SOMERSET COUNTY, PA – The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office is moving to revoke the bail of Somerset District Attorney Jeffrey Thomas in light of new charges in two separate incidents, both filed this week. Thomas was previously charged by AG’s office for rape, strangulation, and other offenses in Sept. 2021
On Thursday, Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a motion to revoke the District Attorney’s bail. He was also charged in a domestic violence incident with assault and reckless endangerment filed by Pennsylvania State Police as Thomas is facing additional charges.
“On Monday, Thomas was charged in a domestic violence incident from May 2021,” according to the Pennsylvania State Police.
He was charged with assault, reckless endangerment and harassment. Pennsylvania State Police filed charges against the defendant after interviewing an eyewitness who brought forth allegations of abuse by Jeffrey Thomas against his wife, Amy Thomas.
On that charge, Thomas was arrested, arraigned and released on bail. This case is being prosecuted by the Office of Attorney General and is scheduled for a preliminary hearing on May 5, 2022.
On Thursday, the Windber Police Department filed more charges against Thomas for a March 2022 incident.
“Charges include harassment and reckless driving stemming from an incident between the defendant and another driver in Windber Borough,” court records show. “Back in September 2021, AG Shapiro’s office charged Mr. Thomas with Rape, Indecent Assault, Strangulation, Simple Assault, and Criminal Trespass following an investigation into an incident that occurred at a residence in Windber Borough. That case is also being prosecuted by the Office of Attorney General and is scheduled for trial on September 13, 2022.”