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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.


Man charged with possession of child porn

A Castor Gardens man last week waived a preliminary hearing on charges that he downloaded and shared child pornography via his personal computer.


Police arrest robbery suspect

More than two months after releasing surveillance video of a robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store, police have announced the arrest of the suspected crook.


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.


Crime log: September 25, 2013

Aug. 26 through Sept. 5


Man involved in fatal crash waives hearing

A North Philadelphia man waived a preliminary hearing last week on charges stemming from an alcohol-related crash that claimed the life of a Wissinoming woman in February. Eric Luciano, 34, remains free on $100,000 bail pending an Oct. 9 arraignment in Common Pleas Court. He is accused of homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence and related offenses in connection with the Feb. 24 death of Teresa Marquard, 58, of the 6100 block of Gillespie St.


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. 


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.


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.