Commonwealth v. Joseph Genovese, Jr


April 13, 2010: Commonwealth v. Joseph Genovese, Jr.:  Joseph Genovese, Jr. is scheduled to be sentenced on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 10am in courtroom 1105 at the CJC.  Genovese entered guilty pleas to aggravated assault by vehicle while driving under the influence, homicide by vehicle, and homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence on February 16, 2010.   He pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide for an accident outside of Citizens Bank Park in 2008 which left a tourist from St. Louis dead and her friend severely injured.  Cindy Grassi, who was 53 at the time, and then 36 year old Sandra Wacker were struck by Genovese while leaving a Cardinals-Phillies game.  Police say Genovese ran a red light and was driving while intoxicated.  Grassi died of her injuries.  ADA Beth McCaffery is in charge of this case.


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