PhillyConfidential Archive: September, 2009

Victim helps cops nab alleged Craigslist robber

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Who that knew meeting a stranger from the Internet in person could be so dangerous? A 51-year-old man from New Hope might have muttered that... Read more

Cops: Dwight Dixon, Harrison's accuser, is dead

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Dwight Dixon, the local guy who claimed that he had been shot in the hand last year by NFL star Marvin Harrison, died on Friday. Dixon, 33... Read more

DN readers help cops nab alleged perv

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A career criminal who has a fondness for flashing his privates in public is once again behind bars — thanks, in part, to vigilant Daily... Read more

Cops charge S. Philly man with 18 robberies

August proved to be a pretty busy month for Eugene Jones, cops say. Jones, 42, robbed at least 18 people at gunpoint across South Philadelphia... Read more

Suspects in shoot-out with police have long records

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This might come as a surprise to no one, but here it is nontheless: The two men who were allegedly involved in an armored car robbery, high-speed... Read more

Prison guard sliced by inmate

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An inmate at the Philadelphia House of Correction sliced a female prison guard in the face with a 4-inch piece of metal earlier today. Prison... Read more

Quick crime bits

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*A prisoner hanged himself in his cell at SCI-Graterford on Monday, prison officials said. A guard found Jose Pagan hanging in his cell about... Read more

Temple student escapes abductor in Center City

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A Temple University student was briefly abducted earlier this week by a sly fiend who lured her with a call for help. Police said the 20-year-old... Read more