March 29, 2010
Britt: Yo, chief, I hear you're retiring this year. Rex: Look at how gray I'm getting. Terry says I've done my time. Britt: You put in for DROP? Rex: Don't be a wise guy. Britt: How do you feel about it? Rex: I love working with Terry, walking the airport sniffing for stuff. But what Terry says, goes. You know we live to please our handlers. Britt: You just going to lay around the house all day? Rex: I'll hang with the cats. Britt: Did you say "cats"?
September 15, 2010
10 tonight FX Desperate for ways to earn quick cash, Hank and Britt (Donal Logue, left; Michael Raymond-James, right) set out to capture Mongo, an escaped convict, for a big reward.
September 29, 1988 |
When Richard Reynolds was evicted in May 1987, his landlord was confronted with an extraordinary cleaning task: 363 pounds of bulk mail and 15,000 first- class letters. The landlord, whose name was not released by postal inspectors, called the Postal Service, and Tuesday, Reynolds, 34, of the 5400 block of Wayne Avenue, a former letter carrier, was indicted by a federal grand jury on two counts of detaining and delaying the mail and one count of theft of mail. Reynolds could not be reached for comment.
January 31, 2009 |
James "Putt" Williford, who police say killed a woman and paralyzed her 3-year-old son last month, was arrested yesterday hiding in the basement of a North Philadelphia house. Philadelphia police, acting on a tip and working with federal and state authorities, raided a duplex in the 350 block of North 15th Street about 10:30 a.m. and found Williford cowering behind a water heater in the cellar, said Sgt. William Britt of the homicide unit's fugitive squad. Williford, 34, was unarmed.
June 24, 2000 |
Troy Leslie said he paid for his lunchmeat, soda and chips. The store clerk said he didn't. Shortly after the two argued, yesterday, Leslie ended up dead. And the store clerk, who cops only know as "Papo," fled the scene in a four-door white Toyota Camry. Homicide Sgt. William Britt said police want to talk with Papo but do not yet know if he's facing charges. "We won't know that until we speak to him," he said at a news conference yesterday afternoon outside Police Headquarters at 8th and Race streets.
April 20, 1999 |
A 7-year-old boy was shot in the head on a South Philadelphia street yesterday by an 8-year-old boy with a gun found in the neighborhood where they were playing, police said. The shooting occurred at 4:26 p.m. in the 1900 block of Sigel Street, police said. The wounded boy, who was not identified by authorities, was taken to Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and transferred to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He was reported in critical condition last night. The shooting appeared to be accidental, said Sgt. William Britt of the Homicide Division.
April 7, 1999 |
Jaquan White Santos uses baby language to talk about his daddy: He presses an index finger against the palm of his hand and says, "Da Da. " Jaquan's mother, Quiana White, isn't sure what the toddler is trying to say. And it makes her sob to imagine that the 1 1/2-year-old is trying to say something about what he saw. On Monday morning, Jaquan saw his daddy killed - shot in the back as he walked away from a pay phone at 9th and Luzerne...
March 9, 1994 |
A U.S. District Court jury yesterday found a Bucks County businessman guilty of two counts of falsifying test data for fasteners he sold to the U.S. military, which were then used in military aircraft. A prosecution witness testified that the failure of parts identical to the type of fasteners sold by the Bucks businessman - Alfred A. DiPatrizio, 46 - have been identified as a cause of fatal crashes. However, testimony did not link any specific parts sold by DiPatrizio to any specific crash.
June 24, 2000 |
An argument between a clerk and a customer inside a North Philadelphia grocery yesterday over nonpayment of a bill turned deadly when the clerk pulled a handgun and shot the patron, police said. Troy Leslie, 34, died after earlier taking some lunch meat, a soda, and a bag of potato chips from the Torres Mini-Market, 23d and Huntingdon Streets, irking the clerk, a man known only by the nickname "Papo," investigators said. Papo fled the store with the murder weapon, a handgun, and was being sought last night, police said.
April 26, 1999 |
It took just 17 minutes for firefighters to quell the blaze that swept through a twin home in Northeast Philadelphia yesterday, but by the time the flames were out, the Heinrich family had been devastated. Gregory Heinrich, 15, was killed. His parents, James and Nancy, and his brother Corey, 10, were rushed to hospitals in critical condition. And the one family member who was not hurt by the blaze - 19-year-old James Jr., whom police and friends described as mildly autistic - was questioned by police in what turned into a homicide investigation.