N. Highland Avenue, 400 block, January 4, 4:45 p.m. A woman told police her good friend had just robbed her. According to the victim, the friend ran up to her, started an argument, then pushed her down, took her phone and wallet, and fled. The suspect was arrested a short time later.
International Place, 100 block, January 3, 4 p.m. A woman told police she was in a parking garage when a man approached her, put an object to her head that she believed was a gun, and then robbed her of $35 and fled. She later told police she had sustained a bloody nose in the incident, and that she had no time to be interviewed about it at the present.
N. Luzerne Avenue, 600 block, January 2, 4:57 p.m. A woman told police she was approached by a group of men, one of whom told her, “Don’t move, don’t twitch, just give me what you got,” and put a gun to her head. He took $624 cash from her coat pocket and fled.
N. Clinton Street, 400 block, January 4, 3:10 p.m. A woman told police she had become involved in an argument with two friends she knew only as “Bonnie” and “Jenean.” During the course of the argument, “Bonnie” grabbed a kitchen knife and cut the woman, then fled.
Eastern Avenue, 2000 block, January 3, 12:50 p.m. A fast food worker told police a man had begun going from table to table and asking for money. When asked to leave, the man became agitated and violent. He was escorted outside, at which point he began throwing rocks at the worker. He then fled.
S. Newkirk Street, 300 block, January 7, 7 p.m. Someone broke into a home through a rear door and took two computers.
S. Curley Street, 100 block, January 7, 6 p.m. Someone forced open the rear window of a house and took cash, two computers, a phone and a GPS.
S. Highland Avenue, 400 block, January 5, 6 a.m. Someone broke into a business through a front door and took phone cards and $200 cash.
Gough Street, 3700 block, January 5, 7:10 a.m. Someone entered an HVAC business and took rolls of copper wire.
Portugal Street, 1600 block, January 6, 10 a.m. Someone entered a home through an unlocked front door and took a computer and two leather jackets, one for a plus-sized woman.
Aliceanna Street, 1700 block, January 5, 9:30 p.m. Someone entered a home through a kitchen window, but nothing was taken.
S. Herring Court, 200 block, January 4, 1 a.m. Someone broke into a home through a rear kitchen window and took a computer and a gun.
E. Baltimore Street, 3200 block, January 3, 8:15 p.m. Someone entered a house through a rear door and took $400 cash.
N. Collington Avenue, 100 block, January 3, 5 a.m. Someone entered a home through a kitchen window, took a computer and fled.
N. Port Street, 400 block, January 3, 4:30 a.m. Someone entered a house through unknown means and ransacked the premises.
S. Decker Avenue, unit block, January 1, 6 p.m. Someone cut a screen and entered a house.Nothing was taken.
N. Clinton Street, 400 block, January 1, 4:09 a.m. A police officer on patrol found a man climbing on an awning of a house that was not his, although he told the officer the house belonged to his cousin. He was unable to explain why the window of the house was broken, however, and was arrested.
N. Lakewood Avenue, 100 block, January 1, 1 a.m. Someoneentered a home through a bathroom window.
N. Caroline Street, 200 block, January 7, 6:10 p.m. A woman told police she was out walking when a suspect rode up on a bike and grabbed her cell phone.
Tolna Street, 800 block, January 5, 3 p.m. Someone stole an air compressor off a back porch.
Boston Street, 2600 block, January 5, 5:45 p.m. Someone cut a lock and took a 20-speed bicycle.
E. Lombard Street, 6300 block, January 4, 10 a.m. Someone stole more than $1,000 of diesel fuel from a storage tank.
E. Fayette Street, 1300 block, January 3, 1:14 p.m. A couple was arrested for stealing olive oil and a “relaxation” kit.
Brown Avenue, 6500 block, December 17, noon. Someone stole jewelry valued at $7,690 from a woman’s closet.
Larceny from Auto
GPS: 4; Tires: 5; Jewelry: Various; Suitcases: 2; Chargers: 2; Purse: 1; Phone: 2
Catalytic converter: 2; Clothes: various
Cash: $97; mp3: 1; Folder (pink): 1
Neighborhood Watch was compiled by Mary Helen Sprecher.