Friday, April 12, 2013
Basement dweller William Keith Kane, 23, had the sole felony charge dismissed at a preliminary hearing in Lansdale District Court Thursday. Kane allegedly assaulted and threatened to kill his landlord with a knife and tire iron.
Franklin Street basement tenant William Keith Kane, 23, of Lansdale, will not face a felony charge of aggravated assault in Montgomery County court in May for allegedly assaulting and threatening his landlord with a knife and tire iron. The charge was dismissed at a preliminary hearing Thursday morning in Lansdale District Court. All other charges against Kane were held by District Judge Harold Borek: misdemeanor possessing an instrument of crime, three counts of misdemeanor simple assault, misdemeanor reckless endangerment and summary harassment. Kane has been free on 10 percent of $10,000 bail since March 19, according to court records. Kane allegedly assaulted his landlord with a knife one day, and allegedly threatened him with a tire …
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Deborah Ann Hummel, 24, of Pennsburg, is facing a felony aggravated assault charge for an incident where 'everything was a blur' as she allegedly stabbed her estranged husband in his back with a knife during an argument at JBS Packerland in Franconia.
A Pennsburg wife, supposedly incensed with jealousy and anger over her estranged husband's alleged affair, allegedly stabbed him in the back during a fight at JBS Packerland in Franconia Township. Deborah Ann Hummel, 24, of the 500 block of Main Street, told Franconia Township detectives that "everything was a blur" when she allegedly stabbed Nicholas Hummel, 24, inside his office at the Lower Road meat packing plant on Sept. 28 around 12:26 a.m. Hummel faces a felony aggravated assault charge and misdemeanor charges of attempted simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, possessing an instrument of crime and using prohibited offensive weapons, according to a criminal complaint on file with District Judge Kenneth Deatelhauser …
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Danilo Duran, formerly of Nashmont Court, was sentenced to five years in prison for pleading guilty to felony assault on his son, which hospital officials described as "shaken baby syndrome"
Former Towamencin resient Danilo Antonio Duran, 41, will sit in state prison for two to five years for admitting to shaking and assaulting his five-month-old son in 2011. According to Carl Hessler Jr. of North Penn Life, Duran, formerly of the 1900 block of Nashmont Court, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated assault in connection with the September 2011 incident that occurred while his son was in his care. The guilty plea was an agreement between defense attorney Michael Nix and Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney Matthew Quigg, according to the article. Duran's trial had not yet occurred, according to the article. Duran, now a resident of Patterson, NJ, was also ordered to complete two years' probation upon his release from …
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Nicholas Eustace, 23, feigned suicide and pointed an Airsoft rifle at a Hatfield Township officer in May 2012
A Lansdale man who feigned suicide with an Airsoft rifle and pointed the fake gun at a Hatfield Township officer on May 24 will avoid jail time as long as he abides by the requirements of Montgomery County’s behavioral health program. According to Peg Gibbons of The Intelligencer, Nicholas Eustace, 23, of Andover Road, pleaded guilty to felony aggravated assault on an officer this week in Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. However, in order to get his life back on track, Eustace was admitted into a court-supervised diversion program for defendants who commit crimes because of mental health issues, according to the article. People who complete the program likely will do no time behind bars, according to the article. If Eustace fails …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Alexander Cruz-Green is accused of threatening a man with a gun in the lot of Lansdale Train Station on August 5. Robert Herring, of Lansdale, was also charged in connection with the incident
A Philadelphia man, who allegedly pulled a .25-caliber semi-automatic handgun on another man during a late night confrontation at the Lansdale Train Station on August 5, faces 20 charges at county arraignment in October. Major charges include felony second-degree aggravated assault, felony alteration of a mark of identification of a firearm and four felony counts of manufacture/delivery/possession of a controlled substance with intent to manufacture or deliver. According to court records, Alexander Cruz-Green, 25, of Gransback Street, had the following additional charges held over following an August 21 preliminary hearing: According to court records, Judge Harold Borek dismissed a felony charge of aggravated assault, a felony charge of …
Monday, January 30, 2012
Pete Tano remains at county prison on $50,000 cash bail
Police arrested and charged a Montgomery Township man with aggravated assault and other charges after he allegedly shot his estranged wife at her Hatfield home early Sunday morning. Pete Craig Tano, 42, of the 100 block of Richardson Road, was charged with two counts of felony aggravated assault, three counts of misdemeanor simple assault, possessing instruments of crime, recklessly endangering another person and defiant trespass, according to Hatfield Township Police Detective Sgt. John Ciarlello. Tano was arraigned before District Judge Ester Casillo and remanded to Montgomery County Prison on $50,000 cash bail, police said. A preliminary hearing is set for Feb. 8 at 10 a.m. before District Judge Andrea Duffy. Police responded to a call …
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Stephen Castrianni, of Spring City, allegedly entered a home without permission and attacked a man living in the home with his estranged wife.
Update, November 19, 2012 Castrianni pleaded guilty in February 2012 in a pre-trial conference to two misdemeanor counts of simple assault and one misdemeanor count of making terroristic threats with intent to terrorize another person, according to court records. He was given a maximum of one year probation on the terroristic threats charge, and maximum of two years’ probation on the assault charges, served consecutively, according to court records. Castrianni was also ordered to have no contact with the victim, according to court records. Prosecutors did not proceed with the burglary and additional charges. Original Story Towamencin police arrested and charged a Spring City man with aggravated assault, burglary and additional charges …
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Renee Tucci, 31, is accused of stabbing a man in an apartment in Lansdale.
Renee Tucci, 31, of the 100 block of Walnut Street in Lansdale, will head to county court for charges of stabbing a man in an apartment in Lansdale in March. Follow the story from The Reporter newspaper here.
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
Chidubem "Dubi" Eneanya, 18, allegedly put a chokehold on a fellow classmate until he passed out. The victim fell facefirst and suffered a broken jaw and chin
It started with a verbal argument regarding who would take a girl to the North Penn High School Winter Ball, segued into an alleged choking and ended with an 18-year-old headed to Montgomery County court for felony aggravated assault. During a preliminary hearing Tuesday before District Judge Harold Borek in Lansdale, all charges against former North Penn senior Chidubem “Dubi” Eneanya, of the 1200 block of Scobee Drive, Upper Gwynedd, were held over for county arraignment March 9 at 9:30 a.m. Eneanya faces judgment on a felony aggravated assault charge, as well as misdemeanor simple assault, misdemeanor recklessly endangering another person and summary charges of harassment and disorderly conduct. Eneanya was arrested and arraigned Dec. 7…