Gayborhood Crime Watch: Aug. 24-27, 2015

Gayborhood Crime Watch: Aug. 24-27, 2015

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INCIDENTS

— Between 7 a.m. Aug. 23 and 9 a.m. Aug. 24, someone stole the mail slot from a front door of a residence in the 300 block of South Fawn Street.

— At 2:30 p.m. Aug. 24, someone stole a woman’s handbag from a chair inside Au Bon Pain, 111 S. 10th St. The suspect was described as a 40-year-old black woman, 300 pounds, wearing a white shirt and white-and-black pants.

— Between June 30-Aug. 27, someone forced open the door of an apartment in the 1200 block of Chestnut Street and stole a camera, iPhone and clothing. Sixth District Officer Washington attempted to lift fingerprints.

— At 2:40 a.m. Aug. 28, a man left a local bar and, outside 1100 Walnut St., was knocked down and punched by three men, who stole his sunglasses and sneakers. Two suspects were described as Hispanic, with the first wearing gray sweatpants and the second a white T-shirt and jeans. The third man was described as black and 6 feet.

— There were three thefts of bicycles reported Aug. 24-27: outside 1000 Spruce St., 123 S. Broad St. and 1131 Market St.

NON-SUMMARY ARRESTS

— At 1:50 a.m. Aug. 26, a man was outside 1314 Locust St. looking at his cell phone when another man snatched it from his hand. The victim chased the culprit, who then demanded $50 for its return. The victim got into a struggle with the man, and police were alerted and apprehended a suspect, recovering the phone. The 34-year-old homeless suspect was charged with robbery and related offenses.

— At 11:30 p.m. Aug. 26, Sixth District plainclothes officers observed an illegal narcotics sale in the 200 block of South 13th Street. The alleged buyer fled south when police approached, and the alleged seller got into a car in the lot at 13th and Locust streets. Police pulled the vehicle over and recovered a quantity of crack cocaine. The 33-year-old suspect with a North Philadelphia address was charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. 

— At 11 p.m. Aug. 24, a man snatched $20 and an ATM card from a person’s hand outside 121 S. Broad St. At 2:30 p.m. Aug. 26, the victim saw the suspect in the 100 block of South Broad Street and alerted Sixth District Officer Allen, who apprehended the man. The 58-year-old suspect with a Camden, N.J., address was charged with robbery and related offenses.

SUMMARY ARRESTS

— At 12:30 a.m. Aug. 24, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 237 S. Broad St.

— On Aug. 25, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 10:15 p.m. outside 251 S. 13th St. and 11:15 p.m. outside 300 S. 12th St.

— At 5:25 p.m. Aug. 26, Sixth District officers issued a citation for a summary offense outside 13th and Locust streets.

— On Aug. 27, Sixth District officers issued citations for summary offenses at 6:30 p.m. outside 1100 Walnut St. and 6:50 p.m. outside 201 S. Broad St. 


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