WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) – The Pennsylvania Supreme Court says the law license of a former Common Pleas judge who stole cocaine from evidence packages will be temporarily suspended.
The suspension of 59-year-old Paul Pozonsky‘s license is effective Sept. 18.READ MORE: Live Winter Storm Tracker: Winter Storm Blankets Pittsburgh Region With Heavy Snowfall
He resigned after nearly 15 years as a Washington County judge in June 2012. He was charged a year later.
Pozonsky pleaded guilty in March to theft, obstructing the administration of law and misapplication of entrusted property. He’s acknowledged stealing the drugs to feed his addiction.READ MORE: Westmoreland County Families Enjoy The Snow Day
He was sentenced in July to 30 days to 23 ½ months in the Washington County Jail.
Pozonsky was released from jail this month after serving his minimum 30-day sentence on work release.PHOTO GALLERY: Winter Storm System Moves Into Pittsburgh Area
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