Westmoreland Co. Judge To Preside Over Jerry Sandusky Hearing

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A judge from Westmoreland County will preside over the preliminary hearing for former Penn State defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.

The Centre County Common Pleas court requested that a judge from outside the county be assigned to the case.

In a statement from the Administrative Office of Pennsylvania Courts, Judge Robert E. Scott, a senior judge of Westmoreland County, has no ties to Penn State, The Second Mile or people who hold positions with those organizations.

As a senior judge, Scott “has retired from active service but remains available by appointment to hear cases.”

The hearing is slated to be held in Bellefonte, Centre County, on December 7.

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  1. Ctina says:

    Can Judge Scott raise bail, or deny bail and throw sandusky in jail?? I know media has to use “alleged” but sandusky severely hurt those kids and he’s sick narcissist who will never get it through his self absorbed mind that he did anything wrong

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