Crime Log: Feb. 19 – March 4

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.

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 11 reported robberies, most of which happened on the street. Two incidents involving handguns took place at 2300 Napfle Ave. (Feb. 26) and 6500 Everett St. (March 3). Other street incidents took place at 6700 Large St. (Feb. 20); 6400 Rising Sun Ave. (Feb. 27); 4000 Roosevelt Blvd. (March 3); the intersection between Levick Street and Tabor Avenue (Feb. 21); and 2100 Cottman Ave. (Feb. 27). Nineteen-year-old Johnny Casanova was arrested in relation to a robbery at 7500 Bustleton Ave. on Feb. 21. In addition, two chain stores at 5600 Rising Sun Ave. and 4600 Roosevelt Blvd. were robbed on Feb. 21 and March 4, respectively. A private residence at 2100 Fanshawe St. was robbed Feb. 25.

Three arrests were made in relation to seven aggravated assaults, all of which took place on the street. Forty-five-year-old Jah D. Goldheath was arrested in relation to an assault at 5800 Castor Ave. on Feb. 21. Oscar Reyes, 23, was arrested Feb. 26 after an assault at 6600 Castor Ave. Nasir K. Sweet, 21, was arrested Feb. 22 in relation to an assault at 6700 Kindred St. The other assaults took place at 4600 Roosevelt Blvd. (March 1); 800 Adams Ave. (March 4); 7500 Horrocks St. (Feb. 24); and 6500 Kindred St. (March 1).

There were 15 reported burglaries. Four of them targeted bakeries, which were located at 800 Adams Ave. (Feb. 20), 7900 Dungan Road (Feb. 23), 6300 Castor Ave. (Feb. 23) and 7300 Oxford Ave. (Feb. 24). Private residents who reported burglaries were at 900 Bridge St. (March 4), 1300 Devereaux Ave. (Feb. 21), 800 Brill St. (Feb. 28) and 500 Devereaux Ave. (March 4). Businesses targeted included a drug store at 7400 Oxford Ave. (Feb. 24), a restaurant at 700 Adams Ave. (March 2) and retail stores at 7200 Rising Sun Ave. (Feb. 19), 900 Levick St. (Feb. 19) and 1800 Cottman Ave. (Feb. 20). Angel Santiago, 42, was arrested after burglarizing a department store at 7300 Bustleton Ave. on Feb. 20. James Hibboro, 31, was arrested Feb. 28 for burglarizing public housing located at 1400 Wellington St.

Of the 53 reported thefts, 23 were from vehicles, 20 were from businesses, seven from the street, two from private residences and one from a public school. About half of them were thefts of $200 or more. Eleven arrests were made. In addition, 21 vehicles were reported stolen, 15 of which have been recovered.

7th District Police

Both robberies happened on the street and involved handguns. These took place at 8200 Bradford St. on March 3 and 9000 Roosevelt Blvd. on Feb. 26.

An aggravated assault took place at an apartment house at 2000 Grant Ave. on Feb. 20.

There were five burglaries. Two private residences were targeted at 1700 Benton Ave. (Feb. 28) and 600 Rennard St. (Feb. 24). Two apartment houses were targeted at 900 Emerson St. (Feb. 20) and 8100 Bustleton Ave. (Feb. 21). A bakery was burglarized at 9800 Bustleton Ave. on March 2.

Of the 24 reported thefts, 16 took place at businesses, seven were from vehicles and one was at an apartment house. At least eight of the thefts were of $200 or more. Four arrests were made. In addition, one vehicle was reported stolen.

8th Police District

There were four reported robberies. Two took place in the street at 400 Franklin Mills Circle (Feb. 27) and 9100 Roosevelt Blvd. (March 4). These resulted in the arrests of Najay McBurrows, 18, and William Montgomery, 64, respectively. A video store at 3200 Red Lion Road was robbed on Feb. 19. Ian Butterly, 25, was arrested. A mini market at 9400 State Road was robbed Feb. 28.

Four aggravated assaults took place. Two took place on the street at 3500 Grant Ave. (Feb. 21) and 10800 Hawley Road (Feb. 28), the former of which involved a handgun. One took place at a public school at 3500 Woodhaven Road on March 1 that resulted in the arrest of one person. One happened at an apartment house at 3400 Red Lion Road on Feb. 22.

Seven of the nine burglaries targeted private residences or apartment houses. These were at 8800 Calvert St. (Feb. 28), 10900 Kipling Lane (Feb. 21), 2700 Axe Factory Road (Feb. 28 and again March 2), 3200 Woodhaven Road (March 1), 2900 Willits Road (Feb. 22) and 9300 State Road (March 1). A restaurant at 9200 Ashton Road was robbed Feb. 19, and a retail store at 9000 Ashton Road was robbed Feb. 27.

Of the 44 thefts, 24 targeted businesses, 13 were from vehicles, two from the street, two from hospitals and two unlisted locations. More than $200 was stolen during 17 of the instances. Eleven arrests were made. In addition, 12 vehicles were reported stolen, nine of which have been recovered.

15th Police District

There were 18 robberies, most of which took place in the street. These happened at 6800 Torresdale Ave. (Feb. 26); 1700 Brill St. (Feb. 27); 5900 Ditman St. (March 1); 7700 Fairfield St. (March 3); 6200 Bustleton Ave. (March 4); 2100 Betts St. (Feb. 20); 4700 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 28); 3300 Shelmire Ave. (Feb. 26); 6900 Cottage St. (Feb. 20); 4200 Salem St. (Feb. 21); 1600 Bridge St. (Feb. 21 and again March 1); 4100 Van Kirk St. (Feb. 22); 2200 Larue St. (Feb. 24); and 7100 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 28). There were also robberies at an office building at 7900 Frankford Ave. on Feb. 21, a chain store at 5200 Torresdale Ave. on Feb. 20 and a location at 5300 Darrah St. on March 4. Five arrests were made in total.

There were 21 aggravated assaults. Several of them took place at private residences or apartment houses at 5300 Hedge St. (Feb. 20); 3000 Tyson Ave. (Feb. 22); 7100 Glenloch St. (March 2); 5700 Keystone St. (Feb. 19); 6600 Edmund St. (Feb. 20); 5900 Torresdale Ave. (Feb. 24); and 3100 Stirling St. (Feb. 24). The rest took place on the street at 4600 Benner St. (Feb. 24, three instances); 1700 Scattergood St. (Feb. 24); 1500 Ruan St. (Feb. 28); 4500 Howell St. (March 1); 4100 Roosevelt Blvd. (March 4, two instances); 4300 Bermuda St. (Feb. 19); the intersection of Margaret and Tacony streets (Feb. 23); 7000 Roosevelt Blvd. (Feb. 24); 7000 Walker St. (Feb. 19); 4900 Frankford Ave. (Feb. 28); and 4900 Ditman St. (Feb. 27). Five arrests were made in total.

There were 26 burglaries reported. The burglars targeted 19 private residences, three targeted apartment houses, a drug store, a Laundromat, an auto dealer and another retail store. A total of four arrests were made.

Of the 93 thefts, 34 were stolen from vehicles, 24 were from businesses, 24 from the street, 10 were from private residences, one from SEPTA property. Fifty of the thefts were plunders of $200 or more. A total of 16 arrests were made. In addition, 27 vehicles were reported stolen, 18 of which were recovered. Three arrests were made. ••