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NE man sentenced to prison for child porn

Note: In a previous version of this article, the Times published an incorrect home address for the defendant, Tony Myers.


Crime Log: May 4, 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. 


Holmesburg woman pleads guilty to animal cruelty

A Holmesburg woman has pleaded guilty to one count of animal cruelty in a case involving 13 dogs and four cats being kept in her property on the 7900 block of Marsden St.


Suspect sought in 7-eleven robbery

Police are trying to identify a robber who stole about $200 from a 7-eleven in Mayfair last Sunday.


Police and fire credit union robbed of $500

One sure-fire way to get yourself some attention is to steal money from police and firefighters. Indirectly, that’s precisely what an unidentified man did in Mayfair last Saturday.


Man convicted for violent rapes in Pennypack Park

A former Holmesburg man is facing the possibility of decades in state prison after his conviction last week for the violent rapes of two women in Pennypack Park in 2010 and 2011.


Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run

A Northeast Philadelphia woman was arrested on April 20 in connection with a fatal hit-and-run vehicle crash in Andalusia in October.


Man charged for NE shooting

Philadelphia police have made an arrest for the April 20 shooting of a Wissinoming man outside of his home.


AG: Tacony man possessed and shared child pornography 

A Tacony man was arrested last week on child pornography charges after authorities discovered that he allegedly used his computers to store and share dozens of illegal images.


Convicted felon faces new murder charges after shooting

A convicted felon living in Frankford is facing a new murder charge after he allegedly shot and killed a man who was intervening in a disturbance on a Harrowgate street on April 10.