Frankford isn’t the only neighborhood that will benefit from the recent assignment of 30 new police officers to the 15th Police District.
A surveillance video released by Philadelphia police last week showed how astonishingly quick a crime of opportunity can occur.
A Mayfair resident’s surveillance cameras recorded two men as they allegedly cased his home on the afternoon of Aug. 4, then tried to break into the victim’s garage early the following morning. Police are trying to identify the would-be burglars depicted in the videos.
Police have released surveillance video of a gunpoint robbery that occurred on a Frankford street on July 14.
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.
Police this week named a suspect in a June 12 robbery and shooting in Bustleton, and by Tuesday, June 24, they had him in custody.
The Philadelphia Police Explorer Cadet Program meets every Saturday at the Philadelphia Police Academy, at 8501 State Road.
Philadelphia police announced on Thursday a new initiative to confiscate all-terrain vehicles, or ATVs, that are being operated illegally on streets and public property in the city. This includes unregistered motorbikes.
A Northeast Philadelphia man was dealing in stolen jewelry at his Port Richmond pawn shop, according to charges filed last month by Philadelphia police.