5th District: Diamond engagement ring stolen from Seville St. home

5th Police District Crime Blotter July 4 – July 31

July 4, 2011

200 block Lemonte St. – silver Rolex watch and a bottle of vodka stolen from the property between 5 p.m. July 2 and 11:30 a.m. July 4.


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July 5, 2011

6200 block Ridge Ave. – complainant said a man stole his motorcycle at gunpoint.

Fountain St. / Fowler St. – 1995 Dodge stolen between 7:30 p.m. July 4 and 7:30 a.m. July 5.


July 6, 2011

300 block Leverington St. – complainant said a man shot at him while he was walking at the location. He said the offender fired from a silver sedan before fleeing the scene.

8500 block Henry Ave. – Acer 10″ tablet stolen from Staples.


July 7, 2011

600 block Seville St. – platinum diamond engagement ring stolen from the property between June 1 and June 22. Complainant said that about six caretakers were in an out of the home during that period.

200 block Lemonte St. – gun lockers stolen from the property. Complainant said the locker contained two firearms, one a Smith & Wesson, the other a Colt 45.


July 8, 2011

4400 block Main St. – ten cans of mural paint stolen from a parking lot between 2 a.m. July 7 and 1:25 p.m. July 8. Lot manager said someone took the items from an unlocked shed.


July 9, 2011

6900 block Ridge Ave. – several cans of Similac were stolen, but recovered from a Shop-Rite. The store’s Loss Prevention Officer said two offenders were apprehended and arrested after a brief foot chase. The offenders were initially discovered on a store security camera.


July 11, 2011

6100 block Henry Ave. – gold, diamond and sapphire jewelry stolen from the property between 10 p.m. July 9 and 4 p.m. July 19. Complainant said she was in the process of moving at the time.


July 12, 2011

100 block Dawson St. – musical instruments stolen from Dawson Street Pub between 9-10:30 p.m. June 17. Complainant said someone took the items after he packed up his band’s equipment.

800 block W. Bells Mill Road – hand bag, bank cards, cell phone and house keys stolen from a 2006 Honda between 2:30-3:30 p.m. July 9.

400 block Summit Ave. – stereo, iPod, wallet, IDs and credit cards were stolen from a 2003 Chevy Cavalier between 12-2 a.m. July 12.


July 13, 2011

200 block Grape St. – 2007 Dodge Caliber stolen.

4500 block Silverwood St. – two cars were broken into, including a 2007 Honda Civic and 2007 Hyundai Elantra. Nothing was stolen from the Civic. A GPS was stolen from the Elantra.


July 14, 2011

200 block Ripka St. – 1997 Honda Accord stolen between 5 a.m. July 11 and 10 p.m. July 14.


July 15, 2011

5700 block Ridge Ave. – 20 PA inspection stickers, 10 cartons of cigarettes, various tools and five cases of oil were stolen from a gas station. Complainant said someone busted through the drywall in the station’s bathroom and entered the property.

100 block Leverington St. – complainant said someone stole $371 from a cash register at the location. Complainant said several employees have access to the register.


July 16, 2011

7100 block Ridge Ave. – two iPhones and an iPad stolen from a Verizon Wireless store.


July 17, 2011

400 block Green Lane – complainant said a man struck him in the head with a 40 ounce bottle of malt liquor. Complainant was taken to the hospital where he was treated for a facial fracture and abrasions.


July 19, 2011

600 block Wendover St. – 2006 Chrysler Sebring stolen between 8 p.m. July 18 and 9 a.m. July 19. Jackets, umpire equipment and an empty mail bag were inside the car at the time.

7200 block Ridge Ave. – two pocketbooks stolen from a 1992 Lexus ES300 at approx. 10:20 a.m. July 19. Complainant said the car’s sunroof was open at the time.


July 20, 2011

300 block Shurs Lane – Compaq laptop computer stolen from a 2002 Hyundai Sonata between 2:30 and 4 p.m. July 20.

4400 block Mansion St. – 2006 BMX X-3 stolen between 11 p.m. July 14 and 3:30 p.m. July 20.

400 block Flamingo St. – GPS and assorted CDs stolen from a 2006 Toyota 4-Runner between 1-9 a.m. July 20.


July 21, 2011

4200 block Tower St. – 1999 Honda Civic stolen between 7 p.m. July 20 and 8 a.m. July 21. Car contained a beach towel, sun block and a football at the time.

4100 block Main St. – 2004 Mercedes S-430 stolen. Car contained jewelry, a briefcase and a pair of glasses.

6900 block Ridge Ave. – complainant said someone stole $100,000 from her safety deposit box at a Wells Fargo Bank between 10:30 a.m. June 19 and 10:30 a.m. July 19. Complainant said she was in the hospital at the time and that the bank would not supply her with any information about the incident.

400 block Leverington Ave. – 2011 Ford Escape stolen between 6 p.m. July 20 and 7 a.m. July 21.

400 block Lyceum Ave. – complainant said three men mugged him at the location. One of the offenders pulled out a knife and put it to the complainant’s face and told him to hand over all of his money. The offender then punched the complainant in the head and pushed him to the ground. The other two offenders then went through the complainant’s pockets, taking a wallet, $150 in cash, a cell phone and medication. Offenders then fled the scene.


July 22, 2011

600 block Green Lane – 2001 Toyota Corolla stolen, but recovered prior to police report.

600 block Renz St. – gold and diamond tennis bracelet, silver ring, $23 in cash and a jar of change stolen from the property.


July 23, 2011

5400 block Henry Ave. / Hermit Lane – pocketbook containing credit cards, PA driver’s license, insurance cards and $430 in cash were stolen from a 2011 Chrysler.

3900 block Manayunk Ave. – 2010 Nissan Altima stolen between 4 p.m. July 22 and 8:30 a.m. July 23.

8500 block Henry Ave. – two Samsung cell phones and two HTC cell phones stolen from an AT&T store.


July 24, 2011

200 block Green Lane – two cast iron sinks stolen from the location.

200 block Fountain St. – GPS, GPS charger and $60 stolen from a 2007 Toyota Rav-4 between 12:30-8 p.m.

800 block Wises Mill Road – iPod Touch stolen from a 2003 Hyundai Tiberon between 5:45-9 p.m.


July 25, 2011

8200 block Henry Ave. – motorcycle and tool kit stolen between 6 p.m. July 24 and 9:30 a.m. July 25.

7700 block Forbidden Drive – back pack, Droid cell phone, Palm Pixi cell phone, driver’s license and a debit card were stolen at the location. Complainant said she was swimming at the time of the incident.


July 26, 2011

6100 block Ridge Ave. – complainant said someone stole her coin purse from a 7-Eleven. She said she left the item on the counter and that the store has video of a man taking and placing it into his pocket. Complainant said the purse contains $275 in cash.

4200 block Cresson St. – clothing, a pair of Nike sneakers and an iPod stolen from a 1999 Silver BMW convertible between 8 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. July 26.

400 block Lyceum Ave. – copper pipes stolen from the property between 9 p.m. July 26 and 6 p.m. July 26.


July 27, 2011

500 block Shawmont Ave. / Eva St. – electrical cords stolen from Shawmont Elementary School, but recovered. A school employee said he saw the offender, a school carpenter, take the items around 2:30 p.m. July 27. The offender was arrested.


July 28, 2011

200 block Fountain St. – leather wallet was stolen from a 2004 Ford Explorer between 6-9:20 p.m. July 28. Complainant said the item contained an SS card, debit card, driver’s license and various store cards.

800 Bells Mill Road/ Forbidden Drive – Verizon cell phone, vehicle owner’s manual, wallet, $20 in cash, debit card, driver’s license and health insurance cards stolen from a 2003 Ford Focus between 7:30-8:30 p.m.


July 29, 2011

5400 block Vicaris St. – two curb traps and 10 five inch cast iron pipes stolen from the property between 7:30 p.m. July 28 and 7:30 a.m. July 29.

300 block Fairway Terrace – jewelry stolen from the property between 3 p.m. July 20 and 3 p.m. July 29. Complainant said her next door neighbor has keys to her property.


July 30, 2011

100 block Cotton St. – advertising sign stolen from Top Tails Pet Sitting and Walking between 7 p.m. July 29 and 11:30 a.m. July 30.

6900 block Ridge Ave. – HTC Sprint EVO cell phone stolen from a Shop-Rite supermarket. Complainant said she left the item in a shopping cart outside of the store.


July 31, 2011

400 block Markle St. – complainant said her boyfriend grabbed her by the neck, threw her to the ground and hit her in the eye with a watch during a dispute. Offender then fled the scene.

6400 block Ridge Ave. – iPhone 4 stolen from Gorgas Park. Complainant said someone took the item while he was playing softball at the location.

6700 block Pechin St. – complainant said she came home to find an unknown offender inside her home. Complainant called the police, who apprehended and arrested the offender. She said she may have left the door unlocked.

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