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PA Bulletin, Doc. No. 19-1231




Certification of District Attorney of Allegheny County Pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. 507; Criminal Division; AD-19-# 288-PJ

[49 Pa.B. 4548]
[Saturday, August 17, 2019]

Order of Court

And Now, to wit, this 19th day of July, 2019, It Is Hereby Ordered, Adjudged and Decreed that the following amended Allegheny County Rule of Criminal Procedure, adopted by the Board of Judges on July 18, 2019, shall be effective thirty (30) days after publication in the Pennsylvania Bulletin:

Rule 507.6. Approval of Certain Police Agency Complaints and Arrest Warrant Affidavits by Attorney for the Commonwealth for Designated Felony Crimes.

 The District Attorney of Allegheny County, Stephen A. Zappala, Jr., having filed a certification pursuant to Pa.R.Crim.P. 507, criminal complaints and arrest warrant affidavits filed by police officers in the designated police agencies listed as follows, as defined in the Rules of Criminal Procedure, charging the following designated felony crimes shall not hereafter be accepted by any judicial officer unless the criminal complaint and arrest warrant affidavit have the approval of an attorney for the Commonwealth prior to filing.


 a) Aggravated Assault of unborn child—18 Pa.C.S. § 2606(a)

 b) Aggravated Assault—18 Pa.C.S. § 2702(a)(1) through (9)

 c) Aggravated assault of law enforcement officer 18 Pa.C.S. § 2702.1(a)

 d) Stalking—18 Pa.C.S. § 2709.1(a)(1) and (c)(2)

 e) Stalking—18 Pa.C.S. § 2709.1(a)(2) and (c)(2)

 f) Threat to use weapons of mass destruction— 18 Pa.C.S. § 2715(a)(3) and (b)(2) and (b)(4)

 g) Threat to use weapons of mass destruction— 18 Pa.C.S. § 2715(a)(4) and (b)(2) and (b)(4)

 h) Weapons of mass destruction—18 Pa.C.S. § 2716(a)

 i) Weapons of mass destruction—18 Pa.C.S. § 2716(b)

 j) Terrorism—18 Pa.C.S. § 2717(a)

 k) Kidnapping—18 Pa.C.S. § 2901(a)

 l) Unlawful restraint of minor—18 Pa.C.S. § 2902(b) and (c)

 m) False imprisonment of a minor—18 Pa.C.S. § 2903(b) and (c)

 n) Trafficking in individuals—18 Pa.C.S. § 3011(a) and (b)

 o) Involuntary Servitude—18 Pa.C.S. § 3012(a)

 p) Patronizing a victim of sexual servitude—18 Pa.C.S. § 3013(a)

 q) Unlawful conduct regarding documents—18 Pa.C.S. § 3014

 r) Causing or risking catastrophe—18 Pa.C.S. § 3302(a) and (b)

 s) Burglary—18 Pa.C.S. § 3502(a)

 t) Criminal trespass—18 Pa.C.S. § 3503(a)

 u) Forgery—18 Pa.C.S. § 4101(a)

 v) Intimidation of witness—18 Pa.C.S. § 4952(a) and (b)(1) through (4)

 w) Retaliation against witness/victim—18 Pa.C.S. § 4953(a) and 4952(1) through (5)

 x) Retaliation against prosecutor/judicial official— 18 Pa.C.S. § 4953.1(a) and (b)(1) through (5)

 y) Intimidation, retaliation or obstruction in child abuse cases—18 Pa.C.S. § 4958(a)(b), (b.1) and (c)(1)

 z) Disarming law enforcement officer—18 Pa.C.S. § 5104.1(a)

 aa) Recruiting criminal gang member—18 Pa.C.S. § 5131(a) and (b)(1)(iii) and (2)

 bb) Riot—18 Pa.C.S. § 5501

 cc) Animal Fighting—18 Pa.C.S. § 5511(h.1)(1) through (7)

 dd) Facsimile weapons of mass destruction—18 Pa.C.S. § 5516(a)

 ee) Operation of methamphetamine laboratory— 18 Pa.C.S. § 7508.2

 ff) Criminal use of communication facility—18 Pa.C.S. § 7512(a)

 gg) Aggravated assault by watercraft while operating under influence—30 Pa.C.S. § 5502.3(a)

 hh) Manufacture, delivery, or possession with intent to manufacture or deliver a controlled substance—35 P.S. § 780-113(a)(30)

 ii) Unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine— 35 P.S. § 780-113(a)(38)

 jj) Operating a methamphetamine laboratory—35 P.S. § 780-113.4(a)(1)(2)(3) and (b)(1)

 kk) Aggravated assault by vehicle—75 Pa.C.S. § 3732.1(a)

 ll) Aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence—75 Pa.C.S. § 3735.1(a)

 mm) Accidents involving death or personal injury— 75 Pa.C.S. § 3742(a) and (b)(2) and (3)(i)

 nn) Accidents involving death or personal injury while not properly licensed—75 Pa.C.S. § 3742.1(a) and (b)(2)


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Duquesne City Police Department
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Elizabeth Borough Police Department
Elizabeth Township Police Department
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Forward Township Police Department
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Homestead Borough Police Department
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McKeesport City Police Department
Monroeville Borough Police Department
Munhall Borough Police Department
North Braddock Borough Police Department
North Versailles Township Police Department
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Wilmerding Borough Police Department

By the Court

President Judge

[Pa.B. Doc. No. 19-1231. Filed for public inspection August 16, 2019, 9:00 a.m.]

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