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March 2017

3/20
Aggravated assault
3500 Fox St.
6:20PM
Complainant states that after a brief conversation with her husband (separated) he began to follow her on Roosevelt Boulevard. Offender made several attempts to run her vehicle off the road and into a wall. Offender made contact with her vehicle during one attempt (causing damage to the compl’s rear bumper). Compl pulled over and offender fled southbound on Roosevelt Blvd.

3/14
Theft
5450 Wissahickon Ave.
9PM
Complainant left her bikes (silver/purple Schwinn and black Cannondale road bikes) in apartment complex basement (last seen 3/1 at 3PM). When she returned on 3/15 the lock had been cut and her bikes were missing. Value: $950

3/9
Theft
4235 Ridge Ave.
5PM
Unknown person(s) stole equipment from construction site between 3/9 and 3/10. No signs of forced entry. Stolen items: Hammer drill, 2 evaporate blowers, and an AC/Heater unit. Value: $4500

3/3
Theft (incident occurred 2/17 — reported 3/3)
4349 Ridge Ave.
1PM
Complainant states that home healthcare aide took several items from her residence and placed them in her purse. Stolen items: Emilio Pucci sunglasses, Egyptian mummy figurine, and Mexican vase with 5 cups. Value: $400

Theft
4149 Ridge Ave.
12AM
Several items stolen from complainant’s vehicle between 12-6AM —  Lenova Thinkpad laptop, full sleep system, poncho, entrenching tool, assault pack, load bearing vest w magazine pouches, wet weather gear, body armor, gun belt, Blackhawk gun, holster, Glock 22, two 15-round Glock magazines, 30 American gunner hollow point bullets, and peerless handcuffs with pouch. No signs of forced entry. Vehicle unlocked. Value: $1900

3/1
Theft
5500 Wissahickon Ave. 
4PM
Assistant construction superintendent at site reported that members of her crew noticed copper tubing missing from two HVAC units. No forced entry. Site was locked. Value: $130

Theft
31XX Midvale Ave.
12PM
Complainant’s attorney states that compl received a call from a rug expert and publisher who saw compl’s one-of-a-kind oriental rugs at auction house on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, where they were being held pending police investigation. Compl didn’t put rugs up for auction and didn’t give permission for anyone to take them. Rugs were last seen during inventory in April 15, 2002. They were not seen during a 6/14/2016 inventory and were thought to be misplaced until they were spotted at the auction house. Value: $168,500

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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January 2017

1/31
Theft
3201 West Schoolhouse Ln. (PhilaU)
11:30AM
Unknown person(s) took complainant’s purse from her desk drawer on the 2nd floor of Archer Hall between 11:30AM and 1:30PM. Stolen items: black wallet, cash, credit and debit cards, checkbook, ID cards. Value: $140

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December 2016

12/26
Burglary
5400 Wissahickon Ave. (Apartment complex)
3PM
Complainant arrived at location (her secondary residence) to find 2nd and 3rd floors ransacked with items strewn about in every room. Offender(s) entered residence by rear deck, using a ladder on the property (deck doors were unlocked). Offender(s) exited through front door. Complainant stated she visits property a few times a year but it is mostly vacant. Stolen items: 1 gold ring, 1 watch, 8 sheet sets, handbags, & 1 basket of costume jewelry. Value: $4,300

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November 2016

11/21
Burglary
28XX Midvale Ave.
10:45AM
Complainant left his house at 10:45AM. When he returned at 2:30, he found a front window pried open and several items missing, including a Dell laptop, miscellaneous jewelry, and silverware. Value: $500

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October 2016

10/29
Theft
4300 Kelly Drive 
12:40PM
Offender approached complainant from behind and stole her bike while it was parked. Offender rode northbound. Description: Black male, between 16 and 20 years old, 5’7”, blue hoodie, gray sweatpants.  Value: $630

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September 2016

9/30
Theft
3000 West Schoolhouse Ln. (Penn Charter)
6PM
Passenger-side window of complainant’s vehicle was smashed and a GPS unit was stolen. Value: $500

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Crime Report

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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. (Thank you Marilynn Shaffer for this info!)

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

August 2016

8/30
Theft
4500 Kelly Drive (Schuylkill River Trail parking lot)
1:40PM
Complainant left her purple/burgundy Mongoose bike at 1:40PM. When she returned, it was missing. Value: $50

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July 2016

7/31
Theft
4501 Kelly Drive
7PM
Unknown person(s) smashed passenger-side window and stole two backpacks and personal items. Value: $50

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