Crime Log: April 29 – May 12

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 six robberies. Maleek Edwards, 18, and another individual were arrested May 8 after a robbery of a public school at 1600 Cottman Ave. Other robberies took place on the street at 700 Landis St. (May 1), 700 Hellerman St. (May 2), 800 Napfle Ave. (May 11) and 1300 Longshore Ave. (May 12), all of which involved handguns, as well as 5600 Loretto Ave. (April 30), which did not involve a weapon.

There were 10 aggravated assaults, four of which resulted in arrests. Assaults on the street included a domestic assault at 500 Sanger St. (May 7), an assault involving a knife at 1000 Comly St. (May 10), assaults involving other weapons at 7900 Bustleton Ave. (April 30, Rashid Fernandez, 31), 1200 Stirling St. (May 3, David Boyd, 49), the intersection of Tyson and Rising Sun avenues (May 6) and 6300 Rising Sun Ave. (May 12), an assault involving no weapons at 800 Sanger St. (April 30) and an assault at 5500 Summerdale Ave. (May 8, Saleh Mundy, 24).

There were eight burglaries and one attempt, most of which targeted private residences. These took place at 1700 Teesdale St. (May 3), 5900 Bennington St. (May 3), 7200 Horrocks St. (May 6), 6300 Eastwood St. (May 8) and an attempt at 500 VanKirk St. (April 29). Frank Fusco, 51, was arrested April 30 following the burglary of a private residence at 400 Hellerman St. Other burglaries took place at apartment houses at 7300 Algon Ave. (May 6) and 2300 Shelmire Ave. (May 3) and a restaurant at 7300 Bustleton Ave. (May 3).

There were 74 thefts, which targeted 28 businesses, 27 vehicles (including two stolen vehicle tags), eight street thefts (including two purse snatchings), three bicycles, three private residences, an apartment building, a doctor’s office, an athletic field/playground, SEPTA property and a building under construction. Fourteen arrests were made. In addition, 21 vehicles were reported stolen, 14 of which have been recovered.

7th Police District

The only robbery took place on the street at 2200 Michener St. on May 3 and involved a handgun.

There were four aggravated assaults, three of which resulted in arrests. Anthony Niblick, 18, was arrested May 2 following an assault involving a handgun on the street at 10500 Roosevelt Blvd., Troy Gould, 51, was arrested April 30 following an assault at an apartment house at 8700 Frontenac St., and Leonard A. Pulaski, 54, was arrested May 7 following an assault at a nursing/retirement home at 1100 Welsh Road. There was also an assault at an apartment house at 2100 Grant Ave. on May 8.

There were five burglaries and two attempts. A private residence was targeted at 1800 Bergen St. (May 10), and attempts were made at 9800 Ferndale St. (May 6) and 11900 Lockart Road (May 8). Other burglaries took place at apartment houses at 9100 Old Newtown Road (May 6) and 2200 Strahle St. (May 5), a daycare facility at 9400 Bustleton Ave. (May 8) and an unspecified location at 2200 Bowler St. (May 3).

There were 25 thefts, which targeted 11 vehicles (including three stolen vehicle tags and a car phone), six businesses, four street thefts, two hotel/motels, an apartment house and a bicycle. Three arrests were made. In addition, five vehicles were reported stolen, three of which have been recovered.

8th Police District

There were no reported robberies.

All three aggravated assaults took place on the street, happening at 3300 S. Keswick Road (May 9), 3100 Red Lion Road (May 3) and 8900 Frankford Ave. (May 4).

There were five burglaries and one attempt. Derek Black, 35, was arrested May 4 following a burglary attempt at a private residence at 4500 Tolbut St. Other burglaries took place at private residences at 8700 Crispin St. (May 10), 3200 Birch Road (May 10) and an unspecified address. Apartment houses were burglarized at 9600 Ashton Road (April 29) and 3400 Red Lion Road (May 2).

There were 49 thefts, which targeted 20 vehicles (including two stolen vehicle tags and a car phone), 19 businesses, four street thefts, two private residences, a doctor’s office, a parking lot/garage and an office building. Seven arrests were made. In addition, three vehicles were reported stolen, one of which was recovered.

15th Police District

There were 20 robberies, which yielded five arrests. Robberies that took place on the street and involved handguns happened at 6400 Torresdale Ave. (April 29, Shaquann Zeigler, 22), 2800 Unruh Ave. (May 3), 2900 Hale St. (May 8) and the intersection of Oxford Avenue and Large Street (May 9). Robberies on the street involving knives took place at 5000 F St. (May 1), 5200 Frankford Ave. (May 5) and the intersection of Frankford and Princeton avenues (May 11), and a robbery at 5100 Frankford Ave. (May 1) involved a different weapon. Robberies on the street that involved no weapons took place at 6400 Tulip St. (May 2), the intersection of Wakeling and Cottage streets (May 3), 4700 Benner St. (May 3, Lunay Mull, 21), 4000 Shelmire Ave. (May 4), 3000 Cottman Ave. (May 5), 2800 Buckius St. (May 5), 2900 Cottman Ave. (May 6), 4700 Valley Place (May 7, Latonya Cosby, 39), 7200 Crispin St. (May 7) and 1300 Harrison St. (May 9, Issa Gakou, 20, and Moussa Gandega, 20). Other robberies took place at a chain store at 6800 Torresdale Ave. (May 6) that involved a handgun, and a private residence at 7200 Revere St. (May 6).

There were 19 aggravated assaults, which resulted in six arrests. Assaults that took place on the street and involved handguns took place at 7600 Frankford Ave. (April 30), 5700 Tacony St. (May 3), 4700 Princeton Ave. (May 5), 3100 Cottman Ave. (May 6) and twice at 5800 Sylvester St. (May 8 and 9). Domestic assaults on the street took place at the intersection of Leon and Englewood streets (May 9, Rashawn Rayford, 28) and 4700 Frankford Ave. (May 12, Tricia Archie, 32). Other assaults on the street included incidents at 3500 Vista St. (May 5, Robert McLaughlin, 37), 4400 Frankford Ave. (May 7, Edwin Vargas, 56) and 2100 Margaret St. (May 10, Robin Davis, 59), all of which involved knives; 4600 Frankford Ave. (May 7), which did not involve a weapon, and an assault on police at 4700 Mulberry St. (May 2). Assaults at private residences include domestic assaults at 6300 Torresdale Ave. (April 29) and 5700 Harbison Ave. (May 9) as well as child abuse incidents at 4900 Frankford Ave. (April 29) and 4000 Creston St. (May 12, Gilbert Lopez, 57). Other assaults took place at an apartment house at 3500 Cottman Ave. (May 6) and a hospital at 4900 Frankford Ave. (May 4).

There were eight burglaries and one attempt, which yielded seven arrests. Maurice Greene, 24, Dezhane Neris, 18, and Kameko Whitaker, 18, were arrested May 3 following a burglary of a private residence at 1300 Wakeling St. Chatora Jones, 28, Sharonda Morant, 29, and Michael Smith-Davis, 21, were arrested May 7 following a burglary at an apartment house at 3100 Fanshawe St. Other burglaries at private residences happened at 4300 Paul St. (May 2), 4500 Magee Ave. (May 11), 4300 Cottman Ave. (April 30), 7200 Ditman St. (May 1, Tyler Szymanek, 24) and an attempt 6300 Marsden St. (April 30). Other burglaries took place at an apartment house at 4300 Shelmire Ave. (April 30) and on the street at 4900 Van Kirk St. (May 10).

There were 84 thefts, which targeted 41 vehicles (including two stolen car phones and seven stolen vehicle tags), 21 businesses, 10 street thefts, eight private residences, three SEPTA properties and a public school. Six arrests were made. In addition, 33 vehicles were reported stolen, 27 of which have been recovered. Two arrests were made. ••