• Crime

Arrests made for laundry room burglaries

Philadelphia police have made two arrests in connection with almost two dozen burglaries of apartment building laundry rooms in the Northeast since late November.


Jail time for oxycodone-schemeĀ 

An outlaw motorcycle gang member known as “Redneck” and who once sought medical treatment for menstrual pains was sentenced last Friday to 20 years in prison for his role in an opioid distribution ring operated by a Bustleton-based physician.


Crime Log: Feb. 22, 2017

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. 


Couple with baby wanted for theft

Authorities are trying to identify a couple with a small baby who have stolen merchandise from Target stores on both sides of the Philadelphia-Bucks County line.


Cab driversā€™ argument ends in gunfire at Frankford terminal

According to police, the episode began on the 5200 block of Frankford Ave. where both drivers had parked their cabs while waiting for customers. They argued over who was next in line. 


Reward offered for stolen barbecue smoker

A Northeast Philadelphia barbecue restaurant is offering a cash reward and a year’s worth of ribs to anyone who can find a two-ton smoker that thieves stole from behind the business last Friday morning.


Police seek gunmen wanted for pharmacy hold-ups

A pair of armed robbers has been traveling throughout the northern part of the city targeting a series of pharmacies and at least one fast food restaurant, authorities say.


Photos released after Mayfair bank heist

An unidentified man used a demand note to rob a Mayfair bank last Thursday, but he left surveillance photos behind.


NE man sent to jail for raping foster children

A Northeast Philadelphia man was sentenced on Monday to spend the next 30 to 60 years behind bars for raping three of his family’s foster children repeatedly over an 11-year period.


GWHS worker allegedly sold pot to students

A cafeteria worker at George Washington High School is facing drug trafficking charges after police saw him allegedly selling marijuana to students inside the Somerton school.