Recent Adjudication and Disposition


Commonwealth v. Two 15 year old Juveniles:  The two defendants admitted to Aggravated Assault (F1), Robbery (F1) and Conspiracy (F1) todayin the January 17, 2012 beating and robbery of Edward Schaefer.  Mr. Schaefer, a Vietnam Veteran, was walking in Olney to meet his wife as she got off a SEPTA bus when he was attacked.  The defendants viciously jumped Mr. Schaefer, punching and kicking him repeatedly.  Following the admission today, Judge Dougherty found the defendants guilty, adjudicated them delinquent and committed them to the state department of public welfare for a term of four years, the maximum term authorized by the Juvenile Act.  The cases were prosecuted by A.D.A. Rich Boyd, Assistant Chief of the Juvenile Court Unit.


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