5th District: Medication stolen from paralyzed Roxborough man

5th Police District Crime Blotter Feb. 28 – March 13

Feb. 28, 2011

6400 block Ridge Ave. – Roxborough High School student was taken to the hospital after a fight with another student resulted in a gash on the back of the head. Complainant said he lost his balance during the altercation and struck his head on a hallway radiator. The other student was arrested. A Roxborough teacher said the complainant was the aggressor.

100 block Levering St. – two Sony speakers stolen from the front porch of the property after they were delivered by the Postal Service. Complainant said the package was stolen around 12:30 p.m.

March 1, 2011

300 block Rector St. – various tools stolen from a 1998 Ford Econoline van between 6:30 p.m., Feb. 28 and 8:30 a.m. March 1. A hammer drill, cordless screw and angle drill, miter saw and ratchet set were taken.

March 3, 2011

5100 block Rochelle Ave. – two men stole $10,000 and a cell phone from the property. Complainant said she awoke to find the two offenders in her apartment. Armed with a hammer and a screw driver, the offenders threatened to harm the complainant if she didn’t stop crying. The two men fled after ransacking the place.

6700 block Ridge Ave. – various medications stolen from the property. Complainant said the offender was staying with him until 12:45 a.m. Mar. 3. Complainant said the offender stole the medication when he moved out. Oxycoton, Endocet and Xanax were stolen. Complainant is paralyzed and confined to a hospital bed. There were no signs of forced entry.

7800 block Ridge Ave. – air machine and vacuum machine stolen from a closed gas station. Complainant said he last saw the machines in October 2010.

March 4, 2011

4400 block Main St. – coat and car keys stolen from the property sometime around 9 p.m. March 3. Complainant said he was inside a bar at the time of the incident.

March 5, 2011

300 block Krams Ave. – complainant said three men approached him from behind and mugged him. The offenders punched and kicked the complainant and ran off with $40 and a transpass.

March 6, 2011

600 block Port Royal Ave. – truck containing assorted tools, CD player and a black jacket was stolen from a 1990 Chevy between 9 p.m. March 5 and 1 p.m. March 6.

March 7, 2011

5600 block Ridge Ave. – copper pipes, radiators, two wall sinks and various tools stolen from the property between 5 p.m. March 4 and 10 a.m. March 7.  Complainant said someone entered the abandoned building through an unsecured rear door.

March 9, 2011

4500 block Wilde St. – Police responded to a call from PGW of high CO readings at several houses along the block. In one of the properties, officers found the gas pilots on and an accelerant in the kitchen. Fire Marshall deemed the scene arson. No injuries were reported.

March 11, 2011

6400 block Ridge Ave. – Roxborough High School student said someone stole her iPhone from her desk while in class.

4400 block Main St. – 32″ Vizio flat screen, eye lash kit, two waxing kits and skin products stolen from the property. Complainant said someone took the items from the salon between 9 p.m. March 10 and 6:30 p.m.  March 11.

March 12, 2011

4600 block Canton St. – a man robbed two women at gunpoint at around 2:25 a.m. Mar. 12. Purse containing makeup and a purse containing a wallet, camera and an iPod were stolen. No injuries were reported.

4400 block Cresson St. – plumbing tools and three drills stolen from the property between 12 a.m. Feb. 17 and 12 a.m. Feb. 28. Complainant said the items were taken from the basement after a fire at the building.

March 13, 2011

400 block Pensdale St. – GPS system, iPod and two tennis rackets stolen from a 2005 Audi A4 between 12 p.m. March 12 and 11 p.m. March 13.

500 block Fairway Terrace – $300 and 29 cases of United States coin sets stolen from the property sometime after 12:30 p.m. March 12.

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