October 2012 Archives

2 men arrested on outstanding stolen property, burglary warrants

A pair of Pennsylvania men were arrested near a bank in New Jersey and charged with several burglaries, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia, being fugitives from justice, possession of illegal ammunition and receiving stolen property. A local law enforcement officer noticed a suspicious vehicle with the men inside it. He checked the vehicle identification information and found the car had been stolen. The officer also discovered that the men were fugitives from justice and wanted for burglary. The men were detained in jail pending the payment of $50,000 bail per defendant.

Two arrested on drug charges near Philadelphia

A man and woman from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, were arrested on drug charges involving distribution after a man they were allegedly selling drugs to near a convenience store called authorities. The man allegedly tried to buy drugs from the pair who told him he didn't have enough money to complete the transaction because they increased their price. He called the police to complain that he had already given them $50 when they asked him for additional cash. He reported that the male defendant had a gun.

Former reality TV personality in trouble with drug charges

A former teenage pageant diva is facing charges of drug possession and prostitution. Police officers were investigating a complaint of someone driving erratically. They happened upon the vehicle and found the 21-year-old and a man passed out in a running vehicle. She says that she met this man, who happened to be an attorney, while working in a bar a few years ago. Allegedly, he paid her to sleep with him a couple times per month. The drug charges she faces involve prescription medications she had inside of her purse. The young woman was also charged with initially lying to state troopers about her identity. She intends to plead not guilty on the charges she is facing. She gained notoriety when her family appeared on an episode of the reality TV series "Wife Swap" in 2008.

Pennsylvania State Police corral 5 drivers on DUI charges

During a week in mid-September, state troopers arrested five men for drunk driving. All of the arrests occurred in the evening or early morning hours. An arrest does not always mean the person will be convicted of DUI, but each of the men now faces DUI charges. The maximum allowable blood alcohol content for drinking and driving is 0.08 percent in Pennsylvania. All five subjects were found to be intoxicated during the traffic stops, according to state troopers.

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