Tag Archives: Nevin Beatty

Police Officer Files Federal Lawsuit Against Ohioville Borough

Mayor John Szatkiewicz (right) with his defense attorney Myron Sainovich

An Ohioville Police Officer has filed a federal lawsuit against the Borough this week, alleging his Constitutional Rights were violated after he exposed public corruption by the town’s Chief of Police. Officer Nevin Beatty alleges he was denied a promotion to Assistant Chief, unjustly suspended from duty, and had his hours significantly cut after going to the Pennsylvania State Police ...

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Special Treatment For Police Chief Defendant Represented By Sheriff’s Office Solicitor


A criminal defendant represented by a Solicitor for the Sheriff’s Office was granted special treatment during his appearance in court this week. Ohioville Police Chief Ronald Lutton managed to evade news crews on Thursday, after being ushered in and out of a courtroom through restricted entrances and secured hallways by a Sheriff’s Deputy. Ronald Lutton appeared in court on Thursday ...

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Ohioville Officer Who Sparked Investigation Against Chief Back On Duty


A patrolman for Ohioville Borough who sparked a criminal investigation against his chief, is back on duty after being inexplicably kept off of the department’s schedule for nearly two months. Office Nevin Beatty returned to duty over the weekend, after being removed from the department’s schedule back in January. Officials for Ohioville originally claimed he was removed from the schedule ...

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Ohioville Officer Who Sparked Corruption Probe Fired From Second Department


The Patrolman who filed a Whistleblower lawsuit against Ohioville Borough and several of its officials after being removed from the town’s schedule, has now been fired from a second department. Officer Nevin Beatty received a letter from South Heights Borough where he worked as a part-time officer, giving him until today to resign or be terminated from the town’s police ...

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Ohioville Officer Remains Off Duty As Borough Hires New Patrolman


The Ohioville Patrolman who sparked a criminal investigation against his Chief remains off duty, as Borough Council votes to hire a new officer. Patrolman Nevin Beatty was removed from the Ohioville Borough Police Department’s schedule at the beginning of January, after First Assistant District Attorney Ahmed Aziz approved town resident William Pittser’s private criminal complaint against the officer. Pittser had ...

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Police Officer Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Ohioville Borough And Officials


An Ohioville Policeman has filed a lawsuit against the town and several of its officials, after the officer said he was retaliated against for sparking a public corruption investigation into his department’s chief. Officer Nevin Beatty alleges that after going to the Pennsylvania State Police with evidence Chief Ronald Lutton had been bilking taxpayers by falsifying time sheets and hearing ...

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Retaliation? Officer Removed From Schedule After Sparking Corruption Probe


A part-time police officer for Ohioville Borough who sparked a criminal investigation into the town’s chief, has now been removed from the department’s schedule “indefinitely.” Officer Nevin Beatty went to the Pennsylvania State Police last August, alleging he discovered the town’s Chief may be bilking taxpayers out of tens of thousands of dollars. According to law enforcement sources familiar with ...

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