Crime Log: March 19 – April 1, 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.

March 19 through April 1

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 robberies, most of which targeted victims in the street. These occurred at 5500 Miriam Road (March 21), 1600 Longshore Ave. (March 23), 800 Granite St. (March 26) and 2100 Griffith St. (March 29). A chain store at 6400 Castor Ave. was robbed with a handgun on March 22. An office building at 6500 Castor Ave. was robbed March 20. A chain food store at 800 Adams Ave. was robbed March 25.

There were six aggravated assaults, which yielded two arrests. Monique Labor, 36, was arrested after an assault involving a knife that took place at a private residence at 7000 Lynford St. on March 21. Alberto Silveiria, 56, was arrested after an assault involving a knife at an apartment house at 7000 Rutland St. on April 1. Other instances took place at private residences at 1400 Creston St. (March 24), 200 Higbee St. (March 31) and 500 E. Godfrey Ave. (March 31). An assault took place on the street at 4400 Roosevelt Blvd. on March 24.

All five burglaries targeted private residences. These took place at 1200 Hale St. (March 27), 5100 Roosevelt Blvd. (March 24), twice at 1000 Afton St. (March 26) and 1800 Hartel Ave. (March 26).

Of the 69 arrests, 29 targeted vehicles (including two stolen vehicle tags), 26 targeted businesses, six targeted private residences or apartment houses, one from a bicycle and one from a public school. At least 38 of the incidents were thefts of $200 or more. A total of nine arrests were made. In addition, 14 vehicles were reported stolen, seven of which have been recovered. One arrest was made.

7th Police District

There were three robberies, two of which happened on the street. These occurred at 8200 Bustleton Ave. (March 24) and 8000 Verree Road (March 29). Both of those instances involved handguns. The third robbery took place at a restaurant at 8000 Bustleton Ave. on March 20.

An aggravated assault took place at a bar or cafe located at 400 Rhawn St. on April 1.

There were six reported burglaries. Three apartment houses were targeted; these were located at 8500 Rising Sun Ave. (March 31), 600 Red Lion Road (March 26), and 8100 Castor Ave. (March 28). A storage facility at 200 Geiger Road was burglarized on the night of March 20. A private residence at 11000 Rennard St. was burglarized on March 20.

Of the 30 thefts, 13 targeted vehicles (including four stolen vehicle tags), eight targeted businesses, five were from the street (including a purse snatching), two targeted the same nursing home and two targeted private residences. Half of the thefts were of $200 or more. A total of three arrests were made. In addition, seven vehicles were reported stolen, five of which were recovered. An arrest was made.

8th Police District

There were three robberies, two of which targeted apartment houses. These took place at 2900 Welsh Road (March 21) and 8200 Frankford Ave. (March 28). Jose M. Alicea, 21, was arrested on April 1 in relation with the latter instance. A third robbery took place on the street at 2600 Welsh Road on March 23.

There were six reported aggravated assaults. Sharee Vaughn, 32, was arrested in a child abuse instance at an apartment house at 8200 Frankford Ave. on March 25. An instance on the street at 10800 Keswick Road happened on March 21 and involved a handgun, and another instance happened on the street at 4000 Linden Ave. on March 31. There was an assault at a private residence at 200 Dimarco Drive on March 20. There were also two reported assaults at prison facilities at 8100 and 8200 State Road on March 24. The latter instance involved a knife.

There were 11 burglaries. Three of the burglaries happened at apartment houses, located at 4400 Solly Ave. (March 30), 3700 Morrell Ave. (March 23) and 8000 Ditman St. (March 29). Two burglarized private residences at 8000 Albion St. (March 24) and 2900 Arlan Ave. (March 26). A restaurant and a barber shop, both on the 9200 block of Ashton Road, were burglarized March 21. A food store and a restaurant, both located on the 9000 block of Ashton Road, were burglarized on March 21 and 20, respectively. An office building at 9800 Academy Road was burglarized March 26. Jamie Dluoik, 43, was arrested March 27 in relation to a burglary of an athletic field or playground at 11000 Knights Road.

Of the 41 thefts, 18 targeted businesses, 14 targeted vehicles (including two stolen vehicle tags), two targeted apartment houses, two targeted office buildings, one targeted a private school, and one happened on the street. More than half of the thefts were of $200 or more. Three arrests were made. In addition, eight vehicles were reported stolen, five of which were recovered. Two arrests were made.

15th Police District

There were 12 robberies. Five took place on the street and involved handguns; these happened at 6900 Keystone St. (March 22), 3400 Cottman Ave. (March 27), 4000 Pilling St. (March 27), 4200 Meridian St. (March 28) and 1500 Ruan St. (April 1). Two more instances happened on the street not involving handguns at 4100 Levick St. (March 19) and 3000 Princeton Ave. (March 26). Two restaurants were robbed at 5300 Oxford Ave. (March 25) and 5900 Torresdale Ave. (March 25). A grocery store at 7700 Frankford Ave. was robbed March 30. A chain retail store at 6500 Frankford Ave. was robbed March 29. A private residence at 5100 Tacony St. was robbed March 19.

There were 14 aggravated assaults that yielded seven arrests. Raphael Kemp, 26, Vanessa Kalfas, 21, Javier Ramos, 33, and Jerria Shipley, 39, were all arrested in relation to instances at private residences or apartment houses. Mark Moore, 27, and Rasheed Huett, 43, were arrested in relation to instances that happened on the street. Yesenia Soto, 21, was arrested after an assault that took place at a mental institution. Other assaults happened on the street at 5900 Hegerman St. (March 28), 3000 Tyson Ave. (March 26), 1200 Haworth St. (March 24), 7600 Frankford Ave. (March 28). 5200 Akron Ave. (March 28), 2100 Anchor St. (March 30), and 6600 Torresdale Ave. (April 1).

There were 18 burglaries that yielded two arrests. They happened at private residences or apartment houses at 2000 Wakeling St. (March 20), 5900 Jackson St. (March 22), 6000 Charles St. (March 25), 7800 Cottage St. (March 26), 5000 Saul St. (March 19), 3000 Teesdale St. (March 19), 7000 Hegerman St. (March 20), 3300 Sheffield Ave. (March 20), 7600 Roosevelt Blvd. (March 22), 4200 Magee Ave. (March 24), 3000 Wellington St. (March 26) and 4900 Van Kirk St. (March 22). Angelo Myrick, 24, was arrested in relation to the latter. Two office buildings were burglarized at 2000 Rosalie St. (March 30) and one at the corner of Cottman Avenue and Revere Street (April 1). Steven Whitfeld, 28, was arrested in relation to the latter instance. The rest happened at a factory/warehouse at 4500 Tacony St. (March 29), a day care facility at 4300 Griscom St. (March 19), a private residence at 5900 Saul St. (March 25) and an unspecified location at 5400 Oxford Ave. (March 21).

Of the 100 thefts, 37 targeted vehicles (including seven stolen vehicle tags), 31 targeted businesses, 12 targeted private residences, 12 were from the street, two targeted public schools, one was a purse snatching on the street, one was a cargo theft and one was from a coin machine. At least 49 of the thefts were of $200 or more. A total of 10 arrests were made. In addition, 66 vehicles were reported stolen, 43 of which have been recovered. One arrest was made. ••