39th District Nov. 19 to Nov. 25

39th Police District Nov. 19 to Nov. 25

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

November 19, 2010

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3300 block Bowman St. 2001 Mercury Sable stolen sometime between Oct. 27 and Nov. 19. Complainant said he left the car at the location after an accident.

4700 block Ridge Ave. 1993 Chevy dump truck stolen between 4 p.m. Nov. 12 and 10 p.m. Nov. 18.

1400 block W. Hunting Park Ave. – complainant said a man began hitting him with a bat at approximately 9:15 a.m. Nov. 19. Police witnessed the incident and made an arrest. The complainant was taken to the hospital for injuries sustained to his right and left hand.

1500 block W. Westmoreland St. Apple iPod and a Garmin GPS system were stolen from a 2004 Honda Civic.

4400 block N. 16th St. complainant said one of her brother’s friends forced her into a second floor bedroom and raped her. The offender was arrested.


November 20, 2010

4600 block Pulaski Ave. white laptop computer, Xbox game system and a Playstation 3 game system were stolen from the property between 1 and 6 p.m. Nov. 20. Complainant said he came home to find his apartment ransacked. There were no signs of a forced entry.

2900 block N. 26th St. – two diamond earrings, two diamond rings and a white gold bracelet were stolen sometime between Nov. 9 and Nov. 17. Complainant said she had a painter and a cleaning lady in her home during that period. There were no signs of a forced entry.


November 21, 2010

100 block W. Logan St. complainant said he broke his ankle after an acquaintance knocked him to the ground with a punch to the face.  The offender fled in an unknown direction. The complainant was taken to the hospital.

5000 block Pulaski Ave. – 2002 Mercedes S500 stolen.

5200 block McKean Ave. red and white Yamaha ATV, rims, tires and helmet stolen from a garage between 1 p.m. Nov. 19 and 12:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Complainant said he found his garage doors forced open with two pieces of plywood.

1400 block W. Tioga St. Tom Tom GPS system stolen from a 2007 Hyundai Tiburon between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Nov. 21.

3200 block N. Dover St. complainant said two men stole $269 from him on his way home. One offender had a black handgun in his waistband.

1600 block W. Lehigh Ave. 1997 Chevy Tahoe stolen between 7 p.m. Nov. 20 and 2 p.m. Nov. 21.

2200 block W. Allegheny Ave. various dolls, electronic games, Christmas lights and decorations were stolen from a drug store. Complainant said he secured a storage unit containing the items at 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 17, but found its lock broken at the same time Nov. 21.

2900 block N. Ringgold St. – Compaq computer monitor, tower, keyboard and a number of wigs, comforters and towels stolen from the property sometime between Oct. 9 and Nov. 16. Complainant said she was in the hospital during that time, but did have a friend house sit. The friend said that another mutual friend stole the items and that several others had access to the place.


November 22, 2010

5000 block Greene St. ATM cards, pulse altimeter, car keys, $60 and a cell phone stolen from a 1998 Ford Taurus.

3200 block N. Broad St. Samsung Galaxy computer was stolen from a store. Complainant said the offender was in the store for 30 minutes before reaching behind the cashier’s counter and stealing the display model. He then fled down Broad Street and down into the subway.

1400 block W. Allegheny Ave. – laptop computer and an Apple iPhone were stolen from a 2000 Ford Mustang between 1 and 4 a.m. on Nov. 22.

3500 block N. 24th St. 9mm handgun was stolen from a vehicle. The complainant said he left the firearm on the passenger side floor and went to sleep without locking the car.


November 23, 2010

5300 block Pulaski Ave. – complainant said that a neighborhood acquaintance forced her off the street and into his bedroom on her way to school and raped her. Complainant said she was in the bedroom until 3 p.m. The offender’s aunt said she was home all day and never saw the girl. The complainant was taken to the Special Victims Unit. The offender left the city later that evening.


November 24, 2010

3300 block Vaux St. – complainant said that two men robbed him and a friend at gunpoint. The offenders stole car keys and two Blackberry cell phones then fled in a maroon vehicle.  The complainant and his friend were taken to the Northwest Detective Division for questioning.

3200 block N. Broad St. a State Store employee said three women threw glass bottles at her after having a verbal fight with one of them inside the shop. The complainant went to the hospital after sustaining a cut to her lower back.

3400 block N. 17th St. – 1992 Mercury Grand Marquis stolen between 8:30 a.m. Nov. 12 and 9:45 a.m. Nov. 24.

3300 block N. 17th St. non-current – complainant said a man entered her bedroom and raped her. The woman walked to the hospital and was transported to the Special Victims Unit.

3400 block N. Carlisle St. blue gym bag containing a Fossil watch, gym clothes and shoes was stolen from a 2004 Acura sedan between 3:30 and 5 p.m. on Nov. 24.

2400 block Clearfield St. 2000 Toyota Camry stolen between 11:45 p.m. Nov. 23 and 8 a.m. the next morning.

2800 block N. Bambrey St. – non-current – complainant said her child’s father choked her with his knee and hit her in the head with a stick during a fist fight.  The two were taken to the Northwest Detective Division.

November 25, 2010

2900 block N. Broad St. 1997 Ford Contour stolen between 11 and 11:10 p.m. Nov. 23.

3200 block N. Stillman St. – non-current – Playstation games, DVD’s, tools and jewelry stolen from the property. Complainant said she left her place Nov. 24 to go to the hospital and when she returned the items were missing. She said a maintenance man had access to her place.


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