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Man charged with two murders, including grocery store clerk, teenager

Tyseem Murray, 18, of the 5400 block of Bartram Drive has been charged with two separate murders that occurred in South Philadelphia over the last three months, police said.  Murray was arrested and charged with...

Decomposed body identified

The decomposed body found in a basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street has been identified by the Medical Examiner’s Office as Erin Schweikert after an autopsy, according to police. Schweikert,...

Police: Decomposed body found on Porter Street

Police said a badly decomposed body of a young female was discovered in the basement of a home on the 2100 block of Porter Street while performing a search warrant. Several people have been...

Wanted: Suspects for Commercial Robbery in the 17th District

On December 28, 2019 at approximately 1:54 pm, suspect #1, an unknown black male, entered the G&N Deli located at 1438 South 23rd Street and pointed a handgun at an employee, a 64 year-old...

Third district community crime bulletin – October 28 to November 3

From Oct. 28 to Nov. 3, there were 9 robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with one arrest, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 215 with 65 arrests. During this same time,...

Communities east of Broad Street gather in response to uptick in gun violence

Crowds gathered at Eliza Butler Kirkbride School, 1501 S. 7th St., on Monday evening to discuss a recent uptick in gun violence afflicting local neighborhoods. The community conversation, which was hosted by state Rep. Elizabeth...

Third district community crime bulletin – October 21 to 27

From Oct. 21 to 27, there were 10 robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with two arrests, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 206 with 62 arrests. During this same time, there...

Third district community crime bulletin – October 14 to 20

From Oct. 14 to 20, there were five robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with one arrest, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 196 with 58 arrests. During this same time, there...

Third district community crime bulletin – October 7 to 13

From Oct. 7 to 13, there were seven robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with two arrests, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 192 with 57 arrests. During this same time, there...

Third district community crime bulletin – September 30 to October 6

From Sept. 30 to Oct. 6, there were five robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with two arrests, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 184 with 55 arrests. During this same time,...
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