Detectives name Northeast’s most wanted (Feb. 19, 2014)

Ahmed Williams

The Philadelphia Police Department’s Northeast Detectives Division is seeking the public’s help in locating the following most-wanted suspects in connection with crimes in the Northeast:

• Roland Brown, 33, is wanted for armed robbery, assault and related offenses.

On Aug. 13 at about 11 p.m., Brown was with an accomplice when he allegedly approached a woman who was standing on the sidewalk in the 6600 block of Castor Ave., assaulted her with a Taser, stole her purse and ran away, police said. Police arrested the accomplice shortly after the robbery.

Brown is black, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 240 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He is known to frequent the area of 2500 W. Silver St.

• Joseph Dooley, 19, is wanted for robbery and related offenses.

On Nov. 15, Dooley was at a store on the 3200 block of Red Lion Road when he allegedly tried to take merchandise without paying for it. When a security guard tried to stop him, Dooley punched him repeatedly in the face and body before fleeing, police said.

Dooley is white, 5 feet 6 inches tall and 150 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is known to frequent the area of 9900 Canterbury Road.

• Joseph Kamara, 15, is wanted for robbery and related offenses.

On Jan. 18, 2013, at about 3:20 p.m., Kamara and an accomplice allegedly used physical force to steal a cell phone from a classmate as they stood on a sidewalk on the 7200 block of Castor Ave. After the robbery, Kamara allegedly fled on foot. Police arrested the accomplice shortly after the incident.

Kamara is black, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 110 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is known to frequent the area of 1700 Teesdale St.

• John “Edgar” Papaleo, 42, is wanted for robbery, theft and related offenses.

On Nov. 22 at about 4:30 p.m., Papaleo was with his mother at her home on the 3000 block of Cedar St. when the two began to quarrel, and Papaleo allegedly assaulted her. He punched her and threw her to the floor, broke two chairs and two lamps and stole her purse, which contained property worth $1,200, police said. Papaleo fled on foot. The victim declined medical treatment.

Papaleo is white, 5 feet 7 inches tall and 190 pounds. He has brown hair and blue eyes and is known to frequent the area of 1000 Borbeck St.

• Ahmed Williams, 37, is wanted for armed robbery and related offenses.

On Jan. 13, Williams and another man were standing on the 5200 block of Torresdale Ave. when Williams allegedly pulled a gun and demanded the other man’s money. Williams, who is not licensed to carry a gun, nor legally permitted to possess one, took $100 from the victim and fled in a motor vehicle.

Williams is black, 6 feet 2 inches tall and 190 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes and is known to frequent the area of 100 Holly Drive, Swedesboro, N.J.

Call Northeast Detectives at 215–686–3153 or dial 911 to report information about any of the suspects. ••

John “Edgar” Papaleo

Joseph Kamara

Joseph Dooley

Roland Brown