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 April 26, 1999 through May 2, 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: Threats & Harassment--2
4/29/1999 2:22 PM Clinical Res Bldg Unwanted calls received
4/30/1999 7:28 PM Science Center Unwanted calls received
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Threats & Harassment--3
4/26/1999 5:17 PM 4025 Chestnut Unwanted note left
4/27/1999 7:09 AM Harnwell House Harassing call received
5/2/1999 2:21 AM Harrison House Unwanted calls received
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Robberies (& Attempts)--2
4/28/1999 12:07 AM 42nd & Chestnut Complainant robbed by unknown suspect
4/30/1999 8:48 PM 42nd & Market Complainant robbed by unknown suspect

Crimes Against Property

34th to 38th/Market to Civic Center: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--17; Thefts of Bicycles & Parts--1; Forgery & Fraud--1; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--2; Trespassing & Loitering--1
4/26/1999 7:25 AM 3744 Spruce St Property taken without payment/arrest
4/26/1999 11:52 AM Biomed Bldg # 2 Money taken from unattended wallet
4/26/1999 2:28 PM 133 S 36th St Cash Taken From Account
4/27/1999 1:48 AM 3400 Blk Chestnut Window to vehicle broken
4/28/1999 2:17 PM Warwick Dorm 2 checks taken from room
4/28/1999 2:54 PM Univ. Hospital Unauthorized person in area/arrest
4/28/1999 3:10 PM 3430 Sansom St Wallet taken
4/28/1999 4:08 PM Duhring Wing Handbag taken
4/29/1999 11:15 AM Vance Hall Laptop computer taken
4/29/1999 3:50 PM 3601 Walnut St Pocketbook taken/arrest
4/29/1999 8:58 PM Hillel Foundation Backpack taken
4/29/1999 9:15 PM Newman Center Wallet taken
4/29/1999 9:48 PM Newman Center Walkman taken
4/30/1999 7:20 AM Duhring Wing Unknown person damaged door
4/30/1999 12:23 PM 110 S 36th St Merchandise taken by juveniles/property recovered
4/30/1999 1:05 PM McNeil Bldg Purse And Keys Taken
4/30/1999 1:37 PM 3601 Walnut St Credit cards used by unknown person
4/30/1999 4:12 PM 3423 Walnut St 2 coats taken
4/30/1999 7:33 PM 200 Blk 37th Bike taken
5/1/1999 12:53 AM 3408 Sansom St Wallet taken/credit cards used
5/1/1999 3:27 PM 130 S 36th St Unknown person attempted to take bike
38th to 41st/Market to Baltimore: Burglaries (& Attempts)--2; Total Thefts (& Attempts)--7; Thefts of Auto (& Attempts)--2; Criminal Mischief & Vandalism--1
4/26/1999 8:16 AM Veterinary School Scale And Zip Drive Taken
4/28/1999 8:26 AM 4046 Walnut St Auto taken from parking lot
4/28/1999 4:55 PM 200 Blk Preston Auto taken
4/29/1999 3:27 PM 4043 Locust Backpack taken by unknown male in building
4/29/1999 7:07 PM Low Rise North Unknown attempted to take bike
4/30/1999 12:30 AM 41st & Market Window broken to auto
4/30/1999 9:20 AM Levy Building Cash taken while unattended
5/1/1999 12:35 PM 3915 Walnut St Merchandise taken from store/recovered
5/1/1999 1:34 PM 220 S 40th St Wallet taken while unattended
5/2/1999 7:50 PM 4036 Spruce St Computer and cell phone taken
41st to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--1; Thefts from Autos--1
5/2/1999 1:00 AM 4100 Blk Pine Radio Taken From Auto
30th to 34th/Market to University: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--3; Thefts from Autos--1
4/27/1999 9:32 AM Murphy Field Various tools taken from tool shed
4/28/1999 4:52 PM Rittenhouse Lab Backpack taken
4/28/1999 9:15 PM Lot # 26 Window to auto broken/property taken
Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Total Thefts (& Attempts)--2; Thefts from Autos--1; Forgery & Fraud--1
4/28/1999 10:16 AM 4300 Baltimore School bag taken from auto
4/28/1999 5:20 PM Center City Wallet taken from unattended backpack
4/30/1999 3:51 PM Arizona Credit card used by unknown person

Crimes Against Society

Outside 30th to 43rd/Market to Baltimore: Disorderly Conduct---1
4/30/1999 6:17 PM 4000 Blk Sansom Male cited for disorderly conduct

18th District Crimes Against Persons

12 incidents and 8 arrests (9 aggravated assaults and 3 robberies) were reported between April 26, 1999 and May 2, 1999 by the 18th District covering the Schuylkill River to 49th Street and Market St. to Woodland Avenue.
4/26/1999 1:49 PM 4500 Chestnut Aggravated Assault/Arrest
4/26/1999 5:30 AM 119 44th St. Aggravated Assault/Arrest
4/27/1999 8:43 PM 5001 Chestnut Aggravated Assault/Arrest
4/27/1999 9:30 AM 42 51st St. Aggravated Assault/Arrest
4/28/1999 12:00 PM 5015 Baltimore Aggravated Assault/Arrest
4/28/1999 12:15 AM 4300 Walnut Robbery
4/29/1999 12:18 PM 4814 Florence Aggravated Assault/Arrest
4/29/1999 2:05 PM 1442 Fallon Aggravated Assault/Arrest
4/29/1999 3:00 AM 5139 Cedar Robbery/Arrest
4/30/1999 4:25 PM 221 49th St. Aggravated Assault
4/30/1999 8:55 PM 4200 Ludlow Robbery
5/2/1999 1:22 AM 5031 Osage Aggravated Assault


Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 32, May 11, 1999

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