Drug Crimes

(Surveillace video in the apartment building captured resident Katoya Jones giving access to group that were intent on robbing a drug dealer.)

Woman Who Aided, Then Testified Against, Piazza-at-Schmidt’s Killers Being Released

The victims were killed during an attempted drug robbery in the upscale apartment complex in 2009. Katoya Jones was caught on tape giving the gang access to the building.


(Phila. PD photo)

Philadelphia Cop Charged With Selling Heroin

According to the Philadelphia Police Department, Officer Jonathan Garcia, 23, was arrested after selling heroin to an undercover FBI informant.


(Philadelphia’s Criminal Justice Center, at 13th and Filbert Streets in center city. File photo by Tony Hanson)

3 Convicted in 2009 ”Piazza at Schmidt’s” Double Murder

Lead defendant Keith Epps, gunman Antonio Wright, and co-defendant Edward Daniels will all spend the rest of their lives in prison with no chance of parole.


(Sirveillance video from the Piazza Navona apartment building was among the evidence in the trial.)

Jurors Set To Begin Deliberations in 2009 ‘Piazza at Schmidt’s’ Double Murder

If found guilty, all the defendants face mandatory life prison terms without chance of parole.