Alex Underwood rejects plea deal

CHESTER – A December 6 deadline came and went without indicted former Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood and two former deputies to accept a plea agreement offered by the U.S. Department of Justice on the federal charges all three were indicted on. Originally, the defendants had until Nov. 6 to accept the government’s offer of […]

New charges against Underwood

Wire Fraud, Additional Corruption Charge Filed Against Former Chester Sheriff CHESTER – A superseding indictment has been filed in federal court against suspended Chester County Sheriff Alex Underwood and two former deputies that adds additional charges onto those previously filed. Underwood and former deputy Johnny Neal now face additional corruption and wire fraud charges in […]

Despite suspension, Underwood running for Chester sheriff

CHESTER COUNTY – As it stands right now, Chester County voters will decide between the currently-suspended sheriff and his governor-appointed replacement in November. Filing for local elections closed Monday at noon, and just eight minutes before the deadline, Alex Underwood filed to run for sheriff as a Democrat. Underwood was first elected office in 2012 […]