Crime Log: April 11 - April 17




Homicide:

April 15, 2014: Timothy Cary, an unaffiliated 31-year-old male, was in a verbal altercation with the suspect, 26-year-old unaffiliated Corey Gaynor, in the Copabanana Restaurant. The suspect went outside, approached the 31-year-old male and shot him multiple times at 1:30 a.m. Penn Police identified and arrested the suspect on the 4000 block of Pine Street and recovered the murder weapon nearby.

Fire Incident:

April 13, 2014: Someone set fire to an item in the basement of the Sigma Phi Epsilon house at 4028 Walnut St., leading to a response by the Philadelphia Fire Department and DPS’ UPPD and Fire and Emergency Services Personnel. The fire was extinguished, and the building was deemed safe for occupancy.

Other Assault:

April 15, 2014: A patient at the Science Center (3701 Market St.) became irate and made threatening statements toward the health care staff at 4:20 p.m.

Burglary:

April 14, 2014: An individual removed personal items from a room in the Alpha Tau Omega house at 255 S. 39th St. at 11:30 a.m.

April 14, 2014: An affiliated 21-year-old male reported at 10:00 p.m. that someone entered his residence at 4029 Locust St. and removed a speaker.

Robbery:

April 13, 2014: An unaffiliated 40-year-old male attempted to leave the Fresh Grocer without paying at 2:40 a.m. When stopped by a loss prevention officer, he elbowed and bit the officer.

Fraud:

April 15, 2014: An affiliated 20-year-old male reported at 12:00 p.m. from 4049 Spruce St. that someone filed taxes with his social security number.

April 14, 2014: There was an electronic payment fraud at 11:00 a.m. at Blockley Hall at 423 Guardian Dr.

Disorderly Conduct:

April 13, 2014: An unaffiliated 43-year-old male was asking for money outside of a business on the 3900 block of Walnut Street at 4:30 p.m. When patrons refused to give him money, he cursed and threatened them.

April 12, 2014: An unaffiliated 61-year-old male was seen panhandling at Smokey Joe’s at 210 S. 40th St. at 9:10 p.m. after he had been warned to stop. When the police approached him, he attempted to flee.

April 11, 2014: An affiliated 22-year-old male was causing a disturbance at 200 S. 33rd St. at 9:40 p.m. and was advised to leave the area. He yelled and screamed at the police, causing a disturbance.

April 11, 2014 : A 22-year-old affiliated male caused a public disturbance on the 4000 block of Pine Street at 5:00 p.m. and interfered with a police investigation.

Public Drunkenness:

April 14, 2014: The police cited a 42-year-old unaffiliated male at 4:15 p.m. for public drunkenness after loitering, screaming and cursing at police near the Wawa at 3744 Spruce St.

April 13, 2014: The police cited an unaffiliated 22-year-old male for public drunkenness at Franklin Field at 8:00 p.m.

April 11, 2014: The police cited an affiliated 21-year-old male for public drunkenness on the 400 block of Walnut Street at 12:10 a.m.

Liquor Law:

April 12, 2014: The police cited a juvenile for underage drinking at the intersection of 36th and Walnut streets at 10:00 p.m.

April 12, 2014: The police cited a 20-year-old affiliated male for underage drinking at the intersection 39th and Walnut streets at 12:20 p.m.

April 11, 2014: The police cited an 18-year-old unaffiliated female for underage drinking at the intersection 40th and Pine streets at 3:30 p.m.

April 11, 2014: The police cited a 20-year-old unaffiliated female for underage drinking at the intersection 40th and Pine streets at 3:30 p.m.

April 11, 2014: The police cited an 18-year-old unaffiliated female for underage drinking and fake identification at the intersection 40th and Pine streets at 3:40 p.m.

April 11, 2014: The police cited a 19-year-old affiliated male for underage drinking and fake identification at 4006 Pine St. at 4:45 p.m.

Public Urination:

April 11, 2014: Police cited a 26-year-old unaffiliated male for urinating on the highway on the 300 block of S. 42nd Street at 12:40 a.m.

April 11, 2014: Police cited an 18-year-old unaffiliated male for urinating on the highway on the 200 block of S. 41st Street at 3:30 a.m.

April 12, 2014: Police cited a 22-year-old affiliated male for urinating on the highway.

April 12, 2014: Police cited a 21-year-old affiliated male for public urination on the 4000 block of Chancellor Street at 3:50 p.m.

Other Offense:

April 14, 2014: A 47-year-old unaffiliated male was seen in a gated backyard at 4006 Pine St. at 10:10 p.m. without permission.

Theft:

Theft from Building: 8

Theft all other: 1

Bike theft: 4

Retail theft: 1


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