9 hours ago

Suspect charged with vehicular homicide, DUI after off-duty officer killed in Northeast Philadelphia

Louis Vogwill, 59, of the 6100 block of Loretto Street, is charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Homicide by Vehicle, Homicide by Vehicle-DUI, DUI- Alcohol or Drugs, and related offenses.

    Suspect charged with vehicular homicide, DUI after off-duty officer killed in Northeast Philadelphia
    Vehicular homicide charges have been filed against a 59-year-old Philadelphia man who police say struck and killed an off-duty Philadelphia officer then fled the scene. Louis Vogwill, 59, of the 6100 block of Loretto Street, is charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Homicide by Vehicle, Homicide by Vehicle-DUI, Dui- Alcohol or Drugs, and related offenses.
    http://6abc.com

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Police: Hit-run driver who killed off-duty cop was drunk

...he collided with a hit-and-run motorist who turned in front of him at Devereaux Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philly. A tow-truck driver who witnessed the crash chased down the fleeing...

Yesterday, police arrested Vogwill, of Loretto Avenue near Benner Street in Oxford Circle, who they say was driving drunk when he hit Poole with his 1999 Toyota Corolla.

    Police: Hit-run driver who killed off-duty cop was drunk
    Posted: Tuesday, September 1, 2015, 12:16 AM FOR PHILADELPHIA Police Officer Lamar Poole Sr.'s family, an infinite thread of worry wove through the hubbub of daily life. "You know how it is now: They don't respect police officers like they once did," Poole's uncle Myron Kinsey said. "It's very dangerous out there.
    http://www.philly.com

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Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide After Collision With Off-Duty Philadelphia Officer

According to police, a witness to the accident stopped Vogwill and held him at Harbison Avenue and Roosevelt Boulevard.

    Man Charged With Vehicular Homicide After Collision With Off-Duty Philadelphia Officer
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - Charges have been filed against 59-year-old Louis Vogwill for the hit and run that caused the death of off-duty Philadelphia Police Officer Lamar Poole Sr. According to officials, Vogwill is charged with Involuntary Manslaughter, Homicide by Vehicle, Homicide by Vehicle-DUI and other related offenses.
    http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com

29 hours ago

Homicide Charges in Hit-&-Run Death of Off-Duty Philly Officer

...briefly got out of his car and looked at Poole. Vogwill, who lives on the 6100 block of Loretto Avenue, then allegedly got back into his car and continued driving north on the Boulevard...

    Homicide Charges in Hit-&-Run Death of Off-Duty Philly Officer
    An Oxford Circle man faces homicide by vehicle, involuntary manslaughter and DUI charges in the death of an off-duty Philadelphia Police officer in a hit-and-run crash along the Roosevelt Boulevard.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

35 hours ago

35 hours ago

Two weekends, two officers killed in off-duty accidents

The driver, who may have been intoxicated, pulled out in front of Poole on Devereaux Avenue at Roosevelt Boulevard. Poole slammed into the side of the car and was thrown from his 2005 Honda...

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Poole was an officer in the 12 District, headquartered 65th Street and Woodland Avenue in Southwest Philadelphia.

Police say the 10-year veteran lost control of his 2007 Dodge Ram pickup truck at 11:43 p.m. Saturday on Henry Avenue near Valley and struck a tree.

    Two weekends, two officers killed in off-duty accidents
    Posted: Monday, August 31, 2015, 12:16 AM FOR THE SECOND consecutive weekend, the Philadelphia Police Department lost one of its officers in an off-duty traffic accident on city streets. Officer Lamar Poole was killed yesterday when his motorcycle collided with a driver who pulled out in front of him in Northeast Philadelphia.
    http://www.philly.com

39 hours ago

Off-duty Philly cop killed in hit-and-run crash on the Boulevard

The driver of the car that hit him fled the scene but was taken into custody about a block away near Devereaux and Bustleton Avenue, police said. As of Sunday evening, investigators had not released that person's name.

    Off-duty Philly cop killed in hit-and-run crash on the Boulevard
    Last updated: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 10:05 PM Posted: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 9:51 PM An off-duty Philadelphia police officer died from injuries sustained in a hit-and-run crash Sunday afternoon on Roosevelt Boulevard in Northeast Philadelphia. Investigators say that the officer, whose name has not yet been released, was struck just after 4 p.m.
    http://www.philly.com

39 hours ago

Off-duty police officer killed in Northeast Philadelphia hit-and-run ID'd

Police say Poole's motorcycle collided with a vehicle around 4:10 p.m. Sunday along the inner lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard at Devereaux Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.

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The crash happened around 11:45 p.m. last Saturday in the 6000 block of Henry Avenue near DuPont Street in Roxborough.

    Off-duty police officer killed in Northeast Philadelphia hit-and-run ID'd
    Authorities have identified the off-duty Philadelphia police officer who was struck and killed while riding his motorcycle on Roosevelt Boulevard. He is identified as Lamar Poole of the 12th District, an 18 year veteran of the force. He is survived by his wife and seven kids.
    http://6abc.com

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47 hours ago

Off-Duty Philly Police Officer Dies After Hit-&-Run Crash

The unidentified 12th District officer was riding a motorcycle on East Roosevelt Boulevard and Devereaux Avenue at 4:10 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle which fled the scene.

    Off-Duty Officer Struck in Hit-and-Run
    An off-duty officer is fighting for his life after he was struck in a hit-and-run in Philadelphia Sunday afternoon.
    http://www.nbcphiladelphia.com

47 hours ago

Off-duty Philadelphia officer on motorcycle struck and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard

It happened around 4:10 p.m. Sunday along the inner lanes of Roosevelt Boulevard at Devereaux Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia.

It was located a short time later at Bustleton and Devereaux avenues.

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The crash happened around 11:45 p.m. last Saturday in the 6000 block of Henry Avenue near DuPont Street in Roxborough.

    Off-duty Philadelphia officer on motorcycle struck and killed on Roosevelt Boulevard
    An off-duty Philadelphia police officer is dead after being struck while riding his motorcycle.
    http://6abc.com

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