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Crime log: September 25, 2013

Aug. 26 through Sept. 5


Murder charges in Rite Aid slaying

A Frankford woman has been charged with murder for the Sept. 19 slaying of a Chester Rite Aid manager during an apparent botched robbery.


Four hospitalized after unrelated shootings

Two unrelated shootings in the Northeast last weekend left four people hospitalized, including one alleged gunman who was wounded by a police officer.


Bell’s Corner raid nets 360 grams of heroin

Philadelphia police and FBI agents arrested four men during the raid of an alleged heroin packaging operation inside a Bell’s Corner apartment on Sept. 12.


Auto repair shop, operator charged with fraud

Darryl Sewell, 42, and his Frankford repair shop, PSK Collision Center, are both facing charges of forgery, insurance fraud, theft by deception and criminal conspiracy. 


Drunken driver sentenced in fatal crash

Angel Roque was sentenced to three to seven years in state prison for the 2011 hit and run that killed Joyce Kenny. 


Frankford man arrested in prostitution sting

A Frankford man was among six alleged “Johns” whom Philadelphia police rounded up during a prostitution sting last Friday along Kensington Avenue.


Bucks County man beaten fatally

A Levittown, Bucks County, man was found dead in the drivers’ seat of his car alongside Wissinoming Park, the victim of an apparent baseball bat beating early Saturday, police said.


Second suspect arrested in pharmacy heist

Philadelphia police on Friday announced the arrest of a second man in connection with the May 5 burglary of the Delaire Pharmacy in East Torresdale.


Police seek Somerton Wawa robber

A man dressed up for a pick-up basketball game robbed a Somerton convenience store on Aug. 24, say Philadelphia police, who are trying to identify the culprit.