The Northeast Times provides an overview of crimes reported to the four police districts in the Northeast. The details are based on reports compiled by the Northeast Detectives division of the Philadelphia Police Department.
Dec. 25 through Jan. 7
As reported by Northeast Detectives. Does not include homicides, sexual assaults, narcotics offenses or other specific crimes investigated by special police units. All locations listed by block, not by exact address.
2nd Police District
There were four reported robberies in the area, three of which happened in the street. These incidents took place at 5700 Rising Sun Ave. (Dec. 27), the intersection of Cottman and Bustleton avenues (Jan. 2) and 7300 Bustleton Ave. (Dec. 30). The latter resulted in the arrest of 30-year-old Luis Santos. A fourth incident took place at a mini market located at 5200 Montour St on Jan. 7.
Four reported aggravated assaults yielded two arrests. An incident on the street at 6200 Castor Ave. on Jan. 2 resulted in the arrest of 18-year-old Jeffrey Perez. An incident in a private residence at 1400 Levick St. on Jan. 1 resulted in the arrest of 20-year-old Harley F. Merk. Two more incidents took place on the street outside 800 Chandler St. (Jan. 3) and involved a handgun and an apartment house at 6300 Trotter St. (Dec. 25) that involved a knife.
Three of the five reported burglaries took place at private residences. These residences were located at 1100 Elbridge St. (Jan. 2), 6500 Kindred St. (Dec. 29) and 7100 Souder St. (Jan 5). Two other burglaries took place at a retail store at 6400 Castor Ave. (Jan. 1) and an auto parts store at 5700 Newtown Ave. (Dec. 28).
Of the 53 reported thefts, 20 were taken from businesses (including drug, hardware and department stores) and 19 were taken from vehicles. More than $200 was stolen during 21 of the plunders. Nine individuals were arrested in relation to thefts. In addition, 20 vehicles were reported stolen, 13 of which were recovered.
7th Police District
The 7th Police District had its smallest list of reported crimes in several months. There was one robbery and aggravated assault reported apiece. The robbery, which involved a knife, took place on the street outside of 9900 Bustleton Ave. on Jan. 1. A domestic assault took place at an eatery at 9100 Roosevelt Blvd. on Dec. 29.
Three burglaries were reported during the time period. These incidents took place at a private residence at 900 Strahle St. (Dec. 31), an apartment house at 2300 Tremont St. (Jan. 5) and a building under construction at 15500 Bustleton Ave. (Dec. 27).
There were 22 thefts reported, seven of which were taken from vehicles, six of which were taken from businesses such as drug and department stores and mini markets, and four from apartment houses. Nine of the thefts claimed $200 or more. In addition, there were four vehicles reported stolen, two of which were recovered. Dominick Jackson, 31, and Shaheve Porter, 23, were arrested in relation to a vehicle stolen from 11000 Roosevelt Blvd.
8th Police District
There were two robberies reported. One took place at a chain store located at 9900 Frankford Ave. on Jan. 7 and involved a handgun. A weapon-free incident took place at a private residence located at 3800 Woodhaven Road on Dec. 30.
Five reported aggravated assaults yielded five arrests. An assault at a private residence at 12000 Millbrook Road on Jan. 1 resulted in the arrests of 52-year-old Robert Agzigian and 33-year-old Laura Corsino. An incident involving a knife at an apartment house on 8300 Torresdale Ave. on Dec. 30 ended with the arrest of 25-year-old Shaun Norris. A domestic assault in an apartment house at 4200 Woodhaven Road on Dec. 28 resulted in the arrest of 25-year-old Amber Reid. A weapon-free incident at an apartment house at 8000 Ditman St. on Dec. 29 yielded the arrest of 61-year-old Farhad Alizadeh. And an assault on the street at 9100 Roosevelt Blvd. on Jan. 6 that did not involve a weapon did not yield any arrests.
Four reported burglaries resulted in four arrests. An incident at a gas station at 9400 Academy Road on Dec. 29 led to the arrests of three individuals; 18-year-old Anthony Day, 33-year-old Charles Felix and 20-year-old Lexus Wilson. A burglary of an office building at 8100 Frankford Ave. ended with the arrest of 45-year-old Julia Fernandez. There were also incidents at a private residence at 3800 Oak Road (Dec. 26) and a storage facility at 12000 Roosevelt Blvd. (Dec. 30).
There were 21 reported thefts, including eight from businesses, seven from vehicles and one from an apartment house. Four of the thefts involved loots of $200 or more. In addition, there were 10 vehicles reported stolen, five of which have been recovered.
15th Police District
There were 14 reported robberies, 11 of which took place on the street. The incidents at the intersection of Cottman and Torresdale avenues (Dec. 25), 5200 Frankford Ave. (Jan. 1), 1600 Pratt St. (Jan. 1), 4600 Bleigh St. (Dec. 30) and 7500 Torresdale Ave. (Jan. 4) all involved handguns; other incidents took place at 5700 Frankford Ave. (Dec. 31), two at 1900 Haworth St. (Jan. 1 and 7), 5000 Griscom St. (Dec. 30) and 1800 Gillingham St. (Jan. 1). A vehicle carrying cargo was hijacked at 2100 Granite St. (Jan. 1). There were two incidents at a retail store at 7900 Frankford Ave. (Dec. 29 and Jan. 5) and an unlisted location at 2500 Church St. (Jan. 6).
There were 12 reported aggravated assaults. Six took place on the street at 5700 Leonard St. (Dec. 31); 4700 Leiper St. (Dec. 27); 2100 Simon St. (Dec. 25); 1700 Bridge St. (Dec. 27); 4200 Tyson Ave. (Jan. 6); and 3000 Tyson Ave. (Dec. 26). A domestic assault at a private residence located at 1100 Herbert St. on Dec. 30 resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Ebony Jernigan-Cook. Other incidents at private residences included 7200 Revere St. (Dec. 31); 1600 Wakeling St. (Dec. 25); 1300 Anchor St. (Jan. 5); and 5900 Torresdale Ave. (Jan. 7). One assault took place at a food store at 2800 Cottman Ave. (Dec. 25).
Eleven of the 12 reported burglaries took place at private residences or apartments. James Heron, 53, was arrested Dec. 29 in relation to a burglary at 4700 Longshore Ave. The rest happened at 1900 Berkshire St. (Dec. 28); 4700 Meridian St. (Dec. 31); 4500 Bleigh Ave. (Jan. 1); 3000 Gilham St. (Jan. 2); 6800 Walker St. (Jan. 7); 4200 Levick St. (Dec. 28); 7200 Glenloch St. (Jan. 4); 2900 Levick St. (Jan. 1); and 1600 Dyre St. (Jan 1). There was also a burglary at an office building located at 4200 Aramingo Ave. (Dec. 27).
There were 58 reported thefts, 27 of which were taken from vehicles, 12 on the street, nine from private residences, six from business and one from a bank. Fifteen of the thefts were of $200 or more. In addition, there were 47 vehicles reported stolen, 36 of which have been recovered. ••