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 1, 1999 through February 7, 1999. 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: Sexual assaults-1; Robberies (& attempts)-1; Threats & harassment-2
2/1/1999 1:59 AM 3600 Blk Market Complainant robbed/2 arrests
2/5/1999 1:37 PM Nursing Ed Bldg Flyers with racial remarks
2/6/1999 8:55 PM 3744 Spruce St Confidential report
2/7/1999 6:32 PM Lower Quad Unwanted calls received
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Threats & harassment-3
2/1/1999 9:02 AM Evans Bldg Person refused to leave building
2/1/1999 7:12 PM 4060 Irving St Threatening message left on answering machine
2/7/1999 3:00 PM 101 S 39th St Unwanted calls received

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Burglaries (& attempts)-1; Total thefts (& attempts)-15; Thefts of auto (& attempts)-1; Thefts from autos-1; Forgery & fraud-1; Criminal mischief & vandalism-1
2/1/1999 11:21 AM Biomed Bldg #1 Wallet taken
2/1/1999 6:51 PM Gimbel Gym Wallet taken
2/1/1999 7:03 PM Gimbel Gym Jacket with contents taken
2/1/1999 9:29 PM 3601 Walnut St Cash and license taken
2/2/1999 2:24 PM Steinberg/Dietrich Electronic hand organizer taken
2/2/1999 4:22 PM Van Pelt Lbry Wallet taken
2/2/1999 5:26 PM Franklin Bldg Office entered/unknown items taken
2/3/1999 5:05 PM Richards Bldg Bill received for unknown shipment
2/3/1999 6:54 PM Annenberg Cntr Cell phone taken
2/4/1999 3:24 PM 3423 Walnut St Merchandise taken/arrest
2/4/1999 9:16 PM 100 Blk 38th Vehicle taken from highway
2/5/1999 3:06 PM 20 S 36th St Wallet taken
2/5/1999 4:19 PM 3742 Spruce St Wallet taken
2/5/1999 4:45 PM Duhring Wing Knapsack taken
2/5/1999 5:50 PM Franklin Bldg Wallet taken
2/6/1999 3:00 PM 3601 Walnut St Wallet taken from backpack/arrest
2/7/1999 11:59 AM Morgan Dorm Fire extinguisher sprayed
2/7/1999 3:25 PM 3600 Blk Walnut Property taken from auto
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (&attempts )-2; Total thefts (& attempts)-5; Thefts of bicycles & parts-1; Forgery & fraud-1; Criminal mischief & vandalism-3
2/2/1999 2:50 AM Alpha Epsln Pi 2 pool cues taken
2/2/1999 4:09 AM Beta Theta Pi Property taken from residence
2/3/1999 2:22 PM Phi Sigma Sigma Fraternity letters taken from building
2/3/1999 3:44 PM 4040 Locust St Restaurant entered/unknown what taken
2/3/1999 10:28 PM 40th & Spruce Money and jewelry taken from complainant
2/5/1999 10:50 AM Presbyterian Hosp Vendor's money bag taken
2/6/1999 12:10 AM Superblock Suspect asked for money for car repairs
2/6/1999 3:35 PM Sigma Alpha Mu Bike taken
2/6/1999 8:24 PM 3915 Walnut St Property taken from establishment without payment
2/7/1999 7:12 AM 3900 Blk Spruce 4 vehicles found with slashed tires
2/7/1999 4:30 PM 3900 Blk Spruce Tires to auto slashed
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)-2; Thefts of auto ( & attempts )-1; Thefts from autos-1
2/4/1999 11:36 AM 4100 Blk Ludlow Registration sticker taken from auto
2/4/1999 9:42 PM 4200 Blk Sansom Vehicle taken from highway
30th to 34th/Market to University: Criminal mischief & vandalism-1
2/4/1999 9:05 AM Towne Bldg Cover removed from computer/unknown if any damage
Outside 30th-43rd/Market-Baltimore: Total thefts (& attempts)-1; Thefts from autos-1; Forgery & fraud-2
2/1/1999 1:54 PM Dept store Unknown person opened account in complainant's name
2/1/1999 4:54:PM Unknown location Unauthorized use of credit card
2/4/1999 6:26 PM 32nd/Chancellor Window to auto broken/property taken

18th District Crimes Against Persons

10 Incidents and 3 arrests (including 9 robberies, and 1 aggravated assault) were reported between February 1, 1999 and February 7, 1999 by the 18th District covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market St. to Woodland Avenue.
2/1/1999 10:30 AM 4814 Market Robbery/arrest
2/1/1999 1:59 AM 3600 Market Robbery/arrest
2/2/1999 3:54 PM 401 50th St. Aggravated Assault
2/2/1999 9:15 PM 4500 Baltimore Robbery
2/3/1999 1:30 AM 4905 Catherine Robbery/arrest
2/4/1999 12:20 AM 4949 Pine Robbery
2/4/1999 7:38 PM 4700 Chestnut Robbery
2/5/1999 3:37 PM 4500 Market Robbery
2/6/1999 11:26 PM 4900 Sansom Robbery
2/7/1999 12:20 PM 500 48th St. Robbery


Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 20, February 16, 1999

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