A man is challenging his third-degree murder conviction in the 1977 slaying of his pregnant ex-girlfriend because the judge at his trial was known to be using cocaine stolen from evidence at the time.
A retired western Pennsylvania judge accused of stealing cocaine being held as evidence pleaded guilty to taking cocaine evidence from criminal trials.
A retired western Pennsylvania judge accused of stealing cocaine seized in police investigations has been scheduled for a spring trial.
Attorneys in the case involving former Washington County Judge Paul Pozonsky argued before a specially appointed judge from Bedford County about whether current Washington County President Judge Debbie O’Dell-Seneca should be compelled to testify about an order she issued to seize evidence from Pozonsky’s chambers.
The Pennsylvania State Police have charged a western Pennsylvania judge with stealing cocaine from evidence in cases he presided over before he abruptly resigned last year.
A local man was sentenced for murdering the son of a local pastor. Keith Jones, 20, of Monessen, had no comment after he was sentenced 15 to 30 years in prison for the murder of Jeron Xavier Grayson.