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Montco Former Law Library Director Arrested And Charged

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MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Pa. -

The Montgomery County DA's office has charged Bruce Piscadlo for mishandling funds when he was employed as the director of the Law Library of Montgomery County.

According to the DA's office, an audit showed that more than $4,830.94 in tax-payer money was used by the defendant, Piscadlo, to purchase items for himself and his staff. More than 50 suspected items were purchased from Staples using library funds, items that included computers, laptops, printers, touchscreen pads and other electronic equipment.

According to the DA, Piscadlo is also suspected of conspiring with Barbara Melnyk to buy $2,598.37 worth of textbooks from Amazon for a family member.

A preliminary hearing will take place on August 30, 2013. Piscadlo is in jail on $20,000 bail. He is officially charged by the DA with theft by unlawful taking, theft by failure to make required disposition of funds and related charges.

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