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PhillyConfidential Archive: April, 2009
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Philly cop charged with beating fiancee
Wed, Apr 29, 2009, 4:42 PM
A veteran Philadelphia police officer was arrested last night after he allegedly beat his fiance with a handgun during a domestic dispute. Police...
Names of slain Philly cops etched in stone
Sun, Apr 26, 2009, 10:30 PM
On Wednesday, April 29, at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington DC, beginning at 1 p.m., Police Commissioner Charles...
1 dead, 3 hurt in shootings overnight
Thu, Apr 23, 2009, 11:00 PM
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...
Man charged in multiple crashes
Tue, Apr 21, 2009, 12:12 AM
David Ramos kept ambulance drivers and tow truck operators plenty busy in Kensington on Sunday. Police said Ramos, 30, injured a dozen people...
A whole lotta "Pressure"
Mon, Apr 20, 2009, 5:43 PM
Dafney, the other half of Philly Confidential, has the results from the latest installment of Operation Pressure Point, the new supercalifraglisticexpialidocious...
Man in wheelchair, 61, killed by SEPTA bus at familiar spot
Fri, Apr 17, 2009, 11:44 PM
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...
Wounded Phily cop nominated for 10G prize
Thu, Apr 16, 2009, 11:25 PM
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...
Marshals nab one of city's 10 Most Wanted
Wed, Apr 15, 2009, 10:58 PM
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...