U.S. Attorney David Hickton http://wesa.fm en Heroin Ring in Monroeville Wore 'Bricks R Us' Shirts http://wesa.fm/post/heroin-ring-monroeville-wore-bricks-r-us-shirts <p>Federal prosecutors and the FBI say they've charged 44 people in a suburban Pittsburgh heroin ring that brazenly sold drugs while wearing T-shirts with the slogan, "Bricks R Us."</p><p>U.S. Attorney David Hickton and the FBI say the group was supplied out of Newark, New Jersey. They say the ring sold drugs in Pittsburgh and several of its south and east suburbs.</p> Thu, 29 May 2014 20:10:38 +0000 Associated Press 30067 at http://wesa.fm Two Former Guardsman Charged With Stealing Nearly $300,000 From Military http://wesa.fm/post/two-former-guardsman-charged-stealing-nearly-300000-military <p>The United States Department of Justice Wednesday announced charges against two former enlisted Guardsman at the 171<sup>st</sup> Air Refueling Wing in Coraopolis.</p><p>U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton said Col. Gerard J. Mangis, 59, of Shaler Township is charged with 110 counts of conspiracy, honest service wire fraud, false claims and theft of government property. Mangis was formerly a Vice-Wing Commander at the refueling wing; he was relieved of his duties in 2011.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:03:00 +0000 Liz Reid 25393 at http://wesa.fm Clarion County Man Indicted in Teen Girl Kidnap Case http://wesa.fm/post/clarion-county-man-indicted-teen-girl-kidnap-case <p>A federal grand jury has indicted a Clarion County man&nbsp;on charges of interstate transportation of a minor for the purpose of engaging in unlawful sexual activity.</p><p>U.S. Attorney for Western PA David&nbsp;Hickton&nbsp;said 31-year-old Joshua D. Baker of&nbsp;Leeper is also charged with travel with intent to engage in illicit sexual conduct with a 13-year-old female. The indictment followed an investigation by the FBI and Clarion County authorities.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 00:59:31 +0000 Kevin Gavin 7567 at http://wesa.fm