Tipsters help police catch two accused of stealing refrigerator

Philadelphia Police Department

Police have arrested two men for stealing a refrigerator during a break-inin South Philadelphia.

Steven Fonnotto, 29 and Angelo Lapalemento, 43, are both charged with burglary and related offenses for the incident.

Surveillance video captured images of two men breaking into a home on the 1500 block of South Fourth Street in September. The video showed the men carting off the fridge.

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When that video was released to the public, Philadelphia police said numerous tips came pouring in.

Investigators got a search warrant for a home on the 1900 block of South 19th Street, where Lapalemento lives.

Officers say they recovered the refrigerator from the home.

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