Police Reports

Man jumps from bridge

During rush-hour traffic Friday at 8:40 a.m., a 37-year-old Audubon, N.J., man stopped his car on the Walt Whitman Bridge, got out and jumped. His death was not immediate and the Coast Guard fished...

Wanted: Suspects for robbery in the 17th District

The Philadelphia Police Department needs the public's assistance identifying suspects for robbery around 18th and Bainbridge Streets. On Friday, April 26, 2019, at 5:07 p.m, the victim, a 50-year-old male, was exiting his vehicle on...

Stabbed with a sword

Homicide detectives are on a manhunt for two suspects who stabbed an alleged drug dealer to death inside his second-floor apartment Monday. Large quantities of marijuana and pills were found inside the...

Alleged mobsters post bail

28043647 Joseph “Uncle Joe” Ligambi and 12 of his alleged mob associates, who all have ties to South Philly, were arrested last week as a part of a federal indictment. The 13 were officially charged...

Man executed on street

Police are still seeking the gunman who fatally shot a West Philly man on Snyder Avenue. Fourth District police responding to a report of a shooting on the 800 block of Snyder Avenue on Saturday...

Local tie to double slaying

The body of a man found in the trunk of a car parked in Grays Ferry has been linked to the double homicide of two New Castle, Del., women in Chester, police said....

Nabbed in beau’s stabbing

A lovers' quarrel climaxed with a man being knifed in the back and his 24-year-old girlfriend arrested. The 44-year-old victim was taken to St. Agnes Medical Center in good condition after the 10:30 p.m. incident...

Shot and killed in ambush

A 46-year-old man succumbed to his injuries hours after a shooter fired a hail of bullets at him on the 1200 block of South Bonsall Street, police said. Larry Brinson, of the 1400...

Wanted in young man’s murder

Police are searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old male last month. The Homicide Fugitive Division is searching for the man believed to have shot and killed a 23-year-old man on...

Third district community crime bulletin – September 16 to 22

From Sept. 16 to 22, there were six robberies throughout the 3rd Police District in South Philadelphia with one arrest, bringing 2019’s reported robbery totals to 179 with 51 arrests. During this same time, there...
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