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Police Activity week of 04-24-2011 through 04-30-2011

04/25/2011 – Sergeant Francis Rich

Theft and Receiving Stolen Property
Clifton Height’s police responded to N. Glenwood Avenue for a report of a suspicious person checking parked cars on N. Glenwood Ave. As a result of a search, a suspect was located on the Septa Trolley tracks and a subsequent foot pursuit resulted in the apprehension of a 21 year-ld resident of the unit block of N. Sycamore Ave.

As a result of follow-up investigation, the defendant was tied into two thefts from vehicles that occurred earlier in the morning. The defendant was charged with Theft from Motor Vehicles and Receiving Stolen Property Charges.


04/27011 – Officer Tom Gallo

Public Drunk Arrest
As a result of a suspicious person call, Clifton Heights Police responded to the unit block of E. Berkley Ave and located a male passed out and under the extreme effect of alcohol consumption. Clifton Heights Police arrested a 55 year-ld male resident of Sharon Hill. While incarcerated, investigating officers learned the defendant was wanted out Philadelphia on a warrant and was turned over to Philadelphia PD.


04/28011 – Sergeant John Martin

Retail Theft Arrest
On 4-28-2011 Clifton Heights Police were dispatched to the Clifton Heights K-Mart where security officers had a female in custody. Arrested for the theft of two pieces of jewelry and 5 items of clothing was a 47 year-old female resident of Lester. The defendant was released after issuance of a summary citation on Retail Theft.


04/28/2011 – Sergeant Tim Rockenbach

Offences Against Family and Children
Clifton Heights Police responded to 22 S. Springfield Rd in Clifton Heights where officers were met by a Delaware County Children & Youth Caseworker. Investigation learned that a 3 year old and a 1 year-old child were inside a resident with no adult present.

A joint investigation conducted by Sgt. Rockenbach and Children & Youth located the children’s mother hours later and after interviews with the suspect and neighbors, an arrest was made on a 36 year old female resident of Clifton Heights on Reckless Endangering, False Reports to Police and related charges.


04/29/2011 – Officer Robert McCaughan / Sgt. Tim Rockenbach

Burglary Arrest
On April 29, 2011 Clifton Heights Police were dispatched to the unit block of E. Broadway Ave for a discovered Burglary and theft of tools. As a result of investigation, a suspect was identified and follow-up investigation located tools inside a suspect vehicle and after a consent search inside a residence located on E. Madison Ave the remaining tools were located.

Arrested on Burglary, Theft, and Receiving Stolen Property charges was a 49 year-old male resident of E. Madison Avenue.