Judge Steven O’Neill
Judge Steven O’Neill told defense attorneys that he’ll want to know by Friday whether Washington will plead guilty to the charges against her or whether her case will go to trial.
Judge Steven O’Neill scheduled oral arguments for a week from Thursday on a change-of-venue motion filed by lawyers for Pennsylvania state senator LeAnna Washington, charged with corruption.
A multi-county grand jury indicted the 68-year-old state lawmaker, and the presiding judge selected Montgomery County as the venue for the trial.
Harold Smith was slated to go to trial January 13th on charges that include rape of a child, corruption of a minor, and aggravated indecent assault.
The first convenience store owner in Montgomery County convicted of selling synthetic drugs is headed to state prison for at least seven years.