Welcome from District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer


The mission of the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office is to protect our diverse community through the fair and ethical pursuit of justice, to safeguard the rights of the victims of crime, and the rights and reputations of the innocent. We will accomplish our mission by vigorously and professionally prosecuting those who violate our laws and by working cooperatively with law enforcement and community leaders to improve Delaware County.

Jack Stollsteimer

Delaware County District Attorney

Latest Updates and Events


Delaware County Council, District Attorney, and City of Chester Announce Summer 2024 Safe Streets Initiative

Delaware County Council, District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer, and City of Chester Mayor Stefan Roots announced the kickoff of the Summer 2024 Safe Streets Program on July 15, 2024. The program was created to temporarily address a critical shortage of patrol officers in the Chester Police Department (CPD) by utilizing select County employees for non-patrol duties, thereby freeing up CPD officers to perform patrol duties – adding more officer to the streets. The program is expected to continue until the end of the summer, addressing the need to prevent and respond to the increase in crime that typically occurs in summer months.

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District Attorney and County Council to Observe National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer and Dr. Monica Taylor, Chair of Delaware County Council, announced their plans to observe National Crime Victims’ Rights Week with an event in front of the County Courthouse at noon on Thursday, April 25, 2024.

According to the National Office for Victims of Crime, “this year’s national theme—How would you help? Options, services, and hope for crime survivors.—focuses on the moral responsibility we all have as human beings to actively participate in the healing of others. It is a call-to-action for us all to create safe environments for crime victims to share what happened to them. By doing so, we’re able to offer support, options for life-saving services, and, most importantly, a pathway to hope.”

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Charges Announced Against Couple Accused of Heinous Sexual Abuse of Intellectually Disabled Adults

Media, PA – Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer today announced that charges have been filed against Michael and Nicole Swanson, 41 and 37, respectively, of Chester, PA, for the rape, involuntary deviate sexual assault, and aggravated indecent sexual assault of a person with a mental disability, as well as charges of kidnapping to facilitate a felony, theft, and conspiracy. The charges against Michael Swanson were perpetrated against two victims, ages 30 and 27. The charges against Nicole Swanson were perpetrated against the 30 year old victim. Psychological assessments of the victims indicated that victim N.M. has an I.Q. of 56, and victim L.D. has an I.Q. of 45, making both victims incapable of consenting to the actions of these defendants.

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Remember Me? Victim Stories from Delaware County's Unsolved Cases
Articles by Rose Quinn
It is inevitable that – despite everyone’s best efforts – some cases will go unsolved, sometimes for decades. But we never forget the victims. In this series we are shining a light on their stories, in the hope that someone, somewhere, will step forward with information that will help us solve these cases. If you can help, please call the Criminal Investigation Division at 610-891-4700.


Bobby Suny
John Kilman
Kevin Carroll
Sinsir Parker
Kyle Haley
Amanda DeGuio
Dwayne Briscoe, Jr.
Robert Allen “Robby” Payne
Gary Drais
Ryan Ferris
Timothy David Hamler, Jr.