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Bustleton murder suspect arrested

A man who police say fatally shot his 60-year-old father Saturday night with an assault rifle inside a Bustleton home was arrested Tuesday afternoon in Massachusetts. Sohan Panjrolia, 31, who has schizophrenia, allegedly shot his...

Two shot at wild Bustleton pool party

A pool party in Bustleton spiraled out of control Saturday night when shots rang out and left one woman in critical condition and another injured. Officers responding to noise complaints at a house on the...

Man injured in Tacony shooting

A 34-year-old man was shot early Wednesday, July 31, on the 7000 block of Keystone Street in Tacony, according to police. Officers responded to the scene around 3 a.m. and found a man with a...

Man in critical condition after Frankford shooting

A 20-year-old man is in critical condition after being shot in the neck early Tuesday morning in Frankford, police said. Officers responded to the corner of Ditman and Wakeling streets around 4 a.m. for a...

Men rob Roosevelt Mall Chipotle at gunpoint

Police say three masked men, at least two of them armed with handguns, held up the Chipotle Mexican Grill at the Roosevelt Mall on Monday night and got away with $4,000. At 9:50 p.m., as...

Police investigating armed robbery in Somerton

Authorities are looking for a man who robbed a Somerton gas station at gunpoint earlier this month. The robbery occurred around 1:20 a.m. Saturday, July 13, at the Sunoco station at 10950 Roosevelt Blvd. (near...

Crime Log: July 8 – 21

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.

Gunmen rob Wissinoming pizza shop

Police are investigating after a pair of armed men held up a pizza shop in Wissinoming earlier this month. The suspects entered Quality Pizza, 6196 Torresdale Ave. (near Devereaux Avenue), at 9:20 p.m. Sunday, July...

Machete-wielding suspects break into Castor Gardens home

Two men allegedly broke into a Castor Gardens home with a machete Monday morning and left without taking anything, police said. The victim, a 33-year-old woman, called police around 10 a.m. and reported the home...

Armed man abandons Bustleton robbery, says it won’t help with transplant

A man who attempted to rob a Bustleton smoke shop at gunpoint but abandoned the effort after saying it wouldn’t help his daughter’s transplant is wanted by police. The suspect, described as a heavyset white...
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