During the Independence Day holiday weekend, Pennsylvania State Police arrested 35 people for driving while under the influence and issued 932 traffic citations on highways in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
Two thieves tried to steal change from a clothes dryer and almost caused a disaster in a Rhawnhurst apartment building on June 26, according to police.
A surveillance camera filmed a pair of thieves stealing a motorized bicycle from behind a house in Castor Gardens on June 30. Police are trying to identify the culprits.
The Philadelphia Police Explorer Cadet Program meets every Saturday at the Philadelphia Police Academy, at 8501 State Road.
The state Senate Transportation Committee last week held a hearing at the Pennsylvania Convention Center to consider legislation sponsored by Sen. Mike Stack that would allow Philadelphia to use automated cameras to enforce speed limits along Roosevelt Boulevard.
State police covering Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties reported that there were zero traffic fatalities in the territory during the Easter holiday enforcement period, but troopers issued 577 traffic citations, including 35 for driving while under the influence.
An unidentified man with a knife held up a Parkwood 7-Eleven store on March 15. Police hope that surveillance video will help them identify the robber.
An unknown burglar stole some dough from a Mayfair pizza place on March 11.
A masked man with a knife robbed a Parkwood beer distributor last month. Police have released video of the heist in hope of identifying the bandit.