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Local Residents Charged in Baldwin Township Cases

Residents of both Dormont and Brookline face DUI charges from Baldwin Township police.

Local Residents Charged in Baldwin Township Cases

Four local residents—three from Dormont and one from Brookline—were charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance by Baldwin Township police.

The following results are from recent hearings held in the  office of  Magistrate David J. Barton of District Court 05-2-17:

  • Baldwin Township police charged Jared McKee, 26, of Mattern Avenue in Dormont, with DUI on Dec. 11. McKee's Feb. 21 hearing before Barton was waived, and he faced that charge at the Allegheny County Courthouse on April 9. His case will now be part of a docket conference scheduled for May 22. That conference should result in the next legal step for McKee's charge.
  • Baldwin Township police charged Joseph Rotunda, 23, of Biltmore Avenue in Dormont, with DUI on Sept. 25. Rotunda's Jan. 10 hearing before Barton was waived, and he faced that charge at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Feb. 28. His case was then part of a docket conference scheduled for April 11. Rotunda pled guilty during that conference and was sentenced to complete a 90-day individualized program plan and 18 months of probation.
  • Baldwin Township police charged Scott Crawford, 42, of Mississippi Avenue in Dormont Borough, with DUI after Crawford crashed his vehicle into a utility pole on Dewalt Drive on Aug. 12. Crawford's Oct. 11 hearing before Barton was waived, and he faced that charge at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Feb. 9. Crawford was granted an accelerated rehabilitative disposition (ARD) hearing to begin on April 5. He was sentenced to 12 months of probation.
  • Baldwin Township police charged Ian Livingston, 28, of Chelton Avenue in Pittsburgh's  Brookline neighborhood, with DUI on Jan. 15. Livingston's Feb. 21 hearing before Barton was waived, and he faced that charge at the Allegheny County Couthouse on April 9. Livingston was granted an ARD hearing to begin on May 18.

The items in this article originally appeared on Baldwin-Whitehall Patch.

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