A state lawmaker and his sister have been released on their own recognizance after arraignment in what authorities call a ghost worker plot involving his district office.
The office of District Attorney Seth Williams said he will hold a news conference Monday afternoon to announce the arrest.
Brian Sims won a decisive victory in the Democratic primary in Philadelphia’s 182nd District back in April of 2012, and late Tuesday night, he announced on his Facebook page that he’d clinched his place in the House of Representatives.
Philadelphia police are searching for those responsible who splashed paint and left a note with a racial slur on the campaign headquarters for a candidate for State Representative.
Prescription drug abuse is an epidemic, and especially bad in Pennsylvania. uthorities say it’s striking a growing number of families in the suburbs.