AMBRIDGE (KDKA/AP) – Jury selection began today for a Beaver County sheriff accused of threatening to shoot a news reporter.
George David also allegedly threatened to cut off the hands of a political campaign worker.
David has been on house arrest since violating his bail last month.
The conditions of his bail included:
- He cannot conduct a news conference on county premises.
- He must limit his presence in the courthouse and has agreed to only appear at the courthouse from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. daily.
- The restriction on carrying a weapon into the courthouse remains, but he can hunt on his own property.
In December, District Attorney Anthony Berosh began asking questions about a David’s office giving out free or reduced-fee gun permits.
The Beaver County Times reported a draft audit by the county suggests that about $13,000 in fees wasn’t collected.
Last April, David appeared in court as…
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