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Posted on: February 15, 2019

Chester County Attorney Joshua Janis Arrested for Fifth Time

District Attorney Tom Hogan announced the arrest of attorney Joshua Janis on charges of defrauding his mother-in-law of $5,000. He already has been arrested 3 times for defrauding over 30 former clients and once for theft charges relating to his wife.

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Posted on: February 14, 2019

Police Find Drugs and Alligator During Search

On February 8, police executed a search warrant in South Coatesville where they recovered heroin, crack cocaine, suspected fentanyl, cash, and drug packaging materials. They also recovered an alligator, which was living in the kitchen of the residence.

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Posted on: February 6, 2019

Defendant Feeds Crystal Meth to Child, Leaves Children Alone in Car With Gun

Defendant Harold Nuse of Honey Brook initially was arrested for leaving 3 young children in a running vehicle with a gun while he went shopping. A subsequent investigation revealed that he had been feeding crystal meth to at least one of the children.

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Posted on: February 4, 2019

Trooper-Involved Shooting in West Nottingham

The DAO and PSP announced that there was a Trooper-involved shooting in West Nottingham on 2/1/19. After the suspect fled in a high-speed car chase, the suspect go out of his vehicle and pointed a gun at Troopers. Two Troopers discharged their weapons.

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Sinkholes and Hired Muscle on the Mariner East Pipelines

There had been new developments along Sunoco's Mariner East pipelines over the weekend. On 1/20, a new sinkhole opened up and it was discovered that constables from outside the County had apparently been hired by Sunoco to act as a private security force.

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

District Attorney's Office Donates to Safe Harbor

The Chester County District Attorney's Office donated over $500 to Safe Harbor of Chester County. Located in the heart of West Chester, Safe Harbor seeks to feed the homeless and provide shelter to those who need it.

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Pipeline Worker's Obscene Message to a Chester County Resident Draws Response from DA

The Mariner East pipelines in the County have drawn strong public opposition. Now, an obscene message from a pipeline worker to a Chester County resident who opposes the pipeline has drawn a sharp response from District Attorney Tom Hogan.

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Posted on: January 11, 2019

Chester County Attorney Joshua Janis Arrested for Fraud Yet Again

Tom Hogan announced the arrest of Janis on charges of defrauding an additional three legal clients of a total of $8,000. The defendant already has been arrested for defrauding 29 former clients and for theft charges relating to his wife as a victim.

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Posted on: January 4, 2019

Former Federal Prosecutor Joins Team for Pipeline Investigation

The DA's Office announced that Seth Weber has been appointed as a special prosecutor to work on the investigation of the Mariner East pipelines in the County. Weber is a former prosecutor, having served for 26 years as an Assistant United States Attorney.

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Posted on: December 19, 2018

District Attorney Opens Criminal Investigation Into Mariner East Pipeline

Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced that the District Attorney's Office has opened a criminal investigation into the construction of the Mariner East 1, 2, and 2X pipelines being constructed through Chester County.

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