4:23 PM 4050 Walnut st. Bike taken 97/06/25 8:08 PM 202 s. 40th st. Bike taken 97/06/26 12:35 PM 4015 Walnut st 2 phones taken from unsecured room 97/06/26 2:50 PM 3900 blk Pine Bike taken 97/06/27 3:13 PM Harnwell house TV and VCR taken from secured room 97/06/27 11:51 PM 3907 Walnut st Cash taken from register 97/06/30 3:33 PM 234 s 41st st Unsecured bike taken 97/06/30 7:08 PM 3916 Delancey Unattended bike taken 97/07/01 2:59 AM 301 s 40th st. Suspects with stolen bike/arrest 97/07/01 8:25 AM Lot # 14 Property taken from auto/ketchup found on seats 97/07/01 9:26 PM 3925 Walnut st Unsecured mountain bike taken. 97/07/02 12:43 AM Pi lambda phi Residence entered/briefcase taken 97/07/02 1:15 PM Lot # 14 Property taken from auto 97/07/02 3:44 PM Lot # 14 Window broken to auto/pump taken 97/07/02 10:33 PM 3942 Spruce st Property taken/suspect fled area/wanted on warrant 97/07/03 9:26 AM Veterinary hosp Cable machine and cable taken from lobby/unattended 97/07/03 3:51 PM Psychology bldg Wallet taken while unattended 97/07/05 9:41 AM Pi lambda phi Rear window to auto broken/items taken 97/07/05 1:58 PM Lot # 14 Males in lot unauthorized/arrest 41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--7 Thefts from autos--5 Criminal mischief & vandalism--1 97/06/09 6:18 PM 4200 blk Spruce Window to auto broken/knapsack taken 97/06/16 8:08 AM Children center Rock thrown through window 97/06/19 12:21 PM 4100 blk Sansom Window to auto broken/CD's taken 97/06/26 12:29 PM 4100 blk Spruce Stereo taken from auto 97/06/27 12:04 PM 4300 Baltimore License plate taken from auto 97/06/28 11:26 AM 4200 blk Pine Rear spoiler taken from auto 97/07/01 5:26 PM 328 s 42nd st Unattended wallet and contents from porch. 97/07/05 11:12 PM 42nd & Walnut Merchandise taken without payment/suspect fled area 30th to 34th/Market to university: Burglaries (& attempts)--1 Total thefts (& attempts)--27 Thefts of auto (& attempts)--2 Thefts from autos--6 Thefts of bicycles & parts--10 Criminal mischief & vandalism--2 Trespassing & loitering--2 97/06/09 5:07 PM Lot # 33 Auto taken from lot 97/06/10 5:23 PM Rittenhouse lab Unattended knapsack taken 97/06/10 8:04 PM Lot #48 3 males stopped in lot without authorization 97/06/10 9:33 PM Lot #48 Windshield to auto broken 97/06/11 12:17 PM Morgan bldg Bike taken from porch 97/06/11 12:29 PM Morgan bldg Bike taken from porch 97/06/13 3:51 PM LRSM Computer taken 97/06/14 7:07 AM Lot # 36 Male arrested while in garage without authorization 97/06/16 2:43 PM Moore school CD player taken from room 97/06/16 3:33 PM Lot # 5 Unknown person damaged column to auto 97/06/18 4:30 AM 300 blk 34th Bike taken while secured to street sign 97/06/20 4:19 PM Morgan bldg Secured bike taken from porch 97/06/23 12:47 PM Moore school 3 vending machines pried/unknown what taken 97/06/24 11:55 AM Penn tower Bike taken 97/06/24 2:25 PM Rittenhouse lab Various tools taken from unsecured room 97/06/24 5:37 PM LRSM Clamps taken from secured bike 97/06/26 5:50 PM Hutchinson gym Bike taken 97/06/27 4:04 PM 3020 Market st Cell phone taken from auto 97/06/27 5:07 PM Hutchinson gym Clothing taken from locker 97/06/28 3:40 AM Tennis pavilion Door to manager's office forced/currency taken 97/06/29 3:45 AM 33rd & south Radio and speakers taken from auto 97/06/29 12:38 PM 100 blk 34th Vent window to auto broken 97/06/30 12:03 PM Franklin field Unsecured knapsack & contents tkn 97/06/30 6:41 PM Rittenhouse lab Parts of bike taken 97/07/01 11:09 AM 200 blk 34th Motorola radios taken from construction site 97/07/01 3:30 PM Lot # 5 Property taken from auto 97/07/01 3:38 PM Rittenhouse lab Bike taken while secured 97/07/02 8:48 PM Lot # 37 Window to auto broken/items taken 97/07/03 11:53 AM Chemistry bldg Purse taken from unattended room 97/07/04 7:26 PM Lot # 5 Window to auto smashed/bag taken 97/07/05 3:22 PM 3300 blk Spruce Secured bicycle taken from rack 97/07/06 4:54 PM Lot # 5 Window to auto smashed/property taken Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--1 Total thefts (& attempts)--4 Thefts of bicycles & parts--2 Forgery & fraud--2 Trespassing & loitering--1 97/06/19 3:38 PM 8th & Market Unauthorized use of personal information for credit 97/06/20 10:48 AM 30th st station Secured bicycle taken from rack 97/06/20 11:45 AM 4714 hazel ave Checkbook taken from mail 97/06/20 6:00 PM 4301 Spruce st Male entered secured courtyard area/arrest 97/06/20 7:37 PM New bolton cntr Controlled drug cabinet pried open 97/06/28 12:53 PM Best buy stores Unauthorized use of credit card 97/07/01 8:21 PM New bolton cntr Unattended camera and lens taken 97/07/03 4:36 PM 16th & Spruce Bike taken from rack

Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th/Market to civic center: Alcohol & drug offenses--2 97/06/23 12:58 AM 3700 blk Spruce Drunk driver arrested 97/06/26 10:59 PM 100 blk 38th Drunk driver arrested 38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Weapons offenses--1 97/06/15 1:12 AM 40th & Locust Suspects stopped during traffic violation/weapons found 30th to 34th/Market to university: Disorderly conduct--1 Alcohol & drug offenses--1 97/06/10 6:47 PM 3200 blk south Male cited for disorderly conduct 97/07/04 1:30 AM Convention ave Vehicle with heavy damage/driver intoxicated/arrest Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Weapons offenses--1 97/07/05 8:49 PM 44th & Pine Vehicle with bad tag stopped/gun and drugs found/arrest


18th District Crimes Against Persons

33 incidents and 8 arrests were reported between June 9, 1997 and July 6, 1997, by the 18th District, covering the Schuylkill river to 49th street and Market street to woodland avenue.
06/10/97  8:30 PM  4000 Spruce		Rape
06/11/97  5:45 PM  900 faragut		Robbery
06/11/97  9:45 PM  4624 larchwood	Robbery
06/12/97  2:15 AM  4700 blk Spruce	Robbery
06/14/97  3:10 AM  4800 blk Market	Aggravated assault
06/15/97  6:00 AM  4000 Walnut		Rape
06/15/97  3:30 PM  101 s. 39th		Robbery
06/17/97  4:30 PM  3400 blk Chestnut	Robbery
06/18/97  2:38 AM  200 farragutt	Robbery
06/18/97 11:10 AM  4800 blk Spruce	Robbery
06/20/97  7:10 PM  405 s. 45th		Robbery
06/22/97 11:54 PM  300 blk st. Marks	Robbery/arrest
06/25/97  3:50 PM  3300 ludlow		Robbery
06/25/97 10:00 PM  4600 Walnut		Aggravated assault/arrest
06/27/97  6:08 PM  4400 Sansom		Rape
06/28/97 12:45 AM  4623 Sansom		Robbery/arrest
06/28/97  4:30 AM  4400 ludlow		Rape/arrest
06/28/97  2:00 PM  4400 Locust		Robbery
06/28/97 11:17 PM  4400 Market		Aggravated assault
06/29/97  8:12 AM  4600 Market		Robbery
06/30/97  8:50 PM  300 48th		Robbery
07/01/97  1:25 PM  1255 49th		Agg assault
07/01/97  9:34 PM  4201 Chestnut 	Robbery
07/02/97  1:23 AM  4236 Chestnut 	Agg assault/arrest
07/02/97 11:45 PM  400 41st		Agg assault/arrest
07/04/97  1:12 AM  4408 Walnut		Robbery
07/04/97  3:30 AM  4800 woodland 	Robbery/arrest
07/05/97 12:38 PM  4000 Walnut		Robbery/arrest
07/05/97  1:50 PM  405 45th		Robbery
07/06/97 12:00 AM  4800 Locust		Agg assault
07/06/97  3:05 AM  4200 Spruce		Robbery
07/06/97  5:00 AM  4000 Spruce		Rape
07/06/97 11:05 PM  600 43rd		Robbery


Almanac

Volume 44 Number 1
July 15, 1997


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