• Crime

Crime log: October 28, 2015

Sept. 21 through Oct. 4


Police release IDs of fatal shooting victims

Philadelphia police have released the names of two men who died in unrelated shootings in the Northeast earlier this month.


Second suspect arrested for Delaware slayings

Delaware State Police have announced the arrest of a second alleged gunman in connection with the slayings of two people, including an 18-year-old Northeast Philadelphia woman, in a botched home invasion near Dover on Oct. 17. But the investigating agency has shed no new light on the mysterious circumstances of the violence.


Two arrested for trying to scam victim at Wells Fargo Bank

Two suspected scam artists “flim-flammed” their way into Philadelphia police custody after they allegedly tried to use a cash deception to steal a Northeast man’s bank withdrawal.


Police search for gunman in deadly shooting

A 34-year-old man was shot to death yesterday morning in the street near Wissinoming Park.


NE woman dies in Delaware shootout

A teenage woman from the Northeast was wounded fatally during what Delaware State Police have described as a home invasion that turned into a deadly shootout early Saturday in Dover.


Man steals TV from Walmart, stabs employee

A bargain-hunting shopper tried to waltz out of a Northeast Philly Walmart with a widescreen television and without paying for it last Friday. When a store employee questioned him, the man tried to flash a two-year-old receipt. And when that failed, he pulled out a pocketknife and stabbed the employee in the arm.


Suspects sought for credit card theft

Two credit card thieves went on a shopping spree at a couple of Northeast Philly businesses soon after swiping a wallet from a woman in Andorra earlier this month. Police hope that someone will recognize the culprits and divulge their names.


Crime log: October 21, 2015

Sept. 7 through 20


Attackers sought in violent home invasion

A 70-year-old Somerton man answered a knock at his door one evening last week only to wind up with a major knock on his head.