August 23, 2010: Commonwealth v. Richard Alten: 45 year old Richard Alten was sentenced 30 months probation with drug and alcohol screenings today. Alten, along with 42 year old Martin Smith and 22 year old Jannira Walker, was charged with robbing Joaquin Rivera in a hospital emergency waiting room. All three pleaded guilty to theft and conspiracy charges. ADA Jill Fertel successfully prosecuted this case.
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