Detectives name Northeast's most wanted (June 6, 2012)


The Phil­adelphia Po­lice De­part­ment’s North­east De­tect­ives Di­vi­sion is seek­ing the pub­lic’s help in loc­at­ing the fol­low­ing most-wanted sus­pects in con­nec­tion with crimes in the North­east:

• Mar­celles Hobbs, 23, of the 5900 block of Shisler St., is wanted for burg­lary, theft and re­lated of­fenses.

On May 16 at about 6 p.m., a res­id­ent of the 5900 block of Belden St. dis­covered that someone had broken in­to his home and stolen sev­er­al items in­clud­ing an M1 semi­auto­mat­ic rifle, an iPad, a Mac­Book Pro, an Xbox and a Sony PSP Go.

Po­lice in­vest­ig­at­ing the crime learned that Hobbs al­legedly had the stolen iPad at his res­id­ence. De­tect­ives ex­ecuted a search war­rant of Hobbs’ res­id­ence and al­legedly found the stolen Xbox and PSP Go in the bed­room.

Hobbs re­mains at large. He is black, 6 feet tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

• Yolan­da Murch­is­on, 43, of the 2700 block of Rhawn St., is wanted for ag­grav­ated as­sault, reck­less en­dan­ger­ment and re­lated of­fenses.

On April 4 at about 7 p.m., Murch­is­on was vis­it­ing the home of an­oth­er wo­man when an ar­gu­ment oc­curred. Murch­is­on al­legedly struck the oth­er wo­man sev­er­al times, grabbed scis­sors and cut the vic­tim’s hair. When the vic­tim tried to res­ist, Murch­is­on cut her fin­gers, po­lice said. The vic­tim suffered fa­cial bruises and cuts and head pain.

Murch­is­on, who is also known as Yolan­da Fife, is black, 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. She has brown eyes. Her hair may be dyed blond.

• Car­los Sei­go, 33, of the 3100 block of N. Front St., is wanted for es­cap­ing pris­on cus­tody.

Sei­go was in­car­cer­ated at a city pris­on at 8001 State Road on April 4 and en­rolled in a work re­lease pro­gram when he left for work but failed to re­turn to pris­on after his shift.

Sei­go is white, 6 feet tall and weighs 135 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

• Or­lando Var­gas, 44, of the 1400 block of Wakeling St., is wanted for ag­grav­ated as­sault and re­lated of­fenses.

On April 9 at about 5:30 p.m., Var­gas and a wo­man were in­side Var­gas’ res­id­ence when an ar­gu­ment oc­curred between the two. Var­gas al­legedly at­tacked the wo­man phys­ic­ally, punch­ing and kick­ing her, then chok­ing her with both hands, cas­ing un­spe­cified in­jur­ies.

Var­gas is white, 6 feet tall and weighs 245 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

• Porres Wal­lace, 54, of the 1300 block of Ridge Ave., is wanted for ag­grav­ated as­sault, rob­bery, burg­lary and re­lated of­fenses.

On April 11 at about 5:15 a.m., po­lice were called to Aria Hos­pit­al-Frank­ford to speak with a pa­tient who said she had been beaten in­side her res­id­ence on the 4900 block of Hawthorne St.

The vic­tim said that Wal­lace had broken in­to her home through a bath­room win­dow, grabbed her by the throat and de­man­ded that she give him “all you got.” Wal­lace al­legedly struck the vic­tim with a wine bottle, dragged her in­to a bed­room, slammed her head on a bed rail and stole $150 cash be­fore flee­ing.

Wal­lace is black, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.

Call North­east De­tect­ives at 215-686-3153 or dial 911 to re­port in­form­a­tion about any of the sus­pects. ••


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