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Knowledge is power, and this blog is dedicated to providing the most updated information on Pennsylvania Criminal Defense, related topics, and criminal law in general.  It's our goal for you to use the information on this site, including the individual practice area pages, to help you understand your rights, obligations, and the best course of action for your Pennsylvania Criminal Defense case.

When Your Actions Come Back to Bite You

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | May 18, 2024 | 0 Comments

Police slapped a Pennsylvania man with charges of child endangerment, simple assault, and harassment after allegedly biting an 8-year-old child's face because she was acting up during a church service. Johnnie Harbold, whose familial relationship with the child is unknown, admitted he bit the chi...

Straw Guns Involved in Driveway Prowler Crime

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | May 12, 2024 | 0 Comments

A Bucks County woman has been charged with multiple counts of illegally purchasing and selling firearms—guns that were later used by a Landsdale man in an alleged act of prowling in New Hanover.  According to the Montgomery County District Attorney's Office, Kristin Sweigard, 38, allegedly purch...

Boyfriend Accused of Touching a Child

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | May 04, 2024 | 0 Comments

Lackawanna County has charged a Scranton man with two counts of aggravated indecent assault of a child, corruption of a minor, and endangering the welfare of a child. Joseph Sowka is charged with the assault of his girlfriend's daughter from the time she was nine years old until thirteen when she...

Stalking Cannot Be Accidental or Inadvertent in PA

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Apr 28, 2024 | 0 Comments

Authorities in Tennessee recently arrested a Pennsylvania man, alleging that he stalked a victim from Pennsylvania to Tennessee. The defendant had traveled first to Texas, then to Tennessee, and had made an appointment to see the alleged victim under a false name. Following a search of the man's ...

Man Charged With Sex Crime After Police Questioning

Posted by Joseph D. Lento | Apr 26, 2024 | 0 Comments

A 21-year-old Sunbury man, Xavier Ponce, faces felony rape and sexual assault charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. On December 27, 2023, the Sunbury Police Department received a report indicating Ponce allegedly touched a 15-year-old girl inappropriately while the two spent time at ...

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