Chester County DA Tom Hogan says La Vella was spending the money on Eagles season tickets, luxury cars, and jewelry.
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.
Gerald Pawling, 42, who worked for seventeen years on the Coatesville police force, is accused of stealing $46,000 from the PBA.
Officials say a former prison guard charged with sexually abusing two girls is now facing charges involving five more juveniles.
Three people have been arrested for the alleged sexual abuse of several children who were in their care from 1989 to 2012.
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.
Warren Reynolds resigned his position as a supervisor in New Garden Township following the police investigation.
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.
Ronald Rambo is now facing multiple misdemeanor counts of forgery and theft.
Police say Shakeem Carter stabbed Kevin Allen more than twenty times before dousing the body in vegetable oil and setting it on fire.
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.
The Chester County DA says the case first came to light after several dead pit bulls were found in the county over the past couple of months.
“These individuals were … speaking in code over the phone, and … had a very detailed plan that they had thought out,” says Chester County district attorney Tom Hogan.
When parents Boyd and Nelda took ill years ago, their son, Boyd Jr., was granted power of attorney and, through various means, skimmed more than half a million dollars from their bank accounts.
Law enforcement authorities in Chester County, Pa. say they’ve taken more than two dozen people off the streets of Coatesville in a summer-long crime sweep designed to make that community safer.