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About Tyler DeLuco

Attorney Tyler W. DeLuco has successfully focused his practice on criminal defense since his admission to the Pennsylvania Bar. While attending law school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, Attorney DeLuco volunteered with the Western District of Pennsylvania Federal Public Defender’s Office where he aided in the representation of indigent clients charged with federal crimes by performing comprehensive research and drafting court documents. Much of his focus was devoted to drafting petitions for writ of habeas corpus on behalf of juveniles serving sentences of life in prison without the possibility of parole.
Upon graduating magna cum laude from law school, Attorney DeLuco began his private practice, DeLuco Law, where he focuses exclusively on defending people accused of criminal offenses in Western Pennsylvania. Attorney DeLuco is licensed, ready, and able to handle cases at both the state and federal level. He has handled cases before magistrate and common pleas judges in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Greene, Indiana, Washington, and Westmoreland counties. Attorney DeLuco defends those accused of all types of crimes including assault, conspiracy, drug crimes, DUI, internet crimes, probation violations, prostitution, resisting arrest, sex crimes, summary offenses, theft, and traffic offenses. He has also successfully aided many clients in expunge their criminal records and restore their driving privileges.

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First-Time Violent Offenders Eligible For RRRI

In Commonwealth v. Cullen-Doyle, 16 WAP 2016 (July 20,2017) the Pennsylvania Supreme Court clarified an eligibility requirement for the Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive (“RRRI”) program. This program, which enables certain non-violent criminal offenders who are sentenced to Pennsylvania Department of Corrections facilities to reduce their minimum sentence, requires that an offender lack a “history of

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Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive (RRRI) Program

The Recidivism Risk Reduction Incentive legislation (RRRI), enacted in November 2008, enables certain non-violent criminal offenders who are sentenced to Pennsylvania Department of Corrections facilities to reduce their minimum sentence if they complete recommended programs and serve their state sentence misconduct free. The RRRI programs are designed to reduced recidivism by providing offenders with the

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Allegheny County DUI Treatment Court Program

The Allegheny County DUI Treatment Court Program supervises DUI offenders with three DUI offenses within a 10-year period. The Program allows some of these third-time DUI offenders the opportunity to avoid mandatory state incarceration and instead serve a rigorous term of restrictive intermediate punishment and a consecutive term of probation. The goal of the program

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Courts Can Sentence DUI Offenders To A Term of Supervision Less Than The Mandatory Maximum

In Commonwealth v. Popielarcheck, the defendant pled guilty to her second DUI offense in ten years. Prior to sentencing, defendant was required, pursuant to 75 Pa.C.S. § 3814(2), to undergo a full assessment for alcohol and drug addiction, which indicated that she needed additional treatment. Subsequently, defendant was sentenced to two years of county intermediate

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