Crime Log: May 13 – 26

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 robberies, most of which took place on the street. Robberies on the street involving handguns took place at 1300 Kerper St. (May 13), 1400 Elbridge St. (May 19) and 6800 Martins Mill Road (May 21), as well as a robbery involving another weapon at 4800 Roosevelt Blvd. (May 14). Robberies on the street that did not involve weapons took place at 5900 Colgate St. (May 16), 1400 Lardner St. (May 22), 7000 Bustleton Ave. (May 22) and 1500 Cottman Ave. (May 23), which yielded an arrest. Other robberies took place at a private residence at 7400 Montour St. (May 14), an apartment house at 7700 Hasbrook Ave. (May 19) and a mini market at 6800 Bustleton Ave. (May 18).

There were 12 aggravated assaults. Juan Valdes, 58, was arrested following an assault involving a knife at 400 E. Godfrey Ave. (May 19). Assaults on the street took place twice at 300 Van Kirk St. (May 19) and 7300 Castor Ave. (May 19), which involved handguns; the intersection of Oxford Avenue and Rhawn Street (May 19), 1200 Unruh Ave. (May 20) and the intersection of Summerdale Avenue and Knorr Street (May 23), which involved knives; and 6700 Large St. (May 22) and 600 Adams Ave. (May 23), which did not involve weapons. Other assaults included a domestic assault at a private residence at 6900 Rutland St. (May 25), a restaurant at 7900 Bustleton Ave. (May 17) which involved a shotgun, and a hardware store at 4600 Roosevelt Blvd. (May 19), which involved a knife.

There were 10 burglaries and two attempts. Most robberies targeted private residences, taking place at 7100 Oakland St. (May 19), 5500 Hill Creek Park (May 13) that resulted in the arrest of Asia Whitmore, 19, 900 Scattergood St. (May 21), 1300 Disston St. (May 22), 6700 Martins Mill Road (May 25) and attempts at 6600 Oakland St. (May 14) and 900 Sanger St. (May 21). Other robberies took place at an apartment house at 7800 Large St. (May 21), a drug store at 7200 Castor Ave. (May 23), a retail location at 7200 Rising Sun Ave. (May 13), a chain store at 7400 Bustleton Ave. (May 13) and a restaurant at 4600 Roosevelt Blvd. (May 26).

There were 67 thefts, which targeted 29 vehicles (including three stolen vehicle tags), 26 businesses, six street thefts, three private residences, an apartment house, a bicycle and a public school. Nine arrests were made. In addition, 18 vehicles were reported stolen, 11 of which have been recovered.

7th Police District

The only reported robbery took place on the street at 9200 Roosevelt Blvd. on May 17 and involved a handgun.

There were eight aggravated assaults, most of which took place on the street. Bill Bishop, 65, was arrested May 18 following an assault on the street at 9900 Medway Road. Other assaults took place on the street at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd. (May 13), 12000 Roosevelt Blvd. (May 22) and 13400 Damar Drive (May 24), all of which involved handguns; and 9000 Roosevelt Blvd. (May 19), 8000 Castor Ave. (May 19) and 9800 Northeast Blvd. (May 25), which did not involve weapons. There was also a domestic assault at a private residence at 1800 Placid St. on May 24.

There were four burglaries, which took place at private residences at 800 Stanwood St. (May 17) and 9300 Neil Road (May 23), an apartment house at 11000 Greiner Place (May 13) and a doctor’s office at 9800 Bustleton Ave. (May 24).

There were 22 thefts, which targeted nine vehicles (including a stolen vehicle tag), six businesses, three street thefts, two apartment houses, a private residence and an unlisted location. One arrest was made. In addition, eight vehicles were reported stolen, four of which have been recovered.

8th Police District

There were seven robberies, most of which took place on the street. These happened at 9200 Blue Grass Road (May 17), which involved a gun, 3200 Red Lion Road (May 25), which involved a knife, and 8000 Roosevelt Blvd. (May 23), 2600 Welsh Road (May 26) and 4300 Byberry Road (May 17), none of which involved weapons. A bank at 12000 Knights Road was robbed twice, on May 14 and 18.

There were five aggravated assaults. Joseph Welk, 35, was arrested May 13 following a domestic assault on the street of 10800 Knights Road. Other assaults took place on the street at 500 Franklin Mills Circle (May 25), which involved a handgun, at an apartment house at 8200 Frankford Ave. (May 15), which involved a knife, at a private residence at 3800 Linden Ave. (May 24), which involved a knife, and a prison facility at 8000 State Road (May 23).

The only reported burglary took place May 22 at an apartment house at 2600 Tremont St.

There were 35 thefts, which targeted 18 businesses, 12 vehicles (including a stolen car phone and three stolen vehicle tags), three street thefts, a cargo theft and nursing/retirement home. Two arrests were made. In addition, six vehicles were stolen, five of which have been recovered. One arrest was made.

15th Police District

There were 21 robberies, most of which took place on the street. These happened at 3300 Meridian St. (May 22), 5000 Torresdale Ave. (May 22), 4400 Hedge St. (May 22), 1100 Overington St. (May 14) and the intersection of Oxford Circle and Roosevelt Boulevard (May 21), all of which involved handguns; and 3000 Windish St. (May 14), 4500 Vista St. (May 14), 2000 Bridge St. (May 16), 4700 Disston St. (May 16), 4300 Princeton Ave. (May 17), 6400 Sackett St. (May 19), 4700 Leiper St. (May 19, Derrick Roberson, 47), 5100 Whitaker Ave. (May 21), the intersection of Bridge and Jackson streets (May 22), 5000 Griscom St. (May 22) and 1400 Rosalie St. (May 14, Eric Seitz, 39), all of which did not involve weapons. Other robberies took place at a chain store at 2900 Cottman Ave. (May 14), private residences at 4300 E. Wingohocking St. (May 22) and 4800 Mulberry St. (May 21), a mini market at 3500 Cottman Ave. (May 17) and a SEPTA elevated station at 4300 Frankford Ave. (May 20, Matthew Cambell, 34).

There were 23 aggravated assaults, which yielded three arrests. Michael Ruiz, 25, was arrested May 17 after an assault involving a handgun at a retail store at 4500 Frankford Ave.; Alycia Miller, 33, was arrested May 18 following an assault involving a handgun on the street at 1600 Sellers St.; and Zaera Young, 18, was arrested May 21 following an assault involving a weapon on the street at 2000 Granit St. Assaults on the street took place at 4700 Tackawanna St. (May 16), twice at 7000 Charles St. (May 20), 4600 Torresdale Ave. (May 21) and 1200 Herbert St. (May 21), all of which involved handguns; 4700 Leiper St. (May 17), 4600 Cottman Ave. (May 20) and 6100 Marsden St. (May 22), all of which involved knives; and 1300 Sellers St. (May 14), 6000 Erdrick St. (May 18), 2000 Scattergood St. (May 21) and 5900 Charles St. (May 22), all of which involved weapons. Assaults at private residences took place at 2800 Hellerman St. (May 17), 1300 Sellers St. (May 14) and 1700 Scattergood St. (May 19). Other assaults took place at businesses at 4400 Frankford Ave. (May 15), 5200 Frankford Ave. (May 13) and 4500 Frankford Ave. (May 17), and at public schools at 4600 Castor Ave. (May 20) and 6200 Keystone St. (May 24).

There were 17 burglaries, most of which targeted private residences or apartment houses. Private residences that were targeted were located at 4300 Orchard St. (May 14), 2800 Hellerman St. (May 17), 5400 Walker St. (May 23), 1600 Harrison St. (May 20), 3100 Saint Vincent St. (May 21), 7000 Erdrick St. (May 14), 2200 Pratt St. (May 17), 6600 Torresdale Ave. (May 20), 4900 Hawthorne St. (May 20), 4600 Naples St. (May 20), 3200 Ryan Ave. (May 16), 4200 Griscom St. (May 17), 3200 Saint Vincent St. (May 22) and 5100 Glenloch St. (May 23). Burglars also targeted apartment houses at 5000 Penn St. (May 13), 5100 Torresdale Ave. (May 23) and 7300 Keystone St. (May 24).

There were 88 thefts, which targeted 42 vehicles (including five stolen car phones and five stolen vehicle tags), 23 businesses, 14 street thefts (including a pick-pocketing and a purse snatching), three bicycles, three private residences, a storage facility, a SEPTA bus/trolley stop and another SEPTA property. Seven arrests were made. In addition, 32 vehicles were reported stolen, 21 of which have been recovered. One arrest was made.