News: Updates

October 5, 2022

Case Update: Butler County Woman Pleads Guilty in Connection With Statewide Fentanyl Ring

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Desirae Feitl has pleaded guilty to one count of Delivery of a Controlled Substance for her role in the mass distribution and trafficking of heroin and fentanyl from Philadelphia to Butler County. This drug operation transported an estimated kilo of heroin/fentanyl for resale in Butler County with a street value of up to $400,000.

CASE UPDATE: Caregiver Pleads Guilty To Stealing Intellectually Disabled Clients’ Personal Information To Get Nearly $90K in Unemployment Benefits

August 31, 2022

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced today that a Delaware County caregiver pleaded guilty to stealing the personal identifying information of several intellectually disabled people in his care to fraudulently apply for and receive thousands of dollars in Pandemic Unemployment Assistance (PUA) funding.

CASE UPDATE: Energy Transfer Convicted of Criminal Charges Related To Construction Of Mariner East 2 Pipeline, Revolution Pipeline In Pennsylvania

August 5, 2022

HARRISBURG, PA —Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Sunoco Pipeline L.P., and ETC Northeast Pipeline LLC (ETC), both subsidiaries of Energy Transfer, L.P. (Energy Transfer), were convicted of criminal charges related to their conduct during the construction of two major pipelines in Pennsylvania. Mariner East 2 Pipeline, which crosses 17 counties in the southern tier of Pennsylvania, and Revolution Pipeline, a 42.5 mile pipeline that starts in Butler County, and is routed through Beaver and Allegheny counties, and connects to a gas processing plant in Washington County.

CASE UPDATE: Southeast Directional Drilling Pleads Guilty To Contaminating Water Supply In Washington County

July 22, 2022

HARRISBURG—Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that Southeast Directional Drilling, a subcontractor of National Fuel Gas Supply Corporation, pleaded guilty to polluting an Unnamed Tributary to St. Patrick’s Run as well as groundwater in the area of Route 22 near 121 Campbell Road, Bulger, PA during the installation of transmission lines, which were intended to transport natural gas.