39th District Dec. 17 to Dec. 23

This district covers lower West Germantown and East Falls as well as parts of Nicetown and Tioga.


Friday, Dec. 17, 2010

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200 block Zeralda St. – 2002 Nissan Maxima stolen between 8:10 and 9:43 a.m. Dec. 17. Complainant said she left the car running with the doors unlocked.

4900 block Greene St. – complainant flagged down police officers after three acquaintances assaulted him, told him they would kill him, and swung a machete at his car as he drove away. Complainant identified the men and was taken to the 35th Police District. Offenders were arrested.

100 block Manheim St. – cabinets, dishwasher, stove, refrigerator, a power saw and more were stolen from the property.

5200 block McKean Ave. – copper pipes were stolen from the property sometime between Dec. 7 and Dec.17. Complainant said she recently evicted a tenant from the building.

Unit block W. Rockland St. – complainant said her husband punched her son in the mouth after a fight and fled the scene. The man was later arrested.

4800 block Ridge Ave. – complainant said a man cut her off at the location and pulled out a handgun after the two had a heated exchange. Complainant was taken to the Northwest Detectives Division.

5100 block Wayne Ave. – a wallet with $1,000 was stolen from a vehicle. Complainant said he picked up the offender and attempted to drive her home. When he got out and walked around to let her out of the car, she grabbed his wallet from the center console.

3600 block N. 15th St. – complainant was shot twice in lower back around 10:35 a.m. Dec. 17. The offender fled on foot. Complainant was taken to the hospital.

Saturday, Dec. 18, 2010

5300 block Priscilla St. – complainant said he was shot in the leg while standing outside the location. Complainant was taken to the hospital.

2200 block Westmoreland Ave. – complainant said a man waiting for the bus next to him pulled a gun on him and stole his iPhone.

4100 block N. Broad St. – phone charger, portable heater and a pair of designer sunglasses were stolen from a 2003 Ford Focus between 3 and 4:30 a.m. Dec. 18.

3400 block N. 15th St. wallet with $40, iPod and various credit cards were stolen from a 2009 Pontiac Vibe.

2100 block W. Tioga St. – 1999 Dodge Durango stolen.

2700 block N. 24th St. 2009 Dodge Journey stolen.


Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010

4500 block Fernhill Rd. – complainant said her nephew pulled a gun on him during an argument. Offender was arrested and taken to the Northwest Detectives Division.

1700 block W. Wingohocking St. Dell laptop, silver earrings, clothing and $100 were stolen from the property.

3200 block N. Broad St. –  handgun was stolen from a 2007 Chrysler Sebring. Complainant said he placed the firearm in the center console, locked the car and went to bed. When he checked the car the following morning, the gun was gone. Complainant was taken to the Northwest Detectives Division.

3000 block N. 23rd St. – complainant said her grandson was at the house asking for money. When he left, she noticed $500 was missing from her purse.

1600 block W. Lehigh Ave. Garmin GPS system, phone charger and a coffee machine were stolen from a 2003 Mitsubishi.


Monday, Dec. 20, 2010

4200 block Ridge Ave. complainant said someone stabbed him with an unknown object in his left shoulder during a fight with three women. Complainant was taken to the hospital and released before making the report.

2700 block Roberts Ave. 1999 Volvo tractor stolen.

3800 block N. Sydenham St. – Tom Anderson guitar and a Garmin GPS system were stolen from a 2003 Toyota 4Runner between 1 and 2 p.m. Dec. 20.

2900 block N. 22nd St. complainant said someone stole the store’s safe containing $200 between 6 p.m. Dec. 18 and 10 a.m. Dec. 20. Complainant said the offender used a set of keys to enter the store and turned off the security system with a code.


Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010

2700 block N. 29th St. – complainant said an acquaintance followed him after he left the location and knocked him unconscious. Complainant was taken to the hospital and treated for a mild concussion.

3800 block N. 16th St. – complainant said she cut her hip and fingers after an ex-boyfriend threw her into a front bay window. Offender fled before police arrived.

3700 block N. Sydenham St. – Sony camcorder, Wii game system, Playstation 2, Tom-Tom GPS system and more stolen from the property. Complainant said she left her home around 10 a.m. and found the house ransacked when she returned around 1 p.m.

4300 block Germantown Ave. – complainant said she was raped while waiting for a friend inside a playground at around 9 p.m. Complainant went to the hospital.

2200 W. Cambria St. – pocketbook containing $800 was stolen from a 2003 Chrysler Sebring between 3 and 3:45 p.m. Dec. 21.

2700 block N. 24th St. – complainant said someone pushed her away from her 2004 Nissan Maxima and drove off with the car.


Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010

4200 block N. 16th St. 1999 Pontiac Bonneville stolen between 1 p.m. Dec. 19 and 1:30 p.m. Dec. 21. Complainant said the car was would not start and had a flat tire.

3300 block N. 16th St. – complainant said a roommate pushed her into her back room and told her he would kill her if she didn’t have sex with him. Offender was living with her and her boyfriend, but she does not know his real name.

2800 block N. Marston St. 1985 Ford Crown Victoria stolen between 12 and 4:30 p.m. Dec. 22.


Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010

5400 block Wissahickon Ave. complainant said he was punched and stabbed by two men while walking at the location. Nothing was stolen, but complainant was taken to the hospital for injuries he sustained to his left shoulder and right hand.

3400 block N. Smedley St. – complainant said his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend broke into the property and swung a knife at him. The boyfriend was able to push the man out of the front door. Police soon arrived and made an arrest.

3100 block N. 26th St. – complainant said an acquaintance pulled a gun on her during a verbal argument. The incident occurred across from an elementary school during dismissal.

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