N. Highland Ave., 200 block, Feb. 3., 12:30 a.m. The restaurant reported that the suspects entered the location told a customer to leave. One of the suspects stood by the doorway.l The first suspect then produced a gun and demanded money and the victim’s iPhone. The victim advised the suspect that he had no phone; the suspects fled with the property in a black bag.
N. Robinson St., 400 block, Feb. 4, 1:50 p.m. A woman reported that the suspect started arguing with her and then hit her in the face with an open hand. He took her purse from her and removed money and then threw the purse on the ground. The victim was walking away, and the suspect reportedly threw a brick at her back. A warrant was obtained.
S. Regester St., 100 block, Feb. 4, 6 p.m. A man reported that he was approached by two suspects, one of whom asked what he had inside the hamper he was carrying. The victim noticed that one of the suspects had a knife in his hand, so he handed over the hamper, which contained a laptop.
Esther Pl., 3200 block, Feb. 5, 6:15 p.m. The auto body shop reported that someone entered the location and pointed a silver handgun at the owner and an employee and demanded their money. They handed over their property; the suspect left.
Fleet St., 1800 block, Feb. 5, 9:39 p.m. The bar reported that a suspect wearing a black ski mask entered and said, “Keep your hands where I can see them, and give me the money.” The suspect then went to three patrons and took property from them. He then went to the bar and threw a bag over it, which the bartender filled with an unknown amount of cash. The suspect then asked for two Red Bulls.
S. Chapel St., 400 block, Feb. 5, 9:45 p.m. The victim said that while he was walking the block, a suspect approached, wearing black ski mask, and demanded his wallet and cash. The suspect displayed a black semi-automatic handgun. The victim handed over his cash; the suspect ran south on Chapel St. and got into an unknown silver vehicle. Three men were later arrested in connection with the incident.
E. Fayette St., 2700 block, Feb. 9, 9:40 p.m. The victim said that he had parked his car and locked it, and was walking to his girlfriend’s house, when he was approached by two suspects. The first displayed a gun and told him to drop everything and run. The man dropped his keys and ran to his girlfriend’s house; the suspects entered his vehicle.
N. Highland Ave., 600 block, Feb. 3, 11:19 a.m. An officer responded to a vacant property following an alarm call, and found that the rear basement door had been opened and copper piping had been cut. The owner later advised that nothing else had been taken.
N. Luzerne Ave., 400 block, Feb. 3, 6:30 p.m. The complainant returned home and found that she could not get inside her dwelling; the front door had been blocked from the inside with a chair. A suspect had gained entry via the rear door and taken an XBox, baby swing, baby walker, newborn clothes, laptop, safe with IDs, Social Security card, and $500 cash.
S. Bouldin St., 300 block, Feb. 4, 2 p.m. A man reported that he returned home to find that his rear kitchen window screen had been cut, and the window had been forced open with an unknown pry tool. Various electronics were taken.
Fleet St., 1800 block, Feb. 4, 3:30 p.m. A woman said that she got a call from her roommate, who advised her that the door to her room had been pried open. Someone had dumped her medications out onto her bed, but took only the Percocet tablets.
Jefferson St., 2700 block, Feb. 4, 9 a.m. A suspect got into the dwelling through an unlocked front window. Two TVs, an XBox, and a Wii system were taken.
McElderry St., 2900 block, Feb. 5, 9:30 a.m. The complainant came home and noticed that the interior basement door was open. He found that an unknown suspect had pried open the rear, exterior basement door and damaged the electric meter. Electrical wire was stolen.
Foster Ave., 2500 block, Feb. 5, 6 a.m. A man came home to find his flatscreen TV missing. He also found that his rear door and kitchen window were open or unlocked. There was no sign of forced entry.
N. Lakewood Ave., 600 block, Feb. 5, 5:10 a.m. A victim reported that someone gained entry through the rear kitchen window while she was sleeping. Two wallets and two sets of keys were missing.
N. Linwood Ave., 200 block, Feb. 5, 5:10 a.m. A woman reported that her TV, 100 video games, Playstation 3, XBox, Wii, Blu Ray player, laptop, 200 Blu Ray disks, and 400 DVDs were missing.
N. Luzerne Ave., 400 block, Feb. 6, 9 a.m. The complainant heard the board that secures the rear gate to the church fall. She went to investigate, and found the rear door to the church open. Officers responded and cleared the church, which was empty. Some copper pipe and a TV were missing; a tire iron that does not belong to the church was found in the kitchen.
S. Lakewood Ave., 600 block, Feb. 7, 2:30 p.m. A man reported that he came home to find his front door ajar and his house in disarray. The rear window had been pried open with a shovel. Stolen from the man, a county police officer, were two handguns, and extendable baton, and a laptop.
E. Fayette St., 1100 block, Feb. 7, 9 p.m. A suspect pried open the rear doors to try to get into the youth center. No access was gained, but the doors were damaged.
N. Kenwood Ave., 400 block, Feb. 7, 2 p.m. A woman reported hearing a knock at her bedroom door. She asked who was knocking. She then heard a loud noise and the sound of someone running down the steps. An unknown person had kicked in her roommate’s door. She reported that a TV was missing, and that the front and rear doors to the house were unlocked.
N. Lakewood Ave., 400 block, Feb. 8, 6 a.m. A woman returned home to find her second floor bedroom window kicked in. A TV, laptop, necklace, and $500 in cash was taken. A second complainant at the location reported that his basement bedroom had been entered and various electronics and money was taken.