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 September 7, 1998, through September 13, 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: Threats & Harassment--3
9/9/1998 1:49 PM Colonial Penn Ctr Threat received on voice-mail
9/9/1998 8:58 PM Stouffer Triangle Unwanted message received
9/10/1998 10:28 AM Franklin Bldg Complainant reported being threatened
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Threats & Harassment--2
9/12/1998 4:23 PM Harnwell House Unwanted calls received
9/13/1998 10:52 PM Van Pelt House Harassing phone calls received
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts )--1; Purse Snatches--1
9/8/1998 4:42 PM 23rd & South Complainant reported purse grabbed by unknown suspect
9/8/1998 4:42 PM 4500 Osage Complainant robbed by 2 suspects

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total thefts (& attempts)--13; Thefts from autos--2; Thefts of bicycles & parts--1; Criminal mischief & vandalism--1
9/8/1998 10:56 AM Nursing Ed Bldg Complainant reported work documents taken
9/8/1998 12:47 PM 3744 Spruce St Merchandise taken without payment
9/8/1998 3:08 PM Law School Laptop computer taken
9/8/1998 5:42 PM Kings Court Traveler's checks taken
9/9/1998 1:11 PM McClelland Dorm Keys and VCR taken
9/9/1998 4:01 PM Vance Hall Electronic organizer taken
9/10/1998 11:06 AM Nursing Ed Bldg Computer monitor taken
9/10/1998 11:41 AM Biomed Bldg #1 Watch taken
9/10/1998 10:22 PM 3744 Spruce St Wallet taken
9/11/1998 2:20 PM Newman Center Cell phone taken from auto
9/11/1998 5:26 PM Hamilton Walk Rear tire taken from bike
9/12/1998 12:48 PM Meyerson Hall Wallet taken
9/13/1998 1:03 AM 3437 Walnut St Gate pulled from wall
9/13/1998 1:10 PM 3400 Blk Chestnut Radar detector taken
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& attempts)--1; Total thefts (& attempts)--7; Thefts of auto (& attempts)--1; Thefts from autos--2; Thefts of bicycles & parts--1; Arson (& attempts)--1; Forgery & fraud--1; Criminal mischief & vandalism--1
9/8/1998 2:39 AM 4000 Blk Sansom Registration sticker taken from license plate
9/8/1998 8:30 PM Chestnut Hall Clothing taken from residence
9/9/1998 1:58 AM 40th & Spruce Driver reported customer damaged rear door of cab
9/9/1998 3:53 PM 40th & Walnut Bike taken
9/10/1998 4:02 PM Harrison House Various items taken from residence over summer
9/11/1998 10:12 AM 3801 Chestnut St Complainant reported bad charge card used
9/11/1998 10:51 AM Treatment Ctr Wallet taken
9/12/1998 1:49 AM Unit Blk 39th Vehicle taken from highway
9/12/1998 8:58 PM 220 S 40th St Wallet taken
9/13/1998 5:43 AM Delta Kappa Eps Sofa on fire in living room
9/13/1998 4:50 PM 4000 Blk Spruce Miscellaneous items taken from auto
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--1; Thefts of bicycles & parts--1
9/11/1998 4:39 PM 4108 Spruce Bike taken
30th to 34th/Market to University: Burglaries (& attempts)--1; Total thefts (& attempts)--6; Thefts from autos--1; Thefts of bicycles & parts--3; Criminal mischief & vandalism--2
9/7/1998 7:27 PM Hollenback Cntr Bike taken
9/8/1998 12:41 PM Hollenback Cntr Bike taken
9/9/1998 10:04 AM Penn Tower Computer taken
9/9/1998 10:11 AM 34th & Walnut Bolt removed from light bar on police vehicle
9/9/1998 5:25 PM Lot #5 Tools taken from auto
9/9/1998 9:19 PM Rittenhouse Lab Bike taken
9/11/1998 12:27 AM Lot #1 Unknown person attempted to remove screen from window
9/11/1998 10:30 AM Lot #7 Door to van pried by unknown person
9/11/1998 11:16 AM Franklin Field Miscellaneous items taken from concession stand
Outside 30th-43rd/Market-Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)--2; Thefts from autos--1
9/9/1998 5:14 PM New York City Complainant reported personal checks taken
9/11/1998 5:02 PM Unit Blk N.38th Cell phone taken from auto

Crimes Against Society

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Disorderly Conduct--1
9/8/1998 6:19 AM 38th & Spruce Male cited for disorderly conduct
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Alcohol & Drug Offenses--1
9/9/1998 1:09 AM 40th & Chestnut Suspect found with small bag of marijuana

 18th District Crimes Against Persons

6 Incidents and 1 Arrests were reported between September 7, 1998, and September 13, 1998, by the 18th District, covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market Street to Woodland Avenue.

9/7/1998 9:30 PM 5001 Baltimore Aggravated Assault
9/7/1998 2:26 PM 5037 Hazel Aggravated Assault
9/8/1998 1:35 AM 4600 Baltimore Robbery
9/9/1998 1:01 AM 4700 Chestnut Robbery
9/10/1998 2:43 PM 3200 Chestnut Robbery
9/13/1998 2:00 AM 3800 Chestnut Aggravated Assault/Arrest


Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 4, September 22, 1998

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