The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
A 73-year-old man who attempted to walk across Roosevelt Boulevard against the traffic light lost his life when a motorist suspected of drunk driving struck him on Saturday night, police say.
Police often remind motorists that they shouldn’t leave their vehicles unattended and running, even during a quick stop at a local convenience store. Last Thursday, surveillance cameras outside a Mayfair Wawa recorded what can happen in that situation.
An unidentified gunman opened fire on an Olney woman and her two male companions in the parking lot of a Far Northeast apartment complex last Thursday, killing the woman and wounding one of the men, police say.
Federal and local authorities seek the public’s help in identifying two bank robbers who struck separately in the Northeast in August and September.
Oct. 3 through 16
Three masked men in a stolen Mercedes snatched $16,000 in Movado watches from a Northeast Philadelphia Macy’s store last Thursday, two days after the same car was involved in the burglary of a high-end department store in Center City, authorities say.
An attempted car theft became a child abduction on Monday night in Mayfair when a bandit stole a woman’s car with her 6-year-old son sitting in the backseat.
Timothy McShane suffered wounds of the arm in the shooting and was charged with multiple counts of felony assault.
A Mayfair man pointed a gun at a car full of Father Judge High School students during a traffic dispute last Thursday morning.