Jon Ritchie Returns to 94 WIP

After two days off, WIP midday co-host Jon Ritchie was back on the air Tuesday afternoon.

Ritchie was arrested Thursday night after the Eagles’ Super Bowl parade, charged with DUI and simple assault following what he today confirmed was a car accident. He didn’t share many details but spoke briefly about the incident during the show’s open:

According to the court docket, Ritchie was arrested by Pennsylvania State Police then released on his own recognizance (ROR), which is when there’s no bail payment and you agree to return to court when ordered. In this case, that’s March 14th, a status hearing at Philadelphia Municipal Court.

You can see the entire docket after the jump:


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  • The Eyton Shander Dick Joke Guy February 13, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    Hey kinker…….
    Make sure you rush this to US, People and The Hollywood Reporter.
    They needs to know this useless tripe also.

    • Kevin Kinkead February 13, 2018 at 4:33 pm

      speaking of useless tripe, you posted 9 times today under 6 different names

      • big TC February 13, 2018 at 4:38 pm

        yo double k-

        why did lane Johnson blow off mike miss today?

      • Pattison Ave Shirt Guy February 13, 2018 at 5:07 pm

        Well it is a blog where the only thing that matter is the number of clicks and the revenue those
        clicks bring in.
        I’m just trying to help Kyle make some money so he can quit selling them fake shirts.

        • Nat Egg February 13, 2018 at 5:10 pm

          Kyle could make money if he could get a pic of Shander’s dong. Talk about click bait!

      • BWanksCB February 13, 2018 at 5:14 pm

        And he didn’t even talk about my hair? What gives?!?

        • Maury's Wigs Don't Come Off - even in hurricane winds........... February 13, 2018 at 5:55 pm

          You can pull some of the plugs out of kinker’s hair when he’s shitfaced…..and use em.
          Save some cash and not have to work as many shifts packing fake shirts
          in boxes.

      • DSDM February 14, 2018 at 1:45 pm

        Kevin – this is a loser that posted at other forums. Ruined every place he appeared. Mentally ill.

  • fat cuz February 13, 2018 at 4:55 pm

    Hearing Aton Shander in place to replace Ritchie. Spike Eskin saw Shander’s dong and hired him immediately. Impressive package.

  • Kathy Romano February 13, 2018 at 5:04 pm

    Confused about the assault charge. Why would he be charged with assault and let go on his own recognizance?

    • Kevin Kinkead February 13, 2018 at 8:19 pm

      probably an injury from the accident

      • DSDM February 14, 2018 at 1:46 pm

        I don’t think that would lead to an assault charge. It has to be premeditated. He could have made a threat or he could have tried to big time the cop and the cop, in response, threw this on top. It would be interesting to see what his blood alcohol level was.

  • Robert Wankel February 13, 2018 at 5:15 pm

    any guys out there interested in a little car play later tonite? I’ll be parked behind the wawa in Blackwood if interested. I’m not gay. And no names please. And don’t touch my hair because I recently underwent a restorative procedure.

  • Nick kayal February 13, 2018 at 5:52 pm

    WIPs logo looks like a 2nd grader designed it.

    • Tom Byrne February 13, 2018 at 6:12 pm

      Congrats Nick on that morning drive gig.

  • Dtown Observer February 13, 2018 at 5:53 pm

    Spike is super uptight about it – allowed NO discussion of it whatsoever! When one caller opened by merely saying, “Welcome back, Jon,” his call was immediately disconnected and Joey started off on a different line of yapping. Really Embarrassing way to handle what could have been a Teachable Moment. Once an Eskin, always an Eskin.

    • You rarely see a host on the air while charges are pending February 13, 2018 at 7:10 pm

      I think Jon’s lawyer had to assure the station that most likely charges will be dropped as long as he agrees to some program for first timers. If he is not able to drive for six months or a year it has no bearing to the radio show. Nor will it ever be discussed on air even after the hearing.

      • Astute observer February 14, 2018 at 10:26 am

        He’ll end up with 6/12 months of ARD and it will be like it never happened.

  • Bird Brain, the Real Mascot February 13, 2018 at 10:03 pm

    Hey, the Burger King or Spike’s dad got a woman killed and WIP fined over a million dollars for libeling a defense counsel for Allen Iverson and he is still around

  • esports are the future February 14, 2018 at 8:28 am

    Scarlet made it to the Round of 4 in the GSL … she is unreal.

  • esports are **NOT** the future February 14, 2018 at 9:09 am


  • Miss Mike February 14, 2018 at 10:30 am

    Lane Johnson stood up Mike Miss. Like Lane even more now.

  • DSDM February 14, 2018 at 1:49 pm

    Well, I didn’t hear it but Mike has basically become more like Eskin used to be over the last couple of years. 97.5 needs to have a back up plan for when he says something that gets him fired. Have a feeling they are planning a format change anyway.

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