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Montgomery County Commissioner Matthews Charged With Perjury

The chairman of the Montgomery County Commissioners has been charged with perjury and false swearing stemming from an 18-month grand jury investigation into allegations of political corruption in county government.

12/06/2011

Montgomery County Fugitive In US Custody After Trying To Flee To Philippines

A Montgomery County woman accused of swindling money from the disabled man she was caring for is now in federal custody.

11/24/2011

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Pair Charged With Defrauding Area Retailers, Selling Goods On Ebay

County prosecutors say Eugene Romano of Lehigh County and Damian Gasdaska of New Jersey purchased merchandise at a small fraction of the actual retail price by using fake UPC labels they attached to the items.

11/03/2011

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Montgomery County Doctor Accused Of Running Prescription Pill Mill

“He created drug addicts. He fed drug addicts and he provided drugs for drug dealers to sell on the street,” Montgomery county DA Risa Ferman said.

10/27/2011

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Montco Woman Believed On The Lam After Swindling Disabled Charge

Prosecutors have filed theft and related charges against Janet Gitney, but they say the 54-year-old woman has fled the country, probably to the Philippines.

10/25/2011

(Colleen McIntyre, an assistant district attorney in Montgomery County, hawks newspapers during "Old Newsboys' Day."   Credit:  Brad Segall)

Volunteers Raise $$$ In Montco During ‘Old Newsboys Day’

College students joined business and elected leaders and other volunteers to hawk the “Happiness Edition” of the newspaper in front of the courthouse in Norristown.

10/14/2011

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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.

08/22/2011

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Norristown Teen Charged With Murdering Girlfriend As Break-In Retaliation

Prosecutors say there is a lot of evidence that points to Brandon Pierce as the man who pulled the trigger in the early morning hours of July 20th, killing Dominique Devlin.

08/18/2011

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Horsham Teen Charged With Killing 2 Friends In DUI Car Crash

Montgomery County authorities say Connor McNicholas was drunk and speeding when he lost control of his car and crashed earlier this month, killing two of the four passengers in the vehicle.

08/17/2011

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More Charges Filed Against Chesco Teen In Fast-Food Holdups

Adam David is facing numerous charges after police say they were able to link him to the armed robberies and the theft of an Audi sports car that was used as the getaway car in one of the crimes.

08/08/2011

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Tour De Shore Bike Ride Raises Money For Children’s Fund

More than 1,300 people will ride from Philadelphia to the Jersey Shore this weekend in the 24th annual Irish Pub Tour De Shore.

07/28/2011

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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.

07/06/2011

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Young Montco Father Charged With Killing Infant Son In Violent Rage

Jameel East, 22, is under arrest in Montgomery County, accused of murdering his three-month-old son while he was babysitting the child last weekend.

06/29/2011

Montgomery County District Attorney Pleased With Pennsylvania Supreme Court Ruling That Overturned 2009 Ethics Policy

The district attorney in Montgomery County is pleased with the Pennsylvania Supreme Court which this week upheld two lower court rulings that overturned a county ethics policy enacted two years ago.

06/25/2011

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Dozens Arrested As 3-County Philadelphia Area Cocaine Ring Is Busted

Law enforcement authorities executed raids last month on more than twenty locations in three counties, seizing more than four pounds of cocaine worth more than $200, 000, plus more than $76,000 in cash, 12 firearms, a bulletproof vest, cars, a powerboat, and drug paraphernalia.

06/15/2011

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