Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office

D.A. To Pursue Criminal Charges Against Those Who Fly Drones Over StadiumsThe Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday laid out tougher penalties for people who fly drones near sports venues.
Pittsburgh Postmaster Accused Of Opening Mail, Threatening EmployeesThe postmaster in Pittsburgh has been arrested on charges of opening mail packages allegedly looking for drugs and threatening employees if they told authorities about it.
Trial Date Set For Former Plum H.S. Teacher Accused Of Sex With StudentA judge set a trial date for a Plum High School teacher accused of having sex with a student.
Prosecutors Respond To Lawyer's Call For Plum Teacher To Not Be Prosecuted For Sex CrimeProsecutors have responded to a defense lawyer's claim that a former Plum High School teacher should not be prosecuted for a sex crime because the girl was 18 and a consenting adult.
2 Men Facing Charges After Drug Bust In Waterworks Shopping Center Parking LotTwo guys have been arrested as part of a multi-county drug bust.
Sources: Sheriff’s Deputy Who Tested Positive Reinstated, Will Face Regular Drug TestingIt was by all accounts a justified shooting. Several officers unloaded on accused child molester Leslie Sapp in January after Sapp brandished a very lethal-looking pellet gun.
Plum Teacher Wants Sex Charges With 18-Year-Old Student DismissedA Plum High School teacher wants charges that he wrongly had sex with an 18-year-old student dismissed because of her age.
D.A.’s Office To Oversee Investigation Into Route 51 ShootoutIt was a dangerous scene that put both police and the public in harm's way.
Federal Lawsuit Filed Against City, Police Over Homewood AltercationA federal lawsuit has been filed against Pittsburgh Police in a case once reviewed by the Allegheny County District Attorney, who raised concerns about charges police filed against two Homewood men.
Lawyer Denies Claims Plum Resource Officer Knew Of Alleged Inappropriate Relationship In 2011As the investigation continues into the Plum High School teacher-student sex scandal, a lawyer for the school's police officer is now disputing some school board claims.
Plum School Board Accepts Member's Resignation As Grand Jury Probe ContinuesAs a grand jury investigation continues into the alleged teacher-student sex scandal at Plum High School, the school board held a meeting tonight where one of its members resigned.
Police, D.A. Probe Alleged Ethnic Intimidation Case After Man Attacked, Thrown On T TracksPolice and the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office are investigating a case of possible ethnic intimidation after a man was beaten and tossed onto the T tracks downtown last weekend.