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Police Activity week of 8-30-2010 through 9-05-2010

8/30/2010 – Officer Robert McCaughan

Act 64 – Assault Investigation
On Monday, August 30th, 2010 Clifton Heights Police Officer Robert McCaughan was dispatched to the 500 block of W. Baltimore Avenue for a reported assault investigation. During the course of the investigation, two of three suspects were identified. Two 14 year old suspects of Clifton Heights and Drexel Hill face assault and robbery related charges pending the close of the police investigation. The two victims are residents of Glenolden and Norwood boroughs.


8/31/2010 -Officer Robert McCaughan

Underage Drinking Arrest
Clifton Heights Police received a report of two disorderly males kicking over trashcans on a commercial property located on the 500 block of E. Baltimore Ave. Locating the group involved; the two involved were determined to be under the age of 21 years and under the influence of alcohol. Portable Breath Tests were administered and the juveniles both tested positive for the consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Summary citations were issued to a 20 year old resident of the 400 block of E. Baltimore Ave and an 18 year old resident of Upper Darby.


9/01/2010 – Sergeant Francis Rich

Criminal Mischief Arrest
As a result of a police order to tow an abandoned vehicle located on the 300 block of E. Baltimore Avenue due to the owner not moving the vehicle after official notification via registered mail, a tow truck was dispatched to tow the vehicle. During the attempt by the tow driver to place the vehicle on the tow truck, the owner exited a residence in the 300 block of E. Baltimore Ave and forcibly removed this vehicle off the tow truck causing damages to the tow truck.

Summary charges have been filed against a 30 year old former resident of Philadelphia now residing on the 300 block of E. Baltimore Ave.


9/04/2010 -Officer Robert McCaughan

Curfew Citation
During routine patrol, Officer Robert McCaughan observed two subjects walking in the vicinity of Glenwood Avenue at 1:30AM. Having prior knowledge that one of the two subjects was under the age of 18 years and had been warned at least once prior, a 16 year old resident of Secane was taken into custody and release to a guardian after issuance of a summary citation for the Curfew Violation.


9/05/2010 – Chief Walter Senkow

Police Information
Over the last several weeks, Clifton Height’s police have noticed an increase in thefts from motor vehicles. In some cases the involved vehicles were unlocked with valuables including electronic equipment and GPS units in plain view. In two other cases, the cars were locked and forcibly entered. Stolen were a GPS or other valuables in plain view. The police department reminds all residents to lock their cars and place any valuables in the trunk or take them into their homes. Most of these thefts are crimes of opportunity after seeing valuables in the car. Please call 911 if you hear or see any suspicious activity during the night hours.