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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
CNN
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
AP News
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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John Dougherty (center) leaves his first court appearance.
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Pat Loeb
January 27, 2020 - 3:56 pm
James Moylan, the former chair of Philadelphia's Zoning Board of Adjustment, will serve 15 months in jail, after getting caught up in the federal investigation of electricians union leader John Dougherty. Read more here.
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Movita Johnson-Harrell
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Kristen Johanson
January 23, 2020 - 10:42 am
Former State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell has pleaded guilty to theft and perjury charges in a negotiated plea deal that gives her three months in jail and eight-and-a-half months under house arrest. Read more here.
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Chikaodinaka Nwankpa
Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office
Justin Udo
January 15, 2020 - 1:56 pm
A former Drexel professor has been charged for allegedly stealing more than $185,000 from the university and spending the majority of it at strip clubs. Read more here.
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Broken car window.
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John McDevitt
December 28, 2019 - 10:44 am
A car break-in has a local family devastated after someone took a box from inside the vehicle, one that contained the cremated remains of a loved one. Read more here.
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Surveillance video shows a man stealing a tip jar from the counter of the Judah Mediterranean Grille on Krewstown Road.
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John McDevitt
December 27, 2019 - 12:15 pm
Police are searching for a man caught on surveillance video taking a tip jar full of money from a Bustleton restaurant on Christmas night. Read more here.
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William O'Leary
Delaware County District Attorney's Office
AP News
December 24, 2019 - 12:12 pm
The former director of a Delaware County funeral home allegedly stole nearly $900,000 from customers who thought they were pre-paying for the burial of family members. Read more here.
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