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Friday Oct 2 | via The Sanatoga Post
It's impossible to give all local newsworthy activities sufficient coverage, and as actor Clint Eastwood once famously said in his movie role as detective "Dirty" Harry Callahan, "A man's GOT to know his limitations." We don't want you to miss a thing, however. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 29 | via Patch.com
Although violent crime in the borough remains higher than most of its neighbors, rates are dropping in every category across the board. The total number of violent crimes was down from 324 to 257. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 15 | via Patch.com
The victim was parking his car near the 1300 block of Locust Street at about 9 p.m. when four teenage males came towards him, police said. Comment?
Tuesday Sep 8 | via WFMZ
On Friday, Bennett was charged with 81 counts of distribution of child pornography and 31 counts of possession of child pornography and criminal use of a communication facility. The man behind Bennett's arrest is Special Montgomery County Detective Richard Beaghley, who focuses on finding and arresting child predators as a member of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Comment?
Aug 28, 2015 | via Patch.com
Norristown has its fair share of crime, and it remains one of the nation's 100 most dangerous cities , but there are nonetheless signs of significant improvement in the borough, according to data from a recent study. Using a database comprised of crime data and statistics from the FBI , U.S. Justice Department, and more than 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, an online research service called Neighborhood Scout now allows local residents to see a statistical breakdown of crimes by neighborhood. Comment?
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