Philadelphia police have made two arrests in connection with almost two dozen burglaries of apartment building laundry rooms in the Northeast since late November.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
An unidentified man used a demand note to rob a Mayfair bank last Thursday, but he left surveillance photos behind.
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.
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.