39th District: Volvo set on fire on Wishart Street

39th Police District crime blotters from Aug. 26 to Sept. 1 



1700 block W. Wishart Street – 2002 Volvo set on fire. Police were not able to contact vehicle’s owner. Fire marshal declared it an arson.

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August 26, 2011

3300 W. Queen Lane – jewelry box containing various articles of jewelry, diamond ring, gold watch, gold and silver bracelet and ankle bracelet stolen from property between 4 p.m. Aug. 23 and 4 p.m. Aug. 26.

4200 block Clarissa Street – wallet containing $600 and cell phone stolen from 2002 Dodge Ram

3500 block N. 21st Street – two cell phones, Canon digital camera, $260 in cash and purse stolen from property after complainant left her friend alone in her room

3700 block N. Carlisle Street – Metro cell phone, PlayStation 3, laptop 32″ TV and two Bose speakers stolen from property between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 26.

2000 block W. Indiana Avenue – PlayStation 3 stolen from property

August 27, 2011

3300 W. Allegheny Avenue – 2000 Ford Escape with keys, PlayStation 3 with accessories, MacBook Pro laptop, 40″ Samsung LCD TV and Xbox 360 with accessories stolen from property

4200 block N. Broad Street – LG cell phone stolen from complainant on street. Offender arrested.

2000 block W. Indiana Avenue – flatscreen TV and 21 PlayStation 3 video games stolen from property

2900 block N. Ringgold Street – complainant said after a verbal dispute, offender struck complainant in the head with a baseball bat. Complainant suffered a 2″ laceration to the head and was taken to hospital

August 28, 2011

3000 block Stokley Street – four vehicle rims and tires stolen from vehicle between 9 p.m. and 10 a.m. Aug 27.

100 block Manheim Street – complainant got into an argument with his cousin and offender (cousin) punched complainant in the mouth, face and chest. Offender then pulled out kitchen knife on complainant who fled. Offender arrested.

3400 block Midvale Avenue – four 20″ chrome rims with tires stolen from 2004 Infiniti between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.

2000 block W. Ontario Street – purse containing Blackberry cell phone stolen from complainant after a verbal altercation with her son’s father. Offender also punched her in the face numerous times.

4300 block N. Broad Street – copper coils from AC unit and light fixture stolen from property

W. Lehigh Avenue/N. Hemberger Street – complainant #1 and complainant #2 were standing on the corner talking when they were shot by offender in vehicle driving past. Complainant #1 suffered a gun shot wound to his right hip and complainant #2 had a gun shot wound on his left and right foot.

2900 N. Ringgold Street – offender struck complainant on the head and arms multiple times with a baseball bat. Complainant sent to hospital for large gash on back of her head.

August 29, 2011

600 block W. Rittenhouse Street – complainant’s boyfriend grabbed her head and banged it against the windshield after a verbal and physical altercation. Complainant also suffered injuries to her pinky finger and left ring finger.

5200 block Marion Street – complainant was walking northbound on the listed location when offender shot him in the upper back with a BB gun. Complainant went to hospital for wound caused by BB gun pellet.

1400 block Blavis Street – 40″ plasma TV, three gold rings, white gold wedding band, pair of hoop earrings, 100 DVDs, Comcast cable box, gold watch, six silver rings and wallet containing IDs stolen from property.

2000 W. Erie Avenue – two refrigerators and power generator stolen from complainant’s storage space

3200 block N. Broad Street – $300 in cash stolen from Subway at gunpoint

2100 block W. Erie Avenue – $128,000.00 in cash stolen from complainant who had just finished picking up profit from three gas stations. While leaving Fox and Abbottsford, en route to PNC Bank, complainant was cut off by large blue SUV. Offender in black Chevy Sedan pulled up behind complainant’s vehicle and robbed him at gunpoint.

4500 block Wayne Avenue – copper pipe and tubing stolen from property between 4 p.m. Aug. 28 and 7 a.m. Aug. 29.

1900 block Bonitz Street – two DVD players, VCR, two money trees made of $900 in cash, $200 worth of loose change, two portable safes containing $2,000 stolen from property while complainant was on vacation

3200 block N. Broad Street – iPhone 4 stolen from complainant while riding SEPTA Broad Street Line. Complainant put up a struggle and offender choked her until he was able to snatch her phone.

3100 block N. 27th Street – complainant’s girlfriend stabbed him on the left side of his upper back with an 8″ steak knife after a verbal dispute about her alcoholism and drug use

August 30, 2011

300 block Berkley Street – pair of gold hoop earrings, $500 in cash and 60 Xanax pills stolen from property

3200 block Bailey Street – complainant was shot in the left thigh after walking out of his front door at 6:47 p.m. Aug. 30.

4300 block Wayne Avenue – two end tables, coffee table, air conditioner, two bar stools and a twin bed stolen from property

1600 block W. Cayuga Street – 2006 Nissan Altima, car keys and cell phone stolen from complainant at gunpoint while driving home from a party at 3:05 a.m. Aug. 30.

N. Broad Street/W. Hunting Park Avenue – cell phone and HTC case stolen. Offender snatched cell phone from complainant on Broad Street Line.

3700 N. Gratz Street – 2007 Chevy Impala stolen

3100 block N. 15th Street – Dell desktop computer and refrigerator stolen from property between 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Aug. 30.

N. 26th Street/W. Cambria Street – complainant shot in his left leg after exiting his vehicle and hearing gun shots. Complainant transported to hospital.

3200 block N. Bailey Street – complainant was shot in the back of the right forearm while walking northbound on listed address. Complainant went to hospital and listed in stable condition.

1400 block W. Rush Street – 1989 Oldsmobile Broham stolen

August 31, 2011

600 W. Rittenhouse Street – 19″ flat screen TV, gold chain and Sony camera stolen 1994 Oldsmobile Delta 88

3000 block W. School House Lane – four rims, four tires, driver side airbag and stereo system stolen from vehicle left sitting on soda bottle crates.

4200 block Henry Avenue – 17″ Compaq laptop stolen from school

4300 block Clarissa Street – radio and CD player stolen 1999 Mercury Grand Marquis

1400 block Blavis Street – Sony PlayStation, house keys and UPS work ID stolen from property

1600 block W. Cayuga Street – two cell phones and wallet containing driver’s license and TD Bank card stolen from complainant at gunpoint while he was sitting in his truck

2500 block W Somerset Street – complainant shot under his left foot by passing offender while complainant was sitting on his steps. Complainant sent to hospital and listed in stable condition.

2500 block W. Somerset Street – complainant shot in left side of chin by offender who had approached him and asked him if he knew someone. Complainant transported to hospital.

September 1, 2011

1700 block W. Pike Street – 2010 Mazda 3 stolen

4300 block N. 16th Street – police responded to report of shooting and found complainant shot in right side of his face in his cheek. He was transported to the hospital.

2700 block W. Seltzer Street – copper pipes stolen from property

1700 block W. Wishart Street – 2002 Volvo set on fire. Police were not able to contact vehicle’s owner. Fire marshal declared it an arson.

2900 block N. 22nd Street – complainant was robbed of his wallet at gunpoint of BB gun.

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