A Philadelphia police radio dispatcher is facing up to 35 years in federal prison after pleading guilty on Monday to bribery, fraud and conspiracy for selling classified traffic accident information to a Frankford tow service.
Chuck Cassidy may be best-known as a Philadelphia police officer who was killed in the line of duty almost seven years ago, but there was a lot more to the man than his badge and gun. For example, Cassidy coached girls basketball and softball, along with soccer for both girls and boys with the Crispin Gardens Athletic Club in Holme Circle.
The 7th Police District Advisory Council and Philadelphia police encourage all residents and businesses to register for Operation Identification, a free crime-prevention program.
Joe DeFelice told members at last week’s Mayfair Business Association meeting that the annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run was a “huge success.”
A knife-wielding man parlayed a dollar bill into a lot more cash as he held up a Morrell Park convenience store early Monday.
Gov. Tom Corbett debuted a campaign commercial last week that touts the 178,000 private sector jobs created in the last three years and an unemployment rate of 5.6 percent that is the lowest since September 2008.
Philadelphia police wasted no time in arresting a man for the burglary of a Holmesburg tavern last week, and the snappy investigation was no fluke. Surveillance cameras had recorded video of the alleged crook in action.
Detectives are trying to identify a gunman who mugged a woman SEPTA patron near a bus stop in Castor Gardens on June 26.
Philadelphia police last week announced the recent arrest of an armed robber who allegedly spent more than three months terrorizing businesses in the northern and northeastern areas of the city.