On the bright side, more than a dozen victims of an outburst of automobile vandalism in the Northeast last week didn’t have to pay for towing. Their cars were already at the body shop.
Investigators believe that the same three men committed two violent armed robberies of 7-eleven stores in the 15th Police District within 20 minutes of each other last Sunday.
One can only imagine what the patrons of a Northeast nail salon must have been thinking last Friday. Had they been transported to medieval Japan? Or perhaps an old Saturday Night Live skit?
Three armed robbers were playing a game of Russian roulette on the streets of Tacony, Mayfair and Wissinoming last Thursday night. On their fourth try, the inevitable happened.
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.
A word to the wise: never punch the person who makes your sandwiches.
An Eastern Montgomery County roofing company owner has been sentenced to 10 months in prison in connection with the 2013 fatal fall of an employee who resided in the Northeast.
A Northeast children’s doctor and his wife are facing criminal charges in Bucks County after firefighters went to their home in an emergency and allegedly found dozens of marijuana plants growing in the garage.
Daniel Dougherty is charged with arson and murder in the 1985 deaths of his two young sons in Oxford Circle. His 2000 conviction was overturned due to ineffective legal representation.
A former officer of the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility pleaded guilty on March 24 to federal charges that he smuggled prescription pills into the Northeast prison for delivery to an inmate.