North Side Man Charged with Disposing of Car Used in Killing of Federal Witness
For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Western District of Pennsylvania
PITTSBURGH - A resident of Pittsburgh has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of being an accessory after the fact, Acting United States Attorney Soo C. Song announced today.
The two-count superseding indictment named Glenn Lee Thomas, 27, of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as the sole defendant.
According to the superseding indictment, Thomas was an accessory after the fact in relation to offenses committed by Price Montgomery in August of 2014. The superseding indictment specifically alleges that Thomas assisted Montgomery, after Montgomery and another person killed Tina Crawford on August 22, 2014. The nature of that assistance, as alleged in the superseding indictment, was that Thomas caused the getaway vehicle used in that homicide to be transported, after the homicide, outside of Pennsylvania to Virginia.
The law provides for a maximum total sentence of 30 years in prison, a fine of $250,000 or both. Under the Federal Sentencing Guidelines, the actual sentence imposed would be based upon the seriousness of the offense and the prior criminal history, if any, of the defendant. Thomas has been detained pending trial.
Assistant United States Attorneys Gregory J. Nescott and Shaun E. Sweeney are prosecuting this case on behalf of the government.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Internal Revenue Service – Criminal Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General and the Pittsburgh Police conducted the investigation leading to the superseding indictment in this case.
A superseding indictment is an accusation. A defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
Updated January 3, 2017