D.A. announces two new hires, promotion

Seven-year prosecutor will head the county’s Child Abuse Unit Chester County prosecutor Deborah S. Ryan has been promoted to Deputy District Attorney in charge of the Child Abuse Unit. The Chester County District Attorney’s Office has announced two new hires and a promotion. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said the swearing-in of two new prosecutors, Kelsey Gvozdich and Ryan Borchik,...

Police seize 40 pounds of drug-laced candy

Disturbing discovery made at West Chester U. apartment, authorities said Updated at 3 p.m. with information on pending arrest A photo shows some of the drug-laced candy police found at a West Chester University apartment. Police seized more than 40 pounds of drug-laced candy from an apartment at West Chester University’s South Campus, the Chester County District Attorney’s Office said Monday. “With...

4 prosecutors elevated to deputy district attorneys

D.A.: Promotions make ‘strong leadership team even stronger’ Newly promoted deputy district attorneys are Michelle Frei (from left), Mark Conte, Renee Merion, and Thomas Ost-Prisco. Four Chester County assistant district attorneys have been promoted to deputy district attorneys, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced Friday. Hogan said the new deputies – Michelle Frei,...

Police seek help in case of murdered Marine

Buried in Kennett Square, he was unidentified for more than four decades By Kathleen Brady Shea,  Managing Editor, The Times State police are looking for the public’s help to solve the 1968 murder of Cpl. Robert Daniel Corriveau. For nearly 44 years, the remains of an unidentified murder victim lay in Longwood Cemetery, but the case was never forgotten, state police said. On July 29, 2009, members...