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Former officer convicted of theft from Pat's Cafe

A now-former Philadelphia Police Officer was convicted  Friday of stealing from Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Kenneth Crockett was arrested in July 2010 after he was seen on surveillance footage rummaging through…

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15th District Police look for suspect in spring robbery

Police in the 15th District continue to look for the man wanted in connection with an April 7 robbery on the 2800-block of Cottman Avenue. According to the police report, the…

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15th District officers look for suspects of two different robberies

Police in the 15th District are looking for suspects and more information surrounding two recent incidents. The first happened June 14 in Wissinoming when a man armed with a knife robbed…

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Burglary trends in the Northeast

Click here for the audio slideshow that accompanies this article. Burglaries have recently been a hot topic for residents in the Northeast. But what exactly constitutes a burglary? Many confuse…

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Triple shooting, bank robbery in 15th District

Officers in the 15th District were busy yesterday with two evening crimes in Mayfair and Frankford. At 6 p.m. officers responded to a robbery report at the First Republic Bank at…

    • The Tacony Quality of Life Council meets monthly at the Sons of Italy.

Tacony Quality of Life Council addresses crime, L&I issues

The Tacony Quality of Life Council meets monthly at the Sons of Italy. The Tacony Quality of Life Council meets monthly to address crime, zoning, licensing and other quality-of-life issues in…

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Officer hospitalized after second-story fall

A 15th District Police officer was moved to the intensive care unit at Hahnemann University Hospital after he fell from a second-story window during a struggled with a suspect. Officer Ernie…

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Weekend News Briefs: 2/25 - 2/27

Friday -- Two women in their early 20s died Friday morning in a single-car crash in Somerton. Melissa Lees, 22, of the 800-block of Barlow Street; and Caitlin Hennessey,…

    • 15th District Capt. Bachmayer reviews crime statistics with Holmesburg residents.

Capt. Bachmayer: 15th District leads city in robberies

15th District Capt. Bachmayer reviews crime statistics with Holmesburg residents. Capt. Bachmayer of the 15th Police District attended last night's Holmesburg Civic Association meeting, where he gave comparative crime statistics from…

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15th District officer forced to shoot attacking dog

An officer in the 15th District was forced to shoot a dog this morning when it began attacking him. Just before 9 a.m., the officer discharged his gun on the 1400-block…

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Police report: Teenager reports abduction attempt in Holmesburg

The Special Victims Unit has some details from a report filed in the 15th District from a teenager who may have thwarted an abduction attempt. The report reads: "14-year-old female reports…

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Abduction attempts reported in 15th and 8th districts

Police in the 15th and 8th Districts have reported abduction attempts involving male and female offenders.15th District, 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 24 on the 5700-block of Ditman Street -- 12-year-old…

    • Assistant District Attorney Andrew Carobus of the office's Public Nuisance Task Force.

Tips for reporting a nuisance property

Assistant District Attorney Andrew Carobus of the office's Public Nuisance Task Force. There's a lot that goes into reporting a nuisance property in the City of Philadelphia, and a lot of…

Right NEast/Wrong NEast: 'North Juniata,' need we say more?

The media has been following closely the story of the 15th District Police Officer charged with stealing money from a safe at Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Since the city's three…

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15th District officer charged in Northwood theft

15th District Police Officer Kenneth Crockett has been charged with theft and receiving stolen property in connection with an incident Tuesday morning at Pat's Cafe in Northwood. Crockett, who lives…

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Mayfair leaders hold preliminary Think Tank meeting

The idea isn't new: bring together all the Northeast civic, town watch and other community leaders to form a united front. But Mayfair leaders Monday night breathed new life into an…

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15th District Officer injured during arrest

A 15h District Police Officer was injured early yesterday morning in a car accident. The officer was assisting an arrest at Frankford and Torresdale avenues in Frankford shortly before 2…

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Weekend News Briefs for April 9-11

Friday -- A 19-year-old is dead following a shooting in Lawncrest Friday night. The man was shot in the neck and groin just after 8 p.m. on the 5900-block of…

    • 15th District Capt. Frank Bachmayer talks to an unusually small crowd at the March Holmesburg Civic Association meeting.

15th Captain: "not the old district of 10 years ago"

Captain Frank Bachmayer has 28 years with the Philadelphia Police Department, including his eight as captain. And his message to residents who attended last night's Holmesburg Civic Association is something he…

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