Pennsylvania: Judge turns down prosecutor’s request to boost bail on retired cop; charged with mowing down group of 7 motorcyclists, killing 2


From Morning Call

A former New Jersey police officer accused of killing two Last Chance Motorcycle Club members in a drunken-driving wreck in Bangor will remain free on bail, a Northampton County judge determined Wednesday.
John P. Heaney III’s bail will remain $50,000, with $5,000 needed to secure his release, Senior Judge William Moran decided in rejecting prosecutors’ request that it be raised because Heaney is a flight risk….MORE

From Morning Call
As the string of seven motorcycles traveled down the rolling rural road into Bangor on that sunny summer afternoon, Michael Zadoyko had a split second to shout a warning to his fellow bikers.
“Look out!” he yelled just before a fiery explosion and crash killed him and Keith Michaelson, both of the Last Chance Motorcycle Club, said George Courtis, the only club member to escape injury in the horrific July 1 crash on Route 512. ….MORE