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.
News from the DA's Office
Latest Updates and Events
Attorney General Henry and District Attorney Stollsteimer Report on Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative; County Council Chair Taylor Reports on Opioid Settlement Project Funding
CHESTER, PA – Attorney General Michelle Henry and Delaware County District Attorney Jack Stollsteimer today announced the results of the Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Treatment Initiative (LETI) in Delaware County. LETI is a program that diverts individuals with a substance use disorder away from the criminal justice system and into treatment. The AG and the DA were joined by Delaware County Council Chair Dr. Monica Taylor, who provided an update on the progress being made in addressing the opioid epidemic utilizing funds obtained from the opioid settlement funding. That funding – $63 million over eighteen years – was obtained through a settlement of litigation against opioid distributors initiated by both the DA and County Council.
Successful Prosecution of Three Individuals for Child Trafficking/Exploitation Results in Lengthy Prison Sentences
Media, PA – "In September 2023, Sukhjit Singh, 26, and Kunal Bakhru, 43, were convicted in a human trafficking scheme involving an 11-year-old girl who was sold into sexual servitude. Today, I am...
On Tuesday, October 3, 2023, District Attorney Stollsteimer announced the impact that Chester Partnership for Safe Neighborhoods (CPSN), a deterrence-based program aimed at reducing gun violence in the City of Chester, has had since launched in October 2020.
David Zandstra, the 83 year-old former minister charged in the abduction and murder of eight year-old Gretchen Harrington in 1975, will be returned to Delaware County on Thursday afternoon....