Surveillance cameras witnessed the men’s attempt to break into the pharmacy’s back door, and their successful attempt to ge through the front door around 10:30 p.m. Once inside, one suspect disabled the alarm and took pills, while the other remained in the car. The two fled when they heard via a police scanner that officers were on the way. continue reading »
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Police in the 8th District are looking for the thief who broke into a vehicle in Bucks County and went shopping at Franklin Mills Mall.
Last week, a report was filed from someone whose car was broken into while at a Middletown Township cemetery. Shortly after that, the person’s credit cards were used at several places inside Franklin Mills Mall, according to police. The suspect was later seen on surveillance cameras inside a Bucks County Wawa. continue reading »
Police have arrested a man in connection with five robberies around the Northeast.
Jason Martino is charged with robberies that took place between Oct. 27 and Oct. 30 at businesses in Somerton, Bustleton and at Franklin Mills, as well as at a home in an undisclosed neighborhood. continue reading »
Philadelphia Police and the FBI are looking for the man who robbed a Citizens Bank branch Wednesday just one block from the 8th District headquarters.
The suspect used a handgun to demand cash from a teller at the branch on the 3200-block of Red Lion Road. He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.
Anyone with information about the 30-year-old white male is asked to submit at tip online, call 215-686-TIPS (8477) or text 773847.
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 »
Capt. Leonard Ditchkofsky has two goals for the 8th Police District – help people feel safe and bring property values back up.
The plans were met with a round of applause from Holme Circle Civic Association members Wednesday night. Ditchkofsky, the new captain, stopped by the meeting following a district PSA 1 meeting.
“I’m very happy to be here,” Ditchkofsky said after being introduced by Community Relations Officer Rudy Muller. continue reading »
The 8th Police District Advisory Council hosted their annual 8th District Police Appreciation Holiday Dinner Saturday, Dec. 3, at the district for three shifts of officers between 10 a.m. that day and 1:00 a.m. Sunday morning
The officers enjoyed additional entrees this year, due to the generosity of area caterers. Also, as an added touch, the officers were presented with poinsettias courtesy of Lowes for them or their significant others. PDAC member Steve Faunce of Thunderbird Bowling Lanes on Holme Avenue also donated three Family Bowling Packages, which were raffled to an officer representing each of the three shifts. continue reading »
Residents of the 2nd, 7th and 8th Police Districts came together at two separate events Tuesday night for one cause: National Night Out. Communities around the country locked their doors, turned the outside lights on and gathered at neighborhood events to meet with each other, their police officers and community and political leaders.
Below are slideshows from the events in the Northeast. continue reading »