TribLIVE

| News


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

Newell man sentenced for corruption of minors

Saturday, May 4, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
 

A Newell man was sentenced to six months of probation Friday for coercing a 17-year-old male to rob a Rostraver pawn shop.

Michael Salko, 27, pleaded guilty to a corruption of minors charge Friday before Judge Debra Pezze. He was ordered to not have contact with the teen or Cash for Gold on Don Street.

According to police, Salko took the teen with him on March 10, 2012 to exchange a necklace and earrings for $11 at the pawn shop. After the pair left, Salko helped the teen tie a bandana around his face and gave him a pair of gloves and a knife before the boy went back inside the store, police said.

A conspiracy charge was dismissed.

Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.

 

 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Westmoreland

  1. Greensburg Salem school board discusses stricter anti-nepotism policy
  2. Couple files lawsuit claiming Ruffsdale Gun Club contaminates soil, water
  3. Jeannette teen ordered to stand trial in classmate’s slaying
  4. Ligonier Township business will have to control grease
  5. Gibsonia film producer makes documentary about female troops serving in war
  6. Residents warned after incidents with bottles rigged to explode on Jeannette streets
  7. Walker: Scottdale Association’s Good Friday service site changes to Trinity church
  8. Fire marshal probes cause of blaze that destroyed vacant Derry Township house
  9. Westmoreland County tourism grants promote banana splits, breweries, trolley, railroad
  10. Laurel Mountain Ski Resort discusses planned revival
  11. Fire damages former Grapeville post office