39th Police District: Where an online ATV sale turns into a choking and theft
August 13, 2012By Aaron Moselle for NewsWorks
This list covers July 27 – August 2, 2012.
July 27, 2012
2800 block W. Queen Lane – Laptop and a Wachovia checkbook stolen from a 2010 Nissan Altima.
4200 block Henry Ave. – Computer tablet stolen from an office at the location.
5300 block Wayne Ave. – Complainant said a man robbed and raped her at the location. Offender fled with a black fanny pack containing her wallet, cell phone, $200 and a $700 money order.
4900 block Laurens St. – Four tires and four chrome rims stolen from a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix.
1700 block W. Erie Ave. – Water heater and various pipes stolen from the property.
2100 block W. Westmoreland St. – GPS, two pairs of sunglasses, two rings, a tool kit, first-aid kit and two bottles of perfume stolen from a 1995 Ford Taurus.
2700 block N. Hicks St. – 2008 Suzuki Forenza stolen.
July 28, 2012
100 block Manheim St. – Complainant said a known offender stabbed him in the left forearm with a 10-inch kitchen knife during a dispute.
5000 block Germantown Ave. – Complainant said a known offender struck him several time in the face and left arm with a razor-like object. Complainant was taken to the hospital.
N. 17th St. / W. Tioga St. – Diamond ring, TransPass, driver's license, bank card, Social Security card and $121 stolen from a 1998 Lexus.
3700 block N. 18th St. – Complainant said two men robbed her at gunpoint. Offenders fled with $500.
3100 block N. Bambrey St. – Complainant said an unknown offender raped her.
July 29, 2012
3400 block W. Clearfield St. – Spare key to a 2008 Chrysler stolen from the car.
1600 block St. Luke St. – Police responded to a call of a burning car. The incident was considered to be arson by a fire marshal on scene.
N. Broad St. / W. Erie Ave. – Complainant said two men robbed him at the location. Offenders ran off with an iPhone.
July 30, 2012
3400 block Cresson St. – Power tools and table saw stolen from a 2002 Ford.
4100 block Ridge Ave. – iPod, wallet, driver's license, debit card and a Social Security card stolen from a 2001 Chevy Impala.
600 block W. Rittenhouse St. – Fox coat stolen from the property.
5100 block Newhall St. – A man was arrested after he was caught stealing copper piping and a bike from the property.
200 block W Tioga St. – Complainant said a man snatched her purse before fleeing in an unknown direction. Offender ran off with an iPhone, TransPass and $80.
1800 block W. Allegheny Ave. – Complainant said she was raped by a unknown male offender.
1700 block W. Juniata St. – 2012 Chrysler 300 stolen.
3300 block N. Gratz St. – Complainant said a man robbed her at gunpoint. Offender fled with a purse containing an ID and cell phone.
2100 block W. Allegheny Ave. – Complainant said she was raped by an unknown man.
1700 block W. Juniata St. – 2012 Chrysler 300 stolen.
2100 Allegheny Ave. – $400 stolen from the property.
July 31, 2012
4800 block Germantown Ave. – Two laptops and a 44-inch flat-screen TV were stolen from the property.
1700 block W. Butler St. – 2008 Yamaha ATV stolen. Complainant, who was selling the item online, said he and the offender arranged for the offender to buy. Offender and two others choked the complainant and stole the item instead.
1500 block Blavis St. – Two iPhones, credit cards, wallet, pocketbook and $1,060 stolen.
2000 block W. Venango St. – Two DeWalt saws were stolen from the property.
1600 block W. Hunting Park Ave. – 2006 Nissan Murano stolen.
2100 block W. Lehigh Ave. – Two iPhone 4Ss stolen from the property.
Aug. 1, 2012
3000 block W. Abbotsford Ave. – Complainant said two women sprayed her with pepper spray and Tased her. Complainant took herself to the hospital.
Unit block Manheim St. – Complainant said a man robbed her at the location. Offender fled with a bank card and $95. Two withdrawals ($65 and $20) were made with the bank card.
5000 block Copley Road – Two TVs, laptop and bed spreads were stolen from the property.
2200 block W. Venango St. – Complainant said a man approached her with a razor knife drawn while she was sitting on a front porch. Offender was arrested.
1400 block Blavis St. – Complainant said two men robbed her at the location. Offenders ran off with an iPhone.
4200 block Wissahickon Ave. – Complainant said three men robbed him at the location. Offenders fled with $4 after grabbing the complainant, throwing him to the ground and kicking him in the ribs.
3200 block N. Newkirk St. – Complainant said that his mother struck him several times in the ribs with a broom, causing him to fall to the ground and seizure after striking his head.
Aug. 2, 2012
4700 block Wissahickon Ave. – Complainant said a man snatched her purse. Offender fled with a cell phone.
100 block W. Queen Lane – Complainant said a man fired three shots at him inside a gas station. No one was struck by a bullet.
3200 block W. Allegheny Ave. – Complainant said his uncle placed a knife in his hand and then began swinging one of his own at him. Offender lunged at the complainant after he tried to walk away. Complainant and offender began to fight after complainant said he felt blood.
3400 block N. Carlisle St. – Access card, baby clothing, breast pump, baby monitor and more stolen from the property.
2900 block Roberts Ave. – 2000 Volvo S40 stolen.
1500 block W. Allegheny Ave. – $3,000 stolen from the property.
2800 block W. Hunting Park Ave. – Copper wire stolen from the property.
2700 block N. Hemberger St – Phone, digital camera and a SEPTA pass