A police investigation into a “Backpage” madam led Citywide Vice Unit investigators to a twin family home in Bustleton, where they arrested a 47-year-old alleged lady of the evening.
A Parkwood man and one from Bucks County are facing attempted burglary charges after they allegedly tried to break into the home of Christopher P. Murray, the Northeast husband who is accused of strangling his wife in Pennypack Park on Aug. 4.
A late-night food run turned painful for a Frankford Chinese take-out patron after another man asked him for a light, then beat the pulp out of him. An alleged accomplice contributed in the videotaped assault and stole the victim’s wallet, police said.
July 28 through Aug. 10
Detectives are trying to identify two suspects and a witness in the Aug. 13 robbery of a 7-Eleven in Northwood.
News media coverage and a public tip helped police identify and locate a thug who allegedly robbed a senior woman at a Frankford ATM on Aug. 3.
A man with a rifle robbed an Oxford Circle nail salon on Aug. 1, with surveillance cameras recording the crime.
A Northeast man was killed in a shooting last Friday in West Philadelphia, reportedly after an argument outside a Chinese restaurant.
Bandits attempted to rob two Northeast Philadelphia banks last week in apparently unrelated incidents.
State police have been looking for Frankford resident John Calvin “G” Guerra since 2010 to arrest him on charges he ran a violent prostitution ring that recruited minors and advertised its services online.