14th Police District: Where arsonists start fires by putting newspapers in ovens

This list covers Oct. 8-14, 2012.

Oct. 8

12:16 a.m. Theft: 200 block of W. Johnson St. A Garmin GPS was taken from a vehicle.

2:30 p.m. Theft: Unit block of W. Bells Mills Road. Credit cards taken from vehicle.

5 p.m. Theft: 7200 block of McCallum St. Cooper drain pipe taken from garage.

6 p.m. Theft: Unit block of W. Hartwell Lane. Laptop taken from vehicle.

8 p.m. Theft: 6900 block of Sprague St. PA tags taken from rental car.

10:55 p.m. Theft: 700 block of W. Mt. Airy Ave. 2 copper gutters taken; items recovered.

11 p.m. Burglary: 5100 block of Germantown Ave. $650 and 4 packs of Newport cigarettes were stolen.

Oct. 9

12 p.m. Robbery: 5700 block of Wayne Ave. Restaurant robbed at gunpoint; $400 taken.

1:05 p.m. Robbery: Woodlawn and Godfrey Aves. Complainant robbed of iPod at gunpoint.

1:25 p.m. Theft: 7200 block of Ogontz Ave. iPhone stolen during potential sale of item.

2 p.m. Theft: Unit block of E. Logan St. iPod taken from vehicle.

4:20 p.m. Theft: 1900 block of E. Washington Lane. iPhone taken by two suspects.

6 p.m. Theft: Unit block of E. Abington Ave. Toy truck taken from vehicle.

11:36 p.m. Aggravated Assault: Chelten Ave. and Wister St. Complainant shot at twice.

Oct. 10

12:54 a.m. Theft: 7300 block of Rural Lane. Two cell phone chargers and a large map were taken from vehicle.

12:54 a.m. Theft: 7300 block of Rural Lane. Phone charger and cd carriers taken. Suspect arrested.

7:30 a.m. Aggravated Assault: 5900 block of Morton St. Complainant threatened with firearm.

12:32 p.m. Residential Burglary: 7600 block of Stenton Ave. Two unfamiliar email addresses on complainant’s Facebook account.

1 p.m. Robbery: Germantown and Chelten Aves. Complainant beaten and had wallet and cell phone taken at gunpoint.

1:50 p.m. Aggravated Assault: 7900 block of Temple Road. Complainant struck in face with shoe after disagreement about going to the mall.

3:30 p.m. Robbery: Stenton Ave. and Tulpehocken St. Student was punched in face and had $4 and SEPTA pass taken.

6:58 p.m. Theft: 5000 block of Germantown Ave. A Social Security check was stolen.

7:30 p.m. Residential Burglary: 200 block of W. Pomona St. Window broken; no items taken.

10:30 p.m. Robbery: 7300 block of Limekiln Pike. Complainant kicked, punched and had wallet taken.

Oct. 11

12 a.m. Theft: 200 block of Montana St. Two tires removed from vehicle.

4:45 a.m. Residential Burglary: Unit block of W. Washington Lane. Police discovered offender in residence and gave pursuit.

5:15 a.m. Aggravated Assault: 5900 block of Wayne Ave. Complainant slapped and hit with broomstick handle.

5:45 a.m. Residential Burglary: Unit block of W. Washington Lane. Suspect arrested in home after evading police.

10 a.m. Residential Burglary: 7100 block of Chew Ave. Copper pipe stolen from residence.

12:30 p.m. Theft: 100 block of Chelten Ave. $67 of various merchandise taken; suspect arrested.

5 p.m. Aggravated Assault: 5500 block of Crowson St. Complainant threatened with box cutter.

5:40 p.m. Aggravated Assault: 100 block of E. Duval St. Complainant shot by handgun.

8 p.m. Aggravated Assault: Chelten and Chew Aves. Complainant hit with crowbar.

8:20 p.m. Theft: 600 block of Chelten Ave. Various items taken from store.

Oct. 12

12 a.m. Residential Burglary: 400 block of Mermaid Lane. Window broken; nothing taken.

2:20 a.m. Theft: 100 block of School House Lane. Laptop taken from vehicle.

8 a.m. Aggravated Assault: 5500 block of Blakemore St. Complainant threatened with knife.

8:30 a.m. Arson: 6100 block of Morton St. Fire started by suspect who placed newspaper in oven.

2 p.m. Residential Burglary: 6300 block of Chew Ave. Clothing, jewelry and electronics were stolen.

3 p.m. Theft: Germantown and Chelten Aves. $147 in cash was taken.

3:45 p.m. Robbery: Unit block of E Price St. Wallet and cell phone taken at gunpoint.

4:15 p.m. Burglary: Unit block of Coulter St. Apple computer taken.

10 p.m. Auto Theft: 7200 block of Cornelius St. A 1994 Jeep Grand Cherokee was taken.

Oct. 13

12 a.m. Theft: 6100 block of Germantown Ave. Complainant, a baker at location, reported a mop and wagon stolen.

12 a.m. Aggravated Assault: 100 block of Stafford St. Complainant threatened with gun and chased with an axe.

12 a.m. Residential Burglary: Unit block of Penn St. 8 copper pipes taken.

10:50 a.m. Theft: 7200 block of Germantown Ave. 3 bottles of liquor taken.

12 p.m. Residential Burglary: 700 block of Church Lane. Door kicked in; nothing taken.

8:45 p.m. Theft: 6100 block of Germantown Ave. Laptop and $900 in cash taken from residence.

Oct. 14

1:04 a.m. Residential Burglary: 100 block of Stafford St. Front door broken in half; complainant shoved.

2 a.m. Theft: 2400 block of 79th Ave. An iPhone was taken from an unlocked vehicle.

2:07 a.m. Theft: 6400 block of Greene St. Glasses and CDs taken from vehicle.

6:10 p.m. Theft: 5300 block of Knox St. GT bicycle taken.

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