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.
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.
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.
Tom Hogan announced the arrest of defendant Nathaniel Lewis for attempted homicide of multiple police officers. Following a situation on Christmas where the defendant barricaded himself at a residence in East Vincent, the SWAT team responded to the home.
DA Hogan announced the arrest of Cynthia Taylor for stealing over $330,000 from her employer, Ballymore Company, in Sadsbury Township. The defendant used acompany credit card for personal expenditures and doctored internal records to cover up her crime.
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.
An attorney already charged with defrauding multiple clients has been arrested for using his ex-wife's identity to open accounts and incur debts in her name. Janis spent the money on business expenses, strip club charges, pornography, and other expenses.