Miles Pfeffer, 18, was arrested at his dwelling on Quarry Road in Buckingham Township, Bucks County after allegedly killing a Temple University Police Officer on Saturday night time. The incident occurred within the township, which took simply 12 hours for the police to resolve. The Temple PD moved Pfeffer to the Curran-Fromhold Correctional Facility on Monday morning. He had been charged with murdering a police officer and an officer killed throughout the fee of against the law.
Police officers shortly noticed Pfeffer’s actions after discovering the 18-year-old making an attempt to shoot an officer in a wrestle on North 18th Street close to Temple University’s campus. Surveillance footage helped authorities find and arrest Pfeffer at his dwelling in North Philadelphia.
When responding to reviews of a theft, Officer Fitzgerald first encountered Pfeffer close to West Montgomery Avenue and seventeenth Street.
When the officer fell to the bottom, authorities say Pfeffer shot him a number of extra instances within the head. They additionally declare he tried to steal the officer’s gun, however was unsuccessful. When US Marshal Robert Clark witnessed Pfeffer being captured, he instructed Action News that Pfeffer stood over and shot the officer a number of instances within the head whereas he was on the bottom. Officer Fitzgerald handcuffs are a convention used every time somebody fallen in service is arrested. Clark confirmed this when speaking to the press about Pfeffer’s arrest.
Surveillance movies and different paperwork helped police find Pfeffer. One video reveals him committing a carjacking shortly after the deadly capturing.
Authorities positioned the stolen car at North thirtieth Street and Sedgley Avenue. About an hour later, Pfeffer arrived in Buckingham Township. Clark stated that final night time’s work and cooperation with regulation enforcement businesses was an enormous success for everybody concerned.
Authorities spent the afternoon of Sunday sorting by way of a big household home the place the teen lived. Sources say the suspect instructed them he melted down the gun he used to commit the crime. A information helicopter flew over officers investigating a fireplace pit.