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Criminal Cop Known As ‘Fat Face’ Sentenced To Jail Time For Drug-Stealing Scheme

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Jason Stetser for his role in a scheme to steal drugs and money and plant evidence in a scandal that resulted in 200 drug charges being dropped because of possibly tainted evidence.

01/31/2013

Lenny Dykstra

Dykstra To Be Sentenced In Bankruptcy Fraud Case

Lenny Dykstra could be sentenced to up to 20 years in his bankruptcy fraud case.

12/03/2012

Jerry Sandusky (credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Sandusky Transferred To Prison In Southwestern Pa.

The Corrections Department announced Wednesday that Sandusky was transferred to Greene State Prison after being evaluated at a facility outside Harrisburg.

10/31/2012

Egg Harbor Township Man Gets 35 Years For A Decades Old Murder

Jarrod Stevens was 15 when he admitted to holding up a local sporting goods store in 1991, and killing
49-year-old employee Walter Lee.

09/15/2012

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Man Faces Trial In Pennsylvania For 9th DUI Arrest

A man has been jailed in central Pennsylvania after being ordered to stand trial on his ninth drunken-driving arrest, because prosecutors say the man has seven aliases—with seven different birth dates—and two Social Security numbers that he’s used after his arrests in several other states.

09/12/2012

Home plate umpire Derryl Cousins (R) tosses Clevel

Man Goes To Jail For Pushing An Umpire

A California man has been sentenced to roughly five months in jail for pushing an umpire against a fence after being ejected from a softball game.

09/06/2012

New Jersey Man Gets Prison For Posing As Teen On Facebook

A New Jersey man who posed as a teen on Facebook and stalked and sexually assault two 14-year-old girls is going to prison.

08/03/2012

Fugitive Safe Surrender Program To Conduct Its Final Operation In New Jersey

The Fugitive Safe Surrender program will conduct its fourth and final operation in New Jersey in a few weeks. It’ll be based in Atlantic City, but will welcome non-violent offenders from just about anywhere who want to put their violations behind them.

03/31/2012

Lenny Dykstra

Lenny Dykstra Sentenced To 3 Years In Prison For Grand Theft Auto

Lenny Dykstra is going back to jail on a grand theft auto charge.

03/05/2012

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New Jersey Governor To Expand State Drug Court

Gov. Chris Christie said New Jersey’s 15-year-old drug court program will be expanded as part of a plan to ease inmates’ transitions back to broader society and to get help for addicts who are involved in many crimes.

11/28/2011

Police: Pennsylvania Man Hangs Self In Cell After Arrest

Police say a central Pennsylvania man hanged himself in a police station holding cell after being arrested on a theft charge.

10/26/2011

Two American Hikers Jailed In Iran Head Back To Court In Tehran

Twenty-nine-year old American hikers Josh Fattal, whose family lives in Elkins Park, Montgomery County and Shane Bauer have been in jail in Iran for two years.

07/31/2011

Study Finds Philadelphia Prison Population On Decline

A new study says Philadelphia’s jail population decreased dramatically last year, mainly because of new procedures designed to make the criminal justice system more efficient.

07/20/2011

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NJ Lawmaker Wants Officials To Obtain DNA Samples From Anyone Arrested In The State

A northern New Jersey lawmaker wants law enforcement officials to collect DNA samples from anyone arrested in the state.

06/24/2011

Police: Pennsylvania Man Beat 2-Year-Old Girl To ‘Toughen Her Up’

A Pennsylvania man faces attempted homicide charges for allegedly beating his fiancée’s 2-year-old daughter because he thought the girl’s upbringing had been too lenient.

06/07/2011

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