A Montgomery County audit led to the former director of the Law Library being taken into custody recently. The Montgomery County Detective Bureau conducted an investigation that showed that, during the past three years, the former law library director had allegedly utilized $4,000 of taxpayer funds to buy several items for his staff and himself. This information was according to the Montgomery County D.A.
Two men have waived their charges to court after having been suspected of smuggling heroin into Western Pennsylvania. Both men are part of a group of 13 people who were indicted by a grand jury for their supposed involvement in an operation that transported the drug from Southern California and Mexico. One of the men faces several drug charges, including possession with the intent to deliver heroin and Methylone. The other, who had been on federal supervision for a drug trafficking conviction, faces similar charges.
Pennsylvania residents may be interested to hear that 13 people were charged in connection with a heroin trafficking drug ring that allegedly operated within Pittsburgh and Beaver County and reportedly had ties to a California street gang. According to the attorney general, the charges are the result of an investigation that lasted a year and focused on the alleged heroin trafficking of the individuals.
A woman was taken into custody on allegations that she had been driving under the influence when she struck an unidentified fixed object. The accident occurred in the 2500 block of South Market Street in Bowmansdale on July 31 at approximately 9 a.m., according to police. The driver stated that she had been driving north on South Market Street when she crossed the road and hit the object.