Multiple individuals have been served with subpoenas in recent days to appear before the Pennsylvania Statewide Investigating Grand Jury, the Beaver Countian has confirmed.

According to two individuals who have been interviewed by state police, the Grand Jury will be convening again in June to hear testimony about alleged public corruption in Beaver County. Next month’s testimony will focus specifically on the City of Aliquippa.

The Beaver Countian is not identifying subpoenaed witnesses it learns of by name.

Aliquippa City Councilman Matthew Mottes has been one of the individuals quietly assisting the Pennsylvania State Police for months as part of ongoing investigations into city government. With the Grand Jury back in action, and Aliquippa in a state of disarray, Mottes has decided to come forward publicly.

“I ran for Council because I wanted to make Aliquippa a better place,” said Mottes, who took office in January. “I want to see people move into Aliquippa instead of move out (…) The things I was seeing in government when I took office were not believable.”

Councilman Mottes said he began assisting the Pennsylvania State Police soon after he started familiarizing himself with city government.

“The Pennsylvania State Police are definitely trying to make the county a better place,” said Mottes. “They seem committed to getting rid of the problems of corruption that have created a bad stigma for Beaver County.”

Mottes acknowledges that coming out publicly will send shock waves through Aliquippa city government that will likely rattle other local officials.

“I really don’t care what they all think,” said Mottes. “If they have done nothing wrong then they have nothing to worry about. If they have done something wrong then maybe they have something to worry about now, huh?”

Although Matt Mottes has not been subpoenaed to testify before the Grand Jury next month, he said he is personally aware of other individuals who have been. He declined to speak in detail for this article about what the Grand Jury is looking into, saying he did not want to disclose anything that could hinder ongoing criminal investigations.

Along with the public corruption probes into Aliquippa city government, State Police Station Commander Sgt. Amanda C. Selden indirectly confirmed to the Beaver Countian last week the existence of active, ongoing, investigations into Aliquippa police as well.

The last time the Beaver Countian was able to confirm testimony before the secretive Statewide Investigating Grand Jury about public corruption in Beaver County was back in February.

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Aliquippa Water Authority Threatened To Fire Employees If They Spoke To The Media

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John Paul
John Paul is the founder of the Beaver Countian. He reports full-time for the site, specializing in investigative journalism with an emphasis on public corruption.

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Darryl Ruby
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Darryl Ruby

DRAIN THE SWAMP!!!

Lifeguard
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Lifeguard

All the John Gotti wannbe Aliquippa WOPS are shitting themselves about now……

Little Jimmy
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Little Jimmy

Matt, not a good idea to publicly come out as a source of information to the PSP.
Do the names of James Naim and Rachael DelTondo ring a bell for you?
Rule #1. Trust NO ONE.
Rule #2. Suspect ALL.

Average White Guy
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Average White Guy

Rule #3–stop watching so much TV

Unbungabelievable
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Unbungabelievable

The first round of many secrets to be exposed. Things will feel much better for everyone soon – justice shall be served.

Scott Peterson
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Scott Peterson

Matt should stay away from his parents driveway on Fathers Day.

DoTell
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DoTell

Hope this guy makes it to testify some day! I wouldn’t say I was involved ever! I wanna live! These murders/hit men are prob waiting around to clean up any other mess.. I would be terrified to speak publicly about it! Good job mr mottes! I applaud your determination and hope it makes a change!

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sky

I hate to say it but I agree. If they so blatantly killed on Mother’s Day and got away with it their egos will tell them they can do it again. SOMEONE needs to protect those that voluntarily offer to testify and work for them! Are not their lives worth their sacrifice????

steelcity
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Don’t worry, I hear he has an Aliquippa Police Officer guarding him 24/7. 🙂

ricimer
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ricimer

Are you sure you don’t mean hunting him 24/7. good man but um sure hes smart enough to take measures to personally protect himselfe. That corrupt scum are not invincible. Can you imagine the terror in there very dark souls even at the thought of going to prison.

ricimer
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ricimer

The Aliquippa police the Sheriffs Dept. and the area officers they influence have turned Beaver County into an area of total degradation. To destroy lives first through slander then libel. And then ultimately be responsible for taking lives. There is nothing humorus at all in the way these people operate. Its just that they have been doing it for so long they actually thought it would go on forever.