From the Observer-Reporter. Link to the original article >> by Barbara Miller Just as roads leading to ancient Rome were the paths to a unified empire’s commerce and its military’s swift logistics, the interstate highways of the United States were promoted as a national defense project with a byproduct of efficiently moving goods, commuters and […]
From the Observer-Reporter: Link to original article >> By Scott Beveridge PITTSBURGH – Experts at a U.S. Senate hearing in Pittsburgh on heroin abuse Thursday called for federal help in putting an end to addicts shopping for doctors to illegally obtain narcotic painkillers, something that has been fueling the nation’s drug overdose epidemic. Those who […]
From the Oberserver-Reporter: Four years ago, we made no endorsement in the contest between Republican Gene Vittone and Democrat Dave DiCarlo to become Washington County’s district attorney. Not because we believed neither candidate was worthy, but because we thought both candidates were of such a high caliber that voters could not make a bad decision […]
Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone outlines felony charges filed Friday against a Charleroi man accused of raiding the neglected Charleroi Cemetery’s perpetual care fund to pay down his debts.
Originally printed by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/alleghenyneighborhoods/alleghenyneighborhoodsmore/8330049-74/police-naloxone-county#axzz3fzY58Phe By Bob Bauder Mike Fendya wasn’t looking for notoriety last month when he became the first Washington County police officer to use naloxone to revive a person from a heroin overdose. The Carroll officer said he was passing through Monongahela on June 29 when he heard a radio […]
Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone presented two checks totaling $2500 to Canonsburg Police Chief Al Coghill and Mayor Dave Rhome. This money was taken from drug dealers and forfeited to the District Attorney’s Drug Task Force. This money will be used to help local police forces, like Canonsburg, buy needed equipment.
From the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review http://triblive.com/news/washington/7990088-74/hickton-county district#axzz3VaXK78OX U.S. Attorney David Hickton is teaming with district attorneys in counties bisected by major interstates and highways to help choke the flow of drugs and guns into Western Pennsylvania. … District Attorney Gene Vittone said his office routinely partners with various law enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Attorney’s Office. […]
Dear Gene, It is my pleasure to inform you that the members of National Trail Lodge 47, of the Fraternal Order of Police have unanimously endorsed your candidacy for a second term for District Attorney, Washington County, PA. Lodge 47 represents over 500 active and retired members of the Pennsylvania State Police in southwestern Pennsylvania. […]
Forfeited drug dealer money is given to county Washington County District Attorney Eugene A. Vittone this morning presented to the Washington County Commissioners a check in the amount of $100,000.00. This money was forfeited over the past few years by drug offenders that have been dealing drugs within Washington County. In the past, forfeiture money […]
(Bentleyville, PA.) District Attorney Gene Vittone has announced that he will seek a second term representing the residents of Washington County. Vittone says he will circulate petitions for the upcoming May, 2015 primary to seek the Republican nomination for the November general election. Vittone was first elected as District Attorney in 2011. “It has been […]