Crime

Former Lebanon County State Senator Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Pornography

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Michael Folmer, former state Senator for Lebanon County, pleaded guilty to possessing child pornography and criminal use of...

Former Northumberland County Probation Chief Sentenced for Theft of Funds

The former head of Northumberland County’s adult probation office today was sentenced to between 3 and 23 months in prison and ordered to repay...

AG Shapiro: George Smith Towing Violates Agreement, Exploits More Consumers

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that he is seeking restitution for more than 200 consumers and sanctions against a Philadelphia towing company for violating...

$1.5 Million in Grants for Opioid Use Disorder Criminal Justice Diversion...

The Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) is awarding nearly $1.5 million in federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grants...

AG Shapiro Launches Pennsylvania’s First Statewide Conviction Integrity Unit

AG Shapiro launched Pennsylvania’s first statewide Conviction Integrity Unit ― a new division under the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. CIU’s mission is to review and...

Gov. Wolf Announces More Support for Victims of Sexual Assault

Governor Tom Wolf announced that the Office of Victims’ Services in the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) is now accepting sexual assault...

Statewide Meth Ring Busted, 32 Arrested In Operation Ice Breaker

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the arrest of 32 individuals, accused of the sale and distribution of methamphetamine in Blair County. This law enforcement...

New Law to Protect Victims of Human Trafficking

Governor Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 60 into law, elevating a human trafficking offense to a first-degree felony, increasing fines and prison times, and...

Movita Johnson-Harrell Pleads Guilty, Sentenced for Public Corruption Crimes

The 60th public official to be charged with corruption by state Attorney General Josh Shapiro today pleaded guilty, was sentenced to jail, and ordered to repay...

Governor Wolf’s ‘It’s On Us PA’ Awards $1 Million to 36...

State and national leaders of the “It’s On Us” initiative joined Secretary of Education Pedro A. Rivera today to announce nearly $1 million in...

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