Showing posts with label Attorney General. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Attorney General. Show all posts

Friday, March 1, 2024

Schuylkill County Man Sentenced for Manufacturing, Possessing Child Pornography

On Friday, Pennsylvania Attorney General Michelle Henry announced a Schuylkill County man will serve 4 to 10 years in state prison for child pornography charges in Schuylkill and Carbon counties.

Thursday, December 21, 2023

Former Schuylkill County Residents Charged with Insurance Fraud

A man and woman that used to live in Schuylkill County are facing insurance charges for attempting to defraud an insurance claim.

Sunday, December 10, 2023

Schuylkill Township Police Officer Faces Charges for Misusing Law Enforcement Database

A Schuylkill Township police officer, 49-year-old Jason S. Lex, is facing charges for allegedly misusing the Pennsylvania Justice Network (JNET) computer system. 

Monday, November 13, 2023

Thursday, July 27, 2023

First of Former Berks County Jehovah’s Witnesses Member Pleads Guilty to Child Sexual Assault Crimes

Pennsylvania Attorney General Michelle Henry announced Wednesday that Jesse Hill, a former member of Jehovah’s Witnesses from Berks County, who now resides in Georgia, has pleaded guilty to charges related to the sexual assault and exploitation of two minors. 

Friday, May 26, 2023

Minersville Man Sentenced for 2015 Murder in Pottsville

Pennsylvania Attorney General Michelle Henry has announced that a Minersville man has been sentenced for his role in a murder in Pottsville in 2015.

Thursday, December 8, 2022

Attorney General Shapiro Announces Charges Against 9 Former Mount Carmel Football Players for Hazing Incident

On Thursday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that his office has filed charges against nine former Mount Carmel High School football players for their involvement in a 2020 hazing incident.

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Pennsylvania Attorney General Shapiro Announces 500th Arrest by Child Predator Section Since 2017

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General announced on Tuesday, the 500th arrest by the Child Predator Section since Attorney General Josh Shapiro took office in 2017.

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Pennsylvania Attorney General Files Criminal Charges Against Lycoming County Contractor Ripping Off Customers

The Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office announced Tuesday that it has filed charges against contractor Michael Bloom of Williamsport, PA. 

Thursday, May 5, 2022

PA Attorney General's Office Holds Intuit Accountable for Misleading Taxpayers

On Wednesday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that his office has secured a settlement with Intuit Inc., makers of TurboTax. 

Thursday, April 28, 2022

Luzerne County Constable Charged for Buying 22 Guns from Convicted Felon

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced Thursday that a Luzerne County constable was charged for straw purchasing 22 firearms for a convicted felon.

Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Five Arrested for Operating Drug Trafficking Ring in Schuylkill County

On Tuesday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro visited Schuylkill County to announce along side District Attorney Mike O'Pake, the arrest of five individuals for their roles in the distribution and trafficking of fentanyl and methamphetamine in Schuylkill County and the surrounding region.

Friday, August 13, 2021

Pine Grove Business Owner Charged with Possessing Child Pornography

A businessman from Pine Grove was taken into custody yesterday and charged by the Pennsylvania Attorney General's office with possessing child pornography.

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Pennsylvania Attorney General Seizes 60 Firearms, Stolen Guns, and Shuts Down Meth Ring in Berks County

Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that agents from the Office of Attorney General have arrested five individuals and shut down a methamphetamine trafficking organization operating in Berks, Chester, and Montgomery counties.

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

Luzerne Children and Youth Services Director Arrested for Endangering Children

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Tuesday that the former director of Luzerne County’s Children and Youth Services has been charged for directing employees to falsely terminate reports of child abuse and neglect, putting dozens of children in Luzerne County at risk. She has since resigned from her position.

Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Attorney General Charges Assistant Marching Band Director of Central Dauphin High School with Distributing Child Pornography

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced on Monday that an assistant marching band director at Central Dauphin High School has been charged with distributing and possessing child pornography after investigators found at least 50 files containing images of child pornography in his home. He has since been fired from his position.