Police Report: Double homicide suspect in custody

A 16-year-old believed to be responsible for last week’s shooting that left two teenagers dead turned himself in on Friday night.

By Bill Gelman

Brandon Olivieri

The teenager allegedly responsible for last week’s double shooting at 12th and Ritner streets is now in custody. On Friday, Oct. 27, at approximately 6:30 p.m., Brandon Olivieri, 16, of the 1600 block of South Juniper Street, turned himself in at Police Headquarters and was formally charged with two counts of murder and related offenses, officer Tanya Little of the Philadelphia Police Department Office of Public Affairs said. A warrant was issued for his arrest on Friday.

On Oct. 24, at approximately 8:24 p.m., 3rd District officers responded to the area of 12th and Ritner streets for a radio call of a person with a gun /gunshots. On location, officers located two victims lying on the street with chest wounds, Little said. Both victims were transported to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital by responding officers. According to police, victim Caleer Miller, 16, from the 1100 block of Dorrance Street, was pronounced dead at 9:04 p.m. The other victim, Salvatore Dinubile, 16, from the 2300 block of South 12th Street, was pronounced dead at 9:13 p.m.

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s office said Olivieri’s preliminary hearing is set for Nov. 15.

Suspect sought for residential burglary
The Philadelphia Police Department has released surveillance footage related to a residential burglary in Queen Village. At approximately 4:35 pm, according to police, an unknown black male was captured on surveillance video walking in the 100 block of Christian Street looking into an open garage as he walks past. Moments later, the suspect enters the residence through the garage and removes undisclosed valuables. He fled the area in an unknown direction.


If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, please contact: South Detective Division: 215–686–3013/3014. DC# 17–03–056027

Wanted for commercial burglary

The Philadelphia Police Department has released surveillance footage connected to a Sept. 25 commercial burglary at Checkers Restaurant, 2008 Oregon Ave. At approximately 6 a.m., an unknown male was captured on video gaining entry. Once inside, police said the suspect forced open the cash registers and removed an undisclosed amount of money before fleeing in an unknown direction.

If you have any information about this crime or this suspect, contact South Detective Division at 215–686–3013/3014. DC# 17–01–038633.