From Fairbanks Daily News-Miner, Mar 2015
WASHINGTON, Pa. — A retired western Pennsylvania judge pleaded guilty Friday to stealing cocaine that prosecutors said he ordered police to keep in his chambers instead of police evidence lockers.
Former Washington County Judge Paul Pozonsky entered the plea to charges of theft by unlawful taking, obstructing the administration of law and misapplication of entrusted property in the same courthouse where he used to work.
A felony charge and two other counts were dropped under the deal.
The 59-year-old Pozonsky is scheduled for sentencing in July.
Attorney general’s office spokeswoman Carolyn Myers said Pozonsky abdicated his duty as a judge…
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