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May 19, 2019

Media, Delaware County, PA — On Friday, Delaware County DA Katayoun Copeland announced the arrest of a Ridley Park woman whom allegedly attempted to smuggle Fentanyl into the George Hill Correctional Facility.  The woman was reported to the jail to serve a 48 hours weekend sentence stemming from an ...

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Media, PA —The Delaware County DA's office announced today that Santhosh Akinepalli, 27, of Exton was arrested for the second time following his initial arrest during a large-scale, undercover sting operation that netted ten child predators, in April. Santhosh Akinepalli's apprehension comes ...

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Media, Delaware County, PA — Today, Delaware County’s District Attorney announced the arrest of ten people as a result of an undercover sting operation focused on child predators. The arrests come after a month-long investigation, during National Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Child Abuse ...

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Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — Officials in Allegheny County have reported that a case of measles has been confirmed.by the Pennsylvania Department of Health. The Pittsburgh case brings the 2019 total to 705 individual instances of the highly contagious disease that have been reported in 23 ...

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Pottstown, Montgomery County, PA — Police were dispatched to 162 N. Charlotte St. in Pottstown today for a reported disturbance in the alley.  Three Pottstown PD Officers arrived and while investigating heard a single gunshot from inside apartment number three at that location. Darryl "Omar” ...

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“You are an evil, despicable individual,” he told Rollins. “You are a liar, a manipulator, a thug, a scumbag. You don’t deserve to see the outside ever again in your lifetime.”   Media, PA —  A 25-Year-old man from Philadelphia was sentenced Friday in the shooting of John Le of Narberth ...

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Drexel Hill, Upper Darby Township, PA —- Township police officers responded to the Upper Darby High School after administrators placed the school on lockdown.  A student found what appeared to be live ammunition, a bullet in a classroom. The incident occurred on April 11 at approximately 2:15 ...

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Armed Robbery at 7-11 in Haverford Township   Haverford Township, PA — A man armed with a  semi-automatic pistol robbed the 7-11 Store on  Eagle Road Friday morning in the Oakmont section of Haverford Township. The incident occurred around 5:30 a.m. Friday at the 7-Eleven store located at ...

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Philadelphia, PA — US customs and border protection agents seized sizeable black duffel bags containing more than half a ton of cocaine from a ship that had recently arrived at the Philadelphia port.  Authorities reported that the drugs had a street value of approximately $38 million. Taking a ...

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As the courtship season begins for peregrine falcons,residents of all ages and visitors from all over the world can observe and study one of the fastest animals on earth by, tuning in to the Union County Falcon Cam. “The Falcon Cam is a great opportunity for residents of all ages to experience ...

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Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia police and the Philadelphia office of the FBI have announced the arrest of a suspected serial bank robber. Michael Edmondson, 50, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody on March 9, 2018 and has been arrested and charged in connection with bank robberies in ...

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The defendant was located under the victim’s bed with her six-year-old son; police allege she had dried blood on her hands.   Norristown, PA — Montgomery County officials announced this afternoon the arrest of a Delaware County women from Folsom In the deaths of two W. Norriton residents.

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  Media, Pa —Delaware County District Attorney Katayoun M. Copeland announced the arrest of a Scranton man who is charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old child.  Multiple police and law enforcement agencies jointly collaborated during the investigation.   Bryce Alexander Phillips, ...

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North Wales, PA  —  A North Wales man was arrested Sunday, March 3, 2019, and charged with more than 100 counts of child pornography, according to authorities. Scott Neff, 42, of North Wales was charged with more than 100 felony counts of distributing and possessing child pornography, as well as ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — A pizza deliveryman from Ardmore was shot and killed Tuesday while delivering pizza to an Overbrook Park home on the 7600 block of Woodcrest Avenue, Philadelphia, that was under construction, police said.  The house is only a few blocks off City Avenue.  City ...

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