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TribLIVE
Women accused of hindering Shaw murder investigation waive charges to courtrequests from each attorney to reduce their clients' $50,000 bonds. Prosecutor
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
requests from each attorney to reduce their clients' $50,000 bonds. Prosecutors urged Pallone to keep the women in Westmoreland County Prison because they believe they have important information about Shaw's murder. Defense attorneys may... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Police say couple stole $50,000 worth of jewelry from Latrobe homesalso said that last week, a deer hunter found a suitcase filled with jewelry in
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 2 days ago
also said that last week, a deer hunter found a suitcase filled with jewelry in a creek just outside of Latrobe. Police believe it is connected to this case as well. Rafferty and Stout are currently housed in the Westmoreland C... Read more
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TribLIVE
Megan’s Law offender from Schuylkill County to stand trial in Westmoreland luring caseattorney, Stephen M. Misko of Butler, pleaded not guilty on behalf on Frisco.
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
attorney, Stephen M. Misko of Butler, pleaded not guilty on behalf on Frisco. Frisco was returned to the Westmoreland County Prison where he has been held on $100,000 since his arrest last March. He also is being held on a... Read more
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TribLIVE
Full house, tight security at accused New Kensington cop killer hearingfull waiting to enter Rahamil Holt murder trial @ 10. pic.twitter.com/gPr0MtwO
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
full waiting to enter Rahamil Holt murder trial @ 10. pic.twitter.com/gPr0MtwO10 Sheriff's deputies brought Holt from the Westmoreland County Prison, where he is being held without bond, more than an hour before his scheduled 10 a.m.... Read more
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TribLIVE
State Senate honors Officer Brian Shawtraffic stop and foot chase last month in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue. Su
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
traffic stop and foot chase last month in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue. Suspect Rahmael Sal Holt is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison without bail. Holt is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing Wednesday in New Kensington by... Read more
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TribLIVE
Officer Brian Shaw’s brother speaks out about his tragic deatha during a traffic stop last month in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue. Suspe
TribLIVE / Posted 8 days ago
a during a traffic stop last month in the 1200 block of Leishman Avenue. Suspect Rahmael Sal Holt is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison without bail. In the television interview, Steffan Shaw commented that Holt could have kept... Read more
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TribLIVE
Informant testifies she set up Greensburg drug sting, then got kidnappedresignation from Senate amid allegations Westmoreland County Prison Jenny M
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
resignation from Senate amid allegations Westmoreland County Prison Jenny Miller set out to sell her body for sex when she met with a prospective client in the... Read more
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TribLIVE
California man arrested at Trafford post office, accused of $1,600 in fraudulent purchasesthat postal authorities arrived at the office and are investigating a larger fr
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
that postal authorities arrived at the office and are investigating a larger fraud ring. Urfalyan is being held at the Westmoreland County Prison on $100,000 bond. He did not have an attorney listed in online court records. A preliminary... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jeannette man used a GPS device to track, rob purported drug dealer, police sayof Lewis' teenage girlfriend, Larry L. Ramsey, 44, of Jeannette, in connection
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
of Lewis' teenage girlfriend, Larry L. Ramsey, 44, of Jeannette, in connection with the case. Ramsey has been held in Westmoreland County Prison since Nov. 17 on a probation violation. He now is charged with possessing instruments of crime,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Drug suspect in Jeannette tries to fool police using ID of twin, who’s in jail on murder charge28-year-old twin brother, Darelle. Dwayne's twin, Darelle, 28, formerly of Pen
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
28-year-old twin brother, Darelle. Dwayne's twin, Darelle, 28, formerly of Penn Hills, has been held without bail in the Westmoreland County Prison since May on a homicide charge for allegedly shooting Michael Wilson, 32, in downtown Jeannette on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Elusive Latrobe area man ordered to jail on three escape complaintspolice. A 19-year-old man wanted for three escapes since September was arreste
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
police. A 19-year-old man wanted for three escapes since September was arrested Saturday in Latrobe and now remains in the Westmoreland County Prison on multiple criminal complaints. “We were able to locate him here in town,” said police Chief Jim... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jeannette woman jailed on warrants, stash of suspected crystal meth seized3.25 ounces of the crystal methamphetamine, which Binda said has a street value
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
3.25 ounces of the crystal methamphetamine, which Binda said has a street value of about $9,000. Kuntz was taken to the Westmoreland County Prison. Police plan to charge her and two men in connection with the drugs. Binda said officers also... Read more
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TribLIVE
Monroeville man’s trial in 2014 police chase, shootout starts MondayCreek JournalTriblive Online Only Monroeville man's trial in 2014 police chase
TribLIVE / Posted 14 days ago
Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Monroeville man's trial in 2014 police chase, shootout starts Monday Courtesy of Westmoreland County Prison Jury selection is scheduled Monday for a Monroeville man accused of firing a shot at police in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arnold woman accused of helping patrolman’s suspected killer elude manhuntFlynn: 'I am working to set things right' Arnold woman accused of helping patr
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
Flynn: 'I am working to set things right' Arnold woman accused of helping patrolman's suspected killer elude manhunt Westmoreland County Prison An Arnold woman is accused of helping a suspected cop killer elude a manhunt after the fatal... Read more
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TribLIVE
Woman arrested who is accused of helping Officer Shaw’s alleged killermother, Sherry Holt, 47, and two others were also arrested there. Holt is bein
TribLIVE / Posted 16 days ago
mother, Sherry Holt, 47, and two others were also arrested there. Holt is being held without bond in the Westmoreland County Prison awaiting a preliminary hearing that has been rescheduled to Dec. 13. His attorney, John Ketchel,... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Man flees deputies, but they catch up with him at hospitalonce but twice – and they didn't catch him until he showed up to a hospital Thu
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 16 days ago
once but twice – and they didn't catch him until he showed up to a hospital Thursday. Now he is finally in custody in the Westmoreland County Prison. Timothy Chavis was wanted on felony warrants for several drug charges. Deputies first spotted... Read more
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TribLIVE
Derry Township woman charged with assault after boyfriend’s hand cut during argumentThe man was taken by ambulance to Excela Health hospital in Latrobe, Dohey repo
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
The man was taken by ambulance to Excela Health hospital in Latrobe, Dohey reported. Heide was ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post $15,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is scheduled Dec. 6 before District... Read more
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TribLIVE
2 charged after police chases end in crash in Lower Burrellis suspended. Kersey is charged with conspiracy to receive stolen property. By
TribLIVE / Posted 22 days ago
is suspended. Kersey is charged with conspiracy to receive stolen property. By Friday afternoon, Foddrell still was in the Westmoreland County Prison in lieu of $50,000 bond pending a preliminary hearing. Kersey also was in the prison in lieu of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Developing coverage of New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw’s funeralPolice Chief Terry Kuhns, a former detective and one of Shaw's former superviso
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
Police Chief Terry Kuhns, a former detective and one of Shaw's former supervisors. Holt was being held without bail at the Westmoreland County Prison. Visit TribLive.com for updates as reporters and photographers follow Wednesday's events. New... Read more
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TribLIVE
‘Relentless’ investigation led to suspect’s arrest in New Kensington officer’s killinga police officer, illegal gun possession and a related gun charge. Bond was au
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
a police officer, illegal gun possession and a related gun charge. Bond was automatically denied. Holt was taken to the Westmoreland County Prison to await a preliminary hearing. Later Tuesday Pallone arraigned two people accused of giving... Read more
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TribLIVE
Latest developments in arrest of Rahmael Holt, suspect in New Kensington cop killingTuesday afternoon on charges of hindering apprehension. Lakita Cain, 40, and Ta
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
Tuesday afternoon on charges of hindering apprehension. Lakita Cain, 40, and Taylor Mitchell, 29, were lodged in the Westmoreland County Prison on $50,000 bail each. With Holt in custody and the press conference over, investigators turn to... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
RAHMAEL HOLT: Suspect in shooting death of New Kensington police officer in custodyPittsburgh Municipal Court, Holt was taken to the magistrate’s office in New Ke
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 26 days ago
Pittsburgh Municipal Court, Holt was taken to the magistrate’s office in New Kensington before being booked into the Westmoreland County Prison. The FBI’s Evidence Response Team spent hours at the house in Hazelwood as the search for the gun... Read more
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Island Packet
Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shootingwas arraigned late Tuesday morning on charges including murder of a law enforce
Island Packet / Posted 26 days ago
was arraigned late Tuesday morning on charges including murder of a law enforcement officer and held without bail at the Westmoreland County Prison. During his arraignment, Holt said he wanted to hire a private attorney. No attorney information... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Suspect arrested in Pennsylvania police officer shootingwas arraigned late Tuesday morning on charges including murder of a law enforce
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 26 days ago
was arraigned late Tuesday morning on charges including murder of a law enforcement officer and held without bail at the Westmoreland County Prison. During his arraignment, Holt said he wanted to hire a private attorney. No attorney information... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
Informants helped locate accused cop shooterOfficer Brian Shaw on Friday night. Holt was arrested early Tuesday morning an
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 26 days ago
Officer Brian Shaw on Friday night. Holt was arrested early Tuesday morning and is being held without bail at the Westmoreland County Prison. Court documents show several friends and relatives — including Holt's mother — have been... Read more
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TribLIVE
Hempfield bicyclist files appeal in traffic jam caseMonday, claiming the judge was biased and did not understand the law. David Sm
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
Monday, claiming the judge was biased and did not understand the law. David Smith, 58, was paroled Nov. 13 from Westmoreland County Prison after he served nearly two years behind bars as he contested eight criminal cases dating back to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ex-New Florence assistant fire chief begins sentence for unlawful contact with a minorbegins sentence for unlawful contact with a minor Ken Steiner, former New Flor
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
begins sentence for unlawful contact with a minor Ken Steiner, former New Florence assistant fire chief, has reported to Westmoreland County Prison to begin serving a sentence of nine months to two years for having sex with a 13-year-old junior... Read more
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TribLIVE
Police arrest man involved in traffic stop that led to New Kensington officer’s shootingthe scene of a traffic stop on Friday. Tavon Jamere Harper, 27, was arrested o
TribLIVE / Posted 27 days ago
the scene of a traffic stop on Friday. Tavon Jamere Harper, 27, was arrested on drug and fleeing charges and lodged in the Westmoreland County Prison on $500,000 bail. Authorities investigating the fatal shooting of New Kensington Officer Brian... Read more
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TribLIVE
Fourth suspect arrested for fatal Youngwood stabbingJournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland Cou
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
JournalShaler JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison Christopehr James 'CJ' David, 40, of Youngwood is charged with homicide. The last person wanted... Read more
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Troopers continue search for Youngwood murder suspecthomicide charges in the stabbing death of Matthew Genard, 50, who was found Nov
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
homicide charges in the stabbing death of Matthew Genard, 50, who was found Nov. 10. Already arrested and being held in Westmoreland County Prison are Michael James Covington Jr., 20; Linda Kay Quidetto, 40; and Jason Sullenberger, 40, all of... Read more
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Westmoreland jail’s body scanner to screen all new inmates, monitor radiation exposureOnline Only Westmoreland jail's body scanner to screen all new inmates, monito
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
Online Only Westmoreland jail's body scanner to screen all new inmates, monitor radiation exposure The entrance to the Westmoreland County Prison in Hempfield. The Westmoreland County Prison should have its body scanner fully up and scanning... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
3 in custody, 1 sought in death of man stabbed more than 20 timesthat the suspects conspired to rob and kill Genard, motivated by money and drug
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted a month ago
that the suspects conspired to rob and kill Genard, motivated by money and drugs. The three suspects who are in custody were arrested Wednesday night and taken to the Westmoreland County Prison. Stay with Channel 11 News and WPXI.com for up... Read more
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TribLIVE
State police arrest 3 of 4 suspects in Hempfield homicideKay Quidetto, 40; and Jason Sullenberger, 40, all of Youngwood, were arraigned
TribLIVE / Posted a month ago
Kay Quidetto, 40; and Jason Sullenberger, 40, all of Youngwood, were arraigned early Thursday morning and lodged in the Westmoreland County Prison without bail. Police have an arrest warrant for Christopher James David, 40, of Youngwood. All... Read more
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