Montgomery County’s Child Advocacy Center has received critical funding that officials say will be used to expand the training they provide to better protect children.
The Montgomery County district attorney says the arrest of Robert Kerns stems from an incident on October 25th at a party for his law firm.
Most of the focus in society is on urban crime, but problems continue to escalate in the suburbs.
Prosecutors from five southeastern Pennsylvania counties are calling on federal and state lawmakers to invest more money in early childhood education to reduce the costs of housing people in prisons down the road.
Six Mexican nationals, five of them in the country illegally, are under arrest, accused of running a high-level crystal methamphetamine trafficking ring that targeted the streets of Berks and Montgomery counties.
The district attorney’s office used money confiscated from convicted drug dealers to buy a pair of dogs that will be trained to sniff for narcotics and will be used to patrol the two courthouse entrances and the hallways outside courtrooms.
James Moody, 47, is accused of stealing $156,000 from the Victory Fellowship Church since 2010.
Montco DA Risa Ferman’s vision of a center of advocacy for child abuse victims has gotten a big boost from Dina Fink (right).
The plaque — the twnetieth placed by the county since 2007 — now sits at the site of a memorial that was built to Fox’s memory along the Schuylkill River Trail in Conshohocken.
“It can be as simple as requiring two signatures on every check,” says Montgomery County controller Stewart Greenleaf Jr.
Prosecutors say Barbara Melnyk was taken into custody inside the courthouse and charged with theft and related offenses.
Eight people have been charged, and police say they seized hundreds of pounds of pot, $700,000 in cash, and firearms.
“This is what we refer to when we talk about the Castle Doctrine,” DA Risa Ferman said.
Police are looking for 19-year-old Maurice Andrews, who is known to hang out in Philadelphia, Norristown, and Pottstown.
There will be two boxes at the county courthouse in Norristown, and at eight others at police departments scattered throughout the county.