Huyler charged in theft from condo associations

William C. Huyler, III The Chester County District Attorney’s Office announced the arrest of William C. Huyler, III for theft, forgery, and related offenses. The defendant is alleged to have orchestrated a series of thefts from two condominium associations totaling $982,923.64. The two victim associations are the Kings Mill at Kings Grant Condominium Association (“Kings Mill”)...

Donato enters guilty plea, pays back $15K to CASD

James Donato in an undated file photo. The first chapter to close in the Coatesville Area School District’s texting/fund diversion scandal came Monday when former Coatesville Area High School Athletic Director James Donato pleaded guilty to charges of diverting district funds and violating the state ethics law and agreed to make some $15,000 in restitution to the school district. Appearing before...

HS teacher charged over student texts, child porn

Brandon Keith Mitchell DOWNINGTOWN — A former Downingtown West High School chemistry teacher has been charged with texting obscene images and texts to a student, asking for nude images of the underage student and various other criminal charges. Brandon Keith Mitchell, 30, of West Chester, was charged with Unlawful Contact with Minor, Child Pornography, Endangering Welfare of Children, and Corruption...

Concept School educator charged with indecent assault

George James Symonds THORNBURY — The Head of School of the Concept School was arrested and charged with corruption of minors, indecent assault, and related charges involving an alleged series of incidents with a teenage student from the school., Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said Tuesday. George James Symonds, 62, who has been a teacher at the school since 2004 and Head of School,...