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Police Activity week of 08/23/2012 through 09/01/2012

08/23/2012 – Theft from vehicle – Ofc. Cook

Police responded to the 400 block of E. Broadway Ave. for a report of a theft from vehicle. The victim stated that she parked her vehicle on the evening prior and left it unsecured. She stated that when she got inside in the morning the stereo head was missing. The glove compartment was also rifled through.


08/23/2012 – Theft from vehice – Sgt. Chappelle

Police responded to the 300 block of E. Broadway Ave. for a reported theft from vehicle. The victim stated that his vehicle was parked overnight and unsecured. A Magellan GPS and loose change was reported taken.


08/23/2012 – Narcotics – Ofc. McCaughan

While on bike patrol in the 100 block of W. Baltimore Ave. Officer McCaughan observed three white males acting suspiciously at the intersection of Church St. One of the males approached a black male and a hand to hand drug transaction was observed. The males were stopped and all were found in possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia. All were arrested and charged with various drug offenses.


08/24/2012 – Domestic assault – Ofc. Caputo

Police responded to Springfield Hospital for a reported domestic assault victim seeking treatment. The victim reported to police she was assaulted by for boyfriend in the 500 block of E. Baltimore Ave. She displayed injuries consistent with her account. A black male resident of Philadelphia was arrested the following morning in the 100 block of E. Baltimore Ave. for the assault.


08/24/2012 – Narcotics – Ofc. McCaughan

After observing a white male and female acting suspiciously in the area of N. Sycamore Ave. where recent drug complaints have been made, Officer McCaughan stopped these two subjects. The male was found in possession of narcotics and arrested. The female, a known drug user was not in possession of any drugs and released.


08/25/2012 – Retail Theft – Ofc. McCaughan

Police responded to the Kmart Store for a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival Loss Prevention staff stated that a black male resident of Drexel Hill was observed concealing $75.00 in merchandise and leave the store. The male was arrested by police and charged with retail theft.


08/25/2012 – Theft – Ofc. McCaughan

Police responded to a residence on Penn St. for a reported theft of a bicycle. The victim stated that two males known to him took his bike from the 7-11. Police went to a residence in Drexel Hill to interview the male and his accomplice. Both initially denied the theft but were found with fresh spray paint on their hands. Both finally produced the bike from the rear of the residence which was freshly painted with the same color found on the juvenile’s hands. Both will be summonsed in the mail.


08/26/2012 – Narcotics – Ofc. Wooding

While on patrol Officer Wooding observed a white male acting suspiciously on a closed business property in the unit block of E. Baltimore Ave. When approached by Officer Wooding the male had a strong odor of marijuana coming from his person. The male also displayed symptoms of being under the influence of a controlled substance. He was arrested and found in possession of a significant amount of marijuana on his person. The white male resident of Clifton heights was charged with possession of narcotics and other offenses.


08/26/2012 – Assault – Sgt. Martin

A white male from Media and one from Drexel Hill were arrested and charged with assault and related offenses after police responded to a bar located in the 500 block of E. Baltimore for a fight. The victim stated that he was assaulted in the bar by one of the white males and then assaulted again outside when the two waited for him to exit. The male was treated at the hospital for his injuries.


08/27/2012 – Theft from vehicle – Ofc. Cook

Police responded to the 100 block of N. Diamond St. for a report of males breaking into vehicles. Upon arrival a white male juvenile was located in a parked vehicle. He fled on police arrival and was apprehended after a short foot chase. He was in possession of loose change and a Tom Tom GPS system. The male was also under the influence of alcohol at this time. His accomplice, who was described as a black male, fled the area and was not located.


08/27/2012 – Public Drunkenness – Ofc. Caputo

Police received an anonymous report of a male pushing a baby stroller in the 100 block of W. Baltimore Ave. in an intoxicated state. Police located the white male resident of Clifton Heights and found him to be intoxicated. He was arrested and the child was turned over to family members.


08/28/2012 – Public Drunkenness – Ofc. Wooding

While on patrol Officer Wooding observed a white male resident of Clifton Heights walking on W. Baltimore Ave. with an open container of alcohol and showing oblivious signs of intoxication. He was stopped ,ID’d and placed under arrest for public drunkenness.


08/29/2012 – Curfew / UDA – Ofc. Morgan

While on patrol four juveniles were stopped for curfew violations. While speaking with the juveniles officers detected that that had been consuming alcohol prior to the stop. They were charged with Curfew violations and UAD.


08/31/2012 – Burglary – Ofc. Press

Officers responded to the unit block of S. Penn St. for a reported burglary interrupted. The 84 year old victim stated she was in her bed when she observed a white male, thin build wearing a red tee shirt enter the room. The male was startled and fled the residence. Nothing was reported taken but her vehicle that was parked in an attached garage was damage when the actor attempted to gain entry into that.


09/01/2012 – PFA Violation / Narcotics – Ofc. Morgan

While on patrol in the area of E. Baltimore Ave. officers observed an apparent domestic argument between a male and female. Knowing the male as the defendant in a current PFA action, he was taken into custody for the court order violation. While in custody he was also found in possession of a controlled substance. The white male resident of Clifton Heights was charged with the violation and narcotics possession.