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Mayfair gun shop burglarized, 17 firearms stolen

Lock’s Gun Exchange in Mayfair might want to beef up its locks, and the rest of its security system in the wake of three recent break-ins that resulted in the theft of 17 handguns from the shop.

Double fatal stabbing in Millbrook

Neighbors on the 12000 block of Elmore Road in Millbrook sensed trouble on Sept. 13 when they hadn’t seen 68-year-old widow Virginia McLaughlin in about a day, so they called police.

Two local cases of animal cruelty render guilty verdicts

The Pennsylvania SPCA last week secured guilty verdicts in two local cases of animal cruelty.

Northeast cop who shot son put on restricted duty

Officer Dorian Young fired a .40-caliber semiautomatic pistol twice, wounding his son in the abdomen and back. 

Men steal cigarettes from Tacony store

Two unidentified cigarette burglars busted through a pair of Bilco doors to raid a tobacco stash inside a Tacony grocery store on Aug. 31.

Man, 19, charged in home invasion, shooting

A 19-year-old from Oxford Circle invaded the home of a Rhawnhurst couple, fired a gunshot and robbed them on Sept. 7 moments before he robbed a woman at gunpoint two blocks away, authorities say.

Graffitists caught on video

A lot of artists don’t like people to see their work before it’s complete. But real-time video cameras didn’t seem to deter three graffitists who brazenly tagged a Northwood mini-market on Aug. 5.

Crime Log: September 14, 2016

The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department. 

Cops: Woman tried to run down officer

An intoxicated Wissinoming woman in a stolen SUV tried to run down a police officer on a Kensington sidewalk, prompting the officer to shoot her. But that didn’t stop the motorist’s rampage last Thursday morning, authorities say.

Suspects sought in Northwood burglary

Two unidentified burglars stole a gun and other items from a house in Northwood on Aug. 30, police say.