March 15, 2013
A woman was arrested at Parx Casino in Bensalem this month for smashing a beer bottle over the head of a fellow slots player who blew cigarette smoke in her face, according to police records. Dana Sarne, 30, of Morrisville, asked Paula White to extinguish her cigarette while the two were playing slots March 4, records say. Sarne said the smoke was irritating her asthma. According to the records, the two were in the casino's smoking section. White would not put out the cigarette, records say, and then blew smoke in Sarne's face.
March 14, 2013
A woman was arrested in Parx Casino earlier this month for smashing a beer bottle over the head of a fellow slots player that blew cigarette smoke in her face, according to police records. Dana Sarne, 30, from Morrisville, asked Paula White to extinguish her cigarette while the two were playing slots on March 4, records say. Sarne said the smoke was irritating her asthma. According to the records, the two were playing in the casino's smoking section. White refused to put out the cigarette, records say, then blew smoke in Sarne's face.
April 8, 1992 |
A Collingdale man was sentenced in Delaware County Court yesterday to four to 10 years in the death of an Ambler man, who was struck by a beer bottle. Ronald Delfera, 24, of the first block of Upland Terrace, entered a plea of guilty before Judge Frank T. Hazel yesterday to the third-degree murder of Joseph Majewski, 35, on Sept. 7. Majewski died after he was struck on the head by a beer bottle that was thrown by Delfera during an altercation outside O'Hagan's Bar in Collingdale.
October 19, 2001
What's wrong with this photo (Back Page Oct. 8)? That guy has a beer bottle in his hand - what's up with security at the Vet? Terry J. Linder, Atlantic City At the last Eagles game, just before the National Anthem, all the cheerleaders took to the field to dance - and to my surprise the music that was being played was not a song popular with any Americans. To make matters worse, it was a song with Spanish lyrics. Steven Muzychka, Philadelphia
September 1, 1994 |
A 20-year-old West Norriton woman is suing a township nightclub for $60,000 over injuries she sustained after being struck with a beer bottle wielded by an intoxicated customer on July 16, 1993. Christine Milano, filed a complaint in Montgomery County Court alleging that Brownies was doubly negligent, for allowing her to enter with a "patently phony" proof of age and for serving another customer who was visibly intoxicated. "I think it's outrageous that Brownies, that invites hundreds of people to this establishment, could allow this type of behavior to go on," said her attorney, David A. Tornetta.
April 5, 2013
Intruder in South Philly home invasion ID'd * 6th Street near Wilder The intruder shot dead during a home invasion Easter Sunday in South Philadelphia has been identified as Jimmy Lam, 21, of McKean Street near 19th. Lee Heng, 63, told police that two men broke into his home through a second-floor bathroom window about 12:45 a.m. Heng told detectives Lam punched him in the mouth, so he shot at both intruders, who retreated back through the bathroom window. Police found Lam dead outside the window.
September 3, 1994 |
STICKY-FINGERED COLLECTOR COMES UNGLUED IN COURT A Briton who claims to be the world's leading authority on beer-bottle labels has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for stealing rare and unique examples from public archives. Keith Osborne, 47, appeared dumbstruck as he was sentenced. His lawyer had urged community service, saying Osborne's offenses were completely out of character. But Judge Denis Paiba said: "You built up a mammoth collection of 30,000 beer bottle labels worth 50,000 pounds ($77,000)
November 5, 1992 |
Two Bucks County men, one from Newtown Township and the other from Northampton, were each sentenced Monday to three to six years in state prison and fined $15,000 for selling cocaine in Newtown Township. Joel Kent Hamburg, 26, of Chestnut Drive, Newtown Township, and Dominic Paul Petrella, 25, of Summit Circle, Northampton, each asked Bucks County Court Judge Kenneth G. Biehn for leniency, but Biehn told them he was required by state law to impose their sentences. Both men pleaded guilty in March to charges of possession of controlled substances and possession with intent to deliver controlled substances.
August 14, 2013 |
The Philadelphia police officer seen on videotape slapping a woman and knocking her to the ground after last year's Puerto Rican Day Parade in North Philadelphia, has gotten his job back, police said. Jonathan Josey was reinstated Monday, a Police Department spokesman said. Josey, a decorated veteran of the force, was seen on video knocking Aida Guzman to the ground as she crossed a street after the annual parade on Sept. 30, 2012. Josey said he accidentally hit Guzman while trying to swipe a beer bottle from her hand when a crowd threw bottles at police making an arrest.
June 28, 1992 |
Oxford Police Officer Donald McIvor has been earning his pay lately, the hard way. In two separate incidents, McIvor was injured scrapping with a crime suspect. In the latest scuffle on Monday, McIvor's arm went through a window while trying to collar a fleeing burglary suspect about 1:50 a.m. McIvor was treated for lacerations to his hand and arm. The suspect, James Mitchell, 18, of South Third Street in Oxford, was arrested and charged with aggravated assault, flight to avoid apprehension, simple assault and resisting arrest.