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12/20/2016 Tow Truck Driver Charged In Dec. 2 Fatal Crash 12/20/2016 Tow Truck Driver Charged In Dec. 2 Fatal Crash
12/20/2016 Tow Truck Driver Charged In Dec. 2 Fatal Crash
12/17/2016 Matthew Wertz Arrested for Murder in Conshohocken 12/17/2016 Matthew Wertz Arrested for Murder in Conshohocken
12/17/2016 Matthew Wertz Arrested for Murder in Conshohocken
12/16/2016 Victim Identified in Conshohocken Homicide 12/16/2016 Victim Identified in Conshohocken Homicide
12/16/2016 Victim Identified in Conshohocken Homicide
12/16/2016 Flannery Charged with More Than 100 Felony Counts of Child Pornography 12/16/2016 Flannery Charged with More Than 100 Felony Counts of Child Pornography
12/16/2016 Flannery Charged with More Than 100 Felony Counts of Child Pornography
12/15/2016 Pottstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 8.5-20 Years 12/15/2016 Pottstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 8.5-20 Years
12/15/16 Pottstown Heroin Dealer Sentenced to 8.5-20 Years
12/9/2016 Hatboro Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death 12/9/2016 Hatboro Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death
12/9/2016 Hatboro Woman Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death
12/7/2016 Montco Fugitive Gerard Zalewski Found in England 12/7/2016 Montco Fugitive Gerard Zalewski Found in England
12/7/2016 Montco Fugitive Gerard Zalewski Found in England
12/6/2016 William Davis of Skippack Arrested for Child Pornography 12/6/2016 William Davis of Skippack Arrested for Child Pornography
12/6/2016 William Davis of Skippack Arrested for Child Pornography
 12/2/2016 Detectives Asking for Help in 1993 Murder of Julie Barnyock; $10,000 Reward Available 12/2/2016 Detectives Asking for Help in 1993 Murder of Julie Barnyock; $10,000 Reward Available
12/02/2016 Detectives Asking for Help in 1993 Murder of Julie Barnyock; $10,000 Reward Still Available
11/30/2016  Pediatrician David Kennedy Arrested for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Children 11/30/2016 Pediatrician David Kennedy Arrested for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Children
11/30/2016 Pediatrician David Kennedy Arrested for Possessing Sexually Explicit Images of Children
11/30/2016 10th Annual SPCA Drive Kicks Off Dec. 1st 11/30/2016 10th Annual SPCA Drive Kicks Off Dec. 1st
11/30/2016 10th Annual SPCA Drive Kicks Off Dec. 1st
11/28/2016 Bobby Brown of Norristown Arrested for Attempted Murder 11/28/2016 Bobby Brown of Norristown Arrested for Attempted Murder
11/28/2016 Bobby Brown of Norristown Arrested for Attempted Murder
11/21/2016 Murder Suicide in Cheltenham 11/21/2016 Murder Suicide in Cheltenham
11/21/2016 Murder Suicide in Cheltenham
11/18/2016 Robert Greene of North Wales Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography 11/18/2016 Robert Greene of North Wales Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography
11/18/2016 Robert Greene of North Wales Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography
11/16/16 Six Men Arrested for Patronizing Prostitutes in King Of Prussia 11/16/16 Six Men Arrested for Patronizing Prostitutes in King Of Prussia
11/16/16 Six Men Arrested for Patronizing Prostitutes in King Of Prussia
11-3-16 Prosecutors Available to Respond to Potential Election Day Complaints 11-3-16 Prosecutors Available to Respond to Potential Election Day Complaints
11-3-2016 Prosecutors Available to Respond to Potential Election Day Complaints
10/31/2016 Kucharik Charged With Homicide By Vehicle in Sept. 20 Crash 10/31/2016 Kucharik Charged With Homicide By Vehicle in Sept. 20 Crash
10/31/2016 Kucharik Charged With Homicide By Vehicle in Sept. 20 Crash
10/14/2016 Pottstown Community Invited to Oct. 22 Event with NAACP and Police 10/14/2016 Pottstown Community Invited to Oct. 22 Event with NAACP and Police
Pottstown Community Invited to Oct. 22 Event with NAACP and Police
10/11/2016 Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for October 22 10/11/2016 Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for October 22
10/11/2016 Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for October 22
10/7/2016 Three Gang Members Arrested for Assault Robbery and Theft Incidents in Lower Merion Towns 10/7/2016 Three Gang Members Arrested for Assault Robbery and Theft Incidents in Lower Merion Towns
10/7/16 Three Gang Members Arrested for Assault Robbery and Theft Incidents in Lower Merion Township
10/6/2016 Statement from District Attorney Steele Concerning Cosby Defense Filing 10/6/2016 Statement from District Attorney Steele Concerning Cosby Defense Filing
10/6/2016 Statement from District Attorney Steele Concerning Cosby Defense Filing
9_22_2016 Overdoses Up in Montco; Nearly 70 Percent of PDs Carrying Naloxone 9_22_2016 Overdoses Up in Montco; Nearly 70 Percent of PDs Carrying Naloxone
9/22/2016 Overdoses Up in Montco; Nearly 70 Percent of PDs Carrying Naloxone
9/9/2016 Johnson and Lofton Arrested for Shooting and Robbery in West Pottsgrove 9/9/2016 Johnson and Lofton Arrested for Shooting and Robbery in West Pottsgrove
9/9/2016 Johnson and Lofton Arrested for Shooting and Robbery in West Pottsgrove
 9/9/2016 Russell Gellman of Abington Arrested for Child Pornography 9/9/2016 Russell Gellman of Abington Arrested for Child Pornography
9/9/2016 Russell Gellman of Abington Arrested for Child Pornography
9/1/2016 Joel Springer Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault at Youth Center 9/1/2016 Joel Springer Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault at Youth Center
9/1/2016 Joel Springer Arrested for Institutional Sexual Assault at Youth Center
9/25/2016 Kyle Allen Arrested for Theft of $638,000 Worth of Parts from SEPTA 9/25/2016 Kyle Allen Arrested for Theft of $638,000 Worth of Parts from SEPTA
8/25/2016 Kyle Allen Arrested for Theft of $638,000 Worth of Parts from SEPTA
8/24/2016 Clinton Art Holmes Cited for 28 Instances of Animal Cruelty in Barto 8/24/2016 Clinton Art Holmes Cited for 28 Instances of Animal Cruelty in Barto
8/24/2016 Clinton Art Holmes Cited for 28 Instances of Animal Cruelty in Barto
8/23/2016 Upper Gwynedd Township Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography 8/23/2016 Upper Gwynedd Township Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography
8/23/2016 Upper Gwynedd Township Man Arrested for Distributing and Possessing Child Pornography
8/18/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude 8/18/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude
8/18/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Human Trafficking and Involuntary Servitude
8/17/2016 Mock Trial Competition 8/17/2016 Mock Trial Competition
8/17/2016 Mock Trial Competition
8/10/2016 19-Year-Old Joshua Trunk Arrested for Murder of Mother and Boyfriend in Ambler 8/10/2016 19-Year-Old Joshua Trunk Arrested for Murder of Mother and Boyfriend in Ambler
8/10/2016 19-Year-Old Joshua Trunk Arrested for Murder of Mother and Boyfriend in Ambler
8/5/2016 Daniel Erb Arrested for Illegal Sexual Contact with a Child 8/5/2016 Daniel Erb Arrested for Illegal Sexual Contact with a Child
8/6/2016 Daniel Erb Arrested for Illegal Sexual Contact with a Child
8/4/2016 DA's Office Presents Plan for Crime Prevention Cameras in Pottstown 8/4/2016 DA's Office Presents Plan for Crime Prevention Cameras in Pottstown
8/4/2016 DA's Office Presents Plan for Crime Prevention Cameras in Pottstown
8/1/2016 Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide 8/1/2016 Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide
8/1/2016 Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide
8/1/2016 Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide 8/1/2016 Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide
8/1/2016 Victims Identified in Ambler Double Homicide
7/29/16 Aykee Scott Arrested for Pottstown Shooting, Firearms Charges 7/29/16 Aykee Scott Arrested for Pottstown Shooting, Firearms Charges
Aykee Scott Arrested for Pottstown Shooting, Firearms Charges
7/28/16 THOMAS KACZMAREK OF NORRISTOWN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE FELONIES RELATED TO SEEKING A CHILD ON 7/28/16 THOMAS KACZMAREK OF NORRISTOWN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE FELONIES RELATED TO SEEKING A CHILD ON
7/28/16 THOMAS KACZMAREK OF NORRISTOWN CHARGED WITH MULTIPLE FELONIES RELATED TO SEEKING A CHILD ONLINE TO SEXUALLY EXPLOIT
7/27/16 JASON GATTUSO OF CHALFONT ARRESTED ON FELONY ILLEGAL SEXUAL CONTACT WITH TWO TEENAGE STUDEN 7/27/16 JASON GATTUSO OF CHALFONT ARRESTED ON FELONY ILLEGAL SEXUAL CONTACT WITH TWO TEENAGE STUDEN
JASON GATTUSO OF CHALFONT ARRESTED ON FELONY ILLEGAL SEXUAL CONTACT WITH TWO TEENAGE STUDENTS
7/22/2016 Three Towamencin Men Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges 7/22/2016 Three Towamencin Men Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges
7/22/106 Three Towamencin Men Arrested on Drug Trafficking Charges
7/21/2016 Physician Charged With Felonies in Providing Drugs to Woman 7/21/2016 Physician Charged With Felonies in Providing Drugs to Woman
7/21/2016 Physician Charged With Felonies in Providing Drugs to Woman
7/19/2016 DA Announces Community Prosecution Unit in Pottstown 7/19/2016 DA Announces Community Prosecution Unit in Pottstown
7/19/2016 DA Announces Community Prosecution Unit in Pottstown
7/15/16 Lee Arrested for 2011 Murder of Dawkins in Norristown 7/15/16 Lee Arrested for 2011 Murder of Dawkins in Norristown
7/15/16 Lee Arrested for 2011 Murder of Dawkins in Norristown
7/15/2016 Philadelphia Man Charged for Series of Burglaries in Five Counties 7/15/2016 Philadelphia Man Charged for Series of Burglaries in Five Counties
7/15/2016 Philadelphia Man Charged for Series of Burglaries in Five Counties
7/14/2016 Huntingdon Valley Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography 7/14/2016 Huntingdon Valley Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography
07/14/2016 Huntingdon Valley Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Child Pornography
06/27/2016 Marcus Forte of Warrington Arrested on Multiple Charges Related to Illegal Sexual Contac 06/27/2016 Marcus Forte of Warrington Arrested on Multiple Charges Related to Illegal Sexual Contac
06/27/2016 Marcus Forte of Warrington Arrested on Multiple Charges Related to Illegal Sexual Contact with a 13 Year-Old Girl
06/23/2016 Home Inspector Charged With Felony Theft for Defrauding Home Owners 06/23/2016 Home Inspector Charged With Felony Theft for Defrauding Home Owners
06/23/2016 Home Inspector Charged With Felony Theft for Defrauding Home Owners
06/22/2016 Man Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death 06/22/2016 Man Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death
06/22/2016 Man Arrested for Criminal Homicide in Overdose Death
06/17/2016 Floyd Arrested for Murder In Attack on Neighbor 06/17/2016 Floyd Arrested for Murder In Attack on Neighbor
06/17/2016 Floyd Arrested for Murder In Attack on Neighbor
 06/08/2016 24-Year-Old Man Murdered 06/08/2016 24-Year-Old Man Murdered
06/08/2016 24-Year-Old Man Murdered
05/27/2016 Statement Re: May 24 Fire at North Penn High School 05/27/2016 Statement Re: May 24 Fire at North Penn High School
05/27/2016 Statement Re: May 24 Fire at North Penn High School
05/26/2016 Montco DA Releases 2015 Annual Report 05/26/2016 Montco DA Releases 2015 Annual Report
05/26/2016 Montco DA Releases 2015 Annual Report
05/23/2016 North Wales Woman Arrested for Murder of Ex-Husband 05/23/2016 North Wales Woman Arrested for Murder of Ex-Husband
05/23/2016 North Wales Woman Arrested for Murder of Ex-Husband
 05/16/2016 Rafael Robb Parole Declined 05/16/2016 Rafael Robb Parole Declined
05/16/2016 Rafael Robb Parole Declined
05/13/2016 29 Receive DA Commendations 05/13/2016 29 Receive DA Commendations
05/13/2016 29 Receive DA Commendations
05/10/2016 Clark Arrested for Dec. 23 Murder in Abington 05/10/2016 Clark Arrested for Dec. 23 Murder in Abington
05/10/2016 Clark Arrested for Dec. 23 Murder in Abington
05/09/2016 Statement on May 7 Fatal Fire in Norristown 05/09/2016 Statement on May 7 Fatal Fire in Norristown
05/09/2016 Statement on May 7 Fatal Fire in Norristown
05/03/2016 Volunteers Sought for Youth Panels 05/03/2016 Volunteers Sought for Youth Panels
05/03/2016 Volunteers Sought for Youth Panels
05/02/1016 Results of Drug Take Back Day Announced 05/02/1016 Results of Drug Take Back Day Announced
05/02/2016 Results of Drug Take Back Day Announced
04/28/2016 LANSDALE MAN CHARGED WITH VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT FOR CHURCH SHOOT 04/28/2016 LANSDALE MAN CHARGED WITH VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT FOR CHURCH SHOOT
04/28/2016 LANSDALE MAN CHARGED WITH VOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER, RECKLESS ENDANGERMENT FOR CHURCH SHOOTING
04/27/2016 Lafayette HIll Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Sexual Internet Crime 04/27/2016 Lafayette HIll Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Sexual Internet Crime
04/27/2016 Lafayette HIll Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Sexual Internet Crime
4/26/2016 Norristown Man Arrested for Murder on April 19 4/26/2016 Norristown Man Arrested for Murder on April 19
4/26/2016 Norristown Man Arrested for Murder on April 19
4/25/2016 statement regarding Superior Court Orders 4/25/2016 statement regarding Superior Court Orders
4/21/2016 Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for April 30 4/21/2016 Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for April 30
Prescription Drug Take Back Day Scheduled for April 30
1/11/2016 Distracted Driving Growing Problem in Montgomery County; Enforcement Efforts for April 1/11/2016 Distracted Driving Growing Problem in Montgomery County; Enforcement Efforts for April
4/11/2016 Distracted Driving Growing Problem in Montgomery County; Enforcement Efforts for April
4/1/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle 4/1/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle
4/1/2016 Philadelphia Man Arrested for Homicide by Vehicle
4/1/2016 Woman Arrested for Kidnapping Baby 4/1/2016 Woman Arrested for Kidnapping Baby
4/1/2016 Woman Arrested for Kidnapping Baby
03/29/2016 DA Prescription Drug Disposal Program Adds New Site in Royersford 03/29/2016 DA Prescription Drug Disposal Program Adds New Site in Royersford
03/29/2016 DA Prescription Drug Disposal Program Adds New Site in Royersford
03/23/2016 Three Arrested for April 2015 Murder in Norristown 03/23/2016 Three Arrested for April 2015 Murder in Norristown
03/23/2016 Three Arrested for April 2015 Murder in Norristown
03/18/2016 Massenburg Arrested for Murder 03/18/2016 Massenburg Arrested for Murder
03/18/2016 Massenburg Arrested for Murder
03/16/2016 DA Steele and K9 Turks Donates Seized Items to S.P.C.A. 03/16/2016 DA Steele and K9 Turks Donates Seized Items to S.P.C.A.
03/16/2016 DA Steele and K9 Turks Donates Seized Items to S.P.C.A.
03/10/2016 Norristown Resident Arrested for Murder of Stepfather 03/10/2016 Norristown Resident Arrested for Murder of Stepfather
03/10/2016 Norristown Resident Arrested for Murder of Stepfather
03/08/2016 Pottstown's Charriez Now Facing Federal Charges 03/08/2016 Pottstown's Charriez Now Facing Federal Charges
03/08/2016 Pottstown's Charriez Now Facing Federal Charges
02/24/2016 Lansdale Man Charged with Human Trafficking And Prostitution of Girl 02/24/2016 Lansdale Man Charged with Human Trafficking And Prostitution of Girl
02/24/2016 Lansdale Man Charged with Human Trafficking And Prostitution of Girl
02/24/2016 Hatboro Guitar Teacher Charged For Unlawful Sexual Contact 02/24/2016 Hatboro Guitar Teacher Charged For Unlawful Sexual Contact
02/24/2016 Hatboro Guitar Teacher Charged For Unlawful Sexual Contact
02/17/2016 Three Kilos of Heroin Seized Trafficker Arrested 02/17/2016 Three Kilos of Heroin Seized Trafficker Arrested
Three Kilos of Heroin Seized Trafficker Arrested
2/12/2016 STATEMENT RE: COSBY NOTICE OF APPEAL 2/12/2016 STATEMENT RE: COSBY NOTICE OF APPEAL
2/12/2016 STATEMENT RE: COSBY NOTICE OF APPEAL
2/5/16_Pike County Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Contact with 14-Year-Old 2/5/16_Pike County Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Contact with 14-Year-Old
2_5_16 Pike County Man Charged with Multiple Felonies Related to Contact with 14-Year-Old
1/29/2016 GIUFFRIDA CHARGED WITH MORE THAN 100 FELONY COUNTS OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY 1/29/2016 GIUFFRIDA CHARGED WITH MORE THAN 100 FELONY COUNTS OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
1/29/2016 GIUFFRIDA CHARGED WITH MORE THAN 100 FELONY COUNTS OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
1/29/16 PENNRIDGE BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH INSTITUTIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT, OTHER CHARGES 1/29/16 PENNRIDGE BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH INSTITUTIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT, OTHER CHARGES
1/29/2016 PENNRIDGE BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH INSTITUTIONAL SEXUAL ASSAULT, OTHER CHARGES OF TWO SPECIAL NEEDS STUDENTS
1/27/2016 Sentences In Five Murder Cases Could Be Affected By Supreme Court Ruling 1/27/2016 Sentences In Five Murder Cases Could Be Affected By Supreme Court Ruling
1/27/2016 Sentences In Five Murder Cases Could Be Affected By Supreme Court Ruling
1/26/2016 Hoffman Charged with Homicide by Vehicle 1/26/2016 Hoffman Charged with Homicide by Vehicle
1/26/2016 Hoffman Charged with Homicide by Vehicle
01/26/2016 CAREER PROSECUTOR MCCANN JOINS MONTGOMERY COUNTY DA’S OFFICE AS FIRST ASSISTANT DISTRICT 01/26/2016 CAREER PROSECUTOR MCCANN JOINS MONTGOMERY COUNTY DA’S OFFICE AS FIRST ASSISTANT DISTRICT
01/26/2016 CAREER PROSECUTOR MCCANN JOINS MONTGOMERY COUNTY DA’S OFFICE AS FIRST ASSISTANT DISTRICT ATTORNEY
01/22/2016 MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN DRUG DEATH OF GIRLFRIEND 01/22/2016 MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN DRUG DEATH OF GIRLFRIEND
01/22/2016 MAN CHARGED WITH FIRST-DEGREE MURDER IN DRUG DEATH OF GIRLFRIEND
1/20/2016 Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Death of 2-Year-Old 1/20/2016 Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Death of 2-Year-Old
1/20/2016 Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Death of 2-Year-Old
1/20/2016 District Attorney Asks Court to Dismiss Cosby Defense Petition 1/20/2016 District Attorney Asks Court to Dismiss Cosby Defense Petition
1/20/2016 District Attorney Asks Court to Dismiss Cosby Defense Petition
1/19/2016 Defendant Arraigned In Horsham HBV DUI 1/19/2016 Defendant Arraigned In Horsham HBV DUI
1/19/2016 Defendant Arraigned In Horsham HBV DUI
1/15/2016 LAFAYETTE HILL MAN CHARGED WITH 11 FELONY COUNTS RELATED TO INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY 1/15/2016 LAFAYETTE HILL MAN CHARGED WITH 11 FELONY COUNTS RELATED TO INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
1/15/2016 LAFAYETTE HILL MAN CHARGED WITH 11 FELONY COUNTS RELATED TO INTERNET CHILD PORNOGRAPHY
1/15/2016 DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE DONATES MORE THAN 100 COATS, OTHER WINTER GEAR FOR NEEDY 1/15/2016 DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE DONATES MORE THAN 100 COATS, OTHER WINTER GEAR FOR NEEDY
1/15/2016 DISTRICT ATTORNEY’S OFFICE DONATES MORE THAN 100 COATS, OTHER WINTER GEAR FOR NEEDY
1/14/16 SOUDERTON MAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE WHILE DUI 1/14/16 SOUDERTON MAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE WHILE DUI
1/14/16 SOUDERTON MAN CHARGED WITH HOMICIDE BY VEHICLE WHILE DUI IN DEC. 27 FATAL CRASH
1/12/2016 Statement Regarding Cosby Motion by Defense Team 1/12/2016 Statement Regarding Cosby Motion by Defense Team
1/12/2016 Statement Regarding Cosby Motion by Defense Team