Accused Bedford drug suspect now facing assault charges

BEDFORD – An accused Bedford heroin dealer, still at large after a police sweep last week, faces additional charges weeks after he and two companions allegedly beat a man until he required hospital treatment.

Bedford police said Quincy DeGeorgio, 20; Dakota Chalfont, 21; and Antionio Logsdon, 19; all of Bedford, attacked a 22-year-old man March 10 at a West Pitt Street apartment. The victim was treated at UPMC Bedford Memorial Hospital for a concussion and bruises, police said.

Police named DeGeorgio as a heroin dealer in “Operation March Madness,” a March 26 sweep that targeted 21 suspected traffickers.

A week later, DeGeorgio remains free. District Attorney Bill Higgins said investigators have information on his whereabouts, noting that he’s likely not in Bedford.

“This guy’s nothing but a thug,” Higgins said Monday. “He was running around like he was somebody. He wanted to be famous.”

Higgins said he will seek maximum jail time for DeGeorgio, who is also wanted for the alleged New Year’s Eve pistol-whipping of a man Higgins described as a romantic rival.

Bedford police charged the trio with assault and harassment for the alleged March 10 attack, according to a release. Chalfont faces an additional intimidation charge for allegedly telling the victim he would kill him, his family and his dog if he called the police.

Higgins said police have served summonses at Chalfont and Logsdon’s homes. Court documents do not list hearing dates.

Mirror Staff Writer Ryan Brown is at 946-7457.