August 22, 2015 |
State Rep. Todd Stephens on Thursday joined an increasingly crowded field of candidates for attorney general in 2016. In the Republican primary, Stephens is to face off against a fellow Montgomery County legislator, State Sen. John Rafferty, who announced his candidacy in June. Stephens, of Horsham, is in his third term representing eastern Montgomery County. In an interview Thursday, Stephens said his decision to run was spurred by the allegations of leaking and lying that have plagued Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane in recent years.
January 8, 2015 |
Former Philadelphia Police Officer Cheryl L. Stephens was sentenced Tuesday to three years' probation for lying to a federal grand jury during a loan-sharking investigation. Stephens, 48, a 10-year police veteran, gave false testimony about a $100 loan she got from another officer who was convicted in the same investigation. Prosecutor Anthony Wzorek told U.S. District Judge Darnell Jones that after initially making false statements to the grand jury, Stephens helped the government make its case against codefendant Gary Cottrell.
May 2, 1987 |
Asbestec Industries, the Pennsauken-based asbestos-abatement company, said yesterday its proposed $2.8 million acquisition of P.W. Stephens, a California asbestos-abatement contractor, has collapsed. "P.W. Stephens unilaterally and without justification refused to proceed with the transaction," Asbestec president Louis J. Sepe said in a telephone interview. He added that he believes Stephens backed out of the proposed merger after receiving a higher buy-out bid from another "East Coast" company.
January 18, 1986 |
A Philadelphia police lieutenant was suspended from the force yesterday after he was charged with assaulting Parking Authority employees while reclaiming his towed automobile from a city lot, police said. Lt. Grixbie Stephens, 41, an administrative aide at the Police Academy, was arraigned early today and released on his own recognizance. Stephens, of Cornelius Street near Beverly Road, was suspended for 30 days with intent to dismiss. Police said Stephens, an 18-year veteran, scuffled with six Parking Authority employees at the Delaware Avenue and Spring Garden Street impoundment lot when he tried to retrieve his rented automobile Jan. 6. The car had been towed earlier in the day for parking violations, police said.
March 16, 1987 |
Former Police Lt. Grixbie Stephens, who was found not guilty last year of assaulting five Parking Authority employees, says he has run into a stone wall in his attempts to have the five arrested for assaulting him. The district attorney's office last week refused to approve a private criminal complaint against the five, insisting that Stephens instigated the slugfest at the city's impoundment lot at Delaware Avenue and Spring Garden Street...
December 23, 2015
State Rep. Todd Stephens (R., Montgomery) dropped out of the race for state attorney general over the weekend after losing a straw poll to another Montgomery County Republican. Stephens threw his support behind State Sen. John Rafferty (R., Montgomery) in an announcement to supporters Saturday. Rafferty defeated Stephens in straw polls Saturday of the Northwest and Southwest state Republican caucuses. "It's clear Sen. Rafferty will have the votes he needs to win the endorsement," Stephens said in a statement.
January 18, 1986 |
Philadelphia police Lt. Grixbie Stephens was charged with six counts of assault and other crimes yesterday in connection with a Jan. 6 scuffle at the city's auto-impoundment lot on Delaware Avenue, police said. After his surrender at 11:45 a.m. at the Central Detective Division, Stephens, 41, of the 7200 block of Cornelius Street in the city's West Oak Lane section, was suspended for 30 days with intent to dismiss by Police Commissioner Kevin M. Tucker, according to police. Stephens, a 17-year veteran assigned to the Police Academy, was charged yesterday with one count of aggravated assault and five counts of simple assault, as well as five counts of official oppression and four counts of recklessly endangering another person.
May 19, 1987 |
Asbestec Industries of Pennsauken, an asbestos-abatement company, said yesterday that it had reached a settlement in its collapsed $2.8 million acquisition of P.W. Stephens, a California asbestos-abatement contracting firm. Asbestec chairman Mark A. Geller also said the company is engaged in talks to acquire two other asbestos-abatement contracting firms. While Geller would not identify the takeover candidates, he did say that one operates in the Mountain States and the other in the Midwest.
January 8, 1986 |
An off-duty police lieutenant drew his gun and scuffled with several Parking Authority employees on Monday while trying to reclaim a car that had been towed to the city's auto-impoundment lot on Delaware Avenue, police officials said yesterday. Six people, including a tow-truck operator who received six stitches for a gash on his head, were reported injured in the incident, which police sources said began Monday afternoon when the officer attempted to drive away in the car without permission.
May 8, 1987 |
Asbestec Industries of Pennsauken, the asbestos-abatement company, should arrive at an "amicable settlement" of its collapsed $2.8 million acquisition of P.W. Stephens, a California asbestos-abatement contractor, by the middle of next week, Asbestec chairman Mark A. Geller said yesterday. "It's clear that a merger between the companies will not go forward," Geller said. "But discussions have been held between Asbestec and all interested parties, and I am confident that we will arrive at a friendly settlement.