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Crime Log: April 2, 2014

Feb. 24 through March 9


Fatal stabbing in Lawndale home

A North Philadelphia man was stabbed to death inside a Lawndale home on Sunday morning, but police have released few details about the slaying.


Surveillance footage leads police to double murder suspect

It was surveillance footage that led detectives to a suspect in a Frankford double murder, according to Capt. John McCloskey. 


Detectives link Lawndale man to 19 residential break-ins

For a while, at least, Richard Bondarenko allegedly made out like a bandit. But in the end, Philadelphia police hit the jackpot.


Possible stalker reported in Lawndale

A 15-year-old girl has informed police about a possible adult male stalker in the area of Hasbrook Avenue and Lardner Street in Lawndale.


One dead, another hurt in Bustleton crash

A motorist traveling at high speed triggered a chain reaction crash that claimed the life of one man and damaged a Bustleton bank early Sunday, Philadelphia police said.


Tips lead police to robbery arrest

It took the public less than a day to finger a Frankford man for the armed robbery of a Wawa in Burholme on March 17.


Conman scams 94-year-old veteran

Police seek the public’s help in identifying a con artist who used an auto repair scam to steal “a large sum of money” from a 94-year-old World War II veteran.


Teen escapes Frankford abduction attempt

A 14-year-old schoolgirl escaped a would-be abductor after a struggle on a Frankford street last Friday.


Olney man fatally shot in head

A gunshot wound of the head claimed the life of an Olney man inside a Frankford house early Saturday, but police have little information about who pulled the trigger and why.