Detectives name Northeast's most wanted (June 6, 2012)
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:
• Marcelles Hobbs, 23, of the 5900 block of Shisler St., is wanted for burglary, theft and related offenses.
On May 16 at about 6 p.m., a resident of the 5900 block of Belden St. discovered that someone had broken into his home and stolen several items including an M1 semiautomatic rifle, an iPad, a MacBook Pro, an Xbox and a Sony PSP Go.
Police investigating the crime learned that Hobbs allegedly had the stolen iPad at his residence. Detectives executed a search warrant of Hobbs’ residence and allegedly found the stolen Xbox and PSP Go in the bedroom.
Hobbs remains at large. He is black, 6 feet tall and weighs 185 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
• Yolanda Murchison, 43, of the 2700 block of Rhawn St., is wanted for aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and related offenses.
On April 4 at about 7 p.m., Murchison was visiting the home of another woman when an argument occurred. Murchison allegedly struck the other woman several times, grabbed scissors and cut the victim’s hair. When the victim tried to resist, Murchison cut her fingers, police said. The victim suffered facial bruises and cuts and head pain.
Murchison, who is also known as Yolanda Fife, is black, 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 145 pounds. She has brown eyes. Her hair may be dyed blond.
• Carlos Seigo, 33, of the 3100 block of N. Front St., is wanted for escaping prison custody.
Seigo was incarcerated at a city prison at 8001 State Road on April 4 and enrolled in a work release program when he left for work but failed to return to prison after his shift.
Seigo is white, 6 feet tall and weighs 135 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
• Orlando Vargas, 44, of the 1400 block of Wakeling St., is wanted for aggravated assault and related offenses.
On April 9 at about 5:30 p.m., Vargas and a woman were inside Vargas’ residence when an argument occurred between the two. Vargas allegedly attacked the woman physically, punching and kicking her, then choking her with both hands, casing unspecified injuries.
Vargas is white, 6 feet tall and weighs 245 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
• Porres Wallace, 54, of the 1300 block of Ridge Ave., is wanted for aggravated assault, robbery, burglary and related offenses.
On April 11 at about 5:15 a.m., police were called to Aria Hospital-Frankford to speak with a patient who said she had been beaten inside her residence on the 4900 block of Hawthorne St.
The victim said that Wallace had broken into her home through a bathroom window, grabbed her by the throat and demanded that she give him “all you got.” Wallace allegedly struck the victim with a wine bottle, dragged her into a bedroom, slammed her head on a bed rail and stole $150 cash before fleeing.
Wallace is black, 5 feet 8 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes.
Call Northeast Detectives at 215-686-3153 or dial 911 to report information about any of the suspects. ••