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Judge Caulfield Hears Several DUI, Drug Cases

Results from the Aug. 29 hearings in the Forest Hills courtroom of District Judge Thomas Caulfield.

The following are the results of cases heard on Aug. 29 by District Judge Thomas Caulfield in his Forest Hills courtroom:

  • Christopher Vincent Hill, 23, of the Hill District, Pittsburgh, waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges of criminal use of a communication facility (using a cell phone to deliver narcotics); manufacture, delivery or possession with the intent to manufacture or deliver narcotics; intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered; and manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver narcotics. The charges filed by Swissvale police stem from an April 12 incident involving a heroin buy in Swissvale.
  • Jasmine June Harris, 22, of Duquesne waived her right to a preliminary hearing on several charges following a traffic stop May 7 by Swissvale police, including: two counts of resisting arrest; and one count each of intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered, driving under the influence (general impairment/incapable of driving safely, first offense), driving under the influence (highest rate of alcohol, blood alcohol content .16+, first offense), driving while operating privileges suspended or revoked, turning movements and required signals, and exceeding the maximum speed limit established by 16 mph.
  • Several charges against Christian Javier, 23, of Pittsburgh stemming from an incident at a Swissvale apartments were held for court: intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered; manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver, intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered; and manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to deliver or manufacture.
  • Montae Moore, 27, of Swissvale waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges of manufacture, delivery or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver; open lewdness; intentional possession of a controlled substance by a person not registered; and disorderly conduct. The charges filed by Swissvale police stem from a May 26 incident when officers discovered Moore urinating in an alley behind the municipal lot in Swissvale, and then found cocaine and $645 in his possession.
  • Robert Cosgrove, 53, of Braddock waived his right to a preliminary hearing on the following charges: two counts of simple assault, two counts of recklessly endangering another person, and one count each of harassment; and making repairs, selling offensive weapon, possession of weapon. One charge of aggravated assault was withdrawn. Swissvale police filed the charges in connection with an incident in Swissvale on July 25.
  • Charges of simple assault and harassment against Marcus W. Harvey, 60, of Forest Hills were held for court. The charges filed by Forest Hills police are in connection with an incident on June 22.

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