Law & Justice Top Stories

April 18, 2019

Media, Delaware County, PA — A 23-year-old Haverford Township man recently pled guilty to sexual assault and a statutory contact charge, both involving a 14-year-old girl. Joseph Valiquette age 23 from the unit block of E. Marthart Avenue in the Oakmont section of Haverford Township, will be ...

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  Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — Lower Merion police issued a warning on Facebook to drivers in the township that may have been drinking before or while driving.  Friday Morning starts LMPD’s next impaired driving initiative. “Between April 5, 2019, and April 7, 2019, the Lower Merion ...

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Norristown,  Montgomery County, PA — The County DA along with police chiefs and superintendents from nine municipalities or agencies, including Lower Merion announced the arrest of five defendants that are charged with drug delivery which resulted in death. One of the defendants received additional ...

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Norristown, PA — After admitting to indecent contact with a young minor girl while in Lower Merion Township, a 32-year-old man is slated to report to jail this week. A Montgomery County judge approved a plea agreement. Colin Cornelis Forwood, age 32 of the 3000 block of West Sedgley Avenue, ...

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Man Sentenced for Videotaping Women in Gladwyne Bathroom Norristown, Montgomery County, PA  — A Montgomery County man was sentenced for attempting to use his cellphone to record women while they were in the bathroom at the Philadelphia Country Club, in Gladwyne. Michael Pierce McKenna, 34, of ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — A Lower Merion Township Police officer and his K9 partner are featured in a national footwear advertisement according to the police. The video has gone viral locally and portrays the officer, his partner and the department in an excellent light.  At last ...

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Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA — Authorities raided a local spa in Bryn Mawr Thursday that resulted in the arrest of two women, that reportedly are in the country illegally.   The Kobe Wellness Spa located at 731 Old Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr was raided by Lower Merion Township police and ...

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Harrisburg, PA —  The PA State Senate voted earlier today to pass the “Public Employee Pension Forfeiture Act.”  The bill amends current law making it harder for government employees and officials to hang on to their government pensions, should they be convicted of a crime related to their ...

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  Narberth, Lower Merion Township, PA — Family, and friends of John Le are one step closer to the end of a nightmare that started when John Le was gunned down in July 2017.  His killer was found guilty of first-degree murder on Thursday.   A motive for the murder was never really ...

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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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Norristown, PA — A Montgomery County judge ruled on March 8 that the alleged confession of the man accused of murdering Ardmore model Christina Carlin-Kraft will be heard by a jury at trial later this year. Judge William R. Carpenter denied accused killer Jonathan Wesley Harris' request to ...

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Camden, NJ — A Haverford Township man was sentenced today to 147 months in prison for committing three armed robberies in Salem, Ocean, and Cumberland counties in November 2017, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced. According to officials with the US Attorney District of New Jersey, Terrance ...

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Lower Merion, PA — The leaders of the Delaware County Democratic Committee called for Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach to resign from office last week, passing a resolution to that effect and setting an aggressive tone for Leach's ongoing political struggles. It's been a tumultuous month ...

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  The day that LMSD condemned 1835 County Line Road allowing it to be taken by Eminent Domain, the property was effectively titled to the LMSD.  The only option available to the owners to get their property back is to fight a legal battle in court.   Lower Merion Township, PA — Fraud, ...

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Former Radnor Commissioner Pleads Guilty to Federal Porn Charges Philadelphia, PA — Phil Ahr, age 68 and Former President of Radnor Township Commissioners, pled guilty Tuesday to sending, receiving, and possessing images that were child pornography.  His plea occurred at a hearing in ...

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Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA —  District Judge Michael P. Quinn transferred the case against Richard J. Quinn-Simons, 32, of Ardmore, to Norristown. “I don’t understand, we worked this out two months ago,” stated Investigator Gibble who appeared miffed that something had gone wrong with ...

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Philadelphia, PA —  Pennsylvania State Senator Dailyn Leach filed a civil lawsuit on January 28, 2019, for libel, slander, and misrepresentation against three people —  including one woman who has accused him of sexual assault. This filing comes days after the State Senate Democratic Caucus hired ...

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