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Daily News Stories for Tuesday, December 16, 2014:
Police have made an arrest in Sunday's shooting in Aliquippa. An Aliquippa police officer heard three shots fired inside an apartment building at 200 Superior Ave. Police found 24-year-old Austin Moore of Pittsburgh in Apartment 201-A and took him into custody. Police believe the shooting was drug-related. Moore is in the Beaver County Jail this morning.
The head of what prosecutors say was one of the biggest prescription drug rings in Beaver County has been sentenced to 24 years in federal prison. Protectors told the sentencing judge Monday that 28-year-old David Best of Economy Borough had an addiction to money and that he forged prescriptions and stole to keep supplies up.
The Rochester Area Joint Sewer Authority has reimbursed a homeowner after years of mistaken overcharges. For years, homeowner Stephanie Bengoa was inadvertently overcharged for sewage treatment. The sewer authority had mistakenly been billing her residence as a duplex rather than a single-family home. On Friday, the Authority corrected the problem by sending Bengoa a check for over a thousand dollars.
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