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International Business Times
Father of newborn accused of selling heroin in maternity ward one of the use or possession of drug paraphenalia; and one of endangering the w
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
one of the use or possession of drug paraphenalia; and one of endangering the welfare of children. Hulse is now jailed in Westmoreland County Prison having been unable to post bail, according to online court records. His bail was set at $100,000... Read more
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TribLIVE
Inmate admits to police he broke into three businesses in Penn TownshipJournalTriblive Online Only An inmate at the Westmoreland County Prison awai
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
JournalTriblive Online Only An inmate at the Westmoreland County Prison awaiting trial for a June burglary in Salem was charged Thursday with committing three burglaries... Read more
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TribLIVE
Centre County man jailed for assault on Export womanbefore departing that if she told anyone “he would kill her.” Nelson was arrai
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
before departing that if she told anyone “he would kill her.” Nelson was arraigned before Conway and ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post $33,000 bond. Robert Briestensky, suspect in 2012 Arnold double murder,... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ligonier man accused of sexual relationship with 14-year-oldOctober and December 2016, Anderson was allegedly in a sexual relationship with
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
October and December 2016, Anderson was allegedly in a sexual relationship with a 14-year-old girl. Anderson was taken to Westmoreland County Prison in lieu of $10,000 straight bond. He is scheduled for a Nov. 1 preliminary hearing before Derry... Read more
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TribLIVE
Mom charged in fatal heroin OD case had 1-year-old in hotel room, Greensburg Police sayCreek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison Brea Sanders,
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison Brea Sanders, 20, of East Pittsburgh, is charged by Greensburg police with manufacture or... Read more
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TribLIVE
Latrobe man charged with threatening friend with a knifethrowing it through a window, Gebicki told police. Youngwood District Judge An
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
throwing it through a window, Gebicki told police. Youngwood District Judge Anthony Bompiani ordered Lehman be held in the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post $15,000 bond. Westmoreland, Monroeville malls to close for Thanksgiving... Read more
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TribLIVE
Greensburg couple allegedly forced child to provide ‘clean’ urine samplesby the state Board of Probation and Parole, according to a state police release
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
by the state Board of Probation and Parole, according to a state police release. In lieu of bond, both were taken to Westmoreland County Prison and will face Oct. 26 preliminary hearings in Latrobe District Judge Michael Mahady's... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Police arrest couple accused of endangering childrenthe 8-year-old pee in a cup, so he could pass his drug test. Geschke was also
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 4 days ago
the 8-year-old pee in a cup, so he could pass his drug test. Geschke was also wanted for Escape from the PA Board of Probation and Parole, according to police. They are both being held at the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post... Read more
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TribLIVE
2 men face gun, drug charges after New Kensington stopto deliver and other crimes. Police found about 27 grams of cocaine and some ma
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
to deliver and other crimes. Police found about 27 grams of cocaine and some marijuana inside the vehicle. Black is in the Westmoreland County Prison in lieu of $150,000. Jones is in the prison, in lieu of $100,000 bond. A preliminary hearing is... Read more
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TribLIVE
Five Allegheny County men arrested in Greensburg after 9 bricks of heroin confiscated from caramount of marijuana. The men were arraigned before Night Court Judge Cheryl Pe
TribLIVE / Posted 5 days ago
amount of marijuana. The men were arraigned before Night Court Judge Cheryl Peck Yakopec Sunday and ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post $100,000 bond each. Preliminary hearings were scheduled Oct. 26 before... Read more
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TribLIVE
Latrobe man charged with pulling handgun in road rage incidentJournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison Se
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JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison Sean Michael Frazier, 25, of Latrobe is charged by State Police with terrostic threats, illegal... Read more
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TribLIVE
North Huntingdon traffic stop nets package of crack cocaine in man’s underwearin his pants. He was arraigned before Allegheny County District Judge Cheryl P
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
in his pants. He was arraigned before Allegheny County District Judge Cheryl Peck Yakopec and ordered held in the Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post $50,000 bond. Westmoreland Commissioner Gina Cerilli to seek Tim Murphy's... Read more
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TribLIVE
North Huntingdon driver apologizes after leading police on Route 30 chaseauthorities allege. Painter was arraigned Wednesday on aggravated assault and
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
authorities allege. Painter was arraigned Wednesday on aggravated assault and related offenses. He is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $10,000 bail. North Huntingdon officers were notified of an erratic driver traveling west on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Derry Township man charged with harassing District Judge Bilikwhich Shero characterized as “belligerent.” Barsoum is charged with harassment
TribLIVE / Posted 10 days ago
which Shero characterized as “belligerent.” Barsoum is charged with harassment and disorderly conduct. He was taken to Westmoreland County Prison after failing to post $5,000 bail, according to court records. Latrobe fire prevention event to... Read more
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TribLIVE
Vehicular homicide charge headed to court in fatal Lower Burrell crashrender aid, reckless driving and numerous traffic violations, among them ignori
TribLIVE / Posted 11 days ago
render aid, reckless driving and numerous traffic violations, among them ignoring a red traffic light. He remains in the Westmoreland County Prison without bond because of the homicide charge. Krepps' girlfriend, Jennifer Chenot, 48, also of... Read more
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TribLIVE
Knife-weilding Latrobe man charged with attempted homicide for alleged alcohol-fueled attack on his familyabout three hours of drinking, victims told police. The victims were not serio
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
about three hours of drinking, victims told police. The victims were not seriously injured. Matuszky is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $150,000 bond. Police were dispatched to Matuszky's Gertrude Street home at 10:39 a.m.... Read more
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TribLIVE
Five arrested after fatal heroin overdose in Greensburgdelivery or possession with intent to manufacture or delver a controlled substa
TribLIVE / Posted 12 days ago
delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or delver a controlled substance. All have been arraigned and are in Westmoreland County Prison — David on $150,000 cash bail, Williams and Toni Sanders on $100,000 each, and Brea Sanders on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Man who escaped police in New Kensington, Arnold now faces slew of chargesJournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison A
TribLIVE / Posted 13 days ago
JournalPine Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison A Butler County man who police say escaped from them twice— once while already handcuffed — is in... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland County juvenile detention center reaches capacityresume renting out space to other counties. Commissioners also are dealing wit
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
resume renting out space to other counties. Commissioners also are dealing with potential overcrowding at the neighboring Westmoreland County Prison. Officials there contend a growing number of drug-related crimes has caused that facility to close... Read more
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TribLIVE
Arnold kidnap, beating victim now facing drug chargespending a preliminary hearing. However, that bond was revoked for allegedly usi
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
pending a preliminary hearing. However, that bond was revoked for allegedly using heroin later that day. She was in the Westmoreland County Prison Friday in lieu of $50,000 bond with a police request that she be kept away from the people she... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jury convicts man of sexually assaulting Arnold teenand corruption of a minor. Taylor, who had been free on $25,000 cash bail befo
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
and corruption of a minor. Taylor, who had been free on $25,000 cash bail before the trial, was handcuffed and taken to Westmoreland County Prison, where he will await sentencing. Common Pleas Court Judge Rita Hathaway said Taylor faces at... Read more
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TribLIVE
Purse thief who was chased by a New Kensington woman to take plea bargainalleged purse thief is accepting an plea bargain to allow him to serve a senten
TribLIVE / Posted 15 days ago
alleged purse thief is accepting an plea bargain to allow him to serve a sentence of about one to two years in the Westmoreland County Prison instead of state prison. Luis Lema, 27, is accused of stealing a purse from an Arnold woman who... Read more
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TribLIVE
Tip to statewide child abuse hotline leads to arrest of Hempfield womanby state police in Greensburg. Klingler was arraigned before District Judge Mar
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
by state police in Greensburg. Klingler was arraigned before District Judge Mark Mansour who ordered Klingler held in the Westmoreland County Prison after she failed to post $50,000 bond. Trooper Christopher Cole reported in an affidavit of... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Kensington police find disoriented mom, hungry kids, filthy house with raccoon insideJournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison A disoriented woman,
TribLIVE / Posted 17 days ago
JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison A disoriented woman, her two children — and an intruding raccoon — were found at a filthy New... Read more
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TribLIVE
Allegheny Township man charged in May 21 fatal crash— still in the box truck — neither was charged until the monthslong investigati
TribLIVE / Posted 18 days ago
— still in the box truck — neither was charged until the monthslong investigation was completed. Krepps was already in the Westmoreland County Prison on Monday in lieu of $25,000 bond for felony drug delivery charges and driving with a suspended... Read more
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TribLIVE
Derry men charged with assaulting one another over noiseon his head and “it was unreasonable to believe a bare fist had caused such an
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
on his head and “it was unreasonable to believe a bare fist had caused such an injury.” Fabiszewski was ordered to the Westmoreland County Prison by Derry District Judge Mark Bilik after failing to post $10,000 bond. South Huntingdon "Master... Read more
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TribLIVE
Virginia man accused of sexually assaulting 10-year-old girl in North HuntingdonOnly A Virginia man is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on charg
TribLIVE / Posted 19 days ago
Only A Virginia man is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on charges that he sexually assaulted a 10-year-old girl at a North Huntingdon hotel. Thomas Mark... Read more
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TribLIVE
Police say Greensburg man strangled woman while she held 7-month-old childOnly A Greensburg man is headed back to the Westmoreland County Prison after
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
Only A Greensburg man is headed back to the Westmoreland County Prison after he allegedly choked a woman while she was holding their 7-month-old child Wednesday, the... Read more
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TribLIVE
Ligonier Twp burglary suspect held at gunpoint by neighbordefiant trespass, terroristic threats, criminal mischief and possessing an offe
TribLIVE / Posted 23 days ago
defiant trespass, terroristic threats, criminal mischief and possessing an offensive weapon. He was being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $100,000 bail. An Oct. 6 preliminary hearing is set. Murrysville's Staymates cabin open to the... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
Bystanders chase down alleged purse thief in New Kensingtontold Channel 11 he hopes others will do the same. "Never let stuff go by. Beca
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 24 days ago
told Channel 11 he hopes others will do the same. "Never let stuff go by. Because if you do, what's gonna happen next?" he said. Lema is currently at the Westmoreland County Prison unable to post bond. He will face a judge in ea... Read more
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TribLIVE
Jeannette police arrest Greensburg suspect on attempted homicide chargesfollowing an argument that began on Clay Avenue and moved to Magee Avenue, acco
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
following an argument that began on Clay Avenue and moved to Magee Avenue, according to police. Jackson was lodged in the Westmoreland County Prison on $250,000 bail. Investigators found five 9mm shell casings in a grassy area along Magee Avenue... Read more
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TribLIVE
Westmoreland jail to use full-body scanner to crack down on contrabandJournalTriblive Online Only The entrance to the Westmoreland County Prison i
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
JournalTriblive Online Only The entrance to the Westmoreland County Prison in Hempfield. After nearly two years of delays, Westmoreland County Prison officials said Monday... Read more
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TribLIVE
New Kensington woman and neighbors catch purse thiefhomeless, was arrested Thursday and charged with burglary and theft. District
TribLIVE / Posted 25 days ago
homeless, was arrested Thursday and charged with burglary and theft. District Judge Jason Buczak ordered Lema held in the Westmoreland County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bond pending a preliminary hearing. The victim told police she was sitting on... Read more
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TribLIVE
Bradenville man charged with breaking into Derry Township homecriminal trespass, loitering and prowling at night, disorderly conduct and publ
TribLIVE / Posted 26 days ago
criminal trespass, loitering and prowling at night, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness. He is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $25,000 bail. Fire guts house near Level Green Westmoreland County judge suspends probation... Read more
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TribLIVE
Sagamore man charged in Apollo Subway armed robberyon an arrest warrant for failure to appear at a court proceeding. She was in t
TribLIVE / Posted 28 days ago
on an arrest warrant for failure to appear at a court proceeding. She was in the county jail awaiting transfer to the Westmoreland County Prison. Volunteer work in Arnold park leads to union grievance Tarentum Council OKs severance deal with... Read more
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TribLIVE
Monessen woman accused of setting fire that injured 3 firefightersalong with causing a catastrophe and criminal mischief in connection with the S
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
along with causing a catastrophe and criminal mischief in connection with the Summit Avenue fire. She was taken to the Westmoreland County Prison in lieu of $100,000 bail. One fireman suffered an injury to his legs when he fell through a floor... Read more
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TribLIVE
Trio accused of kidnapping and assaulting a woman in Arnold are headed to trialCreek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison Michael Battag
TribLIVE / Posted 29 days ago
Creek JournalTriblive Online Only Westmoreland County Prison Michael Battaglia, Devon Hamilton and Stephanie Unruh A New Kensington woman accused with two... Read more
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TribLIVE
Teen, Export man charged in Murrysville home invasionSunday, police arrested Edward P. Hodoba, 23, of Penn Township, for his role in
TribLIVE / Posted 30 days ago
Sunday, police arrested Edward P. Hodoba, 23, of Penn Township, for his role in the break-in. Hodoba is being held in the Westmoreland County Prison on $100,000 bond. Mertsch was released after posting $5,000 bond, according to online court... Read more

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