Northeast Times

Story Archive December 12 2012

Crime log (December 12, 2012)

Nov. 5 through 18


Two NE men charged with impersonating police

Police said Friday they have arrested a suspect in connection with an incident in Holmesburg in which two men impersonating police officers stopped a pickup truck and handcuffed the occupants.


STAR newspaper update

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AC units targeted for copper

Thieves looking to cash in on high metal prices have been walking away with copper downspouts, iron manhole covers, brass mailboxes and even bronze plaques from veterans’ graves.


Burholme cop charged with fraud

A police officer from Burholme was charged last week with insurance fraud related to an August accident in Summerdale.


Holiday happenings in the River Wards

Stay on top of all the charity drives, parties, things to do and other seasonal activities in your community with our holiday events guide.


Pets of the Week (December 12, 2012)

Fifi wants a Merry Christmas


Senior volunteer group has a new project director

Bill England has been appointed the new project director for the Philadelphia area’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program.


Major drug busts last week in Fishtown, NoLibs

A Fishtown man was arrested last week for allegedly growing 500 pounds of marijuana in his home, as a NoLibs garage was raided by authorities for marijuana and cash.