Drug, weapons cases among those recently handled in Judge DeLuca's Penn Hills court
Penn Hills District Judge Anthony L. DeLuca handled the following cases recently. Defendants will have court dates set in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court. Charges were filed by Penn Hills police unless otherwise noted.
Held for court
- Thomas Colton, 54, of Penn Hills on charges of receiving stolen property, unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and driving without a license. Charges were filed Aug. 23.
- Percy Oden, 34, of Verona on charges of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license and reckless driving. Charges were filed Sept. 16.
- Tearle Lowe, 40, of Turtle Creek on charges of corruption of minors, sexual assault, endangering the welfare of children, terroristic threats, unlawful contact with a minor, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a person less than 16 years old and two counts of indecent assault without consent of others. Charges were filed Sept. 27.
Waived preliminary hearing
- Shantel Griffin-Johnson, 31, of Pittsburgh on charges of access device used to obtain property/service. Verona police filed the charges April 23.
- Brandon Williams, 27, of Pittsburgh on charges of robbery. Charges were filed Aug. 2.
Williams went before the judge on another case. He waived a preliminary hearing on two counts of robbery. Charges were filed Aug. 2.
- Frank Smart, 18, of Pittsburgh on charges of possession of marijuana and driving under the influence. Charges were filed Sept. 5.
- Orlando Williams, 36, of Pittsburgh on charges of forgery, conspiracy and theft by deception. Wilkins Township police filed the charges Oct. 15.
- Accorie Wilder-Mack, 19, of Pittsburgh on charges of altering mark of identification, receiving stolen property, firearms not to be carried without a license, possession of drug paraphernalia, carrying a loaded weapon, overtaking vehicle on right, fleeing or attempting to elude officer, careless driving, three counts of simple assault and four counts of failure to stop at red signal. Charges were filed Nov. 2.