Assault, DUI among cases in Judge DeLuca’s Penn Hills court - Penn Hills Progress

Assault, DUI among cases in Judge DeLuca’s Penn Hills court

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 | 12:01 AM


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

• Javon Peterson, 23, of Turtle Creek on charges of possession of marijuana, disorderly conduct, display plate in improper vehicle, driving with a suspended license, operating a vehicle without required financial responsibility and possession of drug paraphernalia. Wilkins police filed the charges Sept. 23.

• Daiqwaan Lovett, 20, of Penn Hills on charges of driving under the influence, using improper class of license, careless driving and exceeding maximum speed limits. State police filed the charges Sept. 26.

• Donald Giddens, 31, of Penn Hills on charges of strangulation, terroristic threats, simple assault and harassment. Charges were filed Oct. 18.

• Michael Knight Jr., 26, of Turtle Creek on charges of accident involving damage to attended vehicle/property, driving an unregistered vehicle, driving with a suspended license, operating a vehicle without required financial responsibility and failure to obey traffic control devices. Charges were filed June 4.

Waived preliminary hearings

• Abret Anderson Jr., 38, of Penn Hills on charges of driving under the influence and careless driving. Charges were filed Aug. 13.

• Etto Liberi, 45, of Turtle Creek on charges of receiving stolen property, theft by unlawful taking and theft by deception. Wilkins police filed the charges Oct. 7.

• Thomas Pirollo, 29, of Penn Hills on charges of habitual offenders, driving with a suspended license, accident involving damage to attended vehicle/property, failure to carry registration, operating a vehicle without required financial responsibility, careless driving and failure to stop and give information and render aid. Charges were filed Sept. 30.

• Christopher Schmeider, 28, of Etna on charges of driving under the influence. Wilkins police filed the charges Oct. 19.

• Kelle Beatty, 44, of Monroeville on charges of careless driving, driving on right side of roadway and driving under the influence. Charges were filed Oct. 29.

• Eugene Miller, 26, of Wilkinsburg on charges of driving under the influence, driving with a suspended license, exceeding maximum speed limits and careless driving. State police filed the charges Nov. 29.