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    Police investigating $90K jewelry heist

    Robbers pistol-whipped an attendant and made off with jewelry worth $90,000 from a Castor Avenue store on Dec. 5, said Capt. Frank Palumbo, commander of the 2nd Police District. The robbers also got away with $800.


    Officers of the Month honored by 7th PDAC

    John Conway and Barbara Tiano were named Officers of the Month in the 7th Police District during the Nov. 20 meeting of the 7th Police District Advisory Council.


    15th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

    Two guys were really going at it at Torresdale and Hellerman early on Sept. 7, Officer Arthur Green said last week. Turns out they weren’t just fighting; one guy was trying to rob the other.


    2nd PDAC officers honored

    Northeast residents might be seeing a new wrinkle on an old scam, Capt. Frank Palumbo said earlier this month.


    Officers of the Month recently honored at 15th PDAC meeting

    Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council last week honored Officers Stephen Korpalski and Stephanie Johnson as their August Officers of the Month.


    7th PDAC names Officers of the Month

    Sgt. Rocco Basile and Officer Vincent Goodchild stopped an elderly man from attempting to shoot himself at the 7th Police District station in July and, as a result, have been named Officers of the Month in the district.


    Officers honored for saving 2-year-old

    On July 20, a 2-year-old Northeast Philly child was saved by three 15th District cops, police said last week. Responding to a report of a person screaming on the 5200 block of Glenloch Street, Officers Melissa Creamer, Donald Revill and Anthony Berry met a woman who told them her boyfriend was high on PCP and was locked inside their house with their 2-year-old daughter. The woman told the officers the man just had told her their child was dead.


    2nd PDAC honors two Officers of the Month

    Cops are supposed to look around. When they see somebody else doing it, he gets their attention.


    15th PDAC elects board members

    Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council elected board members during their March 31 meeting at the Mayfair Community Center. Alan Leppert, of One Step Forward, is the organization’s new president. Joe Valecce of Council 21 Glassers was elected as the board’s vice president. Phil Pappas of the West Frankford Town Watch was re-elected secretary; Pete Specos of the Frankford Civic Association is back as treasurer; and Gina Panchella of the Northwood Civic Association again will handle public relations.