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Man dies in single-car crash on Boulevard

A single-car crash claimed the life of a man on Roosevelt Boulevard early on April 22.


Man will stand trial for attempted stabbing outside NE Pathmark

A man who allegedly brought a knife to a gunfight outside a Northeast supermarket and ended up with a hole in the groin has been ordered to stand trial for aggravated assault.


Mayfair Tire Slasher back in court

David Toledo recently admitted in court that he tried to damage another parked car in the Northeast.   


Crime log: April 22, 2015

March 23 through April 5


Two arrested for unrelated NE shootings

Chisum Manigo, 18, and Joel Gooding, 24, have been arrested in connection with unrelated shootings earlier this year.   


7th PDAC honors officers of the month

Thomas Farrell and Randy Vogt were recognized as Officers of the Month for March in the 7th Police District during the monthly meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council on April 16 at the JCC Klein Branch.


Homeless man to stand trial for murder

A homeless man has been ordered to stand trial for the home invasion slaying of a Frankford man and the wounding of a woman in January.


Philly men arrested in child predator sweep

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office arrested 15 men, including five from Philadelphia, last week in what it called a “child predator sweep,” but has not confirmed if a raid of a rowhome in Upper Holmesburg was part of the effort.


Man swipes cigarettes from Wawa

A man used diversion instead of force to steal a couple of cartons of cigarettes from a Bustleton convenience store on March 29, but he wasn’t able to deceive a surveillance camera.


Feds arrest alleged bank robber

Federal agents have arrested a man who allegedly robbed two area banks and may have been involved in two other hold-ups earlier this month.