The Chester County Regional Emergency Response Team, one of the County's SWAT teams, received a District Attorney's Commendation for bravery and outstanding teamwork. Fittingly, the SWAT team was presented the award in the middle of a long training day.
Tom Hogan announced the arrest of defendant Mark Turner for the murder of his girlfriend Rachel Yeager. When the defendant suspected that the victim was cheating on him, he beat her to death with his fists and kicking her with steel-toed work boots.
Tom Hogan and Parkesburg Police Chief Brian Sheller announced the arrest of Ciara Robinson. The defendant intentionally pushed her daughter down a set of stairs and onto a concrete landing, causing a crushing injury to her head and death of the child.
Tom Hogan announced the arrest of Joshua Yannuzzi for hiding a phone and recording women in pubic bathrooms and other locations in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland. There are over 20 identified female victims and potentially more yet to be identified.
The DA's Office is presenting a program on school shootings to parents and teachers at 6:30 this evening, October 16, 2018, at the Coatesville Area High School Auditorium. Additional programs are scheduled for October 23, 24, and 29 at other schools.
Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan has been selected as the Pennsylvania Director for the National District Attorneys Association, the largest and oldest association of prosecutors in the nation.