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Crime log: May 6, 2015

April 6 through 19


Shrubbery suspect surrenders after video goes viral

Castor Gardens resident Joseph Medycki wasn’t necessarily on a quest to find the Holy Grail. According to Philadelphia police, he was merely looking for a shrubbery.


Mothers charged after children found on roof

A couple of Frankford mothers drifted into hot water on Monday after leaving their young boys home alone and one of the tots ended up on the roof.


Supermarket employees robbed in parking lot

Two armed robbers held up a couple of Mayfair Shop n Bag employees as the workers were on the way to make a cash deposit at a neighboring bank on Sunday morning, police say.


Suspect sought in Wawa robbery

Police are trying to identify a man with a limp who robbed a convenience store in Burholme on April 25.


High court restores Lynn conviction

Supreme Court concludes that Monsignor William Lynn endangered the welfare of an abused child.  


Man dies in single-car crash on Boulevard

A single-car crash claimed the life of a man on Roosevelt Boulevard early on April 22.


Security video released in 7-eleven robbery

A man who walked into a Tacony convenience store demanding money may not have mentioned anything about a weapon, but his dark mask made his intentions clear.


Mayfair Tire Slasher back in court

David Toledo recently admitted in court that he tried to damage another parked car in the Northeast.   


NE teens arrested for murder of delivery driver

Two boys from a Northeast Philadelphia public housing project have been charged as adults in connection with the slaying of a Chinese food deliveryman last Thursday night near their home.