06/15/11 LaGrotta Begins Serving a Minimum 3 Month Sentence
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Location: Lawrence County Government Center New Castle, Pennsylvania Lawrence County
06/15/11 Frank LaGrotta began serving his minimum three months jail sentence today after his sentencing hearing at the Lawrence County Government Center concluded this morning. LaGrotta, a former state representative, was found guilty earlier this year of altering prescriptions to obtain drugs. The hearing which began Monday, ended early after LaGrotta became ill and had to be taken to the Ellwood City Hospital. The hearing concluded today after visiting Judge Eugene Fike advised LaGrotta of his post-sentencing rights. After the hearing, KDSTV’s Joe Sobczak spoke with LaGrotta’s attorney, Stephen Colafella of Beaver.