December 19, 1998 |
A 17-year-old Downingtown Area High School student was arrested yesterday in connection with a bomb threat at the Coatesville Area High School on Wednesday morning, according to Downingtown Superintendent Daniel Collins and police. The suspect was taken into custody by Caln police at his school, from where he allegedly made the call about 7:20 a.m. The youth was charged with reckless endangerment, harassment, and making false reports. He was released to his parents' custody pending a hearing by the Chester County Juvenile Probation Department.
April 19, 2011
A 21-year-old Northeast Philadelphia man has been arrested and charged with driving under the influence after allegedly hitting and critically injuring a Temple University student crossing North Broad Street near the campus Sunday night. Ivan Pauline of the 2900 block of Welsh Road also has been charged with aggravated assault, simple assault, and reckless endangerment, police said. The pedestrian was reported in critical condition at Hahnemann University Hospital. Her name was not released.
April 30, 2011
An Upper Darby man is accused of beating his 14-year-old daughter with a metal pot when she tried to break up a fight between him and his wife. Upper Darby police responded to the scuffle on Avon Road near Shirley about 4 p.m. Tuesday and arrested Timothy Radel, 43. During an argument, Radel grabbed a metal pot and hit his daughter in the head with it, police said. Radel is charged with assault, reckless endangerment, and possession of an instrument of crime. He was being held in the Delaware County jail after failing to post $50,000 bail.
May 21, 2015 |
A former state police firearms instructor pleaded guilty Tuesday to reckless endangerment in the shooting death of a rookie trooper during a training exercise in Montgomery County in the fall. Cpl. Richard Schroeter, 43, shot and killed Trooper David Kedra during a firearms course on Sept. 30. Kedra, 26, was one of five troopers seated around a table during a safety course when Schroeter, the instructor, pulled the trigger on his firearm and shot Kedra in the abdomen, according to a grand jury presentment in the case.
December 26, 1990 |
A 23-year-old woman has been charged with reckless endangerment after her 7-month-old twin daughters were found dead Monday in her Southwest Philadelphia home, police said yesterday. Police described the condition of the children, Caneka and Tanisha Miller, as "emaciated," and apparently malnourished and dehydrated. They were pronounced dead at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Police were called to the house in the 5300 block of Florence Avenue shortly after 3 p.m. Monday after the mother called, saying her children were having trouble breathing.
November 13, 1989 |
Kareem Garner, the 22-month-old who was hospitalized last week with welts, bruises and a fractured skull, died Saturday at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. The boy's mother, Marva Garner, 25, and her boyfriend, Garrett Devore, 28, will be charged with murder today, police said. Both were charged with lesser crimes before the child died. Police said last week that the child and four others in his family had been under supervision of the city's Department of Human Services.
November 23, 1989 |
Marva Garner and her boyfriend, Garrett Devore, were arraigned yesterday on murder charges in the death of Garner's 22-month-old son, Kareem, who died Nov. 11 after being hospitalized with a fractured skull, police said yesterday. Garner, 25, and Devore, 28, of the 2400 block of North Bouvier Street in North Philadelphia, were charged with the child's death on Tuesday. They were held at the Detention Center without bail. Kareem Garner was hospitalized at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children on Nov. 6 after Devore called police to report that the boy had choked on chicken and bread.
November 5, 1997 |
A resident of the house in Haverford that was damaged in a possible firebombing Friday was arrested yesterday and charged with setting the blaze, which critically injured another man. Charges of attempted homicide, arson and related crimes were filed against Randolph Roy Quintal, 36. Police said he had a physical fight with Edward Glowitz, another resident of the house in the 500 block of Old Lancaster Road, about 2 a.m. Friday. Quintal left the house angrily, returned a couple of hours later, and tossed through a window an object that started a fire, police said.
March 16, 1995 |
A nurse's aide accused of beating a blind, elderly patient because he messed the bed was arrested yesterday. Monica Kelly, 25, of Broad Street near Stenton Avenue, was charged with the beating Nov. 8 of Charles Watkins, 68, police said. Watkins is blind and has a tracheal tube to help him breathe, said police. Kelly repeatedly slapped, kicked and punched Watkins because he soiled the sheets after she had changed them, police said. The beating occurred at Fairview Care Center, on Bethlehem Pike in Chestnut Hill, said police.
May 24, 2008
ALIQUIPPA, Pa. - A woman is in the Beaver County Jail because police say a 2-year-old boy was sickened by secondhand smoke from crack she smoked. Mary Lou Makley, 45, of Beaver, is charged with simple assault, reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child. Police say Makley had the mother's permission to take the boy shopping. But police say Makley then stopped at a friend's house in Aliquippa and smoked crack while the boy was nearby. That happened May 13 and police say the next day the boy's mother took him to the hospital, where his blood tested positive for cocaine.