Thomas Stetz faces as many as 10 years in prison.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, March 2, 2012
A Mars man charged with possessing computer files that depicted sexual exploitation of a minor pleased guilty Thursday in federal court, according to United States Attorney David J. Hickton. Thomas Stetz, 55, who has addresses listed on Caromar Drive in Mars and on Lindbergh Avenue in Pittsburgh, pleaded guilty to one count before United States District Judge Arthur J. Schwab. In connection with the guilty plea, the court was told Stetz had graphic files—the production of which used a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct—on his computer last April. Schwab scheduled Stetz’s sentencing for 9:30 a.m. Aug. 3. The law provides for a sentence of 10 years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both. Under the federal sentencing guidelines, the …
Jennifer Sorg was killed Monday after a three-car accident on Union Church Road.
An Adams Township woman was killed and two others were injured after a three-car accident Monday on Old Union Church Road in Mars. Adams Township Police Chief Bill Westerman said 31-year-old Jennifer Sorg, of Union Church Road, crossed the center line of the roadway near Chapel Ridge Lane about 5 p.m. She struck an oncoming car that Amy Lynn Reed, 28, of Butler was driving and then struck a car that Chester McGuire, 61, of Cabot was driving, he said. The Butler County medical examiner pronounced Sorg dead at the scene, Westerman said. A 9-year-old boy who was in the car with Sorg was taken to Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh for facial and leg injuries. Westerman said police were not sure if the boy was Sorg’s son because his address was …