July 27 through Aug. 9
Two late-night burglars made off with hundreds of dollars in cigarettes after a brazen smash-and-grab at a Somerton gas station on Aug. 17.
Police have reportedly made one arrest and are seeking a second man in connection with Friday’s home invasion robbery in Castor Gardens.
A senior man from Northeast Philadelphia died in a single-car crash in Bensalem Township on Saturday.
A man was shot dead inside his car, while it was parked outside his Tacony home. At least 10 empty shell casings were found at the scene.
Residential burglaries are on the upswing in the 15th Police District, which includes the neighborhoods of Holmesburg, Mayfair, Tacony, Wissinoming, Frankford and Bridesburg.
Donald Thomas apparently went to the well once too often.
A man with a striped shirt held up a Northeast Philadelphia post office at gunpoint last Thursday. Now police are trying to put him into a different type of striped clothing, a prison jumpsuit.
Angelo Maldonado has been arrested for allegedly stabbing Thomas Ewing to death on a Mayfair street.
A bank robber who likes to wear sports-themed caps struck at a Citizens Bank branch in Burholme on Friday, four days after the same man allegedly robbed a bank in Flourtown.