Press Releases


Pictured left to right: First Assistant District Attorney Mike Noone; Deputy District Attorney Michelle Barone, Head of the District Attorney’s Drug Unit; District Attorney Tom Hogan; Coatesville Police Department Sgt. Rodger Ollis; Dolly Wideman-Scott, Director of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County; and Matt Holliday, President of the Board of Directors of the Domestic Violence Center of Chester County.

  1. Zero Homicides in Chester County

    Nobody was murdered in Chester County yesterday. Why is this news? Because nobody was murdered in Chester County the day before that, or the day before that, or the day before that. In fact, Chester Co. has not recorded a single homicide to date in 2019. Full press release...
  2. Chesco Drug Dealer Charged with Burning Corpse of Baby

    The DAO and PSP announced the arrests of William Jones and Anita Depedro for drug delivery and related offenses. Jones was also arrested for concealing the death of a child and abuse of corpse, covering up a stillborn birth by Depedro by burning the body. Full press release...
  3. Notice of Nuisance Action Regarding Pipeline

    The DA's Office served formal notice of intent to bring a civil pubic nuisance (an activity that threatens public health, safety, or welfare) action against Energy Transfer regarding the construction and operation of the Mariner East pipeline project. Full press release...
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