Bristol BMW Driver, 24, Dead In Philadelphia Crash Bristol BMW Driver, 24, Dead In Philadelphia Crash
Bristol BMW Driver, 24, Dead In Philadelphia Crash The 24-year-old driver of a BMW was killed in a Philadelphia crash overnight, police said. Marc Anthony Kulp, of Bristol (Bucks County), was heading north in a a 2016 Black BMW E-Series, on Knights Road when he lost control and veered off the roadway around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, Philadelphia police said. The car struck a tree, and ultimately struck the median before coming to a rest. Philadelphia Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and transported the driver to Jefferson/Torresdale Hospital. Despite the efforts of emergency medical personnel, Kulp was pronounced dead at…
Hammer-Wielding Man Hides In Closet, Taunts Bucks Police Dog After Assaulting Parents: Police Hammer-Wielding Man Hides In Closet, Taunts Bucks Police Dog After Assaulting Parents: Police
Hammer-Wielding Man Hides In Closet, Taunts Bucks Police Dog After Assaulting Parents: Police A man armed with a hammer has been arrested for swinging at his dad and threatening his mom then hiding in a closet and taunting a police dog over the weekend in Bucks County, police said. Police were called to a Wisteria Drive home in Warrington around 6:20 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 24, where 52-year-old Michael P. Bowen, Jr. had put his hand over his mother's face and was shoving her, knocking her glasses of, local police said. Bowen's dad intervened, at which point the defendant turned his aggression toward him, placing his hand on his dad's face shoving him and knocking his hat off, police sa…
Man Shot By Officers ID'd By Pennsylvania State Police Man Shot By Officers ID'd By Pennsylvania State Police
Man Shot By Officers ID'd By Pennsylvania State Police A 34-year-old man has been identified after being fatally shot by an officer, the Pennsylvania State Police announced on Saturday. Payden Sells was shooting at the police when they returned fire killing him on Feb. 23, Trooper James Grothey detailed in a release. PSP York Troopers were called to assist area police with "domestic incident" in the 600 block of Colonial Avenue in Spring Garden Township at approximately 11:17 p.m., Grothey explained. Troopers soon learned that the caller to 911 had "reported that there was an actor on scene with multiple firearms, attempting to gain …
Cash, Jewelry Stolen In Northeast Philly Home Invasion, Police Say Cash, Jewelry Stolen In Northeast Philly Home Invasion, Police Say
Cash, Jewelry Stolen In Northeast Philly Home Invasion, Police Say Philadelphia police are investigating a home invasion in Tacony.  It began on the 6700 block of Ditman Street around 1 a.m., Deputy Commissioner Frank Vanore told reporters at a press conference Friday, Feb. 23.  A 41-year-old man was on his way home when he was "accosted" by five suspects who forced him to drive to a second location, authorities said.  The man was forced to give up his house keys "and other information that he had," Vanore said.  The suspects then returned to the man's house where they assaulted a 52-year-old woman and a 27-year-old man, according to …
Body Found In Philadelphia Basement, Investigation Launched: Police Body Found In Philadelphia Basement, Investigation Launched: Police
Body Found In Philadelphia Basement, Investigation Launched: Police Police detectives are investigating a death in Philadelphia's Port Richmond section.  A 62-year-old man was found dead in a home on the 3300 block of Livingston Street at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 22, police told Daily Voice. His name was not reported. Authorities said the man was located in a bathroom in the basement.  Police said that no weapons were found at the scene and that the cause of death is still under investigation. 
Driver Severely Injured In Crash At PSP Lykens Barracks, Troopers Say Driver Severely Injured In Crash At PSP Lykens Barracks, Troopers Say
Driver Severely Injured In Crash At PSP Lykens Barracks, Troopers Say A driver who crashed into the pillars in the parking lot outside PSP Lykens's barracks has been hospitalized with severe injuries, Trooper Megan Frazer told Daily Voice on Friday.  The unidentified driver struck the pillars on the sidewalk stopping them from hitting the building around 12:12 p.m. on Feb. 23, Trooper Frazer detailed.  Their "injuries are considered severe and they were transported to [a] local hospital," Frazer said. There were troopers and civilians inside the barracks at the time of the crash but no one else was injured but the driver, Frazer explained. The side…
'Nauseated, Vomiting:' 54 Workers Hospitalized In Upper Macungie HazMat Incident, Police Say 'Nauseated, Vomiting:' 54 Workers Hospitalized In Upper Macungie HazMat Incident, Police Say
'Nauseated, Vomiting:' 54 Workers Hospitalized In Upper Macungie HazMat Incident, Police Say Dozens of employees were taken to area hospitals after authorities responded to a hazmat situation in Upper Macungie on Friday, Feb. 23. First responders were called to Sharp Packaging Solutions on Keebler Way, for reports of a "chemical odor" and employees feeling ill, township police said.  They arrived to find multiple workers nauseated, vomiting, and experiencing headaches, according to officials. Fifty-four of the 154 employees were taken to hospitals for evaluation, police said.  An update on their conditions Friday evening was not released. Firefighters and Lehigh Co…
Driver In Kennett Square Hit-Run Was DUI, Police Claim Driver In Kennett Square Hit-Run Was DUI, Police Claim
Driver In Kennett Square Hit-Run Was DUI, Police Claim The driver accused of fleeing the scene of a two-car crash in Kennett Square is now also accused of driving under the influence, authorities say.  Kennett Square police said they were called to the corner of South Union and West South streets around 7 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 17 for a wreck. Both cars were badly damaged and one had crashed into a traffic light bollard, police said in a release.  The driver at the scene told officers that the other motorist — later identified as Jose Mendez-Lopez — had fled on foot, the release says.  Police said they saw him "st…
Monroe County Man Charged With Trafficking In Minors, Prostitution: DA Monroe County Man Charged With Trafficking In Minors, Prostitution: DA
Monroe County Man Charged With Trafficking In Minors, Prostitution: DA A Marshalls Creek man is charged with multiple felonies after prosecutors say he tried to pay for sex with a minor.  Fred Stevenson, 68, was reported to police earlier this month by a woman who said she "frequently had sex with Stevenson" while "working as a prostitute," the Monroe County District Attorney's Office wrote in a release.  She told police Stevenson frequently asked her to "procure" a minor for him to have sex with, according to prosecutors.  "The woman then, at the direction of police, introduced the man to her friend 'Gabby' who was the 'mother of a 14-year-old…
Trooper Causes Crash Hospitalizing 4 People — Including Himself: PA State Police Trooper Causes Crash Hospitalizing 4 People — Including Himself: PA State Police
Trooper Causes Crash Hospitalizing 4 People — Including Himself: PA State Police Four people, including a trooper, were taken to a hospital following a four-vehicle crash, Pennsylvania State Police announced in a release on Feb. 23.  The crash began with a pursuit on US 30 East in West Whiteland Township at 2:46 p.m. on Feb. 3, as detailed in the PSP release.  PSP Trooper Craig A. Fry, 30 of Coatesville, was pursuing Syrron N. Hovington, 20 of Downingtown's 2023 black Kia Forte as he failed to yield to an emergency vehicle using lights and sirens, according to the release.  Hovington also failed to stop for Trooper Fry, instead exiting the high…
Levittown Man Among Seven Arrested In Atlantic City Drug Busts Levittown Man Among Seven Arrested In Atlantic City Drug Busts
Levittown Man Among Seven Arrested In Atlantic City Drug Busts Seven people were arrested in Atlantic City in anti-drug operations that targeted areas that were the source of frequent complaints, authorities said. The Atlantic City Police Department announced the arrests of six men and a woman in a news release on Thursday, Feb. 22. Officers conducted two surveillance operations after receiving the complaints at the city's CITISTAT meetings. Police saw two Atlantic City men, 48-year-old Alexie Cordero and 58-year-old John Jamison, making a drug deal on the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue on Monday, Feb. 19. The men were arrested and officers recovered se…
90-Year-Old Philadelphia Man Has Been Missing Since October, Police Say 90-Year-Old Philadelphia Man Has Been Missing Since October, Police Say
90-Year-Old Philadelphia Man Has Been Missing Since October, Police Say Philadelphia police are searching for a missing senior.  Roy Trammell, 90, has not been seen since October 2023, according to detectives. He was last spotted on the 1700 block of French Street in North Philadelphia, authorities said.  Trammell is 5-foot-10 and 160 pounds with a thin build, police said. He has brown eyes, gray hair, a dark complexion, and a burn scar on his face.  He's known to frequent the 4100 block of Lancaster Avenue in the Powelton neighborhood of West Philly, authorities added.  Anyone with information is asked to call PPD's Central Detective…
Drug Dealer Ran 'Large-Scale Trafficking Org' Near Philly School: Feds Drug Dealer Ran 'Large-Scale Trafficking Org' Near Philly School: Feds
Drug Dealer Ran 'Large-Scale Trafficking Org' Near Philly School: Feds A city man was dealing drugs wholesale "in the immediate vicinity" of a Philadelphia middle school, a federal court found last week.  Phillip Gillard, 46, was convicted at trial on multiple drug trafficking and firearm offenses, said the US Attorney's Office.  A two-year investigation found the "Gillard drug trafficking organization" was supplying area dealers with wholesale quantities of methamphetamine, PCP, fentanyl, and other narcotics, according to the FBI.  Authorities believe Gillard and others maintained three properties in the city's Port Richmond section for d…
Historic Mother Bethel AME Church Vandalized, Philadelphia Police Say (UPDATED) Historic Mother Bethel AME Church Vandalized, Philadelphia Police Say (UPDATED)
Historic Mother Bethel AME Church Vandalized, Philadelphia Police Say (Updated) Authorities are searching for a suspect after Philadelphia's Mother Bethel AME Church was targeted by a vandal on Monday, Feb. 19.  The front door window and three stained glass windows at the 419 S. 6th Street church were shattered, city police told Daily Voice. No arrests have been made as of Thursday, Feb. 22 and detectives are investigating, the department said.  Police said the same man is also suspected of breaking windows at other institutions and buildings nearby.  Suspect footage from PPD.  PhiladelphiaPolice He was wearing headphones, a red and white Phil…
Hawk Stuck In Car Rescued By Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Hawk Stuck In Car Rescued By Pennsylvania State Police Troopers
Hawk Stuck In Car Rescued By Pennsylvania State Police Troopers Pennsylvania State Police troopers rescued a hawk that struck and got stuck in a car grill on Feb. 21. Trooper Rahn (pictured) and Trooper Williams teamed up to remove an injured Red-Railed Hawk from the grill in Carlisle on Wednesday morning. The bird has been taken to Wildlife in Need PA for additional care.  This is the second bird rescue by PSP troopers this month. Click here to read about the Bald Eagle rescued in Perry County off Route 422.
Man Who Shot Philly Mom In Front Of Her Son Arrested: US Marshals Man Who Shot Philly Mom In Front Of Her Son Arrested: US Marshals
Tatiana Vargas Murder: Abiud Torres Arrested, Marshals Say The man accused of killing a South Philadelphia mother late last year was arrested by US Marshals in Kensington early Thursday, Feb. 22, according to authorities.  Abiud Torres was taken into custody without incident on the 1800 block of Hart Lane around 6:45 a.m., said Marshal Robert Clark.  Investigators had suspected Torres, 20, of "frequenting multiple abandoned residences in the Kensington section of Philadelphia" before tracking him down on Hart Lane Thursday morning, Clark said.  Torres is accused of fatally shooting his girlfriend Tatiana Vargas in front of…
Parental Brawl At Bucks County Youth Hockey Game, Police Say Parental Brawl At Bucks County Youth Hockey Game, Police Say
Parental Brawl At Bucks County Youth Hockey Game, Police Say An argument between parents at a youth hockey game in Warwick Township came to blows over the weekend, according to authorities.  It happened at the Revolution Ice Gardens, 1621 Mearns Road, on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 18, Warwick police said in a release.  The rink's manager called authorities around 12:45 p.m. after "parents from opposing teams got into a verbal confrontation, which turned physical," according to the police report. At least one witness described a man placing a woman in a headlock. When officers arrived at the rink, all the involved parents had been separated and…
Felon Gives Her 3 Children Marijuana Brownies, Alcohol, Chambersburg Police Say Felon Gives Her 3 Children Marijuana Brownies, Alcohol, Chambersburg Police Say
Felon Gives Her 3 Children Marijuana Brownies, Alcohol, Chambersburg Police Say A convicted felon and mom of three children is wanted for giving them marijuana brownies and alcohol, Chambersburg police announced late on Wednesday night.  Carrie Lynn Frazier, 34 of the 300 block South Main Street in Chambersburg, is wanted for three counts each of endangering the welfare of children and corruption of minors, area police explained on Feb. 21. The charges stem from an incident on July 1, 2022. The details of this were not immediately available. Frazier has a history of prostitution, conspiracy, theft, forgery, driving under the influence of a controlled substan…
Foster Parents Charged With Felonies For Years Of Child Abuse: PSP Gettysburg Foster Parents Charged With Felonies For Years Of Child Abuse: PSP Gettysburg
Foster Parents Charged With Felonies For Years Of Child Abuse: PSP Gettysburg Two foster parents have been charged with felonies for abusing a young boy in their care for years, the Pennsylvania State Police announced on Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Steven Francis Selby, 64, and Kelly Marie Selby, 50, both of Lake Meade Road, East Berlin, Latimore Township were arrested on Feb. 16, Trooper Loder detailed in the release.  They are accused of physically assaulting a 13-year-old "over a period of years," as stated in the release.  They have both been charged with the following according to their court dockets: Felony endangers the welfare of children whe…
Fatal Crash Under Investigation In Chester County Fatal Crash Under Investigation In Chester County
Fatal Crash Under Investigation In Chester County One passenger has died and two drivers were treated for injuries after a car crash in North Coventry Township on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 21, police say.  The two-car crash occurred on the 1200 block of South Hanover Street around 1 p.m., township police wrote in a release.  Authorities said a black Chevrolet Aveo struck a green Jeep Wrangler head-on then came to rest against a tree. A woman riding in the Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene while both drivers were taken to Reading Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the release.  The fatally injured…
Details About Maryland Kayaker Found Dead In Susquehanna River Revealed Details About Maryland Kayaker Found Dead In Susquehanna River Revealed
Details About Maryland Kayaker Found Dead In Susquehanna River Revealed The details about the death and life of a kayaker found in the Susquehanna River nearly two days after he went missing have been released. Brenton King's kayak was recovered by firefighters in the Susquehanna River, south of City Island, around 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 16, Harrisburg police said, as Daily Voice initially reported.   His wife's best friend, Tracy Burkey, detailed the situation in a GoFundMe she launched to help Brent's family: "On the morning of Friday February 16th Brent went out to do what he loves, fish. He had all the proper gear and equipment. He texted his w…
Disturbing Video Shows Robbers Hold Philly Bar Patrons At Gunpoint: Police Disturbing Video Shows Robbers Hold Philly Bar Patrons At Gunpoint: Police
Disturbing Video Shows Robbers Hold Philly Bar Patrons At Gunpoint: Police Two gunmen walked into a North Philadelphia bar last week and opened fire before staging an armed robbery, according to city police detectives.  It happened around 4 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 15 on the 400 block of East Wyoming Avenue, authorities said.  One 61-year-old man was shot in the leg before the robbers held the patrons at gunpoint and robbed them of cash and jewelry, police said.  The stick-up was recorded by the bar's security cameras.  Bar security footage shows the Feb. 15 robbery in Feltonville, Phila.  PhiladelphiaPolice Suspect one is described …
Mom On Drugs Injures 3-Week-Old Infant During 'Incident' In Enola: Police Mom On Drugs Injures 3-Week-Old Infant During 'Incident' In Enola: Police
Mom On Drugs Injures 3-Week-Old Infant During 'Incident' In Enola: Police A 35-year-old mom with criminal records in five Pennsylvania counties is behind bars again for allegedly injuring her 3-week-old infant while high on drugs, East Pennsboro Police explained in a release on Wednesday, Feb. 21.  Chynna-Blu Nagle, originally of Milroy but most recently of Enola, was found "on controlled substances and was attempting to care for her 3-week-old child," at 7:37 a.m. on Feb. 15, as stated in the police release.  Officers had been called to a "medical incident" in the 200 block of South Enola Drive, Enola. Arriving officers soon "determined the 3-week-old …
Montco Sheriff's Deputy Kept Child Porn At Wildwood Vacation Home: Prosecutors Montco Sheriff's Deputy Kept Child Porn At Wildwood Vacation Home: Prosecutors
Montco Sheriff's Deputy Kept Child Porn At Wildwood Vacation Home: Prosecutors A Montgomery County sheriff's deputy is facing child pornography charges in Cape May County on accusations he kept the photos at his Wildwood vacation home, authorities said. James Christopher Buckley, 57, of Gilbertsville, PA, was arrested Tuesday, Feb. 20, said the Cape May Prosecutor's Office.  Investigators said they received a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children about possible child sexual exploitation material (CSAM) being possessed and distributed by an iCloud account that was later linked to Buckley.  That incident occurred at the deputy'…
One In Custody After Search In Carbon County One In Custody After Search In Carbon County
One In Custody After Search In Carbon County A man is in police custody following a search in Jim Thorpe that briefly placed schools into a lockout protocol on Wednesday, Feb. 21, according to officials.  The Carbon County District Attorney's Office announced around 10:30 a.m. that the pictured man was wanted by Jim Thorpe police. By about 11:45 a.m., prosecutors said the man had been taken in "without injury or additional incident."  "The Jim Thorpe PD is the lead agency and further info will be provided by Chief Schatz when appropriate," the DA's Office said.  Jim Thorpe Area School Superintendent Robert Presley told…
Firefighters Respond To Burning Home In Berks County Firefighters Respond To Burning Home In Berks County
Firefighters Respond To Burning Home In Berks County First responders were called to the scene of a house fire in Rockland Township early on Wednesday, Feb. 21, authorities said.  It happened at 11 Essig Drive, said the Fleetwood Fire Company in a release. More than 10 firefighters responded to the call around 4:15 a.m. According to the department, no one was inside the home when firefighters arrived. No injuries were reported by officials.  The scene was still active by about 6 a.m. and Deysher Road remained closed, authorities said. 
Pennsylvania Man Tries To Carjack Vehicle In South Jersey Pennsylvania Man Tries To Carjack Vehicle In South Jersey
Pennsylvania Man Tries To Carjack Vehicle In South Jersey A 23-year-old man from Pennsylvania was arrested after an attempted carjacking in Cherry Hill, authorities said. Paul Adams of Darby, PA, was charged with carjacking and robbery, Cherry Hill police said. Adams allegedly approached a car stopped in traffic at about 7:15 p.m. on Feb. 10 and yelled at the driver to get out, police said. The driver pulled away as Adams tried to open the door and yank the man out of his car, police said. The driver flagged down a police officer. Adams was found by police running through a parking lot off Brace Road. Anyone with additional information is asked…
Gunman Shot Into Crowd Near Allentown's Muhlenberg College: DA Gunman Shot Into Crowd Near Allentown's Muhlenberg College: DA
Gunman Shot Into Crowd Near Allentown's Muhlenberg College: DA One man is charged with attempted murder after four people were shot near Allentown's Muhlenberg College late on Tuesday night, Feb. 20, prosecutors say.  It happened at 1837 West Turner Street around 6:45 p.m., the Lehigh County District Attorney's Office wrote in a release.  Investigators said 22-year-old Axel Yadiel Suarez-Vidal shot into a crowd of people outside the home, striking three women and one man. All four were taken to area hospitals in private vehicles and "are expected to survive," authorities said.  "We understand that Muhlenberg College was briefly loc…
Man Shot Dead At North Philly Boarding House, Detectives Say Man Shot Dead At North Philly Boarding House, Detectives Say
Man Shot Dead At North Philly Boarding House, Detectives Say One man was shot to death in a North Philadelphia boarding house on Tuesday night, Feb. 20, city police told Daily Voice.  It happened on the 5400 block of North 5th Street just after 8 p.m., authorities said.  The victim, 21, was found with a single gunshot wound to the head and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police. His name was not reported.  No weapons were recovered and no arrests have been made, PPD added. The killing remains under investigation. 
19-Year-Old Convicted For Temple Student's 2021 Murder: Prosecutors 19-Year-Old Convicted For Temple Student's 2021 Murder: Prosecutors
19-Year-Old Convicted For Temple Student's 2021 Murder: Prosecutors Latif Williams shot and killed Samuel Collington while he unloaded his car in 2021, a Philadelphia court has found.  Williams, 19, was convicted of third-degree murder and related counts following a one-day, said the District Attorney's Office in a release.  Investigators have said Collington, a 21-year-old political science student at Temple University, was the victim of an attempted robbery near campus on Nov. 28, 2021. He was shot twice in the chest during the struggle and later died at an area hospital, according to police.  Collington, a Prospect Park native, was set to…
Video Shows Victim Held In Chokehold, Robbed In Philadelphia: Police Video Shows Victim Held In Chokehold, Robbed In Philadelphia: Police
Video Shows Victim Held In Chokehold, Robbed In Philadelphia: Police Two men are sought by police for an early morning robbery in Philadelphia's Franklinville section, authorities say.  The pictured suspects held a victim in a chokehold and forced him to the ground while taking his money and cellphone, PPD wrote in a release. Investigators said it happened on the 800 block of West Venango Street around 1:30 a.m. on Feb. 5.  Both suspects' faces and the robbery itself were captured by security cameras, detectives said.  Video from PPD.  PhiladelphiaPolice Anyone with information is asked to call PPD at 215-686-8477 or submit an …