Bucks County Man Charged With Toddler Son’s Overdose Death

A Bucks County man has been charged in the painkiler overdose death of his 27-month-old son.

Sebastian Wallace, the toddler, died Oct. 22 with enough Oxycodone in his system to kill a full adult, the Bucks County Courier Times reports. His father, Coco Kollie Wallace, 38, is charged with criminal homicide, reckless endangering, endangering the welfare of children and possession of a controlled substance.

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Leader of “Main Line Drug Ring” Pleads

Neil Scott, as seen in his mug shot at the time the Main Line Drug Ring was busted last spring.

Neil Scott, as seen in his mug shot at the time the Main Line Drug Ring was busted last spring.

Neil Scott, one of the alleged ringleaders of the so-called “Main Line Drug Ring” has pleaded to drug charges in the case.

KYW reports:

Neil Scott had nothing to say in court today after pleading guilty to several counts of possession with intent to deliver, running a “corrupt organization,” and conspiracy.

The 25-year-old Haverford School graduate was sentenced to five to 15 years behind bars.

Judge Steven O’Neill called it a serious sentence for a serious crime.  “You were peddling a hell of a lot of misery,” he told the defendant.

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Convicted Philly Priest Dies in Prison

The Rev. Charles Engelhardt walks from the Criminal Justice Center, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Philadelphia. Engelhardt was charged with sexual assaulting an altar boy in northeast Philadelphia in the late 1990s. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Rev. Charles Engelhardt walks from the Criminal Justice Center, Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, in Philadelphia. Engelhardt was charged with sexual assaulting an altar boy in northeast Philadelphia in the late 1990s. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

The Rev. Charles Engelhardt, convicted last year of molesting a young boy during the 1990s, has died in prison. He was appealing the conviction at the time of his death.
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WATCH: Teen Vandals Cause $30,000 in Damage to Venice Island Park

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[UPDATE, 12:29 p.m.] Philadelphia Police have announced the arrest of a suspect in the November 8th vandalism of Manayunk’s Venice Island Park. According to police, an anonymous tip was received identifying the suspect in the below surveillance video. The suspect, a 15-year-old juvenile, turned himself in on November 17th and is charged with criminal mischief.

[ORIGINAL, 8:22 a.m.] Two teenagers were caught on surveillance footage (full video below) vandalizing Manayunk’s new $46 million Venice Island Park. Police say the vandals caused $20,000-$30,000 in damage to the new park, which opened October 8th.

One of the two teens, seemingly oblivious to the surveillance cameras watching them, kicks out lights on a lawn outside the performing arts center at the new park. He then pulls out LED light strips from under the railings.

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Cops: Man, 80, Angry at Philadelphia Inquirer, Fires at Police

A man was so furious with The Philadelphia Inquirer he fired nine shots at Upper Darby police on Wednesday, cops say.

Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood told the Daily News that 80-year-old Joseph Smith — no relation to the famous one, probably — had “some beef” with the Inquirer over stocks that lost money.

Cops say Smith called 9-1-1 and threatened to kill himself and the dispatcher at 7:45 p.m. on Wednesday. When police arrived, he fired several shots at them — firing nine in all over several hours.

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WATCH: Police Say 4 Robbed Jewelers’ Row Store

Police are looking for four people they say robbed Barsky Jewelers on Jewelers’ Row on at 724 Sansom Street in Center City.

Police arrived at Barsky Jewelers at 4 a.m. on November 8th and found the security gate cut and the front window open. A number of rings were taken. Cops say the four suspects — two men and two women — fled the scene in a 2008 – 2015 white Infiniti G35 or Q60. Fancy!

Police say the blue jackets in the video are actually black; they’re just blue due to the infrared cameras.

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Employee Stabbed at ODB McDonald’s Because it Was Closing

Police are looking for a man who they say stabbed an employee earlier this month at the McDonald’s at 29th and Grays Ferry.

The stabbing happened on November 3rd, according to police. The suspect and a companion were eating at the McDonald’s when the dining room closed at 11 p.m. They became irate when told they’d have to leave, and the suspect followed an employee into the parking lot. When the employee tried to leave, police say, the suspect stabbed the employee in the back, then chased him through the parking lot.

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LISTEN: Delvin Barnes Appears in Philadelphia Courtroom

delven-barnes-mugshot-400x400Delvin Barnes, the man charged with kidnapping Carlesha Freeland-Gaither, appeared in federal court in Philadelphia today (hear the full, 5-minute appearance below). He got a public defender and will be back in court Friday for a bail hearing.

Spoiler alert: He won’t get bail.

Barnes is charged with abducting Freeland-Gaither from a Germantown street earlier this month. Freeland-Gaither was found alive a week ago in Maryland.

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