Articles by Harrison Fallon

05/22/13 10:36pm

Philadelphia smartphone thefts mimic national trend

Two recent robberies inside the Penn Patrol Zone are examples of a growing national problem of criminals seeking smartphones.
05/22/13 1:32pm

Police are investigating 'indecent acts' in Houston Hall

Indecent acts committed in Houston Hall that involved a Penn lecturer are being investigated by the police.
05/21/13 8:50pm

April sees decrease in crime in Penn Patrol Zone

The biggest reduction in crime against persons in April was in the category of assaults — both simple and aggravated.
05/20/13 10:46pm

Police releases video of suspect in Don Ly's murder

The Philadelphia Police Department released a surveillance camera video Monday of the man believed to be responsible for the murder of campus food cart operator Don Ly.
05/15/13 3:44pm

Crime Log | May 3 - May 9

See what incidents occurred in the Penn Patrol Zone between May 3 and May 9.
05/10/13 6:03pm

String of robberies hits University City Thursday night

The string of three robberies began at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the 4500 block of Sansom Street.
05/09/13 9:33pm

Robbery with gun occurs at 42nd and Chestnut

Two suspects were arrested in connection with a robbery with a gun at the intersection of 42nd and Chestnut streets Thursday night.
05/07/13 6:50pm

City to improve safety measures at 38th and Spruce intersection

The Philadelphia Streets Department is set to install “bumpouts” to make it easier for pedestrians to cross the intersection — which has been plagued by a string of five accidents — by the end of the year.
05/03/13 12:07pm

Crime Log | April 19 - 26

04/28/13 12:57pm
According to the Division of Public Safety, a car was driving along Walnut Street when it pulled over between 33rd and 34th streets and subsequently burst into flames.
04/23/13 11:37pm

Carjacker in 2010 campus shootout sentenced to prison

Leslie Mosby helped his friend, Karl Sappleton, carjack a car in West Philadelphia just before 3 a.m. on Nov. 21, 2010.
04/23/13 11:16pm
An automobile struck a female University student at 38th and Spruce streets on Tuesday morning, marking the fifth accident at the intersection this semester.
04/22/13 8:30pm

Illegal sale of drugs near campus leads to nine arrests

The Division of Public Safety made nine arrests in two days last Monday and Tuesday in connection with people selling illegal drugs.
04/22/13 7:32pm
The killing of University City food truck operator Don Ly remains unsolved.
04/18/13 2:03pm

Campus fruit cart vendor fatally stabbed

Don Ly, a campus food truck operator, was stabbed and killed while on his way to work this morning. A letter from his son: My father, Don Ly
04/17/13 12:08am

Division of Public Safety honors exceptional officers at Commendations Ceremony

DPS’s Commendations Ceremony — held in Fagin Hall — let the organization commend officer service, memorialize several individuals and promote members of the department.
04/15/13 10:57pm

Fling incidents down 59 percent from 2012

Penn’s student body flung a little safer this year.
04/15/13 8:27pm

No citations for underage drinking issued on Friday or Saturday

While 31 students were cited Thursday night of Spring Fling weekend by state police officers, the citations did not continue during the two days of official Fling activities.
04/14/13 11:18pm

Students to appear in court for Fling liquor citations

According to Vice President for Public Safety Maureen Rush, 31 citations were issued at two off-campus parties on Thursday night by the Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement.
04/11/13 10:49pm

Citizens opine on Philadelphia casino options

“You nine folks hold the keys to the kingdom,” North Philadelphia resident Penelope Giles said to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, in town Thursday to hear citizen input on a new city casino.
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