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Sheriff George David Caught Racking A Long Gun In The Courthouse

Beaver County Sheriff George David

Sheriff George David was caught racking a long gun in the criminal division of his office in direct violation of his bond, according to court documents filed this week in the criminal case against him. The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office filed a motion on Monday asking Mercer County Senior Judge Francis J. Fornelli to revoke Sheriff David’s bond. In response ...

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Sheriff David Attempts To Physically Wall Off Secretaries From His Office

Sheriff George David // Beaver Countian File Photo

Beaver County Sheriff George David has asked the county’s Public Works Department to construct a wall to further insulate him from his own secretaries, according to multiple courthouse sources. The bizarre move by David comes as the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has filed another motion asking a judge to revoke his bond. Sources tell the Beaver Countian that employees for ...

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Former Candidate For Aliquippa City Council Convicted Of Perjury

Robert "Bobby" Williams

A former candidate for Aliquippa City Council was convicted of perjury today after a non-jury trial. Robert Dean Williams, 74 of Center Township, was convicted of the first degree misdemeanor after a trial before Common Pleas Judge Harry Knafelc. Judge Knafelc ruled that Williams did not live in Aliquippa as he had claimed on his nominating ballot when he ran ...

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Former Beaver County Man Shot In The Chest During Home Invasion

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A former Beaver County man was shot in the chest on Friday while attempting to burglarize a home in Lawrence County, according to state police. Richard Andrew Javens, 43, formerly of Beaver Falls, is being treated for wounds from a shootout that began around 1:15am in North Beaver Township. The Pittsburgh Tribune Review reports that Javens and two other gunmen ...

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Sheriff David Hires Crony From Friendship Ridge Controversy

Beaver County Sheriff George David

Sheriff George David has hired one of the men at the center of a controversy from last year involving his office and Friendship Ridge. Sam Rosatone Jr. was the head of security and a dietary supervisor at Friendship Ridge before being laid off this year when the facility’s new private owners took control of the nursing home. Rosatone is the ...

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Several Candidates For Aliquippa Dem Committee Tossed Following Legal Challenge

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Several candidates for the Democratic Committee of Aliquippa will not be appearing on the ballot in May, after a Beaver County Judge ruled their nominating petitions were invalid. Judge Gus Kwidis heard arguments on Friday from a group of Aliquippa residents who challenged the validity of petitions for four Democratic Committee candidates. Democratic Committee people serve 4 year terms to ...

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Sources: AG Investigators Find Discrepancies In Complaint Against Economy Bipartisan Group

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Investigators with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office have found apparent discrepancies in a complaint filed by the Democratic Committee against the Bipartisan Committee For A Better Economy Borough, sources familiar with the investigation tell the Beaver Countian. The Economy Borough Democratic Committee and the Beaver County Democratic Committee filed a formal complaint against the Bipartisan Committee for a Better Economy ...

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