Gov. Wolf frees Chester County man sentenced to 122 years on drug charges, weighs more acts of clemency
Wolf has signed off on commuting the sentence of Benny Ortega, a Chester County man who has served 22 years of a 125-to-292-year sentence for selling marijuana and cocaine.
Then-Sgt. Paul Owens was in an employee elevator at the Criminal Justice Center courthouse when it crashed through the 15th-floor ceiling of the 17-story courthouse around 10:20 a.m. Aug. 4, 2016, and smashed into an equipment room.
Reaching the federal benchmarks should allow NJ Transit to avoid costly fines next year.