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Past Reports

Police activity week of 5-24 through 5-31

5/26/2010 – Officer James Press

Domestic Assault
On Wednesday, May 22, 2010 Clifton Height’s officers were dispatched to the 100 block of E. Baltimore Avenue for a reported physical domestic argument. As a result of investigation, observations and written statements, a 34 year old male defendant of Clifton Heights was arrested for choking a 32 year old female victim also of the 100 block of E. Baltimore Avenue, punching the victim in her right eye and threatening to kill her. Simple Assault and related charges were filed.


5/26/2010 – Officer James Press

Warrant Arrest
Clifton Heights Police were dispatched to the 500 block of E. Broadway Avenue where construction workers reported what appeared to be a homeless person either sleeping or unconscious where they were demolishing a building. On arrival, Officer James Press located what appeared to be a homeless person with an empty case of beer and several empty pill bottles in his vicinity. A check through the 911 center determined that the 36 year old male and, past, resident of Upper Darby was wanted on a Delaware County Bench Warrant. The defendant was taken into custody, without incident, and turned over to Delaware County Sheriffs for transport to the George Hill Correctional Facility.


5/26/2010 – Officer Thomas Gallo

Narcotic Possession and Trespassing
While on routine patrol, Officer Thomas Gallo observed two male subjects sitting on the Septa Trolley Tracks located off N. Glenwood Avenue. Septa has authorized Clifton Heights Police to enforce trespass violations due to increased acts of vandalism and tumultuous behavior. On Officer Thomas Gallo’s approach, he observed one of two subjects throw what was later determined to be marijuana blunt on the tracks. Both subjects were advised of arrest and a pat down search of the second defendant located a pill bottle with four different suspected controlled substances contained inside. Arrested were a 24 year old male defendant resident of Academy Road in Clifton Heights and an adult male resident of E. Washington Avenue in Clifton Heights. Act 64 and trespassing violations have been filed.


5/29/2010 – Officer Thomas Gallo

Disorderly Conduct Arrests
Bike Patrol Officers were assigned to work the PAL/Boy’s Club benefit carnival at the ball-field located at N. Springfield Road and N. Church Street. As a result of his bike patrol, Officer Thomas Gallo observed two 16 year juvenile males urinate behind the snack bar at the carnival. Both defendants, one a resident of Philadelphia and the second a resident of Upper Darby, were arrested and issued citations for disorderly conduct.


5/31/2010 – Sergeant Francis Rich

Endangering the Welfare of a Child Arrest
At 2:55PM on May 31, 2010, Clifton Heights Police were dispatched to the Clifton Heights Fire Company for a reported 4 year old child found walking in bare feet and in her pajamas. The child was witnessed crossing Springfield Road, over a city long block away from her residence, nearly being struck by a passing vehicle. The child was transported to the police station for her safety. At 3:41PM, Clifton Heights Police were dispatched to the 100 block of E. Baltimore Avenue for a reported missing female. As a result of his investigation, Sgt. Francis Rich filed charges of relating to the violation of duty of care and protection against a 22 year old male resident of Clifton Heights.


5/31/2010 – Officer James Press

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol or Controlled Substance
On May 31, 2010, Clifton Heights Police were dispatched to meet Upper Darby Township police on north Springfield Road. On arrival Officer James Press learned that an on-duty Upper Darby Officer observed two vehicles operating in a reckless and careless manner on E. Baltimore Ave. As a result of a police stop on one of the two vehicles, the operator a 38 year old resident of Clifton Heights was determined to be driving under the influence of alcohol to a degree making the operation of a vehicle unsafe.