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 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 12, 1998 through January 18, 1998. The University Police actively patrols 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: Robberies (& Attempts)­2; Aggravated Assaults­1; Threats & Harassment­2
01/12/98 11:49 AM Grad B Tower Unwanted e-mails received
01/12/98 3:00 PM 3600 Blk. Walnut Cash and wallet taken by unknown suspect
01/14/98 11:30 AM 38th & Spruce Complainant threatened by male with knife/Arrest
01/15/98 10:08 AM Caster Bldg. Unwanted calls and visits made
01/18/98 1:29 AM 3600 Blk. Spruce Currency taken from complainant by unknown suspect
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)­1; Threats & Harassment­4
01/15/98 7:07 AM 4000 Blk. Baltimore Wallet and bike taken from complainant
01/15/98 3:00 PM 200 Blk. 40th Complainant reports being threatened
01/15/98 3:24 PM 4037 Spruce St. Complainant found dead mouse in cereal
01/16/98 3:28 PM 200 Blk. 40th Complainant reports being harassed
01/17/98 12:52 PM 3915 Pine St. Unwanted calls and e-mails received
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)­1; Threats & Harassment­1
01/15/98 11:19 AM 4514 Pine St. Harassing phone calls received
01/16/98 8:14 PM 254 S. 44th St. Complainant robbed by unknown person with knife

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total Thefts (& Attempts)­14; Thefts from Autos­1; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts­1;
Forgery & Fraud­1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism­2; Trespassing & Loitering­1
01/12/98 9:32 AM Annenberg Center Male found sleeping under steps in bldg/Cited
01/12/98 1:23 PM Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall Packaged ceramic bank taken from office
01/12/98 5:12 PM 200 Blk. 38th Property taken from auto
01/12/98 5:57 PM Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall Knapsack with contents taken
01/13/98 11:34 AM Johnson Pavilion Fax machine taken from secured room
01/13/98 4:37 PM 203 S. 38th St. Property taken from store without payment
01/14/98 5:30 AM Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall 2:vending machines broken into
01/14/98 1:06 PM Bookstore Unknown attempted to cash stolen check
01/14/98 3:27 PM 3600 Blk. Market Wallet taken from office
01/15/98 12:30 PM 132 S. 34th St. Wallet taken from coat
01/15/98 1:30 PM 3409 Walnut St. Wallet taken by unknown person
01/16/98 10:09 AM 3400 Blk. Walnut Bike tire taken
01/16/98 1:20 PM Houston Hall Credit cards taken
01/16/98 2:08 PM Seashore House Unknown male broke window to auto
01/17/98 9:44 AM 3604 Chestnut St. Property taken without payment/Arrest
01/17/98 3:21 PM Bookstore Property taken without payment/Arrest
01/17/98 5:50 PM 3430 Sansom St. Wallet taken
01/18/98 2:11 PM 203 S. 38th St. CD's taken from establishment without payment
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)­5; Thefts from Autos ­1; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts­1
01/15/98 10:31 AM Lot #4 Tools taken from auto
01/15/98 10:25 PM 3936 Pine St. Athletic shoes and pajamas taken
01/16/98 2:07 PM 208 S. 40th St. Jacket and wallet taken
01/16/98 5:04 PM 303 S. 40th St. Bike taken
01/18/98 9:35 PM Delta Kappa Eps Various property taken from residence
30th to 34th/Market to University: Total Thefts (& Attempts)­7; Thefts from Autos ­1
01/12/98 2:49 AM Lot #36 Male attempted to remove parts from auto/Arrest
01/12/98 9:06 AM Moore School Vending machine broken into
01/13/98 11:36 AM Franklin Field University banners taken from secured area
01/13/98 3:15 PM Penn Tower Wallet taken
01/14/98 7:47 AM Moore School Candy machine broken into/money taken
01/14/98 7:25 PM Franklin Field Backpack taken from field
01/17/98 6:17 PM 100 Blk. 33rd Backpack taken from auto
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)­1; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)­1
01/16/98 3:17 PM 400 S. 40th St. Vehicle taken from highway

Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Disorderly Conduct­1
01/17/98 3:46 PM 3700 Blk. Chestnut Male refused to leave area/Arrest
30th to 34th/Market to University: Disorderly Conduct­1
01/15/98 7:44 PM Rittenhouse Lab Unauthorized person in area/Arrest


 18th District Crimes Against Persons

24 Incidents and 5 Arrests were reported between January 12, 1998, and January 18, 1998, by the 18th District, covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market Street to Woodland Avenue.

01/12/98 2:45 PM 4212 Chestnut Aggravated Assault
01/12/98 9:55 PM 4800 Kingsessing Robbery
01/13/98 11:15 AM 4518 Walnut Aggravated Assault
01/13/98 12:00 PM 4000 Blk. Chestnut Rape
01/13/98 1:40 PM 4600 Market Robbery
01/13/98 8:38 PM 1 43rd St Robbery
01/14/98 6:11 AM 4725 Chester Robbery
01/14/98 9:47 AM 4800 Springfield Robbery
01/15/98 7:00 AM 4017 Baltimore Robbery
01/15/98 8:10 PM 4700 Baltimore Aggravated Assault
01/16/98 7:25 PM 4857 Chestnut Robbery
01/16/98 8:13 PM 254 44th St Robbery/Arrest
01/18/98 1:50 AM 3700 Spruce Robbery
01/18/98 11:51 AM 4209 Chester Aggravated Assault



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