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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 February 2, 1998 through February 8, 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: Simple Assaults--1
02/03/98 1:16 PM HUP Suspect sprayed pepper spray/Arrest
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Simple Assaults--1; Threats & Harassment--2
02/03/98 3:30 PM 3900 Blk. Chestnut Complainant harassed by phone
02/04/98 3:16 AM 41st & Locust Purse taken by simulated weapon/3 Arrests
02/04/98 2:26 PM 3900 Blk. Spruce Complainant reported being assaulted
02/07/98 4:17 PM Harnwell House Unwanted calls received
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Threats & Harassment--1
02/05/98 6:49 PM 326 S. 42nd St. Complainant reports being harassed
02/06/98 7:14 AM 4200 Blk. Osage Wallet taken by unknown suspect
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1
02/05/98 11:02 PM 4200 Chester Av. Complainant reports being robbed/Arrest made

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--18; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--2;
Thefts from Autos--2; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1; Trespassing & Loitering--1
02/02/98 8:32 AM Speakman Dorm Wallet taken
02/02/98 9:19 AM Houston Hall Unattended portfolio taken
02/03/98 6:56 AM Nursing Education Bldg. Vending machine broken into/cash taken
02/03/98 11:47 AM 3400 Blk. Chestnut Property taken from auto
02/04/98 9:22 AM McNeil Bldg. Checks taken from unsecured area
02/04/98 1:21 PM Williams Hall Wallet taken
02/04/98 3:17 PM 3423 Walnut St. Merchanidse taken without payment
02/05/98 11:15 AM Johnson Pavilion Wallet taken
02/05/98 11:25 AM Children's Hospital Male arrested for trespass
02/05/98 11:36 AM Anatomy-Chemistry Wing Backpack taken from room
02/05/98 2:22 PM Anatomy-Chemistry Wing Door tampered with
02/05/98 4:12 PM 3624 Market St. Credit cards and umbrella taken
02/05/98 4:12 PM Lot #30 Registration card taken from auto
02/05/98 10:21 PM Unit Blk. 38th Auto taken from highway
02/06/98 1:17 PM Class Of '87 Dorm Wallet given to cab driver and not returned
02/06/98 1:18 PM Lauder Hall/Fischer Hall Unattended wallet taken
02/07/98 11:05 AM 3420 Moravian St. Wallet taken
02/07/98 11:49 PM 3700 Blk. Chestnut Auto taken from highway
02/08/98 3:11 AM Ward Dorm Wallet taken
02/08/98 12:55 PM 3423 Walnut St. Clothing taken from establishment without payment
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--13; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--1,
Thefts from Autos--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--2
02/02/98 1:52 PM 230 S. 40th St. 8 packs of bacon taken
02/02/98 7:52 PM 200 Blk. 41st Mirror to auto broken off
02/03/98 10:36 AM Harrison House 40 cartons of cigarettes taken
02/03/98 3:01 PM High Rise North 6 cartons of cigarettes taken from commissary
02/04/98 2:52 PM High Rise North Unsecured tool box taken
02/05/98 1:53 PM 3915 Walnut St. Merchandise taken wihtout payment/2 Arrests
02/05/98 11:10 PM 106 S. 38th St. Auto taken from parking lot
02/06/98 1:20 AM 3917 Sansom St. Wallet taken from jacket
02/06/98 3:55 AM Sigma Alpha Mu Members of house tampered with fire alarm equipment
02/06/98 10:16 AM 3929 Sansom St. Wallet taken
02/06/98 3:23 PM Chaplain's House Wallet taken from coat
02/06/98 8:43 PM 3900 Blk. Chestnut Currency taken
02/07/98 11:08 AM 3900 Blk. Spruce Backpack taken from auto
02/07/98 3:13 PM 3915 Walnut St. Male exited store without payment/Arrest
02/07/98 7:22 PM Chaplain's House Miscellaneous property taken
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--2; Thefts from Autos--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
02/03/98 12:51 AM 43rd & Walnut Puppy taken
02/03/98 7:45 PM 4226 Walnut St. Complainant reports damage to property
02/08/98 7:32 AM 400 S. 43rd St. Various items taken from auto
30th to 34th/Market to University: Burglaries (& Attempts)--1; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--10;
Thefts from Autos--3; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
02/02/98 7:26 AM Moore School Vending machine broken into
02/02/98 5:37 PM Hutchinson Gym Wallet taken from locker
02/03/98 4:20 PM 34th St. & Civic Center Blvd. Tools taken from truck
02/03/98 7:13 PM Smith Walk License plate taken
02/04/98 12:44 AM Weightman Hall Numerous radios taken
02/05/98 7:19 AM Moore School Vending machine broken into
02/05/98 8:22 AM Rittenhouse Lab Vending machine broken into
02/06/98 12:41 PM Lot #36 Scratches found on auto and liquid found on hood
02/06/98 5:28 PM LRSM Computer taken
02/08/98 1:50 PM Lot #5 Various items taken from auto
02/08/98 3:32 PM Palestra Video camera and VCR taken
02/08/98 6:45 PM Palestra Wallet taken
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--2; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--1
02/06/98 10:02 AM 4300 Blk. Osage Bike rack taken from house
02/07/98 3:32 PM 2300 Blk. Walnut Auto taken from highway

Crimes Against Society

34th To 38th/Market To Civic Center: Disorderly Conduct--1
02/07/98 6:04 PM 3744 Spruce St. Aggressive panhandler/Cited
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly Conduct--1
02/06/98 3:36 AM 3900 Blk. Delancey Nude male on highway/Cited
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Alcohol & Drug Offenses--1
02/07/98 11:41 PM 4200 Blk. Walnut Numerous bags of drugs confiscated/Arrest
30th to 34th/Market to University: Weapons Offenses--1
02/06/98 1:09 PM 200 Blk. 34th Vehicle stopped/gun found/1 Arrest


 18th District Crimes Against Persons

18 Incidents and 5 Arrests were reported between February 2, 1998, and February 8, 1998, by the 18th District, covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market Street to Woodland Avenue.

02/02/98 6:55 PM 4600 Market Aggravated Assault/Arrest
02/03/98 7:45 AM 4500 Walnut Robbery
02/03/98 7:10 PM 4435 Baltimore Robbery
02/03/98 7:45 PM 4514 Pine Robbery
02/04/98 3:15 AM 4100 Locust Robbery
02/04/98 4:12 PM 4701 Pine Robbery/Arrest
02/04/98 6:57 PM 4700 Chester Robbery
02/04/98 7:25 PM 4403 Chestnut Robbery
02/04/98 9:57 PM 4833 Woodland Robbery
02/05/98 12:36 AM 4800 Chestnut Rape
02/05/98 12:44 AM 4600 Chestnut Robbery
02/05/98 1:21 AM 4522 Osage Aggravated Assault/Arrest
02/05/98 4:27 AM 3900 Market Robbery/Arrest
02/05/98 10:55 PM 4200 Chester Robbery/Arrest
02/06/98 7:00 AM 4222 Osage Robbery
02/06/98 6:40 PM 4224 Chester Robbery
02/06/98 10:00 PM 4740 Hazel Aggravated Assault
02/08/98 6:40 PM 4600 Cedar Robbery


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