GREENSBURG, Pa. - The son of a Westmoreland County judge is facing charges in four separate felony drug cases brought by the state attorney general’s office.
Stephen Yakopec is seeking treatment and living with his parents, including his mom, District Judge Cheryl Peck Yakopec, his attorney said.
Because of that relationship, as well as the fact that his uncle is the county district attorney, all the county magistrates have recused themselves from Yakopec’s cases.
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