‘War’ is over; suspect surrenders

Kenneth ‘War’ Wylie Sought for more than three months on witness intimidation charges, Kenneth ‘War” Wylie of Coatesville surrendered to authorities, Tuesday. Wylie, 25, had been sought on charges that he and his girlfriend, Chanel Turner, who was an employee of the Chester County Juvenile Probation Department threatened a potential witness in a drug case against Wylie.  ...

W. Caln woman charged with injecting teen daughter with heroin

Faces various child endangerment, drug charges By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Jessica Lynn Riffey A West Caln mother is accused of injecting her 14-year-old daughter and another teen with heroin. Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan announced charges Monday against Jessica Lynn Riffey, 34, for allegedly supplying heroin to her 14-year-old daughter and a 16-year-old boy and injecting the drug...

No charges in Patton gun incident

Parent who left weapon in unlocked car to surrender permit, weapon By Mike McGann, Editor, The Times Citing “prosecutorial discretion” Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said Thursday that he had decided not to file charges against against a man charged with bringing a firearm to Patton Middle School on Sept. 3. The firearm was found in the man’s unlocked running car by school...

Guard, 7 others charged with smuggling drugs into Chester Co. Prison

Douglas Keck POCOPSON — A corrections officer at Chester County Prison is being charged with allegedly being part of a scheme to smuggle drugs to inmates, Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said Monday. Douglas Keck, 45, of Pottstown was charged along with seven other individuals — including four inmates at the prison — in organizing an operation to smuggle heroin, Subutex (a narcotic...