Monday, May 6, 2013
Three felony counts for intent to deliver were withdrawn.
A Whitehall Borough teenager pleaded guilty to three misdemeanors but avoided three felony drug charges as the result of his April 24 non-jury trial at the Allegheny County Courthouse, according to an online docket sheet. Ryan Christopher Brooks, 18, of 3197 Bel Air Dr., pleaded guilty before Judge Anthony M. Mariani to two counts of possession of a controlled substance and one count of making repairs, selling or otherwise dealing in, using or possessing an offensive weapon. Meantime, Brooks' felony charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver were withdrawn. The guilty plea is labeled as "negotiated" on the docket sheet. Brooks was sentenced to complete one year of probation for both drug misdemeanors and three …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
And 12 other updates from Judge Barton's Caste Village office.
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 Baldwin Township Charges --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the (free) daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
Thursday, November 29, 2012
Also, an update from a November heroin operation and more Judge Barton news.
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 Baldwin Township Charges Read here. --- Follow the Baldwin-Whitehall Patch on Facebook and Twitter. Sign up for the daily Baldwin-Whitehall newsletter.
Tuesday, August 7, 2012
And other Whitehall police notes from July 31-Aug. 6.
Police Surveillance Leads to Drug Bust on Bel Air Drive Patience paid off for members of the Whitehall Police Department on July 31. Officers, according to Whitehall Borough police Chief Donald R. Dolfi, had been involved in an "ongoing investigation" of 3197 Bel Air Dr. for some time regarding possible drug activity there before executing a search warrant on the home at around 11:45 a.m. that day. The officers, acting on information given to them by concerned residents of the immediate area, had been conducting surveillance on a resident of that address, Dolfi said. When the officers finally entered 3197 Bel Air on July 31, they discovered three people inside, approximately a half-pound of marijuana and some related drug paraphernalia, …