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Fran Chardo, District Attorney
TRACY KROH UPDATE: PERJURY CHARGE FILED AGAINST MATTHEW WEBSTER
Today, the Pennsylvania State Police charged Matthew Webster with perjury in connection with investigation into the disappearance of Tracy Kroh. Webster was arrested in the courtroom following his testimony before the 11th Dauphin County Investigating Grand Jury. The complaint alleges that Webster falsely testified that he had not spoken in advance with Holly Mallett about the content of her pending grand jury testimony. According to the probable cause affidavit, a wire
The five year anniversary of the death of Jarrod Tutko, Jr.
August 1, 2019- On night of August 1, 2014, I received a phone call from Harrisburg Police Detective Rodney Shoeman advising me of the death of a child on Green Street in the city. Unfortunately, calls such as the one that I received that night happen far too often. What struck me as different with this call was the emotion in Det.
DIAYA OSMAN HAMID RETURNED FROM AUSTRALIA TO FACE KIDNAPPING FOR RANSOM CHARGES FROM 2009 INCIDENT
On July 19, 2019, the United States Marshals Service returned Diaya Osman Hamid, now 31 years old, to Dauphin County from Australia to face charges of kidnapping, aggravated assault, burglary, criminal conspiracy, and related charges in connection with a 2009 incident in Susquehanna Township. The Marshals turned Hamid over to Susquehanna Township officers who transported him to the Dauphin County Prison.
Joseph Rivera-Rivera sentenced to state prison term of 6-12 years for rape of a child
Today, Joseph Rivera-Rivera, 21, received a sentence of 6 to 12 years in a state penitentiary for sexually assaulting a 12 year old girl in 2016. Judge William T.
Audio release of police radio traffic during the December 22nd, 2017 incident related to the exchange of gunfire between police and Ahmed El-Mofty. The Public is reminded to use discretion when listening to this audio.
Authorities are asking the public for any information they may have on Ahmed Aminamin El-Mofty, 51. El-Mofty shot at a Capitol Police officer at 3rd and Walnut Streets and then fired several shots at a PA State Trooper at Fifth and Strawberry Streets slightly wounding her. Later, with two handguns, he fired shots at officers at 17th and Mulberry Streets.
William Reeves, 35, of Harrisburg, was found guilty today by Judge Curcillo of felony cocaine possession and illegally possessing two handguns. He was sentenced to 7-14 years in state prison with a mandatory five years for possessing cocaine and a firearm. On February 17, 2012 State Parole Agents...
The Superior Court today reversed a decision of the Dauphin County Court of Common Pleas that had excluded results of breath tests that revealed a Blood Alcohol Content of .16% or higher in DUI defendants. The Superior Court found that the Commonwealth had met its burden of proof at this stage of...
Theron Jeffrey Golden, 54, pleaded guilty on August 21, 2013 to charges of theft by deception, unlawful use of a computer and forgery in a case that victimized two older county residents. Golden, a car salesman, admitted in court that he falsified online loan applications that were submitted to...
On August 19, 2013, Michael S. Kelly, 41, of Highland Street in Steelton, was sentenced by Dauphin County Judge Deborah Curcillo to 8 years to 18 years in a state prison. Kelly’s victim, now 15 years old, spoke at Kelly’s sentencing hearing. Fighting back tears, she described how her life will...
On August 5th, 2013, video surveillance cameras were installed in the City of Harrisburg. The video surveillance camera project is part of an on-going effort to increase awareness, presence, security, and partnerships in the community to address crime. The cameras act as a force-multiplier for the...