Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Nakia Adams, 28, was arraigned on Monday on a charge of child endangerment.
Last week a Bristol man was sentenced to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to murder in the death of an 18-month-old Bensalem girl. This week the mother of the child is facing criminal charges for child endangerment, police say. Nakia Adams, 28, was arraigned on Monday before Bensalem District Judge Leonard Brown on a charge of endangering the welfare of children, and was released on $75,000 unsecured bail, an article on PhillyBurbs said. Patch previously reported that Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said that the child was abused for "weeks if not months" prior to the incident that led to the her death. Then in court on Jan. 29 when Adrian Allen, 28, was sentenced to life in prison, prosecutor Matt Weintraub said that …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Adrian Allen pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and child endangerment on Tuesday and was sentenced to life in prison.
A Bristol man was sentenced to life in prison after he pleaded guilty to murder in the death of an 18-month-old Bensalem girl, according to reports. Adrian Allen, 28, pleaded guilty to third-degree murder and child endangerment in the death of his girlfriend's daughter, Barbara Camille Adams of Bensalem, ABC6 and Phillyburbs reported. Allen also pleaded no contest to first-degree murder in the child's death and was sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole, according to a Phillyburbs article. The child's mother, Nakia Adams was in the courtroom, according to the article, when Allen looked at her and said, "I truly am sorry from the bottom of my heart... I hope what happens today brings you some kind of closure, brings some kind …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Authorities say the child was abducted and her 61-year-old grandmother was murdered.
Multiple news outlets are confirming that Upper Merion and Pennsylvania State Police are still searching for 10-month-old Saavni Venna after she was abducted from the Marquis Apartments in the 200 block of W. Dekalb Pike in King of Prussia sometime between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Oct. 22. According to NBC10, police have confirmed that the murder victim found at the scene was Saavni's 61-year-old grandmother, Satyavathi Venna, who was baby-sitting at the time. Police issued an Amber Alert after the father returned home later in the day and realized the child was missing. Police are still searching for the child and are not releasing any additional information about the crime. According to Fox 29, Saavni's father made an emotional plea for help in…
Authorities say the child was abducted in the course of homicide earlier today.
The Pennsylvania State Police have issued an Amber Alert for a 10-month-old baby abducted in connection with a homicide reported earlier in Upper Merion Monday. Police and emergency medical personal have reportedy been on the scene at the Marquis Apartments at 251 West Dekalb Pike in King of Prussia for most of the day. The following information was released by State Police: “The Pennsylvania State Police has issued an Amber Child Abduction Alert for the Upper Merion Township Police Department, Montgomery County. The Upper Merion Township Police Department is searching for Saanvi VENNA, Asian Indian, Female, 10 months old, 21 pounds last seen wearing a white dress with pink flowers, black hair, brown eyes, unknown jewelry. She was last …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Mother’s boyfriend remains in custody on aggravated assault and child endangerment charges.
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Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Bensalem police have reported that the 18-month-old girl involved in the investigation of Adrian Allen has died. She died early this morning. Allen, 27, of Gooseneck Road in Bristol Township, was arrested last week on first-degree felony aggravated assault charges, child endangerment and related charges. Allen was baby sitting his girlfriend's three children at her apartment in the 2500 block of Knights Road. He called her on Feb. 26 and told her that her daughter was sick and vomiting. When she returned home that day she found her daughter unresponsive in her crib and took her to St. Mary Medical Center. The child was then flown to St. Christopher’s Hospital. Allen was lodged in Bucks County Prison after Bensalem District Judge Leonard …
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
After Wild Pursuit, North Jersey Man Found With Fatal Gunshot Wound
Police officers pursuing three vehicles during a high-speed chase that began in Trenton, N.J. and ended in the Levittown area made a deadly discovery when it was over -- the dead body of New Jersey man in the vehicle’s trunk, police said. Dardar Paye, 33, of Maplewood, N.J. -- a town in Essex County in northern New Jersey -- died of an apparent gunshot wound to the head. Payne's body was discovered when officers popped the trunk of one of the vehicles on U.S. Route 1 near the Oxford Valley Mall exit early Sunday. The events that led to his apparent homicide remain a mystery to police. Trenton police and Pennsylvania State Troopers were able to stop two of the vehicles and make four arrests, but what was still under investigation Monday …