A Tacony man was arrested at Parx Casino last week after abandoning his 7-year-old son in the parking lot for several hours while the father was inside playing blackjack, according to Bensalem Township police.
A Northeast Philadelphia man was arrested in Bensalem on March 4 on charges that he robbed six businesses there at gunpoint during the previous month. The same guy remains a suspect in two similar heists at a Somerton Sunoco in February.
A couple of armed robbers who targeted a Somerton gas station mini-mart last month have been growing their territory, suburban police claim. The same two men allegedly knocked off gas stations three times, as well as a convenience store and a smoke shop in Bensalem.
The students and staff of the Bucks County Dance Center of Bensalem were gearing up to spread Christmas joy to their community when evil struck them with a devastating blow on Oct. 13. But in true holiday spirit, a group of local musicians and performers have dedicated their talents to helping the dance school recover from an intentionally set fire at their studio.
They wore masks to conceal their faces, but Frankford’s Randy Sanchez and his alleged accomplices could not disguise their voices.
A senior man from the Northeast is out $14,000 after a group of scam artists tricked him into withdrawing the cash from his credit card account, suburban police say.
A fugitive wanted by the FBI, three Delaware Valley police departments and the Pennsylvania parole board was captured in Oxford Circle on June 24.
Police in two counties have arrested a couple of alleged jewelry thieves from the Northeast who may be responsible for stealing merchandise worth more than $100,000 from suburban department stores. Meanwhile, a third alleged conspirator remains on the loose.
A Holmesburg man and a young Cherry Hill woman tried to knock off a Bensalem bank on Aug. 27, but they didn’t get away with it for very long, authorities claim.