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Assault, Drugs Cases (and Others) All Heard in Whitehall Court

Judge Barton's office is at Caste Village.

The following results are from recent hearings held in the Caste Village office of Magistrate David J. Barton of District Court 05-2-17:

 

Whitehall Borough Charges

  • Whitehall Borough police charged Julian Morris, 22, of 1821 Skyline Dr., Apt. 21, in Whitehall's Wallace (Prospect) Park area, with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of instruments of crime and criminal conspiracy; and Kenneth Anderson, 19, of 1013 Imperial Dr. in South Park Township, and Clinton Webb, 20, of 207 Parkford Dr. in South Park, with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of drug paraphernalia and criminal conspiracy, all on Aug. 28. Anderson's and Webb's charges were eventually withdrawn, as were Morris' criminal conspiracy and possession of instruments of crime charges. Barton held Morris' remaining charges on Oct. 9, and Morris will face them at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Nov. 27.

 

  • Whitehall Borough police charged Lloyd Phillips, 24, of 1600 Skyline, with disorderly conduct on Aug. 6. Phillips pleaded guilty before Barton on Sept. 14 and was fined approximately $240.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Michael Fazio, 22, of 1838 Parkline Dr., Apt. 13, in the Prospect Park area, with simple assault, harassment and disorderly conduct; Daniel Laplace Jr., 23, of 649 Glowood Dr. in Whitehall, with aggravated assault, disorderly conduct, simple assault and harassment; and Raymond Fleisner, 21, of 1556 Barnes Ave. in South Park, and Nathan Reed, 18, of 352 Benson Cir. in Whitehall, with disorderly conduct, all stemming from an incident at Caste Village on June 29. On Aug. 21, Barton withdrew Fazio's assault charge, but his remaining charges were waived for an Oct. 4 hearing at the Allegheny County Courthouse. He will now have a Nov. 9 pretrial conference. On Aug. 28, Barton withdrew Laplace's aggravated assault charge, but his remaining charges were waived for an Oct. 12 hearing at the Allegheny County Courthouse. He will now have a Nov. 21 pretrial conference. On Sept. 5, Barton found Reed guilty of his charge and fined him approximately $240. Fleisner faced his charge before Barton on Sept. 14. He was found guilty and fined approximately $240, as well.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Jonathan Michael Kalb, 28, of 1703 Roosevelt Rd. in Ohio Township, with four counts each of burglary and theft stemming from Prospect Park-area incidents between July 9 and July 29. Barton held Kalb's charges on Aug. 14, and Kalb faced those charges at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Sept. 27. He will now have an Oct. 26 pretrial conference.

 

  • Whitehall police charged James Nhial, 32, of 1600 Skyline, with simple assault and harassment on Aug. 3. Nhial's Sept. 25 hearing before Barton was waived, and he will face those charges at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Nov. 9.

 

  • Whitehall police also charged Nhial with simple assault and harassment on Sept. 7. Barton dismissed Nhial's assault charge on Sept. 25 but found him guilty of harassment and fined him an undisclosed amount.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Jared Ryan Humphrey, 22, of 1621 Skyline, Apt. 5, with possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and Brandon Patrick Osborne, 20, of 502 Maytide St. in Pittsburgh's Overbrook neighborhood, with possession of a controlled substance, both stemming from a July 2 incident. Barton withdrew Osborne's charge on Aug. 28 but held Humphrey's charge on July 17. Humphrey faced that charge at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Aug. 29. His case was then part of an Oct. 3 docket conference. Humphrey pleaded guilty and was sentenced to complete a drug & alcohol evaluation and 18 months of probation.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Charles Pritchard, 57, of 501 Leland Dr. in Baldwin Borough, with harassment on Feb. 25. Barton dismissed that charge on Oct. 5.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Dominick Mastrogiacomo III, 29, of 8038 Saltsburg Rd. in Plum Borough, with  on Aug. 18. On Aug. 28, Barton withdrew Mastrogiacomo's intent to deliver charge, but his remaining charges were waived for an Oct. 12 hearing at the Allegheny County Courthouse. His case will now be part of a Nov. 20 docket conference. That conference should result in the next legal step for Mastrogiacomo's charges. 

 

  • Whitehall police charged Albino Maner Chol, 30, of 1650 Parkline, with disorderly conduct and public drunkenness on Feb. 12. Barton withdrew those charges on Oct. 23.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Adnan Omeragic, 51, of 4512 W. Barlind Dr. in Whitehall, with DUI, public drunkenness, disorderly conduct and obstruction of highways or other public passages, all stemming from two separate incidents on Aug. 25. Barton withdrew the disorderly conduct and obstruction of highways charges on Oct. 23, and the DUI charge was waived for a Dec. 11 hearing at the Allegheny County Courthouse (UPDATE: rescheduled for Jan. 14). Omeragic pleaded guilty to the public drunkenness charge and was fined approximately $340.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Edward Poka, 22, of 1690 Parkline, Apt. 6, with disorderly conduct on Aug. 11. Poka was found guilty by Barton on Oct. 22 and was fined approximately $340.

 

  • Whitehall police charged Timothy Teahan, 52, of 829 Shadyside Dr. in West Mifflin Borough, with disorderly conduct on Sept. 5. Teahan pleaded guilty before Barton on Sept. 21 and was fined approximately $245.

 

Baldwin Township Charges

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george shaner October 24, 2012 at 02:44 PM
barton seems soft on crime
Margaret French October 24, 2012 at 02:45 PM
Look at the largest percentage of those addresses and where they are.
Eddie B. October 24, 2012 at 09:47 PM
The Prospect Park Apartment complex is a cesspool of garbage. I feel bad for the decent citizens that live there and try to maintain a normal life.
Watcher October 31, 2012 at 02:09 AM
You can thank Catholic Charities and Mercy Mental Health for the garbage.

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