July 15 through 28
A pair of unidentified thieves teamed up to distract a clerk and steal cartons of cigarettes from a Castor Gardens convenience store late last month, according to Philadelphia police, who have released video of the crime.
Shootings in the Northeast claimed two lives and wounded another person early this week. Meanwhile, a Northeast resident died after being shot in Kensington.
Police are investigating a deliberately set fire that raced through 24 empty cars in Somerton early Tuesday.
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:
A Northeast man has been ordered to stand trial for allegedly burglarizing more than 20 homes in various Montgomery County communities between March 2012 and last month.
A one-time Holmesburg resident is being sought by Philadelphia police and the FBI for his suspected involvement in a pair of armed carjackings last month.
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.
Patrick Usanga didn’t have a medical degree or license, but that didn’t stop him from allegedly practicing medicine at a Northeast clinic, then billing insurance companies for his services.
Police have released surveillance video of the July 2 robbery of a Bustleton convenience store in the hope of identifying the culprit.