Monthly Archives: July 2012

Possible conflict of interest in Anaida Rivera homicide case.

I got a late night tip I’ll have to check out tomorrow (Aug. 1, 2012).   There have been allegations of conflict of interest in criminal cases before. When there is, it is usually on the part of the York … Continue reading

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Defense attorney Bill Graff did something unusual this week.

Anyone who knows Graff would not be surprised by that statement. But Graff went into court on Tuesday asking that bail for one of his clients be increased. A woman Graff is representing on a drug charge had been on … Continue reading

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Unpaid attorney fees have tabled 2010 murder trial

Joann Helfrich has been in York County Prison without bail since Oct. 12, 2010, on murder charges.   She has not come to trial because, according to court documents, her family has not paid her attorney.    Judge … Continue reading

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Strange scanner calls: Coughing crows and people who like knives

There wasn’t anything too remarkable on the scanner this week. If you’re ever looking for up-to-the-minute strange calls, you can follow me on Twitter @ralefever. Paul Kuehnel, a YDR photographer, also tweets about strange scanner chatter @paulkuehnel. Some noteworthy things … Continue reading

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A little police humor during a routine police check

A routine press release from Southern Regional Police came across our desks this week. Southern Regional Police made a quick arrest in an armed robbery in Shrewsbury Township on Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release. Police said that at … Continue reading

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