Pottsville Crime

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Recent Crime News

  • Nurse accused of assisted suicide becomes death with...

    Monday Nov 23 | via WPMT-TV York 

    It's been a controversial issue across the country for years now; should people with terminal illnesses have the right to die on their own terms? That's when she made the trip from Philadelphia to Pottsville to see her 93-year-old terminally ill father. "He had fallen the day before," Mancini said.


    Related Topix: Pottsville, PA, Philadelphia, PA

  • Murderer assaults his Schuylkill...

    Friday Nov 13 | via Times News 

    A man imprisoned for killing Jay Hahn of West Penn Township for $54 and a pair of sneakers last year now stands accused of attacking his cellmate with a weapon fashioned from a pen and a staple. Ethan M. Sullivan, 22, was in Schuylkill County jail when he injured Bradley Merwine with a crude "tattoo gun" on Aug. 17. He's charged with aggravated assault and assault by a prisoner, both felonies; misdemeanor charges of possession of an instrument of crime, recklessly endangering another person, and simple assault; and a summary offense of harassment.


    Related Topix: Prison, Violent Crime, Schuylkill County, PA, Pottsville, PA

  • 2nd man charged in firefighting tools theft

    Wednesday Nov 11 | via Times News 

    Tamaqua police have filed charges against an accomplice who served as a lookout for the teen who was caught stealing firefighting equipment at last week's arson. John Hindermeyer, 37, of 225 Pine St., Tamaqua, was charged with conspiracy to commit theft and corruption of a minor in connection with the theft, which took place last Wednesday morning.


    Related Topix: Tamaqua, PA

  • Attorney Robs Bank

    Oct 15, 2015 | via JD Journal 

    A week ago, Steven Cormier, 57, was a run-of-the-mill lawyer hailing from Pennsylvania. Now he's been arrested for robbing a Wells Faro Bank.


    Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Schuylkill County, PA

  • Carbon County attorney arrested in connection with b...

    Oct 14, 2015 | via WFMZ 

    A Carbon County attorney is behind bars for allegedly stealing nearly $16,000 from a bank in Schuylkill County on Tuesday. Steven M. Cormier, of Nesquehonning, robbed the Wells Fargo Bank inside the Fairlane Village Mall in Norwegian Township with a toy pistol shortly before 11 a.m., according to court documents released Wednesday.


    Related Topix: Schuylkill County, PA, Pottsville, PA

  • Nesquehoning lawyer charged in bank robbery

    Oct 13, 2015 | via Times News 

    According to online court documents, Cormier, 57, of Nesquehoning, was charged Tuesday by state Trooper Chad Smith of the Schuylkill Haven barracks with felony counts of robbery, with a threat of immediate serious injury and robbery, demanding money from a financial institution; 12 felony counts of terroristic threats; felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property; and a misdemeanor count of possession of instruments of crime. Cormier was arrested shortly after the robbery, which happened at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wells Fargo Bank in the Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville.


    Related Topix: Nesquehoning, PA, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Schuylkill Haven, PA, Pottsville, PA

Pottsville Law

I've been charged with a dui and a 1543b does that mean I have to do jail time no matter what?
My liscence was suspended for a dui 17 years ago, I've had a few driving under suspensions since then. And I have 2 dui pending. One has not been scheduled for court yet and I just got the other a couple weeks ago.
I am not licensed in Pennsylvania, so out of respect for any experienced DUI attorney from PA who answers your question...
Will I have charges on my record still?
I was arrested for Dui minor dui gen imp. duo controlled substance dui comb alcohol \drugs. purchase of minor and a wrong lane violation. this is my first offence all of them I was accepted into ard. and have a court date coming I was wondering on paperwork charges going to court were Dui. minor. dui general imp. and the purchase and traffic lane will I still have these on my record in my county I believe it charges you with summary offences but I'm not sure how it works
If you successfully complete ARD the charges for which are entered in ARD are eligible to be expunged. Some counties...
My boyfriend go put on the script program for a dui he violated his probation his urine test came up positive for perks.
his p.o put him in jail he is waiting on his first gag 1 she told him to be very honest with him and that he was what r his chances of being put back on house arrest
This is a matter that you should discuss with your boyfriend's attorney. Fully informed of all of the relevant factors...
DUI Lisence
DUI Waiver of Arraignment signed. CRN scheduled. How do I know when I lose my lisence. Are you notified if so how?
If you Arraignment is Waived, you are represented by an attorney. It is unethical for us to render an opinion to a...
Hired a attorney for a flat fee. Not real satisfied. ARD program is recommended. I reside in a county distant from county of DUI
Probably cannot afford ARD and I don't think I can afford the court costs. Do I just use this man as far as his services will go and go the rest of the way alone?
You've informed us that you have hired counsel, so that means that the lawyer you have engaged must be your sole source...
Is there a statute of limitations on a capias in Delaware?
in 2005 I was pulled over for a DUI. I appeared at the court hearing but left before the judge was able to see me. there was a capias ordered for me to appear at the hearing. since I did not show up at the hearing and I haven't shown up since then. Is there a statute of limitations on how much time they have to come pick me up on this?
You have posted your answer on the criminal law site for PA lawyers to respond. Change the location of your question...
Will my insurance company find out about my dui if I add a vehicle to my insurance?
Ok I got my DUI 10 months ago and my insurance company still haven't found out about my DUI. I was just wondering if I add a vehicle to my insurance do you think they would look into my record? I heard they only look into it if you change your liability or when they renew?
You run a risk if you do not report something like that to your insurer. If you tell them, true, they may raise your...