Gayborhood Crime Watch

Gayborhood Crime Watch

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The following incidents in the Midtown Village and Washington Square West areas were reported to the Sixth Police District between Oct. 17-23. Information is courtesy of 6th District Capt. Brian Korn; Stacy Irving, senior director, Crime Prevention Service; Center City District; the Police Liaison Committee and Midtown Village Merchants Association. To report crime tips, visit www.phillypolice.com or call 215-686-TIPS (8477).

INCIDENTS REPORTED

— Between 6:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 17, someone entered two apartments in a building in the 1100 block of Spruce Street without force. The person(s) stole jewelry from one apartment and a laptop and a jar of change from the other. Sixth District Officer Maiorano lifted fingerprints.

— Between 9 p.m. Oct. 19 and 5:30 a.m. Oct. 20, someone smashed the window of a 2007 Honda parked in the paid garage at Ninth and Locust streets and stole a GPS. The scene was cleaned up before police notification, so no fingerprints were lifted.

— At 1 a.m. Oct. 20 (reported 11 a.m.), a man was leaving Fergie’s Pub, 1214 Sansom St., talking on his iPhone when a male grabbed it from his hand and ran west on Sansom. The victim did not get a good look at the suspect, who was described only as a black male.

— Between 7:30-9 a.m. Oct. 20, someone forced open an apartment door in the 1300 block of Spruce Street and stole cash and liquor. Sixth District Officer Kelly attempted to lift fingerprints.

— Between 5:45-11 p.m. Oct. 21, someone forced open an apartment door in the 1300 block of Pine Street and stole a laptop and bicycle. Sixth District Officer Colon attempted to lift fingerprints.

— At 2:40 a.m. Oct. 23, a man was on the corner of Broad and Locust streets when a female asked him for $2. When he took out his money to give the $2, the female grabbed all his cash and fled. The suspect was described as a white female in her mid-30s, wearing a tan jacket and jeans.

— At 4:07 a.m. Oct. 23, a man was walking in the 300 block of South 12th Street, near Pine, when three males accosted him with a handgun and took his wallet with $3 and credit cards. The suspects fled south on 12th and were described as black males; one was in his mid-40s, 6-foot tall with a medium build and scraggly beard, wearing a black hoody; another was in his mid-40s with a gray beard and wearing a gray sweatshirt and white sneakers; the third was in his late 40s and wearing dark clothing.

— Between 3-6 p.m. Oct. 23, someone entered an apartment in the 1300 block of Pine Street through a window adjacent to the fire escape and stole a Playstation, camera and jar of change. Sixth District Officer Savino attempted to lift fingerprints.

NON-SUMMARY ARRESTS

— At 7:55 p.m. Oct. 18, 6th District bicycle patrol Officers Ferrero and Blackburn arrested a male wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear for court outside 1124 Pine St. The 24-year-old suspect with a North Philadelphia address was charged with contempt of court.

— On Oct. 19, 6th District Officer Loggia arrested a male for forcing open a locked gate to a yard of a residence in the 1300 block of Pine Street and stealing a bicycle. The 40-year-old suspect with an East Philadelphia address was charged with theft and related offenses.

— On Oct. 19, 6th District plainclothes officers arrested two males for prostitution at 10:40 p.m., 260 S. 13th St., and 11 p.m., 1200 Locust St.

— At 8:50 a.m. Oct. 22, 6th District bike patrol Officer McQue stooped a male for investigation in the 1100 block of Pine Street. The 54-year-old suspect with an East Philadelphia address was subsequently arrested for providing false identification to police.

— At 12:50 p.m. Oct. 23, 6th District Officer DeLuca investigated a male in the 1300 block of Lombard Street and found that he was in wanted status for a probation/parole violation. The 63-year-old suspect with a homeless shelter address was charged with escape.

— At 1:45 p.m. Oct. 23, 6th District Officers DeLuca and McQue arrested a male wanted on a bench warrant for failure to appear for court outside 1222 Locust St. The 29-year-old suspect with an East Philadelphia address was charged with contempt of court.

SUMMARY OFFENSE ARRESTS

— Oct. 17: citations issued 4:25 p.m., 202 S. 12th St.; 5:25 p.m., 1100 Pine St.; 5:50 p.m., 1200 Chancellor St. (2); 5:05 p.m., 231 S. 13th St. (2).

— Oct. 18: citations issued 4:25 p.m., 1201 Locust St.; 6:45 p.m., 1234 Locust St.; 7:10 p.m., 1323 Locust St.; 7:30 p.m., 261 S. 13th St.; 7:35 p.m., 1324 Walnut St.; 8 p.m., 1124 Pine St. (2); 8:55 p.m., 1200 Walnut St.; 9:50 p.m., 239 S. 13th St.

— Oct. 19: citations issued 2:20 a.m., 400 S. 12th St.; 3 a.m., 1200 Locust St.; 10:55 a.m., 1222 Locust St.; 4:25 p.m., 201 S. 13th St.

— Oct. 20: citations issued 1 a.m., 1200 Locust St.; 11 a.m., 1222 Locust St.; 10:20 p.m., 239 S. 13th St. (3).

— Oct. 21: citations issued 7:50 p.m., 1301 Lombard St.; 8:15 p.m., 1200 Locust St.; 8:40 p.m., 1222 Locust St. (3); 9:40 p.m., 1200 Spruce St.

— Oct. 22: citation issued 1:15 a.m., 1200 St. James St.

— Oct. 23: citation issued 2:15 a.m., 1300 St. Chancellor St.


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