Less than a week after he reported to prison to begin serving a sentence for corruption, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese is once again a free man.
KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro speaks with Bill Costopoulos, former Rep. Bill DeWeese’s attorney.
Former State Rep. Bill DeWeese is out of jail. The Associated Press reported late Friday that DeWeese is out on bail.
Accompanied by his girlfriend, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese, of Waynesburg, reported to the Dauphin County Prison.
Convicted of five felony counts, PA Rep. Bill DeWeese has filed petitions to run for another two-year term in the state House of Representatives.
Jurors have reached a verdict in the political corruption trial of State Rep. Bill DeWeese of Greene County. A Dauphin County jury found DeWeese guilty of five of six counts of theft, criminal conspiracy, and conflict of interest.
The fate of Pennsylvania Representative Bill DeWeese is now in the hands of a jury of seven women and five men.
Since 1976, State Rep. Bill DeWeese has been elected and re-elected by voters in his southwestern Pennsylvania district 18 times. But now his future is in the hands of a Dauphin County jury, not the voters.