Jury Trial October 21, 2019

On October 21, 2019, following a jury trial in McKean County, Donald Green of Port Allegany was convicted of crimes related to an incident involving illegal gun possession within Port Allegany.  The defendant, a person who is prohibited by law from possessing firearms, was charged with possessing numerous firearms on August 25, 2017.  He was also charged with possessing illegal drugs and paraphernalia.  The case was investigated by Trooper Matthew Petrof of the Pennsylvania State Police.  The defendant was convicted of 3 Counts of Persons Not to Possess Firearms – Felonies; Possession of Drug Paraphernalia- Misdemeanor; and Possession of a Controlled Substance – Misdemeanor.  He was found not guilty of 2 additional counts of Persons Not to Possess Firearms and one count of Possession of a Controlled Substance with Intent to Deliver.  Bridget Murphy, Assistant District Attorney, prosecuted the case on behalf of the Commonwealth. Judge John H. Pavlock sentenced Green to a term of 6 years to 12 years in State Corrections.