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 March 30, 1998 through April 5, 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: Aggravated Assaults--1; Simple Assaults--2
03/30/98 7:59 PM University Hospital Vehicle involved in shooting found
03/31/98 11:12 AM 38th & Walnut Complainant assaulted by spouse
04/03/98 12:52 PM Leidy Lab Complainant assaulted by known person
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--4; Simple Assaults--1; Threats & Harassment--1
03/31/98 11:00 PM 4015 Baltimore Complainant robbed by unknown suspect
04/02/98 5:25 PM Low Rise North Complainant reports being harassed
04/03/98 4:06 AM 106 S. 38th St. Complainant robbed of prescription
04/03/98 10:22 AM 40th & Chestnut Complainant struck in face/taken to HUP
04/04/98 10:42 PM 4040 Spruce St. Complainant robbed/Arrest
04/04/98 10:49 PM 4018 Pine St. Complainant robbed/Arrest
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--2; Threats & Harassment--1
03/30/98 12:18 AM 42nd & Walnut Complainant reports being harassed
03/30/98 2:26 AM 43rd & Spruce Complainant/s robbed by suspects in vehicle
03/30/98 2:32 AM 43rd & Spruce Complainant/s robbed by suspects in vehicle
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--1; Threats & Harassment--1
04/02/98 6:33 AM 42nd & Brown Radio and wallet taken from complainant
04/02/98 8:35 AM 1801 Buttonwood St. Harassing calls received

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--7; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--1; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1; Trespassing & Loitering--1
03/30/98 1:40 AM 3400 Blk. Chestnut Window to auto broken
03/31/98 4:51 PM Nursing Ed Bldg. Unattended wallet taken
03/31/98 5:18 PM 38th & Sansom Vehicle taken from lot
04/01/98 5:49 AM Furness Bldg. Unauthorized male In building/Arrest
04/01/98 2:06 PM Stemmler Hall Keys taken from jacket pocket
04/01/98 3:21 PM Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall Unattended wallet taken from restroom
04/01/98 3:52 PM 3600 Blk. Locust Unattended backpack taken
04/04/98 4:42 PM Williams Hall Bike taken from rack
04/05/98 12:27 PM Van Pelt Library Wallet taken from Knapsack
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& Attempts)--3; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--12; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--1; Thefts from Autos--6; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--4
03/30/98 12:33 AM Sigma Phi Epsilon Beer can thrown at vehicle
03/30/98 3:00 PM Pi Kappa Phi Front door to residence forced/property taken
03/30/98 7:17 PM 4037 Spruce St. Fire exit door to residence forced/property taken
03/31/98 11:22 AM 4040 Locust St. Merchandise taken/later recovered
03/31/98 2:23 PM 3900 Blk. Sansom Window to auto broken/items taken
03/31/98 5:13 PM Lot #4 Window broken to auto
03/31/98 9:01 PM 200 Blk. 41st 2 persons arrested attempting to take auto
04/01/98 9:08 AM Public Safety Annex Ticket book missing
04/01/98 2:52 PM 4040 Market St. Unattended purse taken
04/02/98 2:56 PM 3900 Blk. Baltimore 2 tires slashed to auto
04/03/98 3:46 PM 232 S. 41st St. Numerous items taken from apartment
04/03/98 4:13 PM Lot #14 Hubcaps taken from auto
04/03/98 4:22 PM Harnwell House Clay placed around exterior of door to room
04/04/98 8:40 AM Lot #14 Items taken from vehicle
04/04/98 2:59 PM Lot #14 Window to auto broken/CD taken
04/04/98 11:44 AM 4040 Locust St. Merchandise taken/later recovered
04/04/98 4:36 PM 313 S. 41st St. Apt. #9 Miscellaneous jewelry taken from apartment
04/04/98 5:'03 PM Lot #14 Window to auto broken/radio and CD taken
04/04/98 5:39 PM 200 Blk. 41st Window to auto broken/radio and phone taken
30th to 34th/Market to University: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--10; Thefts from Autos--2; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--2; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
03/30/98 1:59 PM Towne Bldg. Bike wheels taken
03/31/98 3:26 PM Rittenhouse Lab Knapsack taken/partial contents recovered
03/31/98 6:42 PM Moore School Wallet taken while unattended
03/31/98 7:19 PM 100 Blk. 34th Vehicle entered/phone taken
04/02/98 4:12 PM Lot #36 Window to auto broken/property taken
04/02/98 5:35 PM Rittenhouse Lab Credit card taken and used for purchases
04/03/98 6:15 PM Towne Bldg. Unattended knapsack taken
04/04/98 9:33 AM Rittenhouse Lab Computer taken
04/04/98 5:53 PM Hutchinson Gym Wallet taken from backpack
04/04/98 8:27 PM Hollenback Center Secured bike taken
04/05/98 3:36 PM Moore School Glue poured into lock of bike
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--1; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--1
03/31/98 7:59 PM 4100 Chester Av. Vehicle taken from highway

Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Alcohol & Drug Offenses--1
03/30/98 7:48 AM 38th & Walnut Suspect arrested for drugs after vehicle accident

 

 18th District Crimes Against Persons

4 Incidents and 2 Arrests were reported between March 30 1998, and April 5, 1998, by the 18th District, covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market Street to Woodland Avenue.

03/30/98 2:05 AM 4600 Market Robbery
04/01/98 12:36 AM 3908 Spruce Robbery/Arrest
04/02/98 6:15 PM 5100 Market Robbery
04/04/98 12:33 AM 4000 Walnut Robbery/Arrest


Almanac, Vol. 44, No. 29, April 14, 1998

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