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The new Computer Forensics Lab used by Chester County detectives. (Credit: Ian Bush)

Chester County Detectives Battle Against Electronic Crime

The new Computer Forensics Lab is often the end of the road for criminals with something to hide.

08/21/2014

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44 Arrested For Cocaine Trafficking in Chester County, Pa.

DA Tom Hogan says the operation, dubbed “Operation Spider Web,” netted $60 million worth of coke with a street value several times greater, from a Mexican cartel running a 20-year business out of a house in East Marlbourogh Township.

05/28/2014

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Chester County Worker Charged With Pocketing Some Tax Revenues

Sean Patterson, 27, is charged with pocketing more than $5,000 over the past year and a half by skimming cash from tax payments and manipulating computer records to cover it up.

05/14/2014

Wayne Snowden (Credit: North Coventry Township Police)

Man Arrested For Shooting 8-Year-Old In Chester County

Police arrested a Chester County man Saturday for allegedly firing the shot that struck an eight-year-boy as he rode his bicycle nearby.

05/10/2014

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Montco Man Charged With Embezzling $1.4M From Chesco Firm

Chester County DA Tom Hogan says La Vella was spending the money on Eagles season tickets, luxury cars, and jewelry.

10/23/2013

Southeastern Pennsylvania district attorneys call for more public funding on pre-kindergarten education.  Photo by Brad Segall)

Phila. Area DAs Say More Early Education Funding Will Ease Their Jobs

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.

10/16/2013

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Coatesville, Pa. Cop Charged With Stealing From Officers’ Group

Gerald Pawling, 42, who worked for seventeen years on the Coatesville police force, is accused of stealing $46,000 from the PBA.

08/22/2013

(Credit: District Attorney's Office Of Chester County)

Officials Add 5 Additional Juveniles To Child Sex Abuse Charges Against Former Prison Guard

Officials say a former prison guard charged with sexually abusing two girls is now facing charges involving five more juveniles.

07/31/2013

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Chester County Couple And Husband’s Onetime Girlfriend Charged With Sexually Abusing Four Children

Three people have been arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of several children who were in their care from 1989 to 2012.

07/12/2013

(Chester County DA Tom Hogan, in file photo.  Photo provided)

2 Sue Chester County’s DA, Alleging Age Discrimination in Firings

When Tom Hogan took office in January of last year, he made some changes, including letting a number of prosecutors go — four of whom were over the age of 50.

06/14/2013

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Chesco Politician Resigns After Being Charged With Owning Child Porn

Warren Reynolds resigned his position as a supervisor in New Garden Township following the police investigation.

06/12/2013

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Coatesville, Pa. Man Charged With Sex Assaults On 2 Children

Authorities say 60-year-old Leroy Mitchell was originally arrested May 31st for sexually assaulting a girl when she was nine years old. Now, charges have been filed in connection with a second alleged victim.

06/04/2013

(Ronald Rambo.  Photo provided by Chester County DA)

West Brandywine Township Manager Charged With Falsifying Expenses

Ronald Rambo is now facing multiple misdemeanor counts of forgery and theft.

04/11/2013

(Shakeem Carter, following his arrest in February. Credit: CBS3)

Chesco DA Will Pursue Death Penalty in Murder-Arson of Norristown Teen

Police say Shakeem Carter stabbed Kevin Allen more than twenty times before dousing the body in vegetable oil and setting it on fire.

04/11/2013

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Charges Filed Against Chester County Man Who Shot Neighbor’s Dogs

Two days ago officials had said that Pilotti would not be prosecuted because a Pennsylvania law permits a person to shoot a dog that is harassing livestock on his property.

02/22/2013

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