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(Gabrielle Drexler, following her sentencing in Montgomery County Court.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Woman Sentenced for Fabricating Crimes By Lower Merion Cop After Affair

Prosecutors say Gabrielle Drexler was having an affair with the cop but when she found out he was married with children, she turned on him.


(Gabrielle Drexler. File photo from Lower Merion PD)

Guilty Plea From Woman Who Falsely Accused Lower Merion Cop of Stalking Her

Gabrielle Drexler, 28, has pleaded guilty to lying to a grand jury about her relationship with the Lower Merion police officer.


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Two Plead Guilty in 2010 Montco Murder-For-Hire Plot

Prosecutors say it was 31-year-old Delia Hernandez who put the plan in motion, hiring Gabriel Martinez-Lopez to kill her husband.


(Gabrielle Drexler. File photo from Lower Merion PD)

Trial Ordered for Montco Woman Accused of Falsely Accusing Lower Merion Cops

The charges against Gabrielle Drexler include perjury, tampering with evidence, and making false reports to police.


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Former Montgomery County Commissioner Ordered Held On Misdemeanor Count Of Perjury

The former chairman of the Montgomery County Commissioners picked up a split decision in a courtroom Friday when a district judge tossed out a felony perjury charge, but ordered him to be held for trial on a misdemeanor count.


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Perjury Hearing For Former Montco Commissioner To Be Heard By Special Judge

Court officials in Montgomery County are now seeking an “out of county” district court judge to decide whether former county commissioner James Matthews will be held for trial on perjury charges.


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Conshohocken Cop Canned For Filching From Parking Meters

“He’s finished — he will never work in law enforcement again, and he’s a disgraced human being,” says
Montgomery County prosecutor John Gradel.


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Judge Bypasses Probable Cause Hearing For Alleged Montco Crime Ring

Eight alleged members of a local branch of the “Bloods” gang are headed to trial on numerous violent charges without having a preliminary hearing — the first time that’s ever happened in Montgomery County.