Charges dropped against 10 accused of witness intimidation
Charges have been dismissed against five adults and five juveniles accused of chasing and threatening a Monessen man on April 18 who is a witness in an attempted homicide case from December.
The suspects had been charged with intimidation of or retaliating against a witness/victim, conspiracy and terroristic threats.
Charges have been dismissed against Tyneil Allums, 19, Jeffrey Carlock, 19, Kenneth Lamar Clark, 18, Raymond Dickerson Jr., 18, all of Monessen; and James Lipscomb, 18, of Donora.
Five juveniles — four males and a female — are no longer facing charges. At the time of the incident, three males and the female were 17, and one male was 16.
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