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DA Rules Steam Pub Shootings Justified

The 21-year-old man who shot and killed two men who were attacking him in the parking lot of the Steam Pub in Upper Southampton Township was justified in using deadly force, District Attorney Matt Weintraub said, Thursday. At an afternoon…

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Drug Dealer Sentenced to Six to 20 Years in Prison for County Cases, One while in Jail

A 31-year-old man was sentenced on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, to six to 20 years in state prison for three drug-dealing cases in 2021, including one committed in the Bucks County Correctional Facility that led to an inmate’s overdose. Brian…

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Nearby: Former Fed Inmate Sentenced to Nearly Three Years For Fraudulently Collecting PUA Funds on Behalf of Inmates

United States Attorney Jacqueline C. Romero announced that Brandon Segers, 34, of Philadelphia, PA, was sentenced to two years and nine months in prison, 3\three years of supervised release, and was ordered to pay $142,069 in restitution for fraudulently applying…

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Philly Woman Beater Sentenced to State Prison for at least 16 Years

41-year-old man who assaulted his ex-girlfriend and then repeatedly threatened, stalked, and harassed her, even while he was in Bucks County Correctional Facility, was sentenced Monday to 16 ½ years to 35 years to state prison. Steven Jeffrey Castner, of…

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Nearby: Philadelphia Woman Charged With Straw-Purchasing Nearly 20 Handguns in Bucks County

Acting United States Attorney Jennifer Arbittier Williams announced last week Sharon Jones, 44, of Philadelphia, PA, was arrested and charged by Indictment with one count of dealing in firearms without a license and six counts of making false statements to…

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Man Shot Trying to Help Middletown Domestic Assault Victim; Suspect Killed In Officer Involved Shooting In Philly

A man who was killed in a fatal officer-involved shooting in Philadelphia on Wednesday, August 18, 2021, had earlier shot a man in Middletown Township who was attempting to help the victim of a domestic assault. Officers with the Middletown…

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Nearby: Two Men Charged for Arson of State Police SUV, During Philly Protests

One Philadelphia man and another from West Virginia have charged with setting a state trooper vehicle on fire last May by the FBI. Ayoub Tabri, 25, of Arlington, VA, and Lester Fulton Smith, 26, of Philadelphia, PA were each charged…

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Meth Ring Mastermind & 16 Associates Shut Down, Jailed

A sprawling methamphetamine operation based in Lower Bucks County was shut down by a multi jurisdictional law enforcement three- year investigation on Wednesday.  The Bucks County Detectives Drug Strike Force and the Bensalem Township Police Department have charged the leader…

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North Philly Crack Kingpin Sentenced to 30 Years in Federal Prison

United States Attorney William M. McSwain announced that Edward Stinson, 30, of Philadelphia, PA was sentenced to 360 months’ imprisonment and five years’ supervised release by United States District Court Judge Paul S. Diamond for leading the Stinson Drug Trafficking…

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