Pennsylvania news

NORRISTOWN, Pa | Judge nixes Cosby request to step down; sentencing Monday

NORRISTOWN, Pa.— Bill Cosby’s trial judge is rejecting a defense motion to step down from the sex assault case before Monday’s sentencing hearing in suburban Philadelphia. Montgomery County Judge Steven O’Neill has seen the case through two trials, hard-fought pretrial hearings and 15 defense lawyers since Cosby’s arrest in late 2015. Camille Cosby argues in … Continue reading NORRISTOWN, Pa | Judge nixes Cosby request to step down; sentencing Monday

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Multi-Convicted Felon, Mario Tiller Charged with Firearms and Drug Law Violations

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Braddock, Pennsylvania, has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of violating federal drug and firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The three-count indictment, returned on September 18, named Mario Tiller, age 40, as the sole defendant. According to the indictment, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Multi-Convicted Felon, Mario Tiller Charged with Firearms and Drug Law Violations

Pennsylvania News: Brooklyn Man, Corey W. Howard Conspired to Purchase $90K in Gift Cards and Merchandise Using Counterfeit Credit Cards

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Brooklyn, New York, has pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of conspiracy, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Corey W. Howard, 25, pleaded guilty to one count before United States District Judge Nora Barry Fischer. In connection with the guilty plea, the court was advised … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Brooklyn Man, Corey W. Howard Conspired to Purchase $90K in Gift Cards and Merchandise Using Counterfeit Credit Cards

Pennsylvania News: Rhode Island Man, Doherty Kushimo Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Identity Theft Scheme

ERIE, Pa. – A resident of Providence, Rhode Island, has been sentenced in federal court to 96 months in jail and ordered to make $335,725 in restitution on his conviction of conspiracy to commit wire fraud and aggravated identity theft, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge David S. Cercone … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Rhode Island Man, Doherty Kushimo Sentenced to 8 Years in Prison for Identity Theft Scheme

Pennsylvania News: ERIE, Adebola Mejule, Leader of Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

ERIE, Pa. – A New York resident has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months in jail on his conviction of conspiracy to commit wire fraud, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge David S. Cercone imposed the sentence on Adebola Mejule, 58, of Hempstead, New York. According to … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: ERIE, Adebola Mejule, Leader of Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison

Pennsylvania News: Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetist, Loren Pulliam Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

PITTSBURGH, PA – A Penn Hills, Pennsylvania resident pleaded guilty in federal court to two counts of income tax evasion, announced Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney Richard E. Zuckerman of the Justice Department’s Tax Division and U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady for the Western District of Pennsylvania. According to documents and information provided to the court, … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pennsylvania Nurse Anesthetist, Loren Pulliam Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Felon, Marcus Smith Sentenced to Nearly 8 Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Loaded Pistol

PITTSBURGH, PA – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to 92 months’ imprisonment on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge Mark R. Hornak imposed the sentence on Marcus Smith, age 23. According to information presented to the … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Felon, Marcus Smith Sentenced to Nearly 8 Years in Prison for Illegally Possessing Loaded Pistol

Pennsylvania News: Bank Robber, Raymond Zwibel Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH, Pa. -A former resident of Clairton, PA, has been sentenced in federal court to 60 months of incarceration followed by three years of supervised release on his conviction of two counts of bank robbery, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge David Cercone imposed the sentence yesterday on Raymond … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Bank Robber, Raymond Zwibel Sentenced to 5 Years in Federal Prison