June 27, 2022

New technology and lengthy trials on tap for 2022 in Butler County Common Pleas Court

ExamineButler County courts to enhance technological innovation with new round of condition grants

“We are not solely positive of the charge but foresee a price tag tag in between $400,000 and $600,000. The courtroom has a technology fund that we can accessibility to defer charges and we will use (grant) income for the greater part of the value.,” he explained.

West Chester relatives murder trial slated for Slide

Two prolonged trials are scheduled for 2022 such as a demise penalty murder demo for guy accused of killing four associates of his family at a West Chester Twp. home in 2019.

The trial of Gurpreet Singh is scheduled to commence Oct. 3 and very last for three months in Decide Greg Howard’s courtroom.

ExamineDying penalty trial in 4 West Chester homicides continued until finally slide 2022

Singh, 39, is billed with 4 counts of aggravated murder for the April 28, 2019, homicides. With technical specs of making use of a firearm and killing two or far more persons, Singh faces the demise penalty if convicted.

Singh is accused of killing his wife, Shalinderjit Kaur, 39 his in-laws, Hakikat Singh Pannag, 59, and Parmjit Kaur, 62 and his aunt by relationship, Amarjit Kaur, 58, at their residence on Wyndtree Push. All died of gunshot wounds.

Chiropractor’s demo starts off in February

A lengthy criminal demo of a Hamilton chiropractor accused of sex crimes involving individuals and staff is scheduled for the 1st quarter of the new calendar year.

The 10-working day trial of Dr. Stephen Boyd on 28 sexual intercourse-similar charge is scheduled to begin Feb. 23 in Decide Dan Haughey’s courtroom.

Boyd, who is no cost on bond, was arrested Dec. 9, 2020 following a grand jury returned an indictment in opposition to him for allegedly inappropriately touching people and partaking in misconduct. Boyd has also been the subject matter of an investigation by the Ohio State Chiropractic Board.

The initial indictment accuses the 57-yr-old of committing intercourse-relevant crimes for many years. In accordance to prosecutors, the unique indictment entails crimes in opposition to eight victims who have been juveniles and younger grownups in their late teens at the time of the alleged crimes. The alleged crimes transpired concerning November 1998 and December 2014.

Boyd was initially billed with 12 counts of gross sexual imposition, seven counts of sexual battery, 4 counts of rape, two counts of attempted sexual battery and one count of attempted rape.

In April, a grand jury returned an indictment in opposition to Boyd for two new counts of gross sexual imposition, both of those fourth-degree felonies.

The new indictment alleges costs towards a target who arrived forward after the first indictment as the ninth alleged target, according to prosecutors.

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