Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman


Montco Woman Charged In Decades-Old Death Of Infant She Was Babysitting

Prosecutors say Melissa Haskell was just 19 years old when the infant she was babysitting died mysteriously nearly 20 years ago.


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Montco Crime Ring Broken With 10 Arrests, Say Authorities

Montgomery County prosecutors say Augustus Simmons arrived in Norristown from Brooklyn last summer intent on setting up a local street gang in communities throughout the county.



Probe Of Boy’s Leap Off Willow Grove Mall Garage Points To ‘Synthetic’ Drug Use

Montgomery County authorities continue to investigate what led a 16-year-old Upper Moreland boy to jump from the third floor of the parking garage at the Willow Grove Mall.


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Authorities Investigating Reports Of Methacton Students Arriving At Prom Drunk

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating, but Montgomery County district attorney Risa Ferman confirms her office is also part of the probe.


(James Troutman is charged with the rape and murder of a nine-year-old Souderton, Pa. girl.)

Suspect In Rape-Murder Of Montgomery County Girl Will Face Death Penalty At Trial

Prosecutors say defendant James Troutman will face the death penalty for the rape and murder of nine-year-old Skyler Kauffman.


(Montgomery County, Pa. commissioner Joseph Hoeffel.  File photo)

Montco Commissioner Hoeffel Wants Police Documents In Skyler Case Released

Commissioner Joe Hoeffel is calling for public disclosure of the initial police report from last month’s encounter between accused child killer James Troutman and his nine-year-old alleged victim, Skyler Kauffman.


Dr. Arie Oren. (credit: Montco DA's office)

Montgomery County Doctor Accused Of Indecent Assault On Weight-Loss Clients

A Montgomery County doctor, who operated a weight loss center in Conshohocken, was arrested Monday, accused of indecently assaulting several female patients.


(Ira Pressman.  Photo provided by Montgomery County DA's office)

Montco Businessman Charged In ‘Wholesale’ Ripoff Of Investors

Prosecutors say Ira Pressman owned a company that lured investors into deals involving closeout, overstock, and liquidation merchandise — some of which didn’t exist.


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Montco Rehab Nurse and Patient/Girlfriend Charged With Drug Crimes

A nurse at a Montgomery County, Pa. facility that treats drug and alcohol abuse has been charged with using cocaine and heroin with her girlfriend, a former patient at the hospital.