District Attorney 2020 News Releases All Archives

10/20/2020 $5,000 REWARD FOR HELP IN 2005 MURDER OF MICHAEL EWER, KILLED AT BALL FIELD IN LANSDALE 10/20/2020 $5,000 REWARD FOR HELP IN 2005 MURDER OF MICHAEL EWER, KILLED AT BALL FIELD IN LANSDALE
10/19/2020 TERRELL RUSSELL ARRESTED ON CHARGES RELATED TO FATAL HIT-AND-RUN IN CHELTENHAM 10/19/2020 TERRELL RUSSELL ARRESTED ON CHARGES RELATED TO FATAL HIT-AND-RUN IN CHELTENHAM
10/15/2020 HUNTINGDON VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF POSSESSING, DISTRIBUTING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY 10/15/2020 HUNTINGDON VALLEY MAN ARRESTED ON CHARGES OF POSSESSING, DISTRIBUTING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
10/7/2020 “MASK UP & DROP OFF” IS THEME FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY’S DRUG TAKE BACK DAY ON OCT. 24 10/7/2020 “MASK UP & DROP OFF” IS THEME FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY’S DRUG TAKE BACK DAY ON OCT. 24
10/6/2020 Man Arrested on Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault Charges in Death of 10-Month Old 10/6/2020 Man Arrested on Sexual Assault, Aggravated Assault Charges in Death of 10-Month Old
10/3/2020 DA, Detectives Ready to Investigate Interference with Ballot Boxes, Voting 10/3/2020 DA, Detectives Ready to Investigate Interference with Ballot Boxes, Voting
10/1/2020 Teacher Arrested for Sexual Relationship in 2014-2015 with Germantown Academy Student 10/1/2020 Teacher Arrested for Sexual Relationship in 2014-2015 with Germantown Academy Student
9/24/2020 Gun Trafficking Organization Dismantled 9/24/2020 Gun Trafficking Organization Dismantled
09/18/2020 Ft. Washington Man Arrested on Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography Charges 09/18/2020 Ft. Washington Man Arrested on Possessing and Distributing Child Pornography Charges
9/15/2020 Identities of Two Victims, Shooter in Double Homicide-Suicide Announced 9/15/2020 Identities of Two Victims, Shooter in Double Homicide-Suicide Announced
9/14/2020 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in New Hanover Township 9/14/2020 DA Announces Homicide Investigation in New Hanover Township
DA Announces Homicide Investigation in New Hanover Township
09/14/2020 DA Announces Investigation in Lower Merion Homicide 09/14/2020 DA Announces Investigation in Lower Merion Homicide
DA Announces Investigation in Lower Merion Homicide
9/10/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl Disguised as Oxycodone Pills 9/10/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl Disguised as Oxycodone Pills
Philadelphia Man Arrested for Trafficking Fentanyl Disguised as Oxycodone Pills
9/3/2020 Son-in-Law Charged with Felonies in Theft of more than $484,000 from A Family Business 9/3/2020 Son-in-Law Charged with Felonies in Theft of more than $484,000 from A Family Business
Son-in-Law Charged with Felonies in Theft of more than $484,000 from a Family Business
8/27/2020 Three Men Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges 8/27/2020 Three Men Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges
Three Men Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges
8_26_2020 Treasurer Charged with Felonies for Theft of more than $43,000 from West End Fire Co. 8_26_2020 Treasurer Charged with Felonies for Theft of more than $43,000 from West End Fire Co.
Treasurer Charged with Felonies for Theft of more than $43,000 from West End Fire Co.
08/11/2020 Abington Death Investigation Finds Victim Murdered by Husband, Who Killed Himself 08/11/2020 Abington Death Investigation Finds Victim Murdered by Husband, Who Killed Himself
Abington Death Investigation Finds Victim Murdered by Husband, Who Killed Himself
08/10/2020 DA Announces Death Investigation in Abington 08/10/2020 DA Announces Death Investigation in Abington
DA Announces Death Investigation in Abington
7_27_2020 Gilbert Newton III Arrested for Murder of Ex-Girlfriend at Meadowbrook Train Station 7_27_2020 Gilbert Newton III Arrested for Murder of Ex-Girlfriend at Meadowbrook Train Station
Gilbert Newton III Arrested for Murder of Ex-Girlfriend Morgan McCaffery
7/26/2020 Frederick Clea Arrested for Murders of his Wife, Mother-In-Law at Cheltenham Residence 7/26/2020 Frederick Clea Arrested for Murders of his Wife, Mother-In-Law at Cheltenham Residence
Frederick Clea Arrested for Murders of his Wife, Mother-In-Law at Cheltenham Residence
7/23/2020 Richard Gilbert of Upper Providence Township Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges 7/23/2020 Richard Gilbert of Upper Providence Township Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges
Richard Gilbert of Upper Providence Township Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges
7/09/2020 2019 Annual Report Highlights Units, Programs, Initiatives and Notable Cases 7/09/2020 2019 Annual Report Highlights Units, Programs, Initiatives and Notable Cases
2019 Annual Report Highlights Units, Programs, Initiatives and Notable Cases
6/26/2020 Two Men Arrested for Burglarizing 10 Churches, Auto Thefts and Selling Stolen Property 6/26/2020 Two Men Arrested for Burglarizing 10 Churches, Auto Thefts and Selling Stolen Property
Two Men Arrested for Burglarizing 10 Churches, Auto Thefts and Selling Stolen Property
6/22/2020 Man Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault of 16 Year Old at Bryn Mawr Hospital 6/22/2020 Man Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault of 16 Year Old at Bryn Mawr Hospital
6/22/2020 Man Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault of 16 Year Old at Bryn Mawr Hospital
6/12/2020 Philadelphia Drug Trafficker Arrested Following Overdose Death in Montgomery County 6/12/2020 Philadelphia Drug Trafficker Arrested Following Overdose Death in Montgomery County
Philadelphia Drug Trafficker Arrested Following Overdose Death in Montgomery County
6/08/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Luring a 15 Year Old to Meet Him for Sex Using Instagram 6/08/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Luring a 15 Year Old to Meet Him for Sex Using Instagram
Philadelphia Man Arrested for Luring a 15 Year Old to Meet Him for Sex Using Instagram
5/26/2020 Russell Schultz of Norristown Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges 5/26/2020 Russell Schultz of Norristown Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges
Russell Schultz of Norristown Arrested on Felony Child Pornography Charges
5/12/2020 Child Abuse Reports Down 61%; Public's Help Needed 5/12/2020 Child Abuse Reports Down 61%; Public's Help Needed
Child Abuse Reports Down 61%; Public's Help Needed
5/08/2020 Investigation Finds Shooting was Legal Use of Force 5/08/2020 Investigation Finds Shooting was Legal Use of Force
Investigation Finds Shooting was Legal Use of Force
4/17/2020 Caitlin Mauras Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Boyfriend at their Pottstown Apartment 4/17/2020 Caitlin Mauras Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Boyfriend at their Pottstown Apartment
Caitlin Mauras Arrested for First-Degree Murder of Boyfriend at their Pottstown Apartment
4/16/2020 Domestic Violence Calls, Incidents Rise in Montgomery County During COVID-19 Crisis 4/16/2020 Domestic Violence Calls, Incidents Rise in Montgomery County During COVID-19 Crisis
Domestic Violence Calls, Incidents Rise in Montgomery County During COVID-19 Crisis
4/13/2020 Michael Hatfield Arrested for First-Degree Murder of his Wife at their Pottstown Home 4/13/2020 Michael Hatfield Arrested for First-Degree Murder of his Wife at their Pottstown Home
Michael Hatfield Arrested for First-Degree Murder of his Wife at their Pottstown Home
4/11/2020 DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown Borough 4/11/2020 DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown Borough
DA Announces Officer-Involved Shooting Investigation in Pottstown Borough
04/07/2020 Maryland Woman Arrested for Trafficking Marijuana 04/07/2020 Maryland Woman Arrested for Trafficking Marijuana
Maryland Woman Arrested for Trafficking Marijuana
3/26/2020 Three Defendants Arrested for Multiple Burglaries of Commercial Businesses in Limerick 3/26/2020 Three Defendants Arrested for Multiple Burglaries of Commercial Businesses in Limerick
Three Defendants Arrested for Multiple Burglaries of Commercial Businesses in Limerick
03/24/2020 William McGullam Now Arrested, Charged with Possessing Child Pornography 03/24/2020 William McGullam Now Arrested, Charged with Possessing Child Pornography
William McGullam Now Arrested, Charged with Possessing Child Pornography
03/19/2020 DA Finds that Charges Are Not Warranted in Shooting Death in Collegeville Residence  03/19/2020 DA Finds that Charges Are Not Warranted in Shooting Death in Collegeville Residence
DA Finds that Charges Are Not Warranted in Shooting Death in Collegeville Residence
03/04/2020 William McGullam of Schwenksville Being Sought for Possessing Child Pornography 03/04/2020 William McGullam of Schwenksville Being Sought for Possessing Child Pornography
William McGullam of Schwenksville Being Sought for Possessing Child Pornography
02/21/2020 New Charges Related to Fatal Hit-And-Run Added Against DDRD Defendant Marquese Gaines 02/21/2020 New Charges Related to Fatal Hit-And-Run Added Against DDRD Defendant Marquese Gaines
New Charges Related to Fatal Hit-And-Run Added Against DDRD Defendant Marquese Gaines
02/18/2020 Collegeville Homicide Victim Identified as Robert F. Pollock of Schwenksville 02/18/2020 Collegeville Homicide Victim Identified as Robert F. Pollock of Schwenksville
Collegeville Homicide Victim Identified as Robert F. Pollock of Schwenksville
02/16/2020 DA Steele Announces Homicide in Collegeville 02/16/2020 DA Steele Announces Homicide in Collegeville
DA Steele Announces Homicide in Collegeville
02/07/2020 Nicholas Forman Charged with First-Degree Murder of his Girlfriend in Perkiomen Township 02/07/2020 Nicholas Forman Charged with First-Degree Murder of his Girlfriend in Perkiomen Township
Nicholas Forman Charged with First-Degree Murder of his Girlfriend in Perkiomen Township
Interns from Villanova and Drexel Law Schools Win DA's Mock Trial Competition Interns from Villanova and Drexel Law Schools Win DA's Mock Trial Competition
Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin R. Steele announced the winners of the DA’s Office 20th Annual Summer Intern Mock Trial Competition for second-year law students. The winners were Leah George (hometown: Greensburg, Pa.) from Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law and Jillian Kennedy (Annandale, N.J.) from Drexel University Thomas L. Kline School of Law.
8/20/2020 Disbarred Attorney Charged with Theft of $563000 in Client Funds 8/20/2020 Disbarred Attorney Charged with Theft of $563000 in Client Funds
Disbarred attorney Michael F. Bradley, 50, of Warrington, Pa., on multiple felonies for the theft and misappropriation of more than $563,000 of insurance settlement funds intended to be used for the care of one of his clients who was seriously injured in a car accident.
7/26/2020 Cheltenham Man Arrested for Double Homicide 7/26/2020 Cheltenham Man Arrested for Double Homicide
Frederick Clea arrested for murders of his wife, mother-in-law at their Cheltenham township residence.
03/25/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Rape, Burglary, Stalking in Attack on Hatboro Woman 03/25/2020 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Rape, Burglary, Stalking in Attack on Hatboro Woman
Philadelphia Man Arrested for Rape, Burglary, Stalking in Attack on Hatboro Woman
3/16/2020: Malvern Man Arrested for Cheltenham Murder 3/16/2020: Malvern Man Arrested for Cheltenham Murder
Kether Optimus Massiaz of Malvern arrested for First-Degree Murder and related charges in the homicide of Wendell Alison-Haulcey of King of Prussia.
3/16/2020: DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Cheltenham 3/16/2020: DA Announces Homicide Investigation in Cheltenham
District Attorney Kevin Steele announces Homicide Investigation in Cheltenham
01/30/2020 Javier Esteban Velez Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death 01/30/2020 Javier Esteban Velez Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death
Javier Esteban Velez Charged with Drug Delivery Resulting in Death in October Fatal Overdose in Pottstown