5th District: Gunpoint robbery on Ridge Ave. in Roxborough

This blotter covers crime reported from Dec. 31 through Jan. 6

Dec. 31

1:56 p.m. Theft: 4200 block of Tower St. Laptop taken from vehicle.

7:50 p.m. Theft: 3700 block of Main St. Suitcase containing $7,570 of clothing taken from vehicle.

Jan. 1

2:47 p.m. Theft: 6900 block of Valley Ave. GPS taken from vehicle. Suspect arrested.

Jan. 2

7:10 a.m. Robbery: 7500 block of Ridge Ave. $25 in cash taken from garage at gunpoint.

7:30 a.m. Residential Burglary: 300 block of Connaroe St. Diamond earrings taken from residence.

3:00 p.m. Theft: 4400 block of Silverwood St. Prescription drugs taken from residence.

8:00 p.m. Theft: 600 block of Kingsley St. 10 boxes of roofing shingles taken.

11:45 p.m. Theft: 4400 block of Main St. An iPhone, left unattended, was taken from a bar.

Jan. 3

2:23 a.m. Robbery: 6100 block of Ridge Ave. Complainant robbed at gunpoint and pistol whipped. Suspect arrested.

5:00 a.m. Residential Burglary: 100 block of Rochelle Ave. Ladder taken from within residence. 

9:55 a.m. Robbery: 4200 block of Main St. Purse containing $50 cash snatched from complainant.

10:00 a.m. Theft: 100 block of Rochelle Ave. Package containing paint spray gun taken from residence.

Jan. 4

7:10 a.m. Residential Burglary: 400 block of Aurania St. House entered unlawfully; nothing taken.

8:00 a.m. Residential Burglary: 8400 block of Ridge Ave. Handgun, handbags, clothing and jewelry taken from residence.

10:00 a.m. Residential Burglary: 400 block of Aurania St. House entered unlawfully; nothing taken.

1:00 p.m. Theft: 7200 block of Umbria St. Attempted theft of chain link fencing. Suspect fled.

7:45 p.m. Theft: 3800 block of Terrace St. Purse containing $10 cash snatched from complainaint.

Jan. 5

No crimes reported

Jan. 6

2:00 a.m. Robbery: 300 block of Green Ln. Suspects attempted to beat a cab fare, and punched the driver when he gave chase.

7:15 p.m. Theft: 3700 block of Main St. Tools and cell phone taken from vehicle.

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