TribLIVE

| Home


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Ex-anchor Don Cannon jailed for probation violation

Daily Photo Galleries

By Pittsburgh The Tribune-Review
Friday, April 23, 2010
 

Former television news anchor Don Cannon was placed in the Allegheny County Jail yesterday for violating terms of his probation for two driving-under-the-influence convictions.

Cannon, 70, whose real name is Donald James Clark, was taken into custody by Allegheny County sheriff's deputies on a probation detainer signed by a county judge after his probation officer learned that Cannon had been drinking at the Bethel Park motel where he was staying.

Cannon, who moved to the West Coast after his 2008 convictions, was returned to Allegheny County in November when Common Pleas Judge Donna Jo McDaniel issued a bench warrant for his arrest for failure to serve his sentence. One of the conditions of Cannon's probation is that he refrain from drinking alcohol.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Starkey: What are Penguins, Pirates up to?
  2. Police stop car in Beltzhoover, find body in back seat
  3. Capitals dominate overmatched Penguins in win at Verizon Center
  4. Lapierre eager to make mark with Penguins
  5. IRS scam snares another Westmoreland County resident
  6. Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf to sign order barring drilling of new oil, gas wells in state forests, parks
  7. Dixon vows to fix Pitt’s long-distance dilemma
  8. UPMC, Highmark disagree over payment of medical claims for children
  9. Pa. police departments worry order on criminal seizures hurts bottom line
  10. Donora man apprehended after North Belle Vernon pharmacy robbery
  11. Krieger to seek Westmoreland County Common Pleas judgeship