Delaware County DA
As part of Victims Rights Week, Delaware County officials today honored two organizations that work, quietly, on behalf of crime victims.
It’s part of a new program by the US Department of Homeland Security, called “iGuardian.”
“We have 400 patrol vehicles,” said Delco DA Jack Whelan. “Each will have one of these kits in their glove compartment.”
The event took an in-depth look at many of the challenges school-age teens face.
“Edward Wehe III,” an announcer intoned, “Delaware County Courthouse and park police department, November 5, 2013.” Then, a bell pealed.
Chester’s murder rate, proportionate to population, now exceeds that of Philadelphia, and is about double what it was last year.
County Council chairman Tom McGarrigle (in video at left) says child welfare officials there investigated more than 2,000 cases of abuse in 2012.
The criminal case against Paul Hochschwender continues to grow as prosecutors file additional sexual assault charges.
It’s clinical name is fentanyl. About 50-100 more potent than morphine, it’s prescribed for patients with cancer-related pain.
Charges have been filed against second-grade teacher Paul Hochschwender.
A Homeland Security grant of nearly $200,000 is paying for the emergency buttons that, when activated in the event of a threatening person, will send an alert directly to the 911 center.
“The child’s death wasn’t caused by drowning or suffocation. The child’s death was caused by acute heroin intoxication,” says DA Jack Whelan.
Vera Carroll is headed to jail for at least two months for lying to a state grand jury to protect her grandson, who was being investigated for two robberies nearly two years ago.