FBI seeking robber
of 4 banks in Bucks Co.
The FBI is looking for a robber believed responsible for four bank heists in Bucks County since March 20.
The latest was Friday at the Sovereign Bank, 10 N. Main St., Yardley. The thief handed white plastic bags to each teller and ordered them to fill them with cash. He fled with an undisclosed sum of money.
The thief is described as white, possibly a teenager, wearing a black jacket, a black ski cap and a black face warmer as a mask. He is believed responsible for
heists on March, 20, PNC Bank, Sellersville; March 30, PNC Bank, Chalfont, and Citizens Bank, Langhorne. Tipsters can call the FBI at 215-418-4000.
Gas-station owner arrested
after raid by narcotics squad
Philadelphia police narcotics officers recovered drug paraphernalia, packaging material and $10,000 in cash when they raided the Liberty Gas Station in Mayfair yesterday afternoon.
The station, on Frankford Avenue near Marple Street, was shut down and owner Parittae Singh, 35, was arrested for selling drug paraphernalia, police said.
2 teenagers wounded
in drive-by shooting
An 18-year-old man was shot in the ear and a 17-year-old boy was shot in the side about 6:30 p.m. in the Lower Northeast last night.
Police said someone in a silver, four-door car fired about three shots at the teens on Harrison Street near Mulberry. Both victims were treated at Frankford Hospital and released. Tipsters can call police at 215-686-3153.
'Guns for Groceries'
moved to Southwest Phila.
"Groceries for Guns," the successful exchange program created by U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, will move to the homicide hot spot that is Southwest Philadelphia Saturday.
Residents are invited to turn in firearms to police at the Myers Recreation Center, 58th Street and Kingsessing Avenue, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., to get vouchers worth $200 at Fresh Grocer or Acme stores.
Delco judge gets wrist-slap
from state judicial board
Pennsylvania's Judicial Conduct Board has given Delaware County's former president judge, Kenneth Clouse, a slap on the wrist after an investigation into whether he improperly engaged in political activities.
In a letter dated Monday, the board said it had told Clouse to notify Haverford Township's GOP leader that he could not be involved with township politics while serving as judge.
Teen charged in rape-slaying
of woman in Cherry Hill
A Camden County grand jury yesterday indicted Shaun Brown, 18, on charges of raping and stabbing to death Rasheedah McEady, 39, in her home in Cherry Hill.
Authorities say Brown was having a relationship with McEady's teenage daughter and argued with McEady early on March 23, 2006. McEady was stabbed in the neck.
Alleged murderer of infant
indicted by N.J. grand jury
Gloria J. Carter, 34, was indicted by a Camden County grand jury yesterday in the slaying of 3-week-old Sean Colvin last Nov. 19. Authorities said Carter cut open the baby's abdomen with a sharp object and threw him down a flight of stairs in a home on Chestnut Street in Brook-lawn, N.J. *
- Staff and wire reports