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Allegheny County officials need to take a closer look at contractors providing services at the jail and at the people their vendors employ, at least those with the potential to smuggle in contraband. This is would be a prudent step in any event but a necessary one after 15 corrections officers and other jail ...
A Pitcairn man remains in the Allegheny County Jail on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault and firearms violations in connection with a shooting in the borough. Tyreace Platt, 23, awaits a Jan. 22 preliminary hearing before Monroeville District Judge Jeffrey L. Herbst for his alleged ...

Charles Curtis Kerr II, 38, of 460 Stringtown Road, Carmichaels, was convicted by an Allegheny County jury in October of two felony counts of statutory sex assault, along charges of corruption of minors, interfering with child custody, criminal use of communication facility and indecent assault of a minor, ...
Authorities did not identify the officers involved in the shooting, but said they were placed on administrative duty pending the outcome of an investigation by Allegheny County police. Farrar will be taken to Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment when he is released from the hospital. Megan Guza is a ...
An unknown airborne substance sickened at least 15 Allegheny County Jail employees who searched inmates' cell this week, and three food-service workers were caught with contraband at the jail, according to Warden Orlando Harper. The jail employees were sickened while searching three different ...
Harper said he received several tips from staff that said an illicit substance was being provided to inmates at the jail. The sources said paper was being soaked in the substance, then dried before it was given to inmates. Harper said staff were advised that inmates were smoking the substance after lighting ...

Fifteen Allegheny County Jail employees were sickened this week while searching cells in an attempt to crackdown on illegal substances entering the jail through chemical-soaked paper, Warden Orlando Harper said Thursday. Jail officials revoked the security clearances for two food vendor employees ...
For the second day in a row, several employees at the Allegheny County Jail were sent to the hospital for evaluation after they started to feel ill. Amie Downs, spokeswoman for the county, said in a release that six employees -- three jail guards, a sergeant and two medical staff -- were sent to the hospital ...
More than a dozen Allegheny County Jail employees have been sickened in the past two days in separate incidents by what appeared to be an airborne substance, officials said. Seven correctional officers and a sergeant at the jail were sickened Tuesday while searching cells on the lockup's 7E pod, Chief ...
All four suspects were taken to the Frazer police Department, located in the mall, for booking before transportation to the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh. All four have preliminary hearings scheduled for Jan. 22 before District Judge David J. Sosovicka in Harmar. police say three others were arrested as ...
Mr. Delp was unable to post a $50,000 bail and is being held in the Allegheny County Jail. In "Teen Mom 2," Mr. Delp was the boyfriend of Jenelle Eason, one of the women whose pregnancies the reality series followed. He appeared in the show's first four seasons, which depicted -- among other things ...
Brandon Barnett, 26, who had been taken to UPMC Presbyterian in "very critical" condition after the Dec. 26 shooting, was released Wednesday and sent to the Allegheny County Jail, according to county police. Brandon Barnett, Jacqua Barnett, 30, of Homestead and Donavan Lee Wilson, 23, of Rankin, ...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Six more employees at the Allegheny County Jail were treated and released from the hospital after becoming sick late Wednesday. It's believed they became ill after being exposed to chemicals associated with synthetic marijuana. The employees included three guards, a sergeant ...
Six more employees at the Allegheny County Jail have been sent to a hospital after being exposed to "an airborne substance" Wednesday night, according to officials. Officials said three corrections officers, a sergeant and two medical staff were experiencing elevated blood pressure and heart rates.
Eight Allegheny County Jail corrections officers were taken to the hospital after some of them started experiencing unexplained symptoms during a cell search Tuesday. The officers were searching cells in the jail's maximum-security E Pod when "several of them began sweating and experiencing elevated ...
We negotiated with him and he came out peacefully," said Allegheny County Sheriff's Office Sergeant Doug Clark. police said James Hines, 21, who was found shot on the 900 block of ... King is in the Allegheny County Jail charged with homicide. His next court appearance is scheduled for January 19th.
31. King has been charged with criminal homicide, recklessly endangering another person, tampering with evidence and a firearms violation, according to online court documents. Hines was shot multiple times. He reportedly was a co-worker of King, who is being held in the Allegheny County Jail.

After being taken into custody, police said Bivins made threats to shoot and kill multiple police officers, troopers and PennDOT employees. Bivins is currently being held in the Allegheny County Jail. Parkway rampage: Man facing 71 counts following incident on Interstate 376. Loading more articles.
A 24-year-old man is facing 71 criminal charges after police say he attacked people and vehicles that were stopped along the shoulder of the Parkway East around 4:45 p.m. Sunday. Two disabled vehicles and a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation tow truck were stopped along the interstate near ...
Bellevue police arrived quickly and surrounded the house, backed up by units from Avalon, the Allegheny County Sheriff's office and a K-9 officer from Ross. The four squatters initially ... Mr. Durah and Mr. McDaniel were each placed in the Allegheny County Jail on $20,000 bond. They face a preliminary ...
A lawsuit filed Monday against the Allegheny County Jail and its administration claims the jail allowed a transgender inmate to be repeatedly sexually abused while she was incarcerated with male inmates. The suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania and The Law Offices of Timothy ...
Bethany Hallam would have preferred to hunker down in her cozy home Friday morning rather than reporting for jury duty at the Allegheny County Courthouse. Hallam ... Residents who willfully ignore a jury duty summons are subject to an unspecified fine and jail time, according to the county court website.
A 31-year-old analyst in the Allegheny County Controller's office was charged Wednesday with harassing his ex-boyfriend by submitting anonymous tips about the man to Pittsburgh city officials. James R. Sheppard, of ... He was booked into the Allegheny County Jail and released on a non-monetary bond.
A man was arraigned Wednesday on charges that he strangled his wife and ran over her leg with his vehicle in Northview Heights. Pittsburgh police say Omar Matali, 31, was arguing with his wife, Hawa Lugundi, in an apartment around 6 p.m. Tuesday on Mt. Pleasant Road when he pushed her against a ...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A man is in the Allegheny County Jail, accused of hitting his wife with a car during an argument, and then running over her leg. According to the criminal complaint, the argument between 31-year-old Omar Matali and his wife started just after 6 p.m. Tuesday at an apartment on ...
She remained in the Allegheny County Jail for three days on the hindering apprehension charge before she posted $100,000 bond. Arrested at the same time were Mason and his girlfriend, Aysa Benson, 30. police received a tip that Rahmael Holt had been in contact with Mason, though both Mason and ...
16 before Allegheny County Judge Jeffrey A. Manning. He was being held in the Allegheny County Jail early Wednesday, unable to post $20,000 bail, according to Allegheny County records. Mary Ann Thomas is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4691, mthomas@tribweb.com or via ...
Johnson said Lewandowski had been allowed out of the Allegheny County Jail on a temporary leave but did not return, prompting the county to file escape charges against him. The Allegheny County sheriff's office contacted East Palestine police after receiving a tip Lewandowski was at the East Taggart ...
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police have charged two people in connection with a fatal fire that killed three people including a 4-year-old girl. Channel 11 is learning new details about the arrests of Martell Smith and Taisia Malloy. Smith is charged with the homicides of 4-year-old Chy'enne Manning, Shamira ...
GREENSBURG (KDKA) -- Four people already in jail for robbing businesses in Allegheny County are now facing additional charges for incidents in Westmoreland County. police say Damon Gergely, Sarah Angert, Lindsey Vasko and Bennie Carter are accused of holding up at least three convenience ...
But none of that mattered when staff at the Allegheny County Jail booked her after three separate arrests, she said. In a federal lawsuit, Williams alleges jail staff refused to house her with other women. After an October 2015 arrest for a misdemeanor theft charge, she said she begged for protective custody ...
The judge nonetheless accepted the agreement between Bell's attorney and the Allegheny County district attorney's office that dropped two counts of deceptive or fraudulent business practices against Bell. She admitted to theft by deception and receiving stolen property, with the 13 months served in jail ...
Henchell then went into another house. Deputies surrounded the residence and took Henchell into custody without incident. Authorities say both Taylor and Henchell were captured within five hours of their warrants being issued. Both Taylor and Henchell were lodged in the Allegheny County Jail where ...
The Allegheny County District Attorney's office sent representatives to Harrisburg on Wednesday to push for stiffer sentences against those convicted of crimes involving the deadly opioid painkiller fentanyl. The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing held a public hearing to discuss an amendment to the ...
He said the county will explore whether costs have risen in the courts, jail, and human services departments because of the opioid problem. The county's fragmentation -- 130 municipal governments and 47 designated emergency medicine providers -- means that one, central authority needs to step up and ...
Santron Avenue is a 600-foot ribbon of cracked gray asphalt that follows a bowl-shaped landscape in working-class Carrick, the Pittsburgh neighborhood most ravaged by drugs. In 2017, the potent mix of heroin and fentanyl -- called "dope" by those caught in its orbit -- exerted a powerful and destructive ...
All three men were charged with two counts of homicide and one count of conspiracy; Wilson and Jacqua Barnett were being held at the Allegheny County Jail. Brandon Barnett was in critical condition from his wounds and will be formally arrested when he's released from the hospital, police said.
Johnson said Lewandowski had been allowed out of the Allegheny County Jail on a temporary leave but did not return, prompting the county to file escape charges against him. The Allegheny County sheriff's office contacted East Palestine police after receiving a tip Lewandowski was at the East Taggart ...
A woman wanted for allegedly stabbing a man in Braddock early Monday has been arrested, court records show. Mary Jenkins, 34, of Braddock is charged with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. Court records show she is in the Allegheny County Jail, unable to post ...
GREENSBURG (KDKA) -- Four people already in jail for robbing businesses in Allegheny County are now facing additional charges for incidents in Westmoreland County. police say Damon Gergely, Sarah Angert, Lindsey Vasko and Bennie Carter are accused of holding up at least three convenience ...
But none of that mattered when staff at the Allegheny County Jail booked her after three separate arrests, she said. In a federal lawsuit, Williams alleges jail staff refused to house her with other women. After an October 2015 arrest for a misdemeanor theft charge, she said she begged for protective custody ...
Deputies surrounded the residence and took Henchell into custody without incident. Authorities say both Taylor and Henchell were captured within five hours of their warrants being issued. Both Taylor and Henchell were lodged in the Allegheny County Jail where they will be held without bond. Comments ...
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The University of Pittsburgh police Department says a suspicious man who had been hanging around campus was arrested Tuesday evening, and is now in the Allegheny County Jail. The University of Pittsburgh's police department had sent out a notice to its campus community ...
He said the county will explore whether costs have risen in the courts, jail, and human services departments because of the opioid problem. The county's fragmentation -- 130 municipal governments and 47 designated emergency medicine providers -- means that one, central authority needs to step up and ...
The Allegheny County District Attorney's office sent representatives to Harrisburg on Wednesday to push for stiffer sentences against those convicted of crimes involving the deadly opioid painkiller fentanyl. The Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing held a public hearing to discuss an amendment to the ...
An Allegheny County Common Pleas judge must decide whether raccoons are wild animals worthy of protection under the state's newly revamped cruelty laws ... Mr. Killgallon spent two weeks in the Allegheny County Jail awaiting a mental health evaluation before being released following a hearing Friday ...
He remains in Allegheny County Jail, held without bail, on charges of homicide, robbery, reckless endangerment and firearms violations. police found Davies-Mack shortly after 7 a.m. May 18 when a passerby reported an unresponsive person on the ground near the playground. He'd been shot multiple ...
Having spent most of his adult life trapped in a vicious cycle between jail and the hustle of the drug trade, Julius Drake got an expected wake-up call in the form of the kitchen spoon to the back of the head. He was working in the kitchen at the Allegheny County Jail while incarcerated there, when a woman ...
... shot Saturday morning in Penn Hills, Allegheny County police said. ... and Mr. Duncan were taken to the Allegheny County Jail where they ...
Questions About Humane Treatment Of Inmates Persist In Allegheny County Jails ... An inmate is escorted to court by Allegheny County Sheriffs for a ... Meanwhile, three Allegheny County Jail corrections officers have sued ...


 

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