October 27, 2011
PHILADELPHIA-On Monday, October 24, 2011, Officer Robert Hoover and Officer Michael Minor assigned to the 12th Police District responded to a radio call for a Robbery in Progress at the Rite Aid Store located at 7615 Lindbergh Boulevard. Upon arrival, the officers ascertained that two unknown black males had entered the store shortly before closing time.
The offenders produced handguns and ordered the cashier to place all of the money from the register into a bag. The offenders also ordered the cashier to open a safe and remove all of the money. The males fled the location on foot with $2,343 USC and store merchandise.
Officer Minor and Officer Hoover apprehended the two offenders as well as located three firearms in close proximity of the robbery. Through an intensive investigation, Southwest Detectives were able to connect the two males from the robbery at the Rite Aid at 7600 Lindbergh Boulevard as well as link two additional males to a pattern of gunpoint robberies throughout the city since late August 2011. To date, the four males have been charged with numerous counts of Robbery and related offenses.
Location of robberies:
Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Metro PCS Store - 3613 Germantown Avenue $250 USC
Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Metro PCS Store - 3613 Germantown Avenue $50 USC
Thursday, August 25, 2011 Dollar Store - 3521 Germantown Avenue Nothing
Monday, August 29, 2011 Subway - 3228 N. Broad Street $300 USC
Monday, September 05, 2011 Broad Street Pizza - 3148 N. Broad Street $150 USC
Friday, September 09, 2011 Metro PCS Store - 3154 N. Broad Street $900 USC
Friday, September 16, 2011 Metro PCS Store - 3712 N. Broad Street $150 USC
Friday, September 16, 2011 Olympia Sports Store - 3626 Germantown Avenue Unk USC, shoes
Sunday, September 18, 2011 7-Eleven - 7329 Elmwood Avenue Unk USC cigarettes
Sunday, September 25, 2011 Dunkin Donuts - 3705 Germantown Avenue $125 USC
Sunday, September 25, 2011 Hot Wok Chinese - 3512 Germantown Avenue $150
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 Cricket Wireless Store - 3702 N. Broad Street Unk USC
Saturday, October 1, 2011 Cricket Store - 3000 Island Avenue $90 USC
Saturday, October 1, 2011 Radio Shack - 2920 Island Avenue $1,400 USC
Tuesday, October 4, 2011 Metro PCS Store - 3154 N Broad Street $2,300 USC
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 Olympia Sport Store - 3626 Germantown Avenue Unk USC, sneakers
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Rite Aid Store - 810 S. Broad Street $2300 USC
Saturday, October 22, 2011 Rite Aid - 7615 Lindbergh Boulevard $2,343 USC, cigarettes
Left: Marvin Gibson is 38 years-of-age and is from the 3300 block of North Park Avenue. Gibson will be charged with multiple counts of robbery and related offenses.
Right: Anwar Mitchell is 19 years-of-age and is from the 3300 block of North Park Avenue. Mitchell will be charged with multiple counts of robbery and related offenses.
Left: Jackson Doggette is 21 years-of-age and is from the 3300 block of North Park Avenue. Doggette will be charged with multiple counts of robbery and related offenses.