Police Release Video From Washington Square Burglaries

Investigators seek white male, mid-30s, with a passion for nice electronics.

Police reports:


Central Detective Division is looking to identify the suspect wanted for multiple burglaries in Washington Square, Logan Circle and Washington Square.

Incident#1:
DC# 14-06-018703
CDD# 14-3689

Beginning on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, the suspect, who is described as a white male in his 30's, approximately 6' tall, thin build, used a crow bar to force entry into Spring Board Media located at 121 South 13th Street. The suspect entered the 2nd and 4th floor of that location and stole an Apple iMac computer and a tablet. During this incident, the suspect was in possession of a silver and blue colored bicycle.

Incident#2:
DC# 14-09-016548
CDD# 14-3795

On Thursday, May 8, 2014, police responded to 306 South 16th Street for a report of a burglary. The glass on the complainant's rear was broken, and the door was ajar. Taken was the complainant's Nikon Camera with lens, loose change, and a swipe card. Surveillance video was recovered from the property next door which shows the same suspect as the May 6th burglary from Spring Board Media.

Incident #3:
DC# 14-06-023536
CDD# 14-4620

On Tuesday, June 3, 2014, police responded to Chatterblast located at 121 South 13th Street on the 4th floor. The complainant states that a silver Apple Macbook Pro 15" computer, and a 7" Nexus Tablet were taken from the location. After reviewing the surveillance, it was found to be the same suspect as the previously listed burglaries.

The total loss at this time is approximately $4,200.00.

Suspect Description: White male, 20-30 years-of-age, average height and build, close cut hair with scruffy facial hair, wearing a gray sweatshirt, blue jeans, dark sneakers and a black backpack, and was in possession of a blue and silver bicycle.

If you see this suspect do not approach him, contact 911 immediately.
To submit a tip via telephone, dial 215.686.TIPS (8477) or text a tip to PPD TIP or 773847.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact:
Central Detective Division
Det. Guercio #7612
Det. Velazquez #8010
215-686-3093/3094

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