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Police investigating armed robbery in Lawncrest

Police are looking for a man who ambushed an employee, sticking a revolver into their side, last month while robbing a 7-Eleven in Lawncrest. The robbery happened in the early morning hours of Monday, Aug....

Crime Log: Aug. 19 – Sept. 1

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.

Former Resurrection priest arrested in federal probe

Robert Brennan, a former priest at Resurrection of Our Lord Catholic Church who has faced allegations of child sexual abuse, was arrested Thursday and charged with lying to federal agents. In 2013, Brennan was arrested...

Naked man caught allegedly smashing car windows in Bustleton

Police on Monday night arrested a naked man who was allegedly smashing car windows in Bustleton. Officers encountered the 42-year-old suspect, who was not immediately identified, at 9:30 p.m. on the 2300 block of Tremont...

Man injured in Crescentville stabbing

A 33-year-old man was stabbed in the back around 2 a.m. Monday morning on the 4100 block of Roosevelt Boulevard near Whitaker Avenue in Crescentville, police said. The victim was stabbed twice in the lower...

Tacony man charged in North Philly double homicide

A Tacony man has been charged with murder in connection with a quadruple shooting in North Philadelphia that left two men dead and another in critical condition. Jeffrey Tabarez, 25, of the 6400 block of...

First charges filed in Bustleton pool party shooting

A 22-year-old Delaware man was arrested Tuesday, Sept. 3, for his alleged role in a wild pool party in Bustleton that ended with two women being shot. Joseph Richardson, of Newark, Delaware, was charged with...

Two suspects arrested, charged in Rhawnhurst killing

Two men have been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in August inside his Rhawnhurst home.  Jerome R. Martin, 27, of West Philadelphia, and Jonathan Collins,...

Suspect charged with stealing St. Dominic’s “poor box”

A 37-year-old Far Northeast man was arrested Saturday night and charged with ripping a “poor box” off the wall at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Holmesburg, police said. David Andrauskas, of the 9200 block of...

Suspects wanted for two armed robberies in the Northeast

Police are looking for two suspects who they believe committed a pair of armed robberies in Somerton and Burholme during a two-day span in August. The first incident took place at 2:10 a.m. Monday, Aug....
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