14th District Nov. 24 to Nov. 30

14th Police District in Philadelphia

43 W. Haines Street, Philadelphia, PA 19144

This district covers Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy, Cedarbrook, and part West Oak Lane, and Germantown.


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Wednesday, Nov 24

7300 block Limekiln Pk. – 2009 Kia Rio stolen. Complainant said her foster son stole her keys from her purse and took the car.

600 block E. Chelten Ave. – GPS system stolen from a 2000 Nissan Maxima between 6:30 p.m. Nov. 23 and 7:15 a.m. Nov. 24. Complainant said her passenger side window was shattered.

100 block E. Walnut Ln. – 2001 Ford Windstar stolen.

7000 block Lincoln Dr. – complainant said upon leaving CVS Pharmacy, two men approached her and demanded money. After rifling through her purse, the offenders stole her Blackberry cell phone and $750

8600 block Gilbert St. – Christmas decorations, supplies, baby bassinet, sterling silver candle holders and a brass goblet stolen from the property.


Thursday, Nov 25 (Thanksgiving Day)

5800 block Crittenden St. – complainant said he was stabbed in the left arm by an acquaintance with a kitchen knife during a verbal dispute. Complainant was taken to the hospital.

500 block Parnell Pl. – six necklaces, diamond ring and four sets of earrings were stolen from the property between 8-10 p.m. on Nov. 24.

8600 block Gilbert St. – complainant said an acquaintance struck her in the head with a piece of rebar. The offender had locked the complainant out of the house and hit her when she tried to enter through a front window.


Friday, Nov 26

6300 block Greene St. – HP Pavilion Laptop and clothes stolen from a 2001 Pontiac Grand Prix.

6300 block Germantown Ave. – 1998 Mazda Protégé stolen. Complainant said she last saw the car at 7 a.m. Nov. 26.


Saturday, Nov 27

7100 N. 18th St. – black leather jacket was stolen from a BMW XI.

Unit block (0-99) E. Ashmead St. – complainant said three acquaintances punched him, sprayed mace in his eyes and stabbed him after barging into his home. Complainant was taken to the hospital.

5000 block Sheldon St. – 2007 Dodge Ram stolen.

Unit block W. Chelten Ave. – 2009 Nissan Maxima stolen. Complainant said the car was unlocked.

8100 block Williams Ave. – driver and passenger side mirrors stolen from a 2003 Lincoln sedan.

8200 block Forrest Ave. – white Apple iPAD and an Apple desktop computer were stolen from the property between 3:30 p.m. Nov. 26 and 4 a.m. Nov. 27.


Sunday, Nov 28

6900 block E. Wister St. – complainant said she was punched and maced in the face by a student at Martin Luther King Hugh School during a fist fight. Then offender then took the complainant’s cell phone. The complainant was taken to the hospital.

Germantown Ave. / Wister St. – complainant said a man approached him, showed him that he had a black handgun, and stole his cell phone and wallet.

100 block E. Upsal St. – Zenith 42″ flat screen plasma TV stolen from the property between 11 a.m. and 10:30 p.m. Nov. 28.

400 block E. Chelten Ave. – purse, camera, NJ Probation Department badge, NJ gun permit, credit cards and a pair of prescription glasses were stolen from a Ford Windstar.

700 block Church Ln. – Vizio 42″ flat screen TV stolen from the property.

500 block E. Haines St. – T-Mobile cell phone stolen from a 2010 Honda Pilot.

6900 block Germantown Ave. – complainant said an ex-boyfriend and someone she didn’t know pulled up alongside her at the location and pointed a black shotgun into her car. The complainant, with her boyfriend at the time, said she hit reverse and pulled off. The offenders fled in a green pick-up truck.

Germantown Ave. / Hartwell Ln. – complainant said three guys approached him and snatched his cell phone. After a chase, the complainant got his phone back.

200 block E. Willow Grove Ave. – complainant said he was walking with a friend when an acquaintance wielding a small black pocket knife approached them and demanded they pay him $200. The two handed over a cell phone and an iPod.

8200 block Michener Ave. – complainant said his mother cut him on his left arm with a knife during a verbal dispute.

8200 block Michener Ave. – police observed the mother standing over the kitchen stove with all four burners on and a lit piece of mail in her hand. When the police approached the house the woman ran to the basement with the lit piece of paper. Police grabbed the woman’s hand, stomped out the flames, and arrested her. Police observed the house had a strong smell of lighter fluid.


Monday, Nov 29

Stenton Ave. / Haines St. – complainant said an acquaintance threatened a friend and her with a handgun on the street, but soon fled the scene. No one was injured.

600 block E. Stafford St. – A Comcast employee said someone stole his Dell Laptop from his company van while he was inside doing repair work.

600 block E. Woodlawn St. – complainant said an acquaintance hit her in the face with a bat and fired shots at her after a verbal fight.

600 block E. Woodlawn St. – complainant said she was hit with glass when two acquaintances shot at her house

600 block E. Woodlawn St. – complainant said she was inside the property when two acquaintances fired shots at the house.

Unit block (0-99) E. Pastorius St. – police responded to a burglary in process. They observed a broken side window and an open rear door. When they entered the property, they found kitchen cabinets removed from the wall. They observed an offender exit the house through the side yard.

6300 block Homer St. – firearm and ammunition were stolen from the property. Complainant said the basement door was kicked in.

Unit block E. Walnut Ln. – complainant said someone started shooting at his him while he was in his car. The bullets broke both side windows and one was lodged in a front door at the location.

500 block W. Sedgwick St. – iPod was stolen from a 2002 Volkswagen Golf.

6900 block Henley St. – Dell laptop stolen from a 2005 Subaru Forrester.


Tuesday, Nov 30

2100 block 72nd Ave. – grocery store manager said between Nov. 26 and Nov. 29 someone stole $500 from the store.

900 block E. Sharpnack St. – complainant said his handgun was missing. He said he last saw it Nov. 26 and noticed it was missing around 3 p.m. Nov. 29.

2100 block 73rd Ave. – 2007 Nissan Murano stolen.

5300 block Chew Ave. – a shift manager at Dunkin Donuts said a man robbed the store at gunpoint. The offender took the $200 and fled the scene.

Limekiln Pk. / Mohican St. – 2011 Ford Focus stolen. Complainant said he was in an accident and forgot to grab his keys because he was being threatened by the other driver.

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