39th District Nov. 26 to Dec. 2

39th Police District

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

Friday, November 26, 2020

200 block W. Chelten Ave. – complainant said he was walking home from a pizza shop when someone struck him in his left leg with an unknown object. The offender repeatedly asked the complainant to hand over $50. Complainant was taken to the hospital after sustaining a broken ankle.

3100 block N. Broad St. two iPods were stolen from a 2010 Chevy sedan between 9:40 p.m. Nov. 25 and 2:45 a.m. Nov. 26.

3000 block N. Ringgold St. complainant said he was shot in the back of his left arm after two men robbed him on the street. Complainant was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

Saturday, November 27, 2010

100 block Berkley St. Smith and Wesson revolver and $300 stolen from the property. Police responded to a burglary alarm at 2:26 a.m. Nov. 27 and found a side door broken in.

1900 Roberts Ave. complainant said an acquaintance set the house on fire after police left after responding to a report of domestic violence. The offender was arrested and taken to the 35th Police District for processing.

2600 block Roberts Ave. 1993 Dodge Stealth stolen between 8 a.m Nov. 26 and 7 p.m. Nov. 27.

3000 block N. 24th St. – complainant said he was pistol whipped and shot in the back and shoulder during a fight with two men who were attacking him. Complainant was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition. The gun was recovered nearby on Toronto St.

Sunday, November 28, 2010

3700 block Merrick Rd. – complainant said she was standing outside of the location when two acquaintances approached and began pointing their guns in his face. Both offenders were arrested and transported to the Northwest Detectives Division.

4400 block N. 18th St. (non-current) – laptop and printer were stolen from the property. Complainant said her nephew has a key to the front door and was staying with her until he stole the listed items.

2600 block W. Seltzer St. complainant said her boyfriend threw a bottle at her and cut her back with a knife. The boyfriend was arrested and taken to the 35th Police District.

3200 block N. Stillman St. complainant said he was inside his home when he heard gunshots outside. One bullet shot through his dining room window and lodged in the wall.

2900 block N. 24th St. 1999 Buick Park Avenue and $400 was stolen. Complainant said two men approached his car with handguns and ordered him to get out.  The complainant’s friend fled the vehicle and hid nearby.  After the robbery, the complainant and his friend were taken to the Northwest Detectives Division to be interviewed about the incident.

Monday, November 29, 2010

5200 block Morris St. white Xbox game system, black Xbox game system and two Dell laptops stolen from the property between 9 p.m. Nov. 28 and 6 p.m. Nov. 29.

2200 block W. Estaugh St. complainant said his girlfriend hit him in the head with an iron after a verbal dispute. The boyfriend was taken to the hospital.

2700 block N. 25th St. complainant said someone grabbed her purse after she stepped off the bus at approx. 8 a.m. Nov. 29.  The two tussled briefly over the purse, but the man was able to wrestle it away and flee the scene.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

1700 block W. Hunting Park Ave. – complainant said someone stole her cell phone from her desk.

1700 block W. Juniata St. – 1993 Buick Century stolen between 10 p.m. Nov. 27 and 10 a.m. Nov. 28.

1800 block W. Pike St. – Vizio 36” flat screen TV stolen from the property between Nov. 16 and Nov. 30.

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

3500 block Indian Queen Ln. 2006 Nissan Altima stolen. Complainant said she left the car running while she went inside her home. When she came back out, she saw someone getting into her car and driving away.

2800 block N. 27th St. – complainant said his nephew hit him over the head with an unknown object during a dispute. The complainant was taken to the hospital and is in stable condition.

2500 block W. Silver St. – 2000 Ford Crown Victoria stolen between 12:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. Dec. 1.

2700 block N. Sydenham St. two Dell laptops, a Samsung LCD TV and 15” computer monitor were stolen from the property between 12 p.m. and 11 p.m. Nov. 30. Complainant said a contractor has a key to the front and rear door.

1900 block W. Somerset St. – police responded to a car fire. Upon arrival, officers found the flames extinguished by Engine 50 and a gas can on the driver seat of the red Mercedes sedan. The incident was deemed arson.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

100 block W. Manheim St. – 1992 Mercury Grand Marquis stolen.

3100 block Abbottsford Ave. a man said his wife attempted to stab him with a small knife during a verbal dispute in the car. When the husband left the vehicle, his wife fled in an unknown direction.

2200 block Ruffner St. – complainant said his brother, who had keys to his home, stole his handgun and used it to commit suicide. The complainant said the gun was likely taken while he was at work.

3500 block N. 18th St. – two necklaces and two bracelets featuring the star of David were stolen from the property between 10 a.m. Nov. 30 and 11 a.m. Dec. 2.  There are several other people who live in the house. A Comcast Cable technician was in the room around 10 a.m. Nov. 30.

2700 block N. 15th St. – 1997 Mercury grand Marquis stolen.

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