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Thief steals purse from car in Burholme

An opportunistic thief grabbed a woman’s purse from the front seat of her unattended and unlocked car in a Burholme parking lot last month, but police now have images of the unknown crook.


DUI arrests increase over July 4th holiday

Philadelphia police locked up 66 motorists, including one off-duty cop, for driving while under the influence during the Independence Day period from July 3 to 8, while locally based Pennsylvania State Police arrested another 25 motorists for the same offense.


Crime log (July 17, 2013)

June 17 through 30


Owner contacts police after finding stolen bike on Craigslist

A social media-savvy stolen bicycle victim recovered her ride last week with the help of Philadelphia police, who are publicizing the pinch in hope of throttling a persistent summertime crime trend.


Robber attacks woman at Northeast ATM

Police on Friday released video of a robber attacking a woman at a Northeast automated teller machine and asked for the public’s help in identifying the thug.


Trial set in NE High sex assault case

A former Northeast High School staff member accused of having sex with a 17-year-old student has been scheduled for a trial by jury starting on Dec. 16.


Dad accused of leaving son in hot car at Parx

Bensalem police arrested a Northeast man who allegedly left his 18-month-old son unattended in a hot car parked outside Parx Casino on July 6.


Serial Northeast bank robber strikes in Rockledge

A serial bank robber struck for the sixth time in two months when he targeted a Wells Fargo branch in Rockledge last Wednesday, according to the FBI.


DUI arrest in Oxford Circle crash

A Lower Northeast woman was arrested on DUI charges after two children and two adults were injured in a Saturday night auto accident in Oxford Circle.


Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast: