Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Kyung Soon Kim, 53, of Robertson Court, will spend two consecutive weekends in prison for his role in an insurance scam with his business associate in 2008.
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Wednesday, April 24
A South Korean pastor from Montgomery Township broke the Eighth Commandment, according to The Reporter, when he committed theft and conspiracy theft in 2008, for agreeing to take part in an insurance scam involving his business associate and her son’s Lexus. Kyung Soon Kim, 53, of the 100 block of Robertson Court, was sentenced to two consecutive weekends in the county jail, according to the article, after pleading guilty to the aforementioned charges. Kim also has to pay $24,554 in restitution to Liberty Mutual Insurance. Kim’s business associate, Kathleen Bangwhan Chung, 69, of Philadelphia, has already pleaded guilty to making false reports to an insurance company and conspiracy to commit insurance fraud, according to court records. …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Marino Tambourino, 36, was sentenced to six-to-23 months in prison after pleading guilty to the assault of David Rogers, of Lansdale, at the Fireside Bar and Grill in March of 2012.
Marino A. Tambourino, 36, of Ambler, was sentenced to six-to-23 months in prison after pleading guilty to charges stemming from the March 2012 assault of a Lansdale man at the Fireside Bar and Grill. In addition to the prison sentence, Tambourino will also have to complete two years' of probation following his parole, according to the Reporter. The report adds that he will be eligible for work release while incarcerated. Though originally charged with felony aggravated assault, Tambourino pleaded guilty to the lesser charges of simple assault and recklessly endangering another person as part of Monday's plea agreement. Police initially responded to the Fireside during the early hours of Sunday, March 18, 2012, for a report of an assault. …
Sunday, April 14, 2013
This week's stories include a woman who is heading to prison after assaulting her husband for buying lousy Christmas presents, a missing cactus in Whitemarsh, and an assault with a lacrosse stick.
You're a Mean One, Mrs. Grinch: According to a report in the Lansdale Patch, a 51-year-old woman will spend up to 23 months in prison after she menaced her husband with a butcher knife on Christmas. The woman – whom the prosecutor referred to as "the Grinch on steroids" – was reportedly unhappy with the presents her husband had purchased. Specifically, she wanted jewels and a card, but she received an artsy tile and a Bonsai. Click here to read the full story. Boy Attacks Father with Lacrosse Stick: According to a report in the Pottstown Patch, a 16-year-old received a referral on charges of simple assault and harassment, stemming from an incident with his father. The report states that the son allegedly punched his father in the face, …
Friday, February 15, 2013
Joseph W. Sarni, 38, of the 500 block of Walnut Street, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to felony drug dealing charges from June 2012 in Lansdale.
A Lansdale man, who went missing for three months last year, is headed to Montgomery prison for three to 23 months after pleading guilty Wednesday to felony drug dealing, according to Peg Gibbons of The Intelligencer. Joseph W. Sarni, 38, of the 500 block of Walnut Street, will begin his jail term at 6 p.m. March 1, according to court records. Gibbons reported Sarni must also perform 12 hours of community service and pay $300 in fines. Sarni, who has been a DJ across the United States and attended Upper Dublin High School, sold and delivered drugs in Lansdale Borough via his bicycle, according to court records. On two occasions, Sarni sold cocaine, Buprenorphine, Naloxone and Suboxone to a confidential informant working with Lansdale …
Friday, February 1, 2013
Andrew Sung, 20, of the 100 block of Warwick Way, Montgomery Township, entered a Rose Twig Lane home in June 2011 with accomplice John Yoon, 20, to rob the residents of marijuana stashed in the home
Friday, February 1
Andrew Sung, 20, of the 100 block of Warwick Way, Montgomery Township, received a maximum 23 months in prison — with credit for one-month served — during a sentencing in Montgomery County Court, according to Peg Gibbons of The Intelligencer. Sung wielded a baseball bat during a residential marijuana robbery on the 100 block of Rose Twig Lane, Montgomery Township, in June 2011, according to the article. Sung’s accomplice in the robbery — John Yoon, 20, of the first block of Whitemarsh Lane, Hatfield Township — is sitting in prison on a 23-month-maximum sentence after pleading guilty to three robberies in Summer 2012, according to the article. Sung and Yoon entered the home on Rose Twig Lane, with the former carrying a bat and the latter was…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Gerald F. Boyce, 41, of the 600 block of Wissahickon Avenue, pleaded guilty to the indecent exposures charges in December for incidents that occurred between June 2011 and May 2012. Boyce heads to jail on Feb. 4, according to The Intelligencer
A Lansdale father, who masturbated in plain view of women and girls under the age of 18 on five occasions in Lansdale Borough, was sentenced to 30 days to 23 months in Montgomery County prison Wednesday. Gerald F. Boyce, 41, of the 600 block of Wissahickon Avenue, pleaded guilty to the indecent exposures charges in December for incidents that occurred between June 2011 and May 2012. Boyce heads to jail on Feb. 4, according to Peg Gibbons of The Intelligencer. Boyce, who was charged with attempted rape in Philadelphia in 2000, committed five public masturbation incidents wherein eight of the 10 victims were underage. Boyce has a criminal history of indecent exposure and corruption of minors, according to court records. Boyce is the father …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Richard B. Gibson, 41, of Pottstown, will serve to nine-to-23 months in prison for punching his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach because dinner wasn't ready.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
John Nikol Maneos-Cohen, 20, of Joshua Court, and Alexander Ryan, 19, of Pennbrook Avenue, admitted in Montgomery County court to stealing more than $20,000 in jewelry, a TV and $300 from a July 2010 house party.
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Tuesday, December 4, 2012
A Montgomery Township man is headed for Montgomery County prison for a maximum of 23 months after pleading guilty to theft and conspiracy for stealing $25,000 in jewelry, a flat-screen TV and $300 at a July 2010 house party in the township, according to reports. The Times Herald reports that John Nikol Maneos-Cohen, 20, of the 500 block of Joshua Court, was sentenced this week, to be followed by three years’ probation. Maneos-Cohen’s co-conspirator, Alexander Ryan, 19, of the 200 block of Pennbrook Avenue, Lansdale, pleaded guilty earlier to misdemeanor theft charges and conspiracy and was sentenced to three years’ probation, according to court records. According to the article, Montgomery Township Police responded Aug. 8, 2010 to a home …
Friday, October 12, 2012
Wickliffe Osu Wepukhulu, 34, of Maple Avenue, pleaded guilty in May to hiding a camera in the towel rack of a bathroom. He also took videos of a woman as she slept
A Hatfield Township man will spend up to two years in jail and face three years of probation after he was sentenced the week of September 28 for filming secret sex videos of a woman, according to Margaret Gibbons of PhillyBurbs.com. Wickliffe Osu Wepukhulu, 34, of the 2000 block of Maple Avenue, used a spy camera hidden in a towel rack on a bathroom wall, across from a toilet, to videotape a woman during the times she used the bathroom, according to the article. According to the article, a Montgomery County criminal complaint states Wepukhulu took cellphone videos as the woman slept, and even touched her bare genitals with his hand. He pleaded guilty in May to indecent assault and invasion of privacy, according to the article.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
The production crew behind "Terror" was kind enough to invite Patch for a first look at the new attractions, as well as a peek behind the scenes, where we met the crew responsible for the hideous monstrosities that make men scream for their mommies.
Philadelphia's Eastern State Penitentiary has played host to "Terror Behind the Walls" for more than two decades, but this year the cast and crew is aiming to build on their world-renowned success with the addition of a new attraction called "Detritus" and a special VIP experience titled "ALONE." Detritus expands the now six-part tour into never-before-seen areas of the 200-year-old prison, including the historic prison greenhouse, a newly opened cellblock and an outdoor labyrinth. In the event that the 45-minute journey through the haunted penitentiary isn't terrifying enough, guests can also elect for the VIP experience of navigating their way through the prison - ALONE! The production crew behind "Terror" was kind enough to invite Patch…