January 9, 20
Sheriff Rochelle Bilal Press Conference Re: Bike Patrol Arrest Report
Philadelphia, PA – Today at approximately 7:52 am ET, three sheriff deputies of the Bike Patrol Unit apprehended and detained a male suspect related to the gun shooting at 1500 Market Street. According to our sheriff deputies who made the arrest, the male was standing on the roof of a car, threw the automatic firearm and the clip, and was arrested without incident.
The investigation into this incident is currently underway and being handled further by the Philadelphia Police Department.
The Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office bike patrol unit is a crucial part of the security the Philadelphia Sheriff’s Office provides. Along with K-9 units, Bike Patrol Officers patrol Judicial District areas, respond to emergencies, and escort victims and witnesses to their destinations.