Crime

State Police Adds Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement Stats to COVID-19...

Officers from the Pennsylvania State (PSP) Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement visited hundreds of licensed liquor establishments throughout the commonwealth during the Independence...

State Police Announces Quarterly Firearms Purchase Denial Investigations

The Pennsylvania State Police announced the number of firearms purchase denials, subsequent investigations, and arrests resulting from such investigations for the second quarter of 2020. The...

State Police Seizes More Than $5.7 Million in Illegal Drugs in...

The Pennsylvania State Police announced troopers confiscated $5,723,823 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the second quarter of 2020. From April 1...

Governor Signs Bill to help those with Criminal Record get a...

Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 637, which removes outdated licensing barriers so skilled workers with criminal records can get a second chance and...

30 Sticks of Dynamite Linked To Suspected ATM Explosions Recovered

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Talib Crump, 26, of Philadelphia, is being charged after a search warrant at the defendant’s home lead agents...

AG Shapiro Stops Price Gouging At Regional Discount Pharmacy in Lancaster

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General has shut down price gouging efforts at Regional Discount Pharmacy in Lancaster,...

Pennsylvania Reduced Prison Population by Record-Setting 3,471 since March 1 

Governor Tom Wolf announced that since March 1, the population of those in state correctional facilities has been reduced by 3,471 individuals, the largest...

Pennsylvania State Police Releases 2019 DUI Arrest Totals

The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers made 22,139 driving-under-the-influence (DUI) arrests in 2019, which reflects a 10 percent increase from the total number...

Notice of Execution Signed for Death Row Inmate Convicted of Lancaster...

Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel signed a Notice of Execution setting July 28, 2020 for the execution of Leeton Jahwanza Thomas. Thomas was sentenced...

AG Shapiro and 43rd Statewide Grand Jury File Criminal Charges Against...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General is formally charging Cabot Oil and Gas, an unconventional gas, or “fracking,”...

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