Criminal Defense

Basketball Star Arrested for Indecent Exposure

Basketball Star Arrested for Indecent Exposure Witnesses told police that Doug Overton “seemed to be aware that he was exposing himself but was content with the situation.” His lawyer calls the charges “preposterous.” by JOE TRINACRIA Philadelphia basketball lifer Doug Overton was arrested over the weekend in Montgomery County after allegedly exposing himself on the Cynwyd […]

Hatfield man waives preliminary hearing in July shooting

MONTGOMERY TWP. >> A Hatfield man accused of killing another man during a house party in July is now headed to Montgomery County court. Derrick Jason Cosby, 43, of the 2400 block of Orvilla Road waived his preliminary hearing Monday in the shooting death of Jeremy Chasteen, 31, on July 22. “It’s an unfortunate situation […]

Mary Mason’s grandson again talking plea deal in theft case

by Mensah M. Dean, Staff Writer, Charged with looting the life savings of his grandmother, legendary Philadelphia radio host Mary Mason, Calvin Steven Turner IV had nothing to say Tuesday after he bolted from a Norristown courtroom after a brief pretrial hearing. But both his lawyer, Martin P. Mullaney, and Montgomery County Assistant District Attorney […]

Jury acquits Hatfield man of manslaughter in partygoer’s shooting death

By Carl Hessler Jr.,, @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter NORRISTOWN >> A Hatfield Township man wiped tears from his eyes as a Montgomery County jury acquitted him of a manslaughter charge in connection with the fatal shooting of another man during a disturbance at a party at his home. “I’m just pleased with the verdict. That’s pretty much it, […]