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Crime log: Feb. 21, 2018

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.

Feb. 5 through Feb. 18

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 seven reported robberies, six of which took place on the street. A purse snatching on the street of 7400 Horrocks St. on Feb. 10 resulted in three arrests, which included Samir Murphy, 20, and Chantel Patterson-Rush, 19. Incidents involving handguns took place on the street of 6000 Agusta St. (Feb. 5), 1300 Disston St. (Feb. 7), 1000 Devereaux Ave. (Feb. 7) and 5400 Bingham St. (Feb. 10). An incident involving no weapons took place on the street of 7900 Roosevelt Blvd. on Feb. 15. Finally, an incident at a chain store at 800 Adams Ave. took place Feb. 7.

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Five aggravated assaults were reported in the time period. A domestic dispute at a hotel at 4200 Roosevelt Blvd. on Feb. 9 resulted in the arrest of Patricia Bradley, 45. Other incidents took place on the street of 1200 Englewood St. (Feb. 12); the street of 6800 Eastwood St. (Feb. 9); a private residence at 1300 Shelmire Ave. (Feb. 14); and an apartment house at 4800 Fillmore Terrace (Feb. 17).

There were 11 reported burglaries. Four happened at private residences located at 1700 Napfle Ave. (Feb. 14). 600 Benner St. (Feb. 7), 5400 Howland St. (Feb. 8) and 6300 Shelbourne St. (Feb. 5). Burglaries from businesses included a commercial garage at 6100 Oxford Ave. (Feb. 9); a food store at 900 Levick St. (Feb. 15); another food store at 6300 Oxford Ave. (Feb. 15); a chain store at 4600 Roosevelt Blvd. (Feb. 11); a restaurant at 700 Adams Ave. (Feb. 8); and an auto dealer at 5800 Roosevelt Blvd. (Feb. 13). One happened on the street at 5700 Newtown Ave. on Feb. 7.

There were 69 reported thefts, including 33 from businesses, 19 from vehicles, seven from private residences or apartment houses and four from the street. At least 27 of the thefts were of $200 or more. A total of 17 arrests were made. In addition, 19 vehicles were reported stolen, 18 of which were recovered. Two arrests were made.

7th Police District

There was one robbery and aggravated assault apiece in the time period. The robbery took place at a private residence at 1700 Benton Ave. on Feb. 18 and involved a rifle. The assault took place at a private residence at 8200 Verree Road on Feb. 10 and involved a knife.

Of the six reported burglaries, four targeted private residences or apartment houses. An incident at a home at 400 Pinewood Road on Feb. 8 resulted in the arrests of Joshua Schultze, 33, and Felicia Ubanski, 30. Other homes targeted were at 1100 Welsh Road (Feb. 8) and 9800 Wistaria St. (Feb. 12) and an apartment house at 9800 Haldeman Ave. (Feb. 15). Other burglaries included a bank at 9200 Roosevelt Blvd. on Feb. 7 and a playground at 500 Tomlinson Road on Feb. 16.

There were 41 thefts, including 21 thefts from vehicles, 11 from businesses, and thefts from a private school at 9200 Old Bustleton Ave. (Feb 18) and a nursing home at 2100 Red Lion Road (Feb. 5). At least 14 of the thefts were plunders of $200 or more. Two arrests were made. In addition, five vehicles were reported stolen, at least one of which has been recovered.

8th Police District

Three robberies were reported, including a robbery from a vehicle at 8101 State Road that resulted in the arrest of Jamal Bennett, 26, on Feb. 9. A chain food store at 9200 Frankford Ave. was robbed with a handgun on Feb. 18, and a robbery took place on the street of 4200 Rhawn St. on Feb. 8.

Both aggravated assaults were domestic instances that took place at apartment houses. These were at 2700 Rhawn St. (Feb. 17) and 2800 Norcross Lane (Feb. 12). Dmitry Bobrovnikova, 26, was arrested in the latter incident.

Five of the six burglaries targeted private residences or apartment houses. These took place at 9200 Crispin St. (Feb. 12); two incidents at an apartment house at 2700 Willits Road (Feb. 14); 2800 Walnut Hill St. (Feb. 14); and 8000 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 15). There was also a burglary at a drugstore at 9200 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 7).

There were 46 thefts, 21 of which were from businesses, 19 from vehicles, three from apartment houses, one from a private residence and two from the street. At least 11 of the thefts were loots of $200 or more. Four arrests were made. In addition, 17 vehicles were stolen, 12 of which were recovered.

15th Police District

There were 20 reported robberies, including one instance at an undisclosed location at 4800 Griscom St. on Feb. 10 that resulted in four arrests. Eleven of the robberies took place on the street. These occurred at 4600 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 9); the intersection of Griscom and Unity streets (Feb. 14); 4600 Loring St. (Feb. 17); 4400 Penn St. (Feb. 17); 1500 Arrott St. (Feb. 6); 1400 Alcott St. (Feb. 6); 1700 Scattergood St. (Feb. 6); 1200 Sanger St. (Feb. 9); 5600 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 10); the intersection between Penn and Unity streets (Feb. 15); and the intersection between Benner Street and Harbison Avenue (Feb. 12). The rest of the robberies targeted businesses. These were a mini market at 1400 Adams Ave. (Feb. 7); a gas station at 2500 Church St. (Feb. 18); a chain store at 4300 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 7); a retail store at 6100 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 13); a food store at 5200 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 13); a chain store at 6400 Sackett St. (Feb. 13); a chain store at 5200 Torresdale Ave. (Feb. 12); a chain store at 6400 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 13); and a mini market at 4300 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 7).

The 13 aggravated assaults yielded eight arrests. Incidents took place on the street at 1600 Orthodox St. (Feb. 5), 1300 Fillmore St. (Feb. 14), 4800 Ditman St. (Feb. 15), 4200 Elbridge St. (Feb. 11), 4900 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 11), 3200 Wellington St. (Feb. 5) and 7100 Torresdale Ave. (Feb. 16). Incidents at private residences included 5400 Tackawanna St. (Feb. 16); 2900 Gilham St. (Feb. 17); 4800 Rosalie St. (Feb. 18); 1900 Briggs St. (Feb. 16); and 4300 Penn St. (Feb. 10). There was also an assault involving a knife at a food store at 1600 Bridge St. on Feb. 17.

The majority of the burglaries took place at private residences or apartment houses. These took place at 3000 Unruh Ave. (Feb. 5); 1900 Church St. (Feb. 6); 3200 Guilford St. (Feb. 9); 4200 Teesdale St. (Feb. 14); 5200 Cottage St. (Feb. 17); 3400 Friendship St. (Feb. 6); 4000 Bleigh Ave. (Feb. 11); 4300 Teesdale St. (Feb. 12); 1600 Church St. (Feb. 13); 4100 Longshore Ave. (Feb. 17); 4200 Stirling St. (Feb. 6); 2100 Orthodox St. (Feb. 7); 4500 Vista St. (Feb. 15); and 4500 Salmon St. (Feb. 14). The latter instance resulted in the arrest of Michael Stork, 33. There were also two auto parts stores burglarized at 7300 James St. (Feb. 10) and 5200 Roosevelt Blvd. (Feb 13), a drug store at 1500 E. Cheltenham Ave. (Feb. 8) and an unlisted location at 1100 Haworth St. (Feb. 17).

There were 88 thefts, including 30 from vehicles, 27 from businesses, 17 from the street, nine from private residences or apartment houses, one from a factory, two from a hospital, one from SEPTA property and one from a public school. At least 22 of the thefts were of $200 or more. Eight arrests were made. In addition, 50 vehicles were stolen, at least 43 of which were recovered. ••

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