A man is in stable condition, after getting shot in the neck during a robbery at a Philadelphia gas station. It happened at the Sunoco on the 3700 block of West Girard Avenue in the Mantua section late Wednesday night. Police say the suspect drove off in a green colored van, and remains on the loose.
A woman has been arrested for the murder of a man found dead earlier this week. 39-year-old Lori Hummel of the 400 block of Ridgway Avenue in Gloucester City was arrested on Friday and charged in the death 0f 54-year-old Thomas Carbin. Carbin’s body was found by his teenage daughter on Monday in his Westville, N.J. apartment. Police say Hummel was an acquaintance of Carbin who visited on Sunday night and was there until the early morning hours of Monday.
At some point Monday morning, police say Hummel slashed Carbin’s neck, killing him. She then allegedly stolen cash and gift cards and went shopping.
Hummel is charged with murder, felony murder, robbery, possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose and unlawful possession of a weapon.
Police have arrested two men from Philadelphia and have charged them with robbing a man as he returned home to Cinnaminson from Atlantic City. 22 year old Christopher Featherstone and David Riley, age 20, are behind bars in Philadelphia, but will be extradited to New Jersey to face charges of robbery, aggravated assault and a number of gun charges. Both allegedly beat and robbed a man who hit it big at the Sugarhouse Casino in Philadelphia and took a cab back to Cinnaminson.
City of Philadelphia Police officers are investigating the report of an early morning, off-campus robbery of Temple students inside a private residence on the 1700 block of North Gratz Street (between 18th and 19th streets and Cecil B. Moore and Montgomery avenues), west of Main Campus. It was reported that the robbery took place about 12:30 a.m. Friday, December 10, and was committed by two males each of whom had a gun. At the time of the robbery, there were five students present; they were not injured.
Two suspects have been charged in the robbery of two Philadelphia area donut shops. Now police are trying to determine if they played a role in a third robbery. Late Tuesday afternoon, two Dunkin’ Donuts, one located at 5401 N. 5th Street and one located at 813 Adams Avenue, were held up. Shortly thereafter, around 5:00 p.m., police say a man held up a Dunkin’ Donuts on the 5000 block of Chew Avenue, taking with him an undisclosed amount of cash. Around 7:00 p.m., police stopped a Jeep fitting the description of the getaway vehicle involved in the Adams Avenue robbery. It was determined to be stolen and the occupants, two men, were taken into custody. Police say they are charging the two suspects with robbery and theft of the stores located at 813 Adams Avenue and 5401 N. 5th Street. There is a third gunman still on the loose. Police are looking into if the suspects were involved on the Chew Avenue robbery. In addition to the three holdups, police say a fourth robbery occurred in the Northeast on Tuesday, as well as a couple others have been reported since Thanksgiving.