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KINGSTON —District Judge Paul Roberts issued a search warrant to Kingston police for the medical records of a young man who police say crashed a vehicle into the DelBalso Ford Dealership building on March 21.


According to the search warrant affidavit, issued on March 25, police observed open cans of beer in the gold Ford Taurus that Tyler Troth, 18, of South Thomas Avenue, Kingston, drove into the building and that an officer smelled the odor of alcohol in the car and coming from Troth.


Troth was transported to Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center in Plains Township, but police had no access to obtain a sample of Troth’s blood for a blood alcohol concentration test because he was being treated in a trauma room, the affidavit states. The warrant compels Geisinger to provide all of Troth’s medical records from March 21 to present.


WILKES-BARRE — An 81-year-old man in a wheelchair was sentenced Tuesday to three to 24 months in state prison on charges he molested an elderly woman with dementia.


Robert Klinger, who pleaded guilty in February, was sentenced on a charge of indecent assault of a person with a mental disability.


Klinger, a patient at the Mountain City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Hazle Township, was charged after police said a nurse’s aide saw Klinger fondling a elderly woman in the dining room of the nursing center on Feb. 8, 2012.


WILKES-BARRE — A Nanticoke man charged with sexually assaulting a young boy over a two-year period pleaded guilty Tuesday to a related charge.


Thomas Wydra, 26, of East Green Street, entered the plea to a charge of corruption of minors. Judge David Lupas said Wydra will be sentenced on June 10. Prosecutors withdrew five other charges. Wydra was ordered to have no contact with the boy in the case and to have no unsupervised contact with minors.


According to court papers, on Jan. 20, 2012, a boy told police that Wydra had been sexually assaulting him beginning in the fall or winter of 2009.


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