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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 16, 1998 through February 22, 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

38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Simple Assaults--1
02/16/98 6:34 PM 3900 Blk. Locust Complainant bit on arm/glasses broken/refused treatment
02/18/98 5:29 PM 3925 Walnut St. Currency taken by unknown suspects
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1
02/21/98 9:03 PM 44th & Pine Complainant reported being robbed by unknown person
30th to 34th/Market to University: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Simple Assaults--1
02/17/98 12:09 AM 34th & Spruce Complainant reported being robbed by unknown suspect
02/22/98 2:48 AM Penn Tower Complainant reports being assaulted by unknown

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--16; Thefts from Autos--1;
Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--2; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--2
02/16/98 2:10 AM Meyerson Hall Bike taken
02/16/98 8:17 AM Richards Bldg. Computer taken
02/16/98 8:58 AM Richards Bldg. Door lock tampered with
02/16/98 10:36 AM Caster Bldg. Petty cash taken from cabinet
02/16/98 4:29 PM 3401 Walnut St. Sculpture taken
02/16/98 6:48 PM 3423 Walnut St. Merchandise taken without payment/Arrest
02/18/98 12:23 PM Nursing Ed Bldg. Ladder and tools taken
02/18/98 2:59 PM 3423 Walnut St. Merchandise taken without payment/Arrest
02/18/98 8:06 PM Annenberg Center Book bag taken
02/19/98 11:28 AM Mudd Bldg. Computer taken
02/19/98 4:07 PM Lot #11A Property taken from auto
02/19/98 4:15 PM Williams Hall Bike taken
02/19/98 4:22 PM Gimbel Gym Currency taken from jacket pocket
02/20/98 3:25 PM Gimbel Gym Currency taken from unattended wallet
02/21/98 3:35 PM 3736 Spruce St. Merchandise taken without payment/suspect fled area
02/22/98 3:20 AM Bodine Dorm Fire extinguisher discharged
02/22/98 11:29 AM Leidy Lab Vending machine broken into/currency taken
02/22/98 1:53 PM Children's Hospital Money taken from cash drawer/Arrest
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& Attempts)--2; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--6;
Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--2
02/16/98 11:07 AM 305 S. 40th St. Credit cards taken and used
02/18/98 1:10 PM 216 S. 40th St. Backpack taken
02/18/98 4:54 PM 4045 Pine St. #1 Ski jacket taken
02/19/98 9:14 AM 4005 Locust St. Sign taken from store
02/19/98 9:30 AM Psychology Bldg. Unknown poured liquid on copy machine
02/19/98 6:16 PM 3915 Walnut St. Merchandise taken without payment/2 Arrests
02/19/98 10:28 PM 3915 Walnut St. Property taken without payment/store declined prosecution
02/21/98 7:31 AM Fels Center Vending machine broken into/offices entered by unknown
02/21/98 12:14 PM 3900 Blk. Pine Vehicle found with damaged to hood and fender
02/22/98 6:45 PM 3915 Walnut St. Merchandise taken without payment/Arrest
30th to 34th/Market to University: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--2; Thefts from Autos--2
02/16/98 4:21 PM Lot #24 Property taken from auto
02/17/98 11:10 PM Lot #2 Property taken from auto
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--2; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--1; Thefts from Autos--1
02/17/98 12:07 PM 3100 Blk. Walnut Window to auto broken/property taken
02/20/98 3:23 PM 3500 Warren St. Auto taken from highway

Crimes Against Society

30th to 34th/Market to University: Disorderly Conduct--1; Alcohol & Drug Offenses--1
02/19/98 4:12 PM 300 Blk. 34th Suspect stopped for drug offense/Arrest
02/20/98 4:53 PM 33rd & South Male refused to leave area/Arrest


 18th District Crimes Against Persons

8 Incidents and 2 Arrests were reported between February 16, 1998, and February 22, 1998, by the 18th District, covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market Street to Woodland Avenue.

02/16/98 6:46 PM 4700 Chester Robbery
02/16/98 7:05 PM 4600 Larchwood Aggravated Assault
02/17/98 12:11 AM 3400 Spruce Robbery
02/17/98 1:30 AM 236 48th St Aggravated Assault/Arrest
02/18/98 5:30 PM 3925 Walnut Robbery/Arrest
02/20/98 8:33 PM 4800 Spruce Robbery
02/21/98 9:08 PM 4400 Pine Robbery
02/22/98 10:30 PM 4439 Chestnut Robbery


Return to: Almanac, University of Pennsylvania, March 3/10, 1998, Volume 44, Number 24