A Hatboro women is dead, another woman who was walking with her is listed in critical condition. The Montgomery County D-A’s office is investigating the incident that happened at around 12:17 Monday morning when Francisca Polanco and Mable Cruz were hit by a car as they walked on York road, near the intersection North York Road and Hunters Way. Polanco was pronounced dead at the scene, Cruz is in critical condition. The driver, an adult male, stopped after allegedly hitting the two women and is cooperating with the investigation.
The Montgomery County Law Library is again a target of theft. Bruce Piscadlo, the former head of the law library faces a list of charges, including several theft charges and conspiracy. According to reports, Piscadlo hastily retired in late December. He was released after posting 20-thousand dollars bail. A preliminary hearing has been scheduled for August 30th. In June, the law library’s bookkeeper was arrested on charges of using the library’s Amazon account to buy more than 25-hundred dollars of college text books. Barbara Melnyk will be in court on September 18th.
Police in Florida continue to accuse and pursue the prosecution of Lansdale resident, 59-year-old Joseph Cionzynski in connection with photos police say he took of an eight year old boy at Disney World’s Animal Kingdom. Police say, the incident happened on August 2nd in a bathroom stall. The 8-year-old boy frantically rushed from the bathroom after telling his mother a man had reached under the stall and snapped some pictures of him with a cell phone. The Orange County Sheriff’s Department in Florida issued an arrest warrant after finding the pictures of the boy on Cionzynski’s cell phone. He was arraigned last Wednesday in District Court in Lansdale. On Monday he was released after posting 25-thousand dollars bail. Police in Florida also say he told them he was a scout leader.
A 36-year-old Quakertown woman and her 41-year-old boyfriend will spend the next 25-years behind bars in connection with child porn that involved the woman’s seven year old daughter. Federal prosecutors say, names are being withheld to protect the identity of the seven year old victim. Federal authorities received information from Australian Police after they collected child porn off a man’s computer in Australia that showed nude photos of the young girl. According to the Feds, the 41-year-old man, a known predator, asked his girlfriend to snap some photos of him and the girl naked. The investigation began in August of 2012.