About this blogVeteran courthouse reporter Rick Lee gives some updates and insight into the York County criminal and civil court systems.
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A recent headline topping one of my stories read: Trooper admits lying to rape suspect. My boss got a call from Lt. Fred Hess, station commander for the Pennsylvania State Police barracks in Loganville. He wasn’t happy, she said. During … Continue reading
Spencer “Lee” Newcomer, 43, who shot and killed his Springettsbury Township neighbor, David Wintermyer, 47, on June 10, 2012, after an ongoing feud, was acquitted of all charges Friday, March 15. Newcomer maintained the shooting was in self-defense when Wintermyer … Continue reading
From the fourth floor on up in the seven-story York County Judicial Center, courthouse stenographers almost constantly are seen hurrying through the hallways carrying their steno machines. Wednesday, one steno realized too late that when she grabbed her shoes … Continue reading
Donald M. Kloch Sr. of Peach Bottom Township is on trial in York County Common Pleas Court this week. He is charged with attempted rape and attempted murder. Read previous coverage: Father testifies to fight with daughter’s alleged attacker Read … Continue reading
W. Scott Sandusky, a local attorney with decades of experience in criminal and civil law, was kicking around the idea of running for the Manchester Township district justice seat vacated by Alan Naylor. “I … Continue reading
During a recess in a vehicular assault trial, York County Judge John S. Kennedy and attorneys from the trial recently discussed the status of DUI arrests, prosecutions and convictions. Kennedy presides over the county’s DUI court. DUIs typically … Continue reading
A woman whose car was stopped by York City Police for a summary noise violation and an obstructed license plate will spend three to 23 months in York County Prison after she kicked two officers during her arrest and … Continue reading
Check out former York County drug czar and possible district attorney candidate Bill Graff’s recent appearance on “Joe Live” at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8cm2XDsmVs.
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
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