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Berks County, PAPosted byDaily Voice
A Berks County man was arrested on charges he sexually abused the young daughter of an ex-lover for years, authorities said. An investigation into Richard J. O’Reilly, 37, of Douglassville ensued when the Berks County Detective’s Office on June 2 received a Childline referral from the now 19-year-old victim, authorities said.
WYOMISSING, PA — Investigators with the Wyomissing Police Department need the public’s help in identifying suspects involved in passing counterfeit cash in Berks County. Authorities state that on Saturday, July 24, 2021, at approximately 5:30 pm, the pictured males passed several $100 counterfeit bills in various stores in Berkshire Square Shopping Center. They possibly left in an electric blue-colored vehicle.
Chester County, PAfirststateupdate.com
Initial reports indicate that sometime before 3:00 today Chester County Police attempted to stop a dark-colored sedan, however, the sedan fled from the officer. During the chase, the vehicle reportedly struck several Chester County Police vehicles. Delaware County Officers were then notified and asked to assist. Minutes later authorities notified Delaware State Police that the chase had crossed the state line.
Chester County, PAPosted byDaily Voice
A Chester County Christian school houseparent was arrested after authorities found he sexually abused a student for six years. Authorities allege that Daniel Rowley, 70, had "improper sexual contact" with a Church Farm School student between 2001 and 2007, according to the West Whiteland Police Department. Rowley worked as a...
MARIETTA, Pa. — Police in Lancaster County are investigating after remains and various belongings were found in the Susquehanna River. Police said they received a call from a boater Sunday afternoon. The boater reported finding human bones above Ely Island in Conoy Township. Police called the Lancaster County Coroner’s office...
Minersville, PAPottsville Republican Herald
PORT CARBON — A homeless man charged with robbing another man at knifepoint in Minersville on June 19 had his preliminary hearing continued due a conflict with the attorney who was scheduled to represent him. Matthew Schwalm, 24, was to appear Tuesday before Magisterial District Judge David A. Plachko on...
Schuylkill County, PAReading Eagle
A Sinking Spring woman was flown to a regional trauma center along with a 10-year-old passenger and two occupants of another car after a head-on crash last week in northwestern Schuylkill County, state police said. Rescue crews needed to use hydraulic equipment to remove Kimberly A. Turpin, 50, and her...
LANCASTER, PA – The Northern Lancaster County Regional Police Department arrested a man who threatened to slice a victim’s throat, then slammed a car door on him has been arrested. NLCRPD arrested Joseph Michael Burns of Lititz with Misdemeanor Terroristic threats, 2 counts of Misdemeanor Simple Assault, Misdemeanor Disorderly conduct,...
If you’re planning to drive Wednesday when President Joe Biden drops into Lehigh County, you should just stay away from the western part of the Lehigh Valley. Pennsylvania State Police are warning of “major traffic disruptions” between approximately 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday throughout Lehigh County, as Biden is slated to land in Lehigh Valley International Airport and travel to the Mack Trucks’ Lower Macungie Township plant.
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Mahanoy City, PAPottsville Republican Herald
MAHANOY CITY — A homeless man was arrested and charged with trying to disarm a borough police officer around 8:45 p.m. Thursday. Mahanoy City police Patrolman Thomas Rentschler charged Brendon Hasara, 49, with one felony count of disarming a law enforcement officer, two misdemeanor counts of resisting arrest and one misdemeanor count each of disorderly conduct and simple assault.
LANCASTER – Lancaster Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying suspects in an assault investigation. On July 8, officers responded to the first block of S. Water Street and spoke to a male victim, who was assaulted by six males at about 6:45 p.m. near his residence. The 42-year-old victim sought immediate medical attention and was treated for a fractured arm and other injuries consistent with a physical assault. The victim said he was approached by the suspects, who struck him, knocked him to the ground, then proceeded to kick him, causing the injuries. The suspects then fled on foot. Police obtained video footage of subjects believed to have been involved. You can see the suspects below. If you recognize any of them, contact Lancaster Police at 717-735-3300 or Lancaster City-County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-322-1913. Tipsters may remain anonymous.
Ringtown, PAPottsville Republican Herald
MAHANOY CITY — A Ringtown man was jailed after he lit a fire inside the Mahanoy Township home of his estranged girlfriend Monday night, police allege. Raymond D. Miller Jr., 51, of 102 Jerrys Road, was charged by Mahanoy Township police Patrolman Matthew Williams with one felony count each of arson-inhabited buildings or structures and causing or risking a catastrophe, along with a misdemeanor count of terroristic threats.
Josef Raszler, the Lower Macungie Township man accused of using a homemade air rifle and bullet to kill his neighbor after she ended their brief romance, will not be allowed to present evidence his attorney said implicates a man charged in another murder. Defense attorney Philip Lauer argued in April that Michael Horvath, charged in the 2013 kidnapping and murder of his coworker, Holly Grim, ...
Lancaster County, PALancaster Online
Man arrested at Red Carpet Inn breaks parole agent's thumb with 'donkey kick' in East Hempfield Township: police
A Lancaster man wanted for a parole violation was pepper-sprayed and arrested in a Red Carpet Inn room last week, according to East Hempfield Township police. Ian David Hall, 31, was charged with additional felonies after police say he kicked a parole officer during the incident, which police say happened around 2:41 p.m. on July 20.
Allentown, PAPosted byLehighValleyLive.com
Joe Biden in the Lehigh Valley: Everything to know about the president’s stop on Wednesday | Where, when, traffic and more
The Lehigh Valley is feeling awfully presidential lately. President Joe Biden will fly in around midday Wednesday to speak at the Mack Trucks plant in Lower Macungie Township — about 8 miles southwest from the center of Allentown, for the out-of-towners. It is the third visit from a sitting president...
Lancaster County, PAlocal21news.com
LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa. — Police say a boater found what is believed to be human remains in the Susquehanna River on July 25. Items found included jeans, brown leather belt, 3 large bones, fishing lure, a BIC lighter and a small silver pocket knife, according to police. The boater contacted...
Harrisburg, PAPosted byPennLive.com
‘I’m thankful and grateful:’ Harrisburg district judge accused of interfering with police investigation acquitted of all charges
HARRISBURG—In all of his years on the bench, and overseeing hundreds of jury trials, Senior Judge Stephen B. Lieberman said Tuesday that he had never granted a judgement of acquittal for a defendant. But after hearing the evidence presented against Harrisburg Magisterial District Judge Sonya McKnight, that changed today. Lieberman,...
Montgomery County, PAMontgomery News
NORRISTOWN — The weekly number of new, positive coronavirus cases in Montgomery County more than doubled during the latest seven-day period, according to data compiled by county health officials. The 268 new positive COVID-19 cases, reported in the county during the seven-day period July 21 to July 27, brought the...
Berks County, PAwdac.com
HARRISBURG – State Police filed charges against three people connected to a drug distribution and human trafficking ring operating in and around Reading, Berks County. 50-year-old Hector Rivera and 31-year-old Dushawn Ellis, both from Reading, and 36-year-old Bridget Thompson of Lancaster were charged with various crimes related to corrupt organizations, trafficking individuals, prostitution, and other offenses. The three were involved in trafficking young women for the commercial sex trade. Thompson was responsible for posting advertisements and communicating with customers while Rivera and Ellis utilized drugs to lure some of the victims into prostitution and then control them. PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro said we’re working with our state law enforcement partners to seek out and shut down human trafficking throughout PA.
Robeson Township, PAsanatogapost.com
ROBESON PA – A 54-year-old Douglassville man has been arrested by Robeson Township Police Department officers on alcohol-related charges, following a confirmation of breath test results, its CrimeWatch website announced Monday (July 26, 2021). Police responded June 19 (Saturday) to the 100 block of Rock Hollow Road in the township...