Monday, October 22, 2012
The Northampton County District Attorney's Office files theft charges against former county Solicitor Anthony J. Martino.
Former Northampton County Solicitor Anthony J. Martino faces charges after a grand jury concluded that he committed thefts and theft-related offenses while working as an attorney in Bangor. Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli held a press conference Monday morning to announce the grand jury results regarding Martino, who faces charges of theft by unlawful taking or disposition, theft by deception, receiving stolen property, theft by failure to make required disposition of funds received, forgery and misapplication of entrusted property. According to a criminal complaint obtained by Patch.com, Martino -- working for a law firm in Bangor -- was named executor of the estate of John L. Farace, who died March 3, 2008. Farace's …
Thursday, October 18, 2012
Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli says the oldest son of Eagles football coach Andy Reid died of an accidental heroin overdose at Lehigh University in August.
The oldest son of Philadelphia Eagles Coach Andy Reid died of an accidental heroin overdose but "the investigation isn't completely over," the Northampton County district attorney announced Thursday. District Attorney John M. Morganelli said investigators want to talk to the last two people who saw Garrett Reid, 29, alive and also find out who may have supplied him with illegal drugs. "I am confident that Reid's death was the result of a self-injected lethal dose of heroin," Morganelli said. Reid died on Aug. 5. At that time, Morganelli said, Reid was in possession of "a substantial amount of syringes and needles." A used syringe and spoon were also found, he said. The drug paraphernalia discovered in a Reebok gym bag in Reid's apartment …
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Despite Andy Reid statement about drug use, Northampton County prosecutor says it's too early to discuss how Garrett Reid died.
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012
In a statement released Tuesday, Eagles coach Andy Reid said that his son Garrett's death came after a "battle that has been ongoing for the last eight years." That battle was with drug addiction, something Garrett Reid, 29, had struggled with for several years. But at a news conference Wednesday, Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli would not confirm that it was drugs that led to Reid's death. Morganelli had called the news conference to discuss the case of an Occupy protester arrested in Easton earlier this week as a bank robber. But he took a question at the end from a reporter who asked him to comment on Andy Reid's "eight year battle remark." Morganelli said that toxicology results hadn't come back from Garrett Reid's …