The Chester County District Attorney's Office announced that Deputy District Attorney Tom Ost-Prisco has been appointed to serve on the National Fire Protection Association committee that develops national guidelines for fire investigators.
Tom Hogan announced the arrest of Owen J. Roberts High School teacher Melissa Bonkoski for engaging in a sexual relationship with a male student. The defendant previously was arrested for inappropriate contact with the student.
Tom Hogan announced the arrest of Christopher Pickard and Latrice Harrington in a murder-for-hire scheme. Pickard originally was arrested on drug charges and incarcerated at Chester Co. Prison. The defendants arranged for a "hitman" to kill the victim.
West Goshen Police and the District Attorney's Office announced the arrest of defendant Clayton P. Carter for the homicide of his next-door neighbor, G. Brooks Jennings. The defendant and the victim had been in a long running neighborhood dispute.