Jeannette family again charged with enslaving young woman

Aug 14, 2009 Full story: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review 20

Three members of a family charged in 2007 with kidnapping and enslaving a 19-year old woman in Greensburg face similar charges involving a 17-year-old runaway in Jeannette.

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Greensburg, PA

#1 Aug 15, 2009
lock them all up this time for "along time". SICK PEOPLE. another black mark for the town!!!!

Candler, NC

#2 Aug 15, 2009
Its not another black mark on the town. The dirt balls did it, not jeannette..Burn the f%$ki$g people alive.and take some of the crack heads with them

Greensburg, PA

#3 Aug 15, 2009
jnt wrote:
Its not another black mark on the town. The dirt balls did it, not jeannette..Burn the f%$ki$g people alive.and take some of the crack heads with them
the town takes aall the bad rap. THE LOOSERS CAUSE
mike d

Irwin, PA

#4 Sep 18, 2010
why were they let out anyways?

Normalville, PA

#5 Sep 18, 2010
There are more people that should be locked up then there ever are. Just remember your neighbor who just moved in, could be a child molester or anything from another town. Beware of the people who you would least expect it, and put on a great disguise.

New Kensington, PA

#6 Oct 6, 2010
i dont understand why these people were let out.. i live in jeannette n i see the daughter alot n she is living like she did nothing.. its very scary to look this gurl in her eyes n no she was apart of that n she is on the streets like she is innocent.. They all need to be put bak in jail n kept there.. we dont need no other innocent people having to go through wit wat the other did.. its a damn shame..

Since: Aug 11

Location hidden

#7 Aug 18, 2011
Just plain sick individuals, PERIOD. I see her too and I just want to slap the shit out of her when I see her and her goofy ass brother walking around in different work apparel acting like he works in that field for the day. GOOFY

Greensburg, PA

#8 Aug 18, 2011
We should keep an eye on our judges in this case. I looked up their sentences on the prior case, and as far as I can make out:

Cynthia: 11 1/2 to 23 months with consecutive 2 yr probation; granted parole on 6/3/10

Jonathan: 3 to 6 yr with consecutive 1 to 2 yr sentence (granted prerelease or special porole?)

Tabitha: 9 to 23 months with consecutive 1 yr probation; granted parole on 3/26/10

While I'm not a "lock em up and throw away the key" type, I feel these were some seriously lax sentences, considering what they had they've done it again. Westmoreland County judges need to be watched. Westmoreland County has been cited as being lax on sex offenders, such as Jonathan; if this occured in most other counties, he'd probably still be locked up. If there isn't some serious sentencing this time around, something is very wrong.
sick of dirt bags

Mount Pleasant, PA

#9 Aug 23, 2011
Jeannette, Grapeville, Everson, Connellsville are all the same, it seems like all the trash, SSI, and Welfare people run to those places to live. Dirty places I wouldn't live there if someone paid me to. These cities need to clean up their towns and get rid of the trash and their cities wouldn't be labled the way they are.

Greensburg, PA

#10 Mar 19, 2012
Just thought I'd revisit this case to see how it turned out. From the docket sheets:

Cynthia Pollard: Guilty Plea - Ct 6 -- 11 1/2 months - 23 months incarceration. Not to have any contact with the victims. Defendant to
have a Mental Health evaluation. Cts ,1,2,4 -- dismissed. Cts 3,5 -- no further sentence.
Paroled in June, 2010?
Release from Parole effective 7/31/11?

Tabitha Pollard: 12/16/2009 Hathaway, Rita D.
Order - Sentence/Penalty Imposed
Count 1--Incarcerate 9 to 23 months @ WCP. Credit for time served. Count 3--One year probation consecutive to
Count 1. Count 5--9 to 23 months incarceration concurrent to Count 1. Credit for timie served. Counts 2 & 4-
-dismissed. No contact with victim. Have a mental health evaluation. Defendant is to cooperate with the Commonwealth if necessary against co-defendants.
03/26/2010 Hathaway, Rita D. Order Granting Parole
Release 3/29/2010.

Jonathan Pollard: 04/23/2010 Bell, Alfred B.
Order - Sentence/Penalty Imposed
Ct 3--Incarcerate 3 to 6 years @ Dept. of Corrections. Sentence to begin forthwith. Credit for time served from 8/13/2009. At Ct 4--Incarcerate 1 to 2 years consec to Ct 3. At Ct 10--2 years probation consec to Cts 3, 4 & 12. Ct
12--Incarcerate 1 to 2 years incarceration concur to Cts 3 & 4. No contact with victim. Mental Health & Sex Therapy evaluations. Megan's Law Registration upon release. WCP to permit visit prior to transfer w/mother. Cts 1,2,5,6,7,8,9
& 11--dismissed.
Looks like 4 to 8 years, followed by 2 years probation

Petty sentences for heavy crimes


Since: Apr 12

Location hidden

#11 Jul 19, 2012
Them was them weird @$$ people used to stay up off tremont in greensburg. Lol them people where goofy as sh!t
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Vandergrift, PA

#13 Dec 4, 2012
Check it out!

Wow! Why was he ever set free!

Greensburg, PA

#14 Dec 5, 2012
Yup...quite a track record. Here's his record as an adult; he must have been tried as a juvenie the first time around.
grow up

United States

#15 Jan 19, 2013
Stop judging if you guys don't know the while story not one of you guys are perfect
JNT trash

Greensburg, PA

#16 Jan 20, 2013
No we're not perfect. We may not know the "while" story either, but, WE DONT ENSLAVE OR KIDNAP PEOPLE. Also, I dont think most of us on here have lengthy criminal records as well.

Greensburg, PA

#17 Jan 20, 2013
I guess there's a reasonable explaination for multiple slavery charges. Seems like the judges don't take this too seriously though.
Thugn Mclovin

United States

#18 Jan 20, 2013
grow up wrote:
Stop judging if you guys don't know the while story not one of you guys are perfect
waat there rapist n defending em wats da story then

United States

#19 Feb 21, 2013
Just plain sick man, drinking on meds with his girlfriend bartending. Maybe she needs her head examined too. She knows he pled guilty to the other serious crimes and yet she moves him in. WEIRDO
jnt is mostly trash

Irwin, PA

#20 May 15, 2013
It's funny how they got away with it, not once, but twice. They got a petty sentence and are out walking the streets, collecting their welfare cash and food stamps! The brother should've got arrested for incest since he got his sister pregnant. I bet if it was anyone else, they'd be in jail for a long time. The judges giving them a slap on the wrist is like saying... hey, it's ok to kidnap and enslave teenagers, along with the disgusting things they did to the girl up in Greensburg, like urinating on the girl while she was chained up. Then they do it again on Clay Avenue! They basically got away with it twice. What the hell is wrong with the justice system? But, if you sell drugs for income, you go to jail for a long time. Tell me, where does this make sense?
concerned parent

Greensburg, PA

#22 Monday Sep 8
They now have there 4 grand children living with all of them how is that right

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