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Suspect in gunpoint robbery of Upper Moreland gas station could be behind other crimes: police

UPPER MORELAND, Pa. - Authorities in Montgomery County are searching for an armed robbery suspect who they believe could be behind a rash of similar crimes. The Upper Moreland Police Department shared video of a masked man entering the Sunoco on Easton Road in Willow Grove around 1 p.m. Thursday. Investigators say the man used a handgun to force the store clerk to hand over $400 in cash and fled the gas station in a Nissan Rouge with tinted windows and a roof rack. Police in Upper Moreland and neighboring townships are investigating if the suspect is responsible for other recent gunpoint robberies. "Our concern is that somebody is going to get hurt before we can catch him," Lt.

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FBI: 50 artifacts stolen between 1968-1979 with decades of history returned to various Pa., East Coast museums - fox29.com - Usa - India - France - state Pennsylvania - state Delaware - county Montgomery - city Newark, state Delaware
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FBI: 50 artifacts stolen between 1968-1979 with decades of history returned to various Pa., East Coast museums
PHILADELPHIA - Dozens of stolen artifacts, some dating back to the French and Indian war, have been returned to their rightful owners.The Museum of the American Revolution hosted a ceremony on Monday to display the dozens of items stolen from various museums and historical societies between 1968 and 1979, before they were carefully packaged to go back to 16 different museums in Pennsylvania and five other states."Their long absence from public view, away where no one can see or learn from them was a loss both to society and our historic record," said Jacqueline Maguire Special Agent in Charge with the Philadelphia Field Office. "When items from the past are stolen, the real victim is our future."In December 2021, a federal grand jury in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania indicted Michael Corbett of Newark, Delaware, for possession of those firearms and other items stolen from museums in the 1970s.PREVIOUS COVERAGE: FBI: Artifacts stolen from Pa. museums in 1960s, 1970s returnedIn August 2022, Corbett pleaded guilty to the possession of stolen items transported interstate, and, in accordance with his plea agreement, turned over to the government additional stolen firearms to which he had access.The investigation that led to Corbett and the items, including a search warrant of his Newark home in 2017, involved a nearly decade-long investigation involving the FBI, Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, and the U.S.
DA: THC gummies sold at Montgomery County tobacco stores test positive for heroin, fentanyl - fox29.com - county Montgomery - city Montgomery
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DA: THC gummies sold at Montgomery County tobacco stores test positive for heroin, fentanyl
NORRISTOWN, Pa. - Authorities in Montgomery County are warning of THC gummies tainted with heroin and fentanyl after two non-fatal overdoses were traced back to three county tobacco stores. District Attorney Kevin Steele and police chiefs from Montgomery Township, Hatfield Township and Whitpain Township abruptly called a Friday morning press conference to warn the public.Investigators say heroin and fentanyl were found in some of the Strictly Delta brand of ‘Delta 8 THC 600 MG Happy Cubes’ sold at three Tobacco Hut stores in Montgomery County. "Urb Extrax" and "Pinewood Coned," which were also sold at the stores, tested positive for fentanyl, according to the District Attorney's Office.MORE LOCAL HEADLINES"Individuals should not consume any flavors of these Strictly Delta brand of CBD gummies, if anyone has any of these gummies, do not eat them," DA Steele said. Undercover detectives went to the Tobacco Hut store after two people who consumed products sold at the store overdosed and recovered, according to authorities. Several flavors of Delta 8 THC 600 MG Happy Cubes were purchased by detectives and later tested for illegal drugs. Authorities say ‘Juicy Pineapple’ tested positive for fentanyl and ‘Blue Lemonade’ was found to contain heroin, fentanyl and methyl fentanyl. District Attorney Kevin Steele said the gummies tested positive for fentanyl and heroin.
Williams - Mistrial declared in former Pentagon police officer's murder case - fox29.com - county Montgomery - county Prince George - state New Hampshire
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Mistrial declared in former Pentagon police officer's murder case
Montgomery County declared a mistrial Friday in the case of a former Pentagon police officer accused of killing two people in Takoma Park two years ago. A spokesperson for the Montgomery County State's Attorney's Office told FOX 5 the jury was deadlocked. Court docs show on April 7, 2021, David Hall Dixon was off-duty when he allegedly walked out of his building and confronted three men in a car in the parking lot area of the Takoma Overlook Condominiums at 7333 New Hampshire Avenue.READ MORE: Pentagon officer charged with murder, assault being held without bond; faces 180 years in prisonThe ex-Pentagon Force Protection Agency police officertold Takoma Park police he had seen what he thought was a car being broken into.As the car drove off, police believe Dixon discharged his service weapon and fired five times into the car — hitting two of the passengers, Dominique Williams and Lionel Johnson. During the trial, the court released surveillance video of the third man, Michael Thomas, bringing Williams and Johnston to a hospital in prince George's County. Evidence shows both were shot in the back. VIDEO: Pentagon cop charged with murder pulls gun on person in previous incident Dixon says he was trying to make a citizen's arrest when he saw them breaking into a work van.
DA: Philadelphia girl, 17, charged with murder in deadly double shooting in Pottstown - fox29.com - city Rome - county Montgomery - city Pottstown
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DA: Philadelphia girl, 17, charged with murder in deadly double shooting in Pottstown
PHILADELPHIA - A months-long search for a 17-year-old girl wanted for the murder of a man, and the attempted murder of another teen has come to an end, according to the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office.Jahme Barnes, 17, of Philadelphia, has been charged in connection to a deadly shooting that broke out near Grant Street and Union Alley in Pottstown on August 28, killing Dakari Rome and injuring a 17-year-old boy.Officials say they found blood stains and several shell casings inside an SUV where Barnes, both victims, co-defendant Kahseem Williams, who was arrested on September 1; and an unknown female were "hanging out" as the shooting unfolded.Messages on Williams' phone revealed a conversation between him and Rome, according to the DA's office:"Yo ask him to hold his gat (slang for gun) once he give it to you tell em he burnt (slang for cheated or deceived) we gon to go in a ride," Rome messaged Williams.Minutes later, Williams messaged Rome, "Tell em let you hold it while I drop him off up there once he do don’t give it back we go slide to citt."The injured 17-year-old reportedly told police he possessed a 9 mm Glock on the night of the murder. Officials say the teen handed the gun to Rome, who gave it Williams, who passed it onto Barnes, who then started playing with the gun and recording herself.Barnes then reportedly fired at the teen after pointing the gun at him, and asking "what else you got?"The bullet went through the teen's hand, and fatally into Rome's chest. The 17-year-old then fled the vehicle as Williams reportedly continued shooting at him. Barnes was arrested by U.S.
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