Crime Blotter

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N. Washington St., unit block, March 12 at 4:45 p.m. The victim stated that the suspects, two juvenile African-American males, approached them and stated “Give me your cell phone”. The victim was then pushed to the ground and held down. One suspect placed a knife to their throat. The victim then gave them their cell phone and the suspects fled. During an investigation, both suspects were located and arrested.

S. Broadway, 200 block, March 13 at 2:36 p.m. The victim stated that they were sitting when four African-American males between 18-21 years-old started kicking and punching them in the head. During the assault, the victim’s wallet was taken and the suspects fled.

N. Linwood Ave., 200 block, March 14 at 3:45 p.m. The victim said they had gotten off the bus when they were approached by four African-American male juveniles. One suspect said “What did you have in your pockets?” and the victim replied “I know you, you go to Patterson Park High School.” The suspect said “I don’t care” and punched the victim in the face before going through their pockets and taking money and a cell phone.

E. Lombard St., 4400 block, March 14 at 10:45 a.m. The suspect, an African-American male in his 20s, got off the bus and snatched the victim’s purse. The victim gave chase and the suspect punched them in the eye. Suspect ran northbound with the purse.

S. Castle St., unit block, March 16 at 10:58 p.m. The two victims were walking when the suspect, an African-American male who was riding a bike, rode in front of them and displayed a handgun. The suspect demanded their cell phones and wallets, which they gave him, and then fled north bound. Video footage was found of the incident and an area canvas was negative.

S. Ponca St., 500 block, March 17 at 10:30 p.m. The victim was punched in the face by an African-American male in his 20s. The suspect went into the victim’s pockets and took money and a wallet.

E. Fairmount Ave., 2400 block, March 17 at 8:14 p.m. Two victims were approached by an African-American male in his 30s who was brandishing a silver handgun. The suspect said, “Get in the alley or I’ll shoot”. The suspect took a purse, money, and a wallet from the victims before fleeing west bound.


E. Lombard St., 1400 block, March 12 at 11 p.m. Officers arrived to the emergency room for a stabbing victim. The victim said Suspect #1, an African-American male, said “Why you look at me like that”. The two began to fight when Suspect #2, another African-American male, struck the victim in the back of the head with an unknown object. During the assault, one of the suspects stabbed the victim in the left eye.

S. Broadway, 200 block, March 12 at 8 p.m. The victim was walking to their car when they were assaulted by three African-American males between 20-25 years-old. The suspect fled and the victim suffered a broken eye socket and cheek bone.

E. Pratt St., 1700 block, March 14 at 2 a.m. The victim was walking when five to six Hispanic males between 25-30 years-old passed them. One of the suspects hit the victim in the face with a beer bottle which caused several lacerations.


Fells St., 900 block, between March 12 at 5:30 p.m. and March 13 at 3:10 p.m. An unknown suspect gained entry to the business by shattering the first floor side window. The location was rummaged through but nothing appeared to be taken.

Thames St., 1900 block, between March 12 at 7:30 p.m. and March 13 at 7:53 a.m. An unknown suspect forced their way into the business and took a microphone, a Macbook laptop, and two pairs of headphones.

Thames St., 1900 block, between March 12 at 4:30 p.m. and March 13 at 9:45 a.m. An unknown suspect entered the business via the front door, pried open the interior doors, and stole a laptop, a Bluetooth speaker, and two laptops.

S. Bond St., 800 block, between March 12 at 10:50 p.m. and March 13 at 3:40 p.m. Two suspects, both African-American males in hoodies, pried open the rear door latch to gain entry. They were caught by a security camera removing money from a cash register.

N. Chester St., 100 block, between March 10 at 7 a.m. and March 13 at 7:45 p.m. An unknown suspect broke into the location by prying open the rear door. They took three gold rings, three watches, a pair of Chuck Taylor shoes, a Nike bag, clothing, and various tools.

S. Regester St., 100 block, March 14 between 12-6;30 p.m. An unknown suspect broke into the side window to gain entry and took a drill, a hand saw, an elective grinder, and a suitcase.

Eastern Ave., 3000 block, March 14 at 3:45 p.m. The victim said they left their basement window opened and observed an unknown African-American male crawling through the window. The suspect saw the victim and fled. No property was taken.

Boston St., 2400 block, March 16 at 3:13 a.m. The suspect, an African-American male between 35-40 years old gained entry by breaking a window with a hammer. The suspect was seen by security putting on a mask, entering the store, and talking 27 pairs of Ray Ban sunglasses.

Hudson St., 3800 block, March 16 between 2-3:45 p.m. An unknown suspect kicked in the front door to the location and took a jewelry box and DVD player. During an area canvas, the jewelry box was recovered in a Port-A-Potty.

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