Judge Patrick Dugan
Lt. Jonathan Josey was found not guilty of assault charges stemming from an incident in which he was caught on videotape slapping a woman to the ground during a Puerto Rican Day celebration. The judge’s wife is a Philadelphia police officer.
The Philadelphia district attorney’s office says it will not try to get new charges filed against one defendant who was cut loose from the local “Basement of Horrors” fraud and kidnapping case on Tuesday.
A Philadelphia judge has ordered three suspects to stand trial in a case involving four mentally disabled adults who were found locked in a filthy basement.
A 13-year-old testifies to witnessing a murder, but can’t face the court. A 58-year-old woman testifies to witnessing another murder, and has one chilling wish: she hopes nobody hurts her. This is a typical day (yesterday), in courtroom 306, where murder preliminary hearings are heard.
A 27-year-old man has been ordered to stand trial on charges he murdered his brother, for drug money, inside their home in Frankford last September.