Updates

September 18, 2018

CASE UPDATE: Westmoreland County Doctor Pleads Guilty to Illegally Writing 332 Prescriptions for Hydrocodone

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that a former Westmoreland County doctor, who was charged in October 2017 with illegally writing and filling 332 prescriptions in family members’ names for the narcotic Hydrocodone, pleaded guilty to felony charges before Westmoreland County Judge Meagan Bilik-DeFazio.

CASE UPDATE: Pittsburgh-Area Burglary Ringleader Sentenced

August 29, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that the leader of a burglary ring which targeted 16 business and one private residence was sentenced yesterday in Westmoreland County Court. David Wray, 47, of the 300 block of Naomi Road in Washington Township, Fayette County was sentenced to two to four years in prison followed by five years probation for theft and related offenses.

UPDATE: Attorney General Shapiro and State AGs Win Nationwide Preliminary Injunction Blocking Distribution of Downloadable 3D Gun Files

August 27, 2018

HARRISBURG — Attorney General Josh Shapiro, along with eight other Attorneys General, won a nationwide preliminary injunction today that blocks the federal government from allowing the distribution of downloadable 3D guns online.

CASE UPDATE: Johnstown Accused Child Predator Pediatrician Waives Hearing for Additional Charges

August 10, 2018

HARRISBURG —Attorney General Josh Shapiro today announced that a Johnstown pediatrician waived his right to a preliminary hearing this morning on new charges brought in July for the sexual abuse of 29 more children. The pediatrician was previously charged in January, March and April for similar crimes against another patient and two family relatives.