“The DUI crimes are the most likely to see crashes where innocent people who are simply minding their own business are killed,” notes Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman.
Prosecutors say they used eyewitness accounts and video surveillance to develop their suspect, eventually arresting Clark Leary.
The changes include a new ombudsman position which will provide independent reviews of cases and an assistant chief of trials who will be there to answer questions from prosecutors in the office.
The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office now has a high tech tool in its crime fighting arsenal designed to save the lives of law enforcement officers across the county.
Contractor Walter Logan (in photo) was charged with defrauding a Jenkintown church, but later exonerated. The Montgomery County DA issued an apology and the county paid Logan $1.6 million.
When he was arrested and charged with failing to pay subcontractors on a project at the Salem Baptist Church, DA Risa Ferman (in file photo) used words like “despicable” and “low” to describe Walter Logan.
Robert Kerns is being charged by the Pennsylvania attorney general with rape and sexual assault of a female paralegal, in a case that had been earlier filed and then abandoned by the Montgomery County DA.
According to officials, 25-year-old Neil Scott and 18-year-old Timothy Brooks were running the operation and grooming others to help distribute their product at high schools and colleges.
Prosecutors admit that their office misinterpreted a toxicology report that they thought indicated there was the sleep drug Ambien in the alleged victim’s system.
The DA of Montgomery County, Pa. wants to crack down on the illegal sex trade and its potential link to human trafficking.
Montgomery County prosecutors say Erica Ginnetti, a married, 33-year-old mother from Philadelphia, approached the 17-year-old boy at the prom last year and asked him if he wanted to work out at her gym.
Prosecutors say Marshall Perlman signed contracts to assist homeowners and businesses in resolving their insurance claims, but stole hundreds of thousands of dollars in settlements from them.
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.