IN THE SUPREME COURT OF PENNSYLVANIA WESTERN DISTRICT
February 24, 2010
COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA, RESPONDENT
ALAN G. WEIGLE, PETITIONER
Petition for Allowance of Appeal from the Order of the Superior Court entered July 14, 2010 at No. 401 WDA 2010 dismissing the Order of the Court of Common Pleas of Venango County entered February 24, 2010 at Nos. CP-61-CR-0000456-2007 and CP-61-CR-0000440-2007.
AND NOW, this 2nd day of March, 2011, the Petition for Allowance of Appeal isGRANTED. The Order of the Superior Court is vacated, in part. Petitioner's direct appealrights from the trial court's denial of PCRA relief are reinstated nunc pro tunc, and thematter is remanded to the Superior Court for disposition on the merits. The Application forAppointment of Counsel is GRANTED. The Superior Court shall remand this matter to thetrial court for the appointment of counsel, retaining jurisdiction of the matter while thatappointment is effectuated.
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