Crime Log: Feb. 6, 2019

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.

Jan. 21 through Feb. 3

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 eight robberies, which yielded one arrest. Malik Williams, 25, was arrested Jan. 25 following a robbery at a hardware store at 4600 Roosevelt Blvd. Robberies that took place on the street and involved handguns took place at 1400 Tyson Ave. (Jan. 26), 6000 Castor Ave. (Jan. 29) and 400 Lardner St. (Jan. 31). Robberies that took place on the street that didn’t involve a weapon happened at 1200 Alcott St. (Jan. 25) and 6700 Castor Ave. (Feb. 3). Others happened at a restaurant at 7500 Castor Ave. (Jan. 23) and an apartment house at 1700 Rhawn St. (Jan. 25).

There were four aggravated assaults. Darren Butts, 43, was arrested Jan. 24 following a domestic assault at an apartment house at 500 Allengrove St. Other assaults included a domestic assault at a private residence at 6000 Alma St. (Jan. 21), an assault involving a weapon at a private residence at 6000 Alma St. (Jan. 21) and an assault involving a knife on the street at 7800 Summerdale Ave. (Jan. 22).

The four burglaries targeted private residences and apartment houses. These took place at private residences at 1100 Friendship St. (Jan. 22), 400 E. Cheltenham Ave. (Jan. 21), 1400 Gilham St. (Jan. 22) and an apartment house at 2100 Glendale Ave. (Jan. 30).

There were 72 thefts, which targeted 33 vehicles (including three stolen vehicle tags), 29 businesses, five street thefts, three apartment houses, a daycare facility and a hotel. Eleven arrests were made. In addition, 23 vehicles were reported stolen, 15 of which have been recovered. Five arrests were made.

7th Police District

There were two robberies. One took place at a drugstore at 8100 Roosevelt Blvd. on Jan. 24 and involved a handgun, and the other took place at a chain store at 8300 Bustleton Ave. on Feb. 2.

There were three domestic aggravated assaults. These took place at apartment houses at 800 Solly Ave. (Jan. 27) and 600 Red Lion Road (Jan. 21) and a private residence at 13600 Philmont Ave. (Jan. 27).

There were four burglaries. Two took place at apartment houses at 9300 Jamison Ave. (Jan. 24) and 10100 Verree Road (Feb. 1). A storage facility at 1300 Rhawn St. was burglarized twice on Jan. 29.

There were 12 thefts, which targeted eight businesses and four vehicles. Three arrests were made. In addition, two vehicles were reported stolen, both of which have been recovered.

8th Police District

There were eight robberies. Steve Brennington, 32, was arrested Feb. 2 following two robberies involving a knife at a grocery store and another retail store at 3200 Byberry Road. Other robberies took place on the street at 4500 Blakiston St. (Feb. 1), which involved a handgun, and 8900 Calvert St. (Jan. 26), a retail store at 9200 Frankford Ave. (Jan. 23) that involved a handgun, a chain store at 100 Franklin Mills Circle (Jan. 25), a private residence at 9400 Lansford St. (Jan. 24) and an unlisted location at 2900 Welsh Road (Feb. 2).

There were seven aggravated assaults, which yielded three arrests. Richard Moss, 54, was arrested Jan. 22 following a domestic assault at a private residence at 10800 Modena Terrace; Samuel Lento, 64, was arrested Jan. 28 following an assault involving a weapon at a private residence at 8700 Perch Lane; and Carmen Luciano, 42, was arrested Jan. 26 following a domestic assault on the street at 2800 Welsh Road. Other assaults took place on the street at 8000 Rowland Ave. (Jan. 26), at a shopping mall at 1500 Franklin Mills Circle (Jan. 29), a private residence at 2800 Welsh Road (Jan. 28) and an assault against a teacher at a public school at 11000 Knights Road (Jan. 24).

The only burglary took place at a sporting goods store/gun shop on Franklin Mills Boulevard on Jan. 22.

There were 35 thefts, which targeted 21 businesses, 11 vehicles (including a stolen car phone), two street thefts and an apartment house. In addition, seven vehicles were reported stolen, four of which have been recovered.

15th Police District

There were 16 robberies, which yielded two arrests. William Mitchell, 18, was arrested Jan. 31 following a robbery on the street at 5200 Frankford Ave., and Michael Davis, 27, was arrested Jan. 28 following the robbery of a vehicle at 5800 Hegerman St. with a handgun. Robberies that took place on the street happened at 2800 Devereaux Ave. (Jan. 26) and 4000 Comly St. (Feb. 1), both of which involved handguns, 5000 Frankford Ave. (Jan. 27), which involved a knife, and the intersection of Torresdale Avenue and Wakeling Street (Jan. 22), 4600 Torresdale Ave. (Jan. 28), the intersection of Arrott Street and Castor Avenue (Jan. 29), 6200 Crafton St. (Jan. 30), 1200 Bridge St. (Jan. 30) and 4900 Tyson Avenue (Feb. 3), all of which did not involve weapons. Robberies at private residences took place at 2000 Haworth St. (Jan. 21) and 5800 Sylvester St. (Jan. 22), both of which involved handguns, and 4500 Vista St. (Jan. 25), which involved no weapon. Others took place at an office building at 5500 Harbison Ave. (Jan. 29) and a retail store at 2900 Cottman Ave. (Jan. 24), which involved a handgun.

There were 20 aggravated assaults, which yielded five arrests. Assaults that took place on the street include: domestic assaults at 6500 Vandike St. (Jan. 27), 1100 Adams Ave. (Feb. 2, Jaleel Fisher-Robinson, 24) and 5100 Akron St. (Jan. 29); assaults that involved handguns at 5000 Ditman St. (Jan. 23), twice at 1800 Harrison St. (Jan. 25), 4700 Griscom St. (Feb. 3) and 1600 Bridge. St. (Feb. 3, Tyrone Freeman-Jones, 25); two assaults involving knives at 5200 Frankford Ave. on Jan. 24; and assaults involving other weapons at 4600 Knorr St. (Jan. 29) and 1600 Granite St. (Jan. 29). Assaults that happened at private residences include domestic assaults at 6100 Mulberry St. (Jan. 28, Arron Rodriguez, 33), 6500 Vandike St. (Feb. 3) and 4600 Penn St. (Jan. 22, Eric McGhee, 29), an assault involving a handgun at 5000 Ditman St. (Jan. 23), an assault involving a weapon at 6600 Marsden St. (Jan. 31) and an assault not involving a weapon at 7300 Melrose St. (Jan. 21, Zbigniew Kaczorek, 52). Three assaults involving handguns took place at an apartment house at 1300 Harrison St. on Feb. 3.

There were 10 burglaries and three burglary attempts, which yielded nine arrests. Most targeted private residences, happening at 5900 Tackawanna St. (Jan. 22), 4000 Chippendale Ave. (Jan. 29, Vincenzo Franconeri, 30), 1900 Briggs St. (Feb. 2, London Peek, 45), 5000 Pennway St. (Jan. 21), 1600 Allengrove St. (Jan. 26, Bertram Hodges, 55), 1600 Fillmore St. (Jan. 27), 6600 Keystone St. (Jan. 31) and 2800 Gilham St. (Jan. 25, Bashir Brown, 18). Other burglaries took place at a PLCB-licensed establishment at 4200 Benner St. (Jan. 27) and a junk/second-hand dealer at 2200 Fraley St. (Jan. 22, Edwin Alvarado, 35, and Edwin Jashim, 35). The three burglary attempts all took place at private residences at 4600 Longshore Ave. (Feb. 2, Benjamin Lewis, 22, and Samuel Smith, 22), 1200 Pratt St. (Jan. 24, Bashir Brown, 18) and 4100 Robbins St. (Jan. 30).

There were 66 thefts, which targeted 34 vehicles (including six stolen vehicle tags), 18 businesses, seven street thefts (including a purse snatching), six private residences and a public school. Eleven arrests were made. In addition, 42 vehicles were stolen, 27 of which have been recovered. Five arrests were made. ••