Cops: Joint Task Force Ends “Significant Crime Spree” of Wanted Man
Alec Apostolou, 50 of Philadelphia, who police say is a suspect in over 8o burglaries of storage units in Bucks County and Philadelphia was arrested Tuesday, charged and jailed, public safety officials announrced.
Detectives and Special Investigations Officers from the Bensalem Township Police Department teamed up with members of the FBI, Philadelphia Policr Department Northeast Detectives and Philadelphia Police Department 15th District Officers Tuesday in an attempt to locate Apostolou, accoding to a press release.
The joint task force conducted surveillance on Greeby Street in the Tacony section of Philadelphia and took Apostolou into custody without incident when he exited a residence.
He was transported to the Bensalem Township Police Department where he was arraigned by Bucks County District Justice Jan Vislosky. He was sent to the Bucks County Correctional Facility on 10% of $350,000 bail for the Bensalem burglary charges and 10% of $50,000 on the Bensalem DUI charges. More charges are expected to be filedf in the coming days, police officials said.