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Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (July 31, 2013)

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:


NE man convicted on child prostitution charges

A federal jury convicted a Northeast pimp on child prostitution charges on Friday, just days after a Bucks County court sentenced him to up to 80 years in state prison for drugging and raping adult hookers.


Grandson, pal sentenced in violent robbery

Gregory Drobish may not win any “grandson of the year” contests. But in the eyes of the law, Drobish’s role in the beating and robbery of his 94-year-old grandmother last March 3 paled in comparison to what his drug buddy, Christopher Brunkel, did to the poor woman.


Rhawnhurst man dies in three-car crash

A Strahle Street man who was driving the wrong way on Aramingo Avenue was killed early Saturday in a three-car accident, police said.


Drag racing allegedly led to fatal Boulevard crash

Authorities have identified a former driver for a Huntingdon Valley-based ambulance service as the man allegedly behind the wheel of a 2012 Audi that struck and killed a Feltonville woman, along with three of her sons, on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16.


Crime log: July 24, 2013

July 1 through 14


Hit and run outside NE nightclub leaves eight women hospitalized

Eight women were hospitalized after a sport-utility vehicle plowed into them as they stood in the parking lot of a Bustleton nightclub early Saturday.


Bank robber sought

A man wearing a bright red Phillies cap robbed a Northeast bank on July 16. Authorities seek the public’s help in identifying the crook.


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.