Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw
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Pat Loeb
June 05, 2020 - 5:52 pm
Philadelphia officials say they're concerned about the theft of volatile chemicals from a welding supply company in the current climate of unrest in the city. They say recent protests have been almost entirely peaceful but the tanks could be dangerous in the wrong hands. Read more here.
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ATM explosion
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Rachel Kurland
June 04, 2020 - 11:31 am
Philadelphia police are searching for three men caught on surveillance video blowing up an ATM in the city’s Logan neighborhood. Read more here.
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ATM explosion
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Pat Loeb
June 03, 2020 - 4:08 pm
Since the protests started in Philadelphia, Commissioner Danielle Outlaw said police have responded to 135 explosive events, including 50 that have damaged or opened ATMs. Read more here.
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Debit cards
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Jim Melwert
May 15, 2020 - 2:52 pm
Police are investigating a ring of debit card fraud and theft involving accounts linked to child support payments. Read more here.
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Blank U.S. Treasury checks
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Mark Abrams
May 04, 2020 - 12:11 pm
Law enforcement agencies have seen a big resurgence of activity by scam artists who are taking advantage of the coronavirus crisis. Read the latest here.
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Philadelphia Police Department headquarters
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Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2020 - 8:34 pm
Philadelphia’s police commissioner tightened her grip on crime during the pandemic more than a month after pulling back on arrests. Read more here.
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The assistant manager of a South Philadelphia dollar store has posted a note on the door saying kids need to be accompanied by a parent or someone over 18.
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Kristen Johanson
February 17, 2020 - 4:55 pm
Philadelphia police have been beefing up patrols in and around Center City after a recent spike in retail thefts — much of which, they say, are being committed by teenagers. But one police commander came up with a new way to reduce crime while also giving the teens a safe space after school. Read...
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Taisha Smith-DeJoseph
Burlington County Prosecutor's Office
February 14, 2020 - 11:55 am
A church secretary has been charged with embezzling $561,777 from the New Jersey church she volunteered at, according to the Burlington County Prosecutor's Office. Read more here.
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Gloved hand enters PIN to withdraw cash from an ATM.
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Jim Melwert
February 11, 2020 - 1:17 pm
A Coatesville woman has been charged with stealing $34,000, over a period of six months, from a woman she was supposed to be taking care of. Read more here.
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Prison cell
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February 04, 2020 - 12:09 pm
A woman sentenced to 10 months in jail for a $109.63 theft, despite needing surgery to treat what her family says is advanced uterine and cervical cancer, is being transfered to a Pennsylvania state prison, her lawyer said Monday. Rad more here.
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