Fresh off a bank robbery in Mayfair last week, police in the 15th District are now looking the man who robbed a Frankford Wells Fargo.
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Police in the 15th District and the FBI are on the hunt for the man who robbed a Mayfair bank Monday. The suspect entered the Wells Fargo at 6420 Frankford Ave. around 9:30 Monday morning and demanded money from a teller. He fled south on Frankford Avenue with an undisclosed amount of money. continue reading »
As Holmesburg, Mayfair and other neighborhoods along the Frankford Avenue business corridor work to keep methadone clinics from opening in their communities, Pa. Rep. Kevin Boyle, D-172nd, held a hearing Wednesday at the Mayfair Community Center to discuss the clinics’ impact on neighborhoods and access to treatment.
The hearing was prompted by the Healing Way Inc’s effort to open a clinic on the 7900-block of Frankford Avenue, and NorthEast Treatment Centers’ plan to set up a clinic at 7520 State Rd.
Boyle led the panel of speakers, which included community members and representatives of organizations who operate or support methadone treatment facilities. continue reading »
A $10,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspect who sexually assaulted a woman in Frankford late last month.
A 24-year-old female reported being assaulted early in the morning on Aug. 29 near Church and Griscom streets, telling police she was approached from behind, forced into an alley and had her purse stolen. continue reading »
Go to the Philadelphia Police Department’s districts web page and what’ll you get?
The first thing you’ll see is a colorful map breaking down the department’s districts and their Police Service Areas. Everything under that hood just received a makeover. continue reading »
Updated, June 12 – Police have arrested 19-year-old Eric Horvath of the 7500-block of Brous Avenue in Sandyford Park.
Original report, May 3 – Police in the 15th District are still searching for the suspect who robbed a man at knifepoint late last month in Mayfair.
Just before 3 a.m. April 26, a car with two males inside pulled into the 7-Eleven parking lot at Cottman and Brous avenues. One of the suspects rifled through another car in lot, then approached the car’s owner when he emerged from the store. continue reading »
At a recent Northwood Civic meeting, some members had complained about crime issues and a point was made that they should attend the PSA meeting. At the last Frankford Civic meeting, complaints about the 4700-block of Griscom and the long ongoing drug problem were raised and it was suggested that they come to the PSA meeting.
Everyone showed up, and some folks from the 4600-block of Leiper were there, as well, to get help with their drug problem. Residents of the area around Horrocks and Herbert streets reported acts of vandalism as an ongoing problem continue reading »
David Toledo has been arraigned on 49 counts of criminal mischief, seven counts of possession of an instrument of crime and five counts of false reports. His bail is set at $270,000.
For months, residents of the block had been victims of vandalism, waking up many mornings to find their tires slashed, or the air let out. David Toledo was among them, but it turns out he isn’t a victim.
“He betrayed us,” Martelack told NEast Philly late Wednesday afternoon after initial reports indicated Toledo was a town watch member. In fact, Toldeo never received town watch training. Instead, Martelack believes Toldeo expressed interest in joining the rejuvenated neighborhood watch group to get a sense of how it works so he could proceed to vandalize several dozen cars on his own block. continue reading »
Police in the 15th District are looking for the man seen stealing from raffle baskets at a firefighters fundraiser Friday night.
SmokeEaters Pub in Holmesburg held a benefit for deceased firefighters Robert Neary and Daniel Sweeney. During the party, a suspect was seen on surveillance camera cutting into and stealing from raffle baskets meant for the fundraiser. Neary and Sweeney died last weekend battling a factory fire in Kensington. continue reading »
Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with some of the recent tire slashings in the 15th District.
Quincy Kramer, 21, is charged with slashing nine tires on the 3300-block of Cottman Avenue. He was seen on surveillance video the police department released Saturday after a suspect was seen slashing tires Thursday night near Cottman and Rowland avenue. continue reading »