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Zoning Complaint Against Operator Dismissed

Posted on June 20, 2002 by LCT Staff - Also by this author - About the author

A zoning complaint, filed against a couple accused of failing to apply for and secure a certification of occupancy and an occupancy permit to operate a business from their home outside of Pittsburgh, was dismissed due to lack of evidence.

James and Barbara Joseph, owners of Pegasus Limousine Co., said the charges were unsupported. James, an attorney defending his wife and himself, argued that the complaint was in retaliation for reporting that a former employer, Common Pleas Judge H. Patrick McFalls Jr., abused alcohol on the job. James was McFalls? law clerk and Barbara his legal secretary. The Josephs and McFalls? former tipstaff were fired after the reports surfaced.

Lisa Engle, who worked for the Josephs? business for three months in 2000, testified to having worked in an office in the residence?s basement. According to Engle, at that time the business was new and had few clients.

An agent with the city building inspection office, Cornelius Wheeler, said he saw limousines parked on or near the couples? property this year. After the hearing, The Josephs said those vehicles in their driveway and on a street behind their home are for personal use, and that their limousine business is operated out of a facility on Penn Avenue in Garfield.

Craig Straw, Assistant City Solicitor, did not object to Joseph?s motion to dismiss the case, and was unavailable for comment at the time of this posting.

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