Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin

Johnstown Man Pleads Guilty to Distributing Heroin JOHNSTOWN, PA—A resident of Johnstown, Pennsylvania pleaded guilty in federal court to charge of violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. Matthew John Claycomb, 22, pleaded guilty to one count before United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson. In connection with the guilty plea, on January 25, 2013, Matthew John Claycomb along with co-defendants, distributed less than 100 grams of heroin. Judge Gibson scheduled sentencing for Matthew John Clayc...
  June 12, 2014  

Large drug bust in Johnstown Friday night

Large drug bust in Johnstown Friday night Large drug bust in Johnstown Friday nightWJAC JohnstownLarge drug bust in Johnstown Friday night. Updated: Saturday, February 1 2014, 04:48 PM EST. By: WJAC Web Staff. JOHNSTOWN, Pa. -- Police said Friday night they were dispatched for a person with a weapon on the 600 block of Bedford Street, ...Another Drug Bust WTAJ

Pennsylvania Priest Held on Sex-Tourism Charges

Pennsylvania Priest Held on Sex-Tourism Charges      (CN) - A Roman Catholic priest from Pennsylvania was indicted today on charges of traveling to a foreign country to engage in sex with children and of possession of child pornography.     The Rev. Joseph D. Maurizio Jr., 69, a priest at the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, was arrested two weeks ago and has been in custody since his arrest.     According to the indictment and other court documents, Maurizio traveled fro...

Cambria County Man Sentenced to Probation with Home Detention, Fined for Money Laundering Conspiracy

JOHNSTOWN, PA—On October 6, 2014, a resident of Northern Cambria, Pa., was sentenced in federal court to five years’ probation, the first 12 months of which must be served by conditions of home confinement, 250 hours of community service, and a $50,000 fine on his conviction of conspiracy to commit money laundering, United States Attorney David J. Hickton announced today. United States District Judge Kim R. Gibson imposed the sentence on Robert J. Paterno, 51. According to information presen...
  October 7, 2014  

Court Report | June 30

Court Report | June 30 District Judge Carmine Prestia presided over Central Court at the Centre County Courthouse in Bellefonte on Wednesday. • The following people waived their rights to preliminary hearings. Their cases will proceed toward trial. Bruce Bechdel, 52, Bellefonte, misdemeanor retail theft and one summary; Emily Black, 19, State College, misdemeanor false identification; Jessica Buerk, 27, Patton, misdemeanor accident involving damage to attended vehicle and t...

‘Bricks R Us:’ Wide-reaching Western Pa. heroin operation broken up

'Bricks R Us:' Wide-reaching Western Pa. heroin operation broken upWTAE PittsburghIt's the biggest drug bust that the DA can remember in Allegheny County, and it's from a larger effort to crack down on activity at Monroeville motels. More. The group was supplied out of Newark, N.J., and sold drugs in Pittsburgh and several of its ...Pittsburgh FBI Rounding Up Dozens In “Bricks R Us” Heroin Ring CBS Local44 arrested in brazen heroin-dealing network in Monroeville Pittsburgh Po...
  May 29, 2014  

Gruesome Tale of a 911 Dispatcher

Gruesome Tale of a 911 Dispatcher JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (CN) - A 911 dispatcher lay in wait and attacked a woman in her own house, and when she called 911 for help it did not send any officers because her attacker took the phone and told his coworker not to, even as she shouted "he's going to kill me," the woman claims in court.     Lisa Flynn sued the County of Cambria and the Cambria County Department of Emergency Services in Federal Court.     Flynn claims she suffered physical an...

Routine Stop Turns Into Major Drug Bust

Routine Stop Turns Into Major Drug Bust Routine Stop Turns Into Major Drug BustWTAJJOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY--- Johnstown Police conducted a routine traffic stop that turns into a major drug bust for officers. Jermaine Jones was taken into custody Monday outside of Building 29. Police found a large amount of cash, drugs and ...Painkiller linked to heroin deaths found in Johnstown bust The Tribune-DemocratPolice find large amount of heroin, fentanyl during bust WJAC Johnstown
  April 29, 2014  

Two arrested in Centre Co. drug bust

Two arrested in Centre Co. drug bust Two arrested in Centre Co. drug bustWJAC Johnstown... which sits boarding an elementary school. State police at Rockview arrested Sean H. Raines, 41, and Malorie A. Lane, 24, both of Lemont, in College Township, following a drug warrant execution at their property at 707 Elmwood St. Wednesday afternoon.State Police Arrest 2 Suspects After Seizing Drugs, Cash from Lemont Home State College News
  April 24, 2014  

2 charged in Brownstown drug bust near ACRP site

2 charged in Brownstown drug bust near ACRP site 2 charged in Brownstown drug bust near ACRP siteThe Tribune-Democrat2 charged in Brownstown drug bust near ACRP site. Patrick Buchnowski pbuchnowski@tribdem.com The Tribune-Democrat Tue Apr 08, 2014, 10:53 PM EDT. JOHNSTOWN — A Brownstown man accused of dealing heroin from his Hall Street residence and ...
  April 8, 2014