A confused-looking man with a BB gun tried to rob a Bell’s Corner delicatessen, failed, then robbed a nearby barbershop of $50 on Saturday morning, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Frank Bachmayer.
Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council on Monday night honored the Rev. Steve Wetzel, pastor of St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, for his longtime support of the organization.
If somebody tries to convince you that a relative or friend is being held hostage and wants money in exchange for freedom, check with the so-called “hostage.” He or she might be free and unaware of what’s going on.
Louis Hartdegen, 75, of Castor Gardens, faces murder, indecent assault and abuse of a corpse charges. He also is charged with making a false report to authorities.A hearing scheduled for today has been delayed until Aug. 6.
It seems nothing is sacred to some crooks.
A masked man armed with a small silver handgun robbed a Mayfair bank May 15, police said.
Battalion Chief Joe Schulle, a Northeast resident and firefighter since 1992, defeated Gault.
Several civic association leaders already are working on putting a Northeast coalition together.
The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 38-year-old David O’Keefe of Croydon, Bucks County, with 56 counts of theft, receiving stolen property, weapons, conspiracy and related offenses in connection with the alleged theft of 31 Econoline and Chevrolet Express contractor vans. Many of the crimes occurred in the Northeast.
Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men in connection with a pharmacy burglary in Torresdale.