PhillyConfidential Archive: April, 2009

Philly cop charged with beating fiancee

A veteran Philadelphia police officer was arrested last night after he allegedly beat his fiance with a handgun during a domestic dispute. Police... Read more

Names of slain Philly cops etched in stone

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On Wednesday, April 29, at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington DC, beginning at 1 p.m., Police Commissioner Charles... Read more

1 dead, 3 hurt in shootings overnight

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While my esteemed partner, David Gambacorta, was off enjoying a much-needed reprieve, I was left to man the ship. But what a night he chose... Read more

Man charged in multiple crashes

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David Ramos kept ambulance drivers and tow truck operators plenty busy in Kensington on Sunday. Police said Ramos, 30, injured a dozen people... Read more

A whole lotta "Pressure"

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Dafney, the other half of Philly Confidential, has the results from the latest installment of Operation Pressure Point, the new supercalifraglisticexpialidocious... Read more

Man in wheelchair, 61, killed by SEPTA bus at familiar spot

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Milton Boneta cheated death seven months ago when he was struck by a SEPTA bus in his wheelchair at 8th Street and Girard Avenue. Fate revisited... Read more

Wounded Phily cop nominated for 10G prize

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A cold-blooded gunman was on the run and a cop lay dying when Highway Patrol Officer Richard Bowes arrived in North Philly on Sept. 23. In... Read more

Marshals nab one of city's 10 Most Wanted

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Brian Stephens, who was one of the city's 10 Most Wanted criminals for the past two years, was captured by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday. Police... Read more