A southeastern Pennsylvania campaign to target and cite drivers who commit “aggressive" offenses has begun and continues through April 23. More than 80 police departments, including 12 locally, are part of the effort.
Local police departments strongly suggest designating a driver before enjoying any alcoholic beverages. Those who don't could find officers waiting at a sobriety checkpoint in the coming week.
Two men charged in the shooting deaths of two Pottsgrove School District students last October, if convicted of first-degree murder, could be considered for life sentences rather than the death penalty, a newspaper reported.
The borough is upgrading its emergency notice system for residents, effective Jan. 1. Your landline phone is automatically registered, but you’ll need to sign up to receive cell phone alerts.
Lower, Upper, and West Pottsgrove townships, and Pottstown and Phoenixville boroughs, are among regional winners just awarded millions of dollars in funds from the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency.
Deonte Kelly, wanted for arrest as a second person allegedly involved in last Monday’s double homicide in Pottstown, surrendered Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. to borough and Montgomery County law enforcers.
A second suspect is wanted in the Monday shooting deaths of two Pottsgrove High students, the Montgomery County district attorney said. Police are seeking Deonte Kelly, a 23-year-old Philadelphia man.
Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steel said Pottstown police have arrested a 17-year-old Schwenksville male and charged him in the Monday fatal shooting of two Pottsgrove High students.