Category Archives: Criminal court

Live Coverage of the Timothy Jacoby Capital Murder Trial

The York County District Attorney’s Office is seeking the death penalty for a man accused of killing a Manheim Township woman in 2010. Timothy Matthew Jacoby, 41, was charged in August in connection with the death of 55-year-old Monica Schmeyer. … Continue reading

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Live Coverage of the Joshua Cochran and Amy Funt child abuse trial

The parents of a 2 1/2-year-old girl are being prosecuted for allegedly seriously injuring her when she was 2-month’s old. Follow live coverage of their trial below. Amy Marie Funt, 29, and Joshua Allen Cochran, 30, reportedly “abruptly and unexpectedly” … Continue reading

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U.S. Marshals capture “War Machine”

I’m a crime writer and also a fan of the sport of mixed martial arts. But typically, when the two meet, it’s not a good thing. MMA fighters are no different than other athletes — many are college-educated, have competed … Continue reading

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Don’t wear your PJs to district court

Post by York Daily Record/Sunday News.

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Live Coverage of Gregory Allen Hess’ Bail Hearing

Accused twice of trying to hire a hit man to kill someone, Gregory Allen Hess has a bail hearing today. The first person Hess, 46, allegedly wanted killed was his estranged wife’s boyfriend. The hired hit man in that attempt … Continue reading

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Local mental health experts give insight into far-reaching effects of sexual abuse

With her identity protected by authorities and her privacy honored by the media, the public likely will never know if the alleged victim of Dover Area School District Matthew Puterbaugh suffered any emotional trauma from the reported sexual abuse. Some … Continue reading

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It may be a stereotype, but …

… most people would probably agree that you don’t come between a cop and his coffee. The never-sleeping eyes of law enforcement sometimes need to be caffeinated to remain that way. But a Maryland woman apparently did just that. Christina … Continue reading

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Don’t mess with Walmart

Matthew A. Gaspin admitted he didn’t read the fine print. So, when he got caught shoplifting a TV soundbar from Walmart in West Manheim Township on Aug. 23, 2013, he also got hit with a defiant trespass charge. It seems … Continue reading

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Two more plead in 2012 home invasion

Two of the four men arrested in connection with a botched home invasion in Chanceford Township in July 2012 where shots were fired but no one was injured pleaded guilty recently in York County court to some charges.

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Home invasion sentencing and a plea in York County court

Chad Miller was sentenced for his role in a home invasion. Israel Morales-Alvarado pleaded guilty in a domestic incident with his wife.

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