BURGLARY — Officers responding to an alarm at 2:30 a.m. April 29 at Foot Locker, 3001 Cheltenham Ave., observed a male climbing out of a broken front window who fled on foot with a bag, police said.
ID THEFT — A resident reported April 29 that a fraudulent account was opened using the victim’s name, police said.
THEFT — A student at Cheltenham High School, 500 Rices Mill Road, reported at 5:50 p.m. April 29 that her cellphone was stolen from her backpack, police said.
FRAUD — A resident reported April 29 that $600 was fraudulently transferred from the victim’s bank account, police said.
ASSAULT — A 21-year-old male was assaulted by an unknown white male, age 16 to 21, at Veterans Memorial Field, 7 Tookany Creek Parkway, around 4:45 p.m. April 29, police said. The victim may have responding to a social app to meet someone, police said.
HATE CRIME — A Hitler style mustache was found on a SEPTA sign at Old York and Meetinghouse roads at 10:50 a.m. April 30, police said.
RETAIL THEFT — Two bald males stole $1,026 worth of merchandise from Home Depot, 7690 Washington Lane, at 4:58 p.m. April 30 but dropped the items when stopped and fled, police said.
THEFT — A wallet was reported stolen at 7:02 p.m. April 30 from a business in the 2400 block of Cheltenham Avenue, police said.
BURGLARY — Rahmaan Jones, 22, of the 1600 block of Widener Place, Philadelphia, was arrested April 30 and charged with retail thefts April 18 and 19 at Jimmy Jazz, a retail theft at Ross Dress for Less, and two burglaries at Foot Locker, all at Cedarbrook Plaza, police said. He will also be charged with a retail theft at Sneaker Villa across from the plaza in Philadelphia, police said.
THEFT — Two males stole $40 worth of food from Wawa, 8250 Limekiln Pike, at 11:54 a.m. May 1, police said.
THEFT — Food and a college textbook were reported stolen at 2:28 p.m. May 1 from an apartment in the 1900 block of Ashbourne Road, police said.
DRUG POSSESSION — A 13-year-old female student at Cedarbrook Middle School, 300 Longfellow Road, will be charged with possession with intent to deliver an illegal substance after she was found in possession of brownies laced with edible marijuana at the school May 1, police said. One student who ate one was taken to the hospital, police said.
WARRANT — Mark Khusidan, 23, of the unit block of Parkview Road, Elkins Park, was taken into custody at 2:46 p.m. May 1 at his home on an outstanding Cheltenham warrant charging him with drug sales and manufacturing, police said.
FIRE — A kitchen fire caused by a pan left on the stove unattended was reported at 6:59 p.m. May 1 in the 1900 block of Mather Way, police said. Elkins Park Fire Company #1 responded, evacuated the building and extinguished the fire, police said.
WARRANT — Carla Brown, 31, of the 4400 block of Wingahocking Street, Philadelphia, was taken into custody at 8:54 a.m. May 2 in the 300 block of Winding Way on a Philadelphia warrant police said.
FRAUD — Citizen’s Bank, 7425 Front St., reported at 12:06 p.m. May 2 that a customer was targeted by a fraudulent call regarding the arrest of a grandson who needed $9,000 to bail him out, police said.
WARRANT — Shavon Coleman, 35, of no known address, was cited for retail theft after taking $92.75 of goods from Burlington Coat Factory, 2471 Cheltenham Ave., at 12:47 p.m. May 2, and taken into custody on an outstanding Philadelphia warrant, police said.
ID THEFT — A resident reported May 2 an unknown person opened a bank account using the victim’s personal information and attempted to withdraw money, police said.
WEAPON CHARGE — A 17-year-old male will be charged will illegal possession of a weapon, after he refused to leave a business in the 1900 block of Cheltenham Avenue at 10:46 p.m. May 2 and was found in possession of a M1 carbine he had sawed down, police said.
BAD CHECKS — Five personal checks written from three different accounts to the same person were found on the ground at 7:56 a.m. May 3 at Cheltenham and Mt. Pleasant avenues, police said.
THEFT — A resident of Hillcrest Center, 1245 W. Church Road, reported $40 was stolen from his room at 9:30 a.m. May 3, police said. While at the center, police took Phillip Wilkerson, 41, a resident, into custody on an active Montgomery County probation warrant, charging him with assault, police said.
FRAUD — A resident reported an unauthorized transfer from a bank account May 3, police said.
ID THEFT — A resident reported May 3 that numerous credit card accounts had been opened using the victim’s personal information, police said.
ATTEMPTED BURGLARY — A resident of the 200 block of Parkview Road reported at 4 p.m. May 3 finding a window pane smashed in and a black crowbar near the door, police said.
RETAIL THEFT — William J. Edinger, 27, and Rosencrantz Edinger, 21, both of the unit block of West Garfield Street, Philadelphia, were arrested at 7:21 p.m. May 3 and charged with retail theft after taking $252.45 in merchandise at Walmart, 1000 S. Easton Road, police said.
THEFT — A wallet was reported stolen at 8:38 p.m. May 3 from a vehicle parked at 1000 S. Easton Road, police said.
FIRE — Officers rescued 15 cats, turtles, four doves and a bunny rabbit from a home damaged by a fire in the 8100 block of Hawthorne Lane at 12:25 a.m. May 4, police said. The residents, who had evacuated safely, were displaced by the fire, which damaged the home, police said.
THEFT — An iPhone 6S+ was reported stolen at 4:14 p.m. May 4 from the Chelbourne Plaza Condos, 46 Township Line Road, police said.
THEFT — The gate for an AT&T cell tower was found open with wires cut inside of a box and batteries missing at 10:21 p.m. May 4 in the 2700 block of Cheltenham Avenue, police said.
ROBBERY — A male reported being carjacked by two males at 10:27 p.m. May 4 at Willow and Penrose avenues, after he went to meet a girl he met on Instagram, police said. When the victim walked up to a vehicle, two, shorter black males, age 18, one wearing gray sweatpants and no shirt with a white shirt around his face and the other with a black mask, jumped out with guns and took the victim’s cellphone and 2013 Honda Accord with tinted windows, PA tag KVC2605, police said.
AUTO RECOVERED — Tanesha Moore, 23, of Richmond, Va., was taken into custody on an active Virginia warrant after officers responded at 10:52 a.m. May 5 to a call of a male and female panhandling at Wawa, 8250 Limekiln Pike, and leaving in a 2009 black Acura that had been reported stolen, police said. The vehicle was stopped and recovered at Limekiln Pike and Cheltenham Avenue, and Moore was taken into custody, police said.
RETAIL THEFT — A black male, 40, wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and gray pants fled the Rite Aid, 1401 Cheltenham Ave., at 2:45 p.m. May 5 after dropping $70 worth of store merchandise, police said.
ARREST — Charles Cosmos, 61, of the 1700 block of Thouron Avenue, Philadelphia, was arrested April 25 and charged with retail theft at Home Depot, 7690 Washington Lane, police said. Following an investigation, Cosmos was also charged with theft and receiving stolen property in connection with the theft of tools from a vehicle at an Audi dealership and items stolen from lockers at LA Fitness April 19, police said.