Tag Archives: District Attorney Tom Hogan


Officials celebrate expansion of Pre-K efforts

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State, county and local education officials helped mark the expansion of pre-kindergarten classrooms at the Warwick Cedarville Childcare Center in Pottstown. The expansion of high-quality pre-k was made possible by… Read more »


Hogan: police to battle aggressive driving

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Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Thursday that police in around the county are targeting aggressive driving. Police will focus on motorists exhibiting aggressive driving behaviors such as running… Read more »

The Chester County Sheriff’s Department Honor Guard stands at attention during the memorial ceremony.

Ceremony honors county’s fallen heroes

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Nine who paid ultimate sacrifice continue to generate appreciation By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times For nearly an hour on Wednesday, May 7, nine members of law enforcement inspired… Read more »

Chester County Det./Lt. Kevin Dykes congratulates retired Coatesville Det. Marty Quinn on his selection as 2013 Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.

Law enforcement highlights take center stage

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D.A. recognizes those who went above, beyond in 2013 By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Amid tough talk on crime and profuse praise for crime-fighters, recipients of the Chester… Read more »


Hogan announces new prescription drug drop off boxes

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10 locations around Chester County make it easier dispose of unwanted prescriptions Chester County residents will now have 10 permanent locations all around the county to dispose of expired or… Read more »

Chester County Sheriff Carolyn "Bunny" Welsh (left) announces her selection of George P. March as chief deputy sheriff.

Veteran law-enforcer returns to county roots

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Sheriff selects Caln Township resident as chief deputy By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times For the new Chester County chief deputy sheriff, the position, which was announced Wednesday,… Read more »

Tredyffrin Township Police Superintendent Anthony Giaimo (left) and Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan discuss the need for another county detective who specializes in child-abuse investigations.

New detective could crack county’s hiring freeze

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Commissioners favorable to D.A.’s plea to bolster overburdened child-abuse unit By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times Widespread publicity about serial child molestation – both suspected and successfully prosecuted… Read more »

Moise “Moi” Lantigua-Ayala (clockwise from top left), 29, of Reading; Fidencio “La Tusa” Avalos, 42, of Kennett Square; Jonathan “Cesar” Garcia Sanchez, 25, of Wilmington, De.; Jesus Zamora-Zamora, 40, of Wilmington, De.; Benjamin Lara-Medina, 38, of Wilmington, De.; Cesar Morales Castillo, a/k/a “Rafael Castaneda” and “Chicles”, 32, of Wilmington, De.; Marcelino “Pokey” Rocha-Luna, 25, of Wilmington, De.; and Jose “Mario” Miranda Garcia, 29, of Newark, De. are among the defendants in Operation Broken Pipeline.

D.A.: Mexican drug pipeline to county busted

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Sixteen defendants face cocaine-trafficking charges By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times This pipeline – one that allegedly funneled narcotics from Mexico through Southern Chester County and was fueled by… Read more »

Chester County Detective Robert Balchunis, the latest addition to the investigative arm of the District Attorney's Office, began his new post this week, said District Attorney Tom Hogan.

New county detective continues family legacy

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Robert Balchunis has been assigned to Major Case Squad By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times A respected police officer who may be genetically predisposed to investigative work has… Read more »

Authorities said Jamica Woods, 37, of East Fallowfield Township, was fatally shot Tuesday by Gregory A. Twyman, 44, her longtime boyfriend.

D.A. calls East Fallowfield murder ‘an execution’

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Defendant’s Facebook boast indicates he planned girlfriend’s shooting By Kathleen Brady Shea, Managing Editor, The Times The homicide on Tuesday in East Fallowfield Township is being called “an execution” by Chester… Read more »