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December 2017

From the files of the 39th District. Special thanks to Captain Anthony Ginaldi and the dedicated officers of his command for making this section possible. For the latest community info about the 39th (and the Philly PD), check out Officer Joe Lukaitis’ Twitter feed.

 

If you notice suspicious activity, please call 911 immediately. Also call the 39th district Crime Prevention Officer Joseph A. Lukaitis at 215-686-2751 or email him.

 

If you have security cameras please register them with OPERATION SAFECAM– it’s a free service offered by the Police Department. Video captured by your camera may assist in the investigation of a crime.

 

NOTE: Please click on addresses below to see location on Google map. (To protect privacy, map locations of residences are approximate.)

 

12/13
Aggravated assault
5450 Wissahickon Ave. 
10PM
Complainant got into argument with offender (boyfriend) during which the offender started throwing objects at compl (cutting compl’s hand) and punching compl in the neck several times. Offender refused to give compl his belongings. No arrest. Officers advised compl to file for protection from abuse order.

12/12
Theft
35XX Ainslie St.
3:36PM
Complainant received a security video on her phone showing two neighbors stealing a UPS package from her porch. Offenders arrested. Stolen item: Sweatshirt. Value: $1

12/11
Theft
2800 Queen Ln.
3:30PM
Complainant states her son (16 years old) left his blue Nike school bag on school bus. Compl contacted Phila Trans company and an unknown person stated the bag was no longer on the bus. Stolen items: MacBook Air computer and Beats headphones. Value: $1350

12/10
Burglary
4436 Ridge Ave.
9PM
Two unknown males kicked in front door of complainant’s house and the closet door where he was hiding. Offenders stated they were looking for their phones. Witness stated they were related to offenders arrested for aggravated assault at same location on 12/9. No arrest.

Theft
4300 Kelly Dr.
8:05AM
Between 8:05 and 9:05AM, unknown person(s) smashed out driver and passenger windows of complainant’s 2006 Mercury Mariner SUV. Items stolen: 3 duffle bags containing military uniforms, Kevlar helmet, vest, rucksack, backpack, cold weather gear, and cellphone. Value: $4000

Theft
3372 Frederick St. 
3:50AM
Complainant left his iPhone 7 in an Uber. When he realized it was missing, he called Uber driver who said he’d return it. Driver hasn’t returned phone or answered his phone since. Compl is unable to track his phone and police have been unsuccessful contacting driver at listed number. Value: $700

12/9
Aggravated assault
4436 Ridge Ave.
12PM
Complainant stated two unknown males entered location looking for a girl. Males became irate when they couldn’t find her and pointed a gun at compl stating they will be back if anything happens. Police arrived and arrested both offenders.

12/8
Aggravated assault
3101 Henry Ave.
11:30AM
Complainant was walking home from school when female offender, along with 10 unknown black males, attacked him with fists and feet. Offenders then ran away in various directions leaving compl with multiple facial bruises and bleeding from right ear. Compl’s mother transported him to hospital where he received several stitches in his lip.

12/7
Burglary
3232 Henry Ave. (New Courtland Ctr)
11:45AM
Police observed two male offenders driving from rear of property with load of copper pipes and tools. When police checked with site manager, he said no one had permission to remove pipes from site. Offenders arrested.

Burglary
3232 Henry Ave. (New Courtland Ctr)
9:25AM
Complainant observed an unknown black male removing copper pipes and placing them in a white 2007 Dodge minivan. Male left the site prior to police arrival. Value: $500 Description: Black male, 6’2” 250 pounds, clean shaven,   brown complexion, black hoodie, blue sweatpants.

Theft
3600 Midvale St. 
2AM
Complainant parked his 2015 Honda Civic under the railroad bridge at 2AM. When he returned at 4PM, the vehicle was missing. Owner has keys. Value: $19,000

12/5
Theft
3300 Henry Ave. (Falls Center)
5PM
Complainant placed her purse inside her desk at 5PM. When she returned, it was missing. Stolen items: Wallet with credit cards and cash. Value $400

12/2
Theft
3771 Calumet St. 
8:30AM
Complainant parked his vehicle at listed location at 8:30. When he returned at 10:07AM, he discovered the front passenger side window was smashed and several items missing. (iPhone6, wallet, $20, and credit cards. Value $650)

 

October 2017

 

10/29
Burglary
3505 Bowman St. 
2AM
Complainant noticed that cash was missing from her upstairs dresser at 2AM on 10/19 (reported incident on 10/29). She spoke w landlord who provided video from two security cameras showing offender entering residence and taking $577. Compl recognized offender as person who shows apartments for landlord so she thinks the person may have a key. Description: White female in her 30s, 5’3”, approximately 110 pounds, blonde hair.

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September 2017

9/30
Theft
34XX Tilden St. 
9:15PM
Witness called complainant to tell her saw someone in his car. Compl found offender in his vehicle, who fled with Garmin GPS unit. Value $200

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August 2017

8/22
Burglary
5450 Wissahickon Ave. 
3:35AM
Male broke into complainant’s apartment using pry bar and masturbated. Complainant stated that no one had permission to enter her apartment. Witness (security guard) stated that male didn’t have permission to be on premises. Offender arrested.

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July 2017

7/31
Theft
36XX Midvale Ave.
7PM
Between 7PM on 7/31 and 5AM on 8/1, unknown person(s) broke into complainant’s car and stole $100 in cash and two pairs of Nike sneakers. Value: $200

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June 2017

6/22
Aggravated assault
3502 Scotts Ln.
4:34PM
Complainant states offender struck her in the face several times with a rock and also maced her. Compl has multiple cuts and bruises on her face and arms. She was transported to hospital. Offender in custody. Video is available on property.

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May 2017

5/31
41XX Ridge Ave.
Theft
Complainant states unknown person(s) stole his 2012 Diamondback bicycle (Serene) from his rear open back porch between 5 and 9AM on 5/31 Value: $500

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April 2017

4/30
Theft
3500 Cresson St.
8:28PM
Unknown offender grabbed complainant’s iPhone and fled in an unknown direction. Value: $400

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March 2017

3/31
Robbery
34XX Ainslie
6:30AM
A woman was attacked and robbed walking to her car on the 3400 block of Ainslie Street.

Description of person involved – Top: Gray sweatshirt, Bottom: Black sweatpants, Shoes: Black shoes, Age: 30’s, Race: African American, Sex: Male, Other details: Approximately 5’10”

Description of vehicle involved – Color: Dark color, Type: SUV, License Plate: First three letters KHA, Other details: Pennsylvania tags

Thanks to Alison I., from the East Falls Nextdoor forum, for this report.

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February 2017

2/28
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. 
9:45PM
Complainant parked her 2016 Ford Fusion around the corner from her apartment at 9:45PM. When she left for work the next day at 6:50AM, the vehicle was missing. Compl states she left a 2nd set of keys in the car.  Value: $25,000

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