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Two sought in Davan’s Store theft in Lemon Township

Two sought in Davan’s Store theft in Lemon Township

LEMON TWP. — State police received a report at about 2 a.m. on Wednesday of two white males who allegedly …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Retail theft charges filed against Nanticoke woman

Retail theft charges filed against Nanticoke woman

WILKES-BARRE — Policed charged Joan Hughes, 48, Nanticoke, after it was reported she attempted to conceal merchandise in a shoulder …

August 4th, 2015 |  

Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

Plains Township man charged with simple assault and harassment after assaulting man with aluminum vase

PLAINS TWP. — An aluminum vase allegedly became the weapon of choice as one man claims he woke up early …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

Wilkes-Barre man charged with allegedly stealing cash from Custer Street residence

WILKES-BARRE — City police arrested Jacob Jenkins, 23, of Wilkes-Barre, with theft on allegations he had stolen cash from a …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

Juveniles charged with curfew violations after attempted break-ins

WILKES-BARRE — Two Wilkes-Barre juveniles, both males, ages 16 and 17, were charged with curfew violation at about 1:30 a.m. …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

Laceyville man charged with attempted burglary in Windham Township

WINDHAM TWP. — State police said Stanley Jones, 37, Laceyville, was charged with attempted burglary after a report at about …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

Man allegedly stole six cartons of cigarettes from Carey Avenue establishment

WILKES-BARRE — Police charged Dennis Glidden, 22, at about noon on Tuesday after he allegedly removed six cartons of cigarettes …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

Man cited with harassment after allegedly grabbing and pushing woman during disagreement

BRAINTRIM TWP. — John Kohler, Savannah, Georgia, was cited for harassment for allegedly grabbing and pushing Jennifer Jackson, Leland, North …

August 3rd, 2015 updated: August 3rd, 2015. |  

Ashley woman charged with DUI, careless driving

Ashley woman charged with DUI, careless driving

WILKES-BARRE — Police said they responded shortly after midnight on Monday to the 400 block of South River Street to …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Car reported stolen from Wilkes-Barre street

Car reported stolen from Wilkes-Barre street

WILKES-BARRE — A 68-year-old man reported Wednesday his black 2002 Nissan Maxima, Pennsylvania license plate FXE-7133, was stolen from his …

August 3rd, 2015 |  

Man jailed after pursuit following traffic stop

Man jailed after pursuit following traffic stop

WYOMING COUNTY — Police said following a traffic stop on Vail Road, Charles Thompson, III, 41, Olyphant, fled in his …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Man reports assault, robbery in Wilkes-Barre

Man reports assault, robbery in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Police responded to a report at about 11 p.m. on Monday of a 59-year-old man who had been …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Ross Township man charged after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

Ross Township man charged after allegedly assaulting girlfriend

ROSS TWP. — State police at Shickshinny arrested Stephen Edward Lunger, 34, of Old State Road, on charges he assaulted …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Crash leads to DUI arrest in Wilkes-Barre

Crash leads to DUI arrest in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — City police charged James Peter Jeckell, 25, of Indian Creek Drive, Wilkes-Barre, with two counts of driving under …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre man cited with harassment after making terroristic threats

Wilkes-Barre man cited with harassment after making terroristic threats

WILKES-BARRE — Police said a Wilkes-Barre man will be cited after he arrived at a local towing business at about …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Items reported stolen from cars on Wednesday

Items reported stolen from cars on Wednesday

WILKES-BARRE — City police received a rash of reports of items stolen from cars on Wednesday: According to police: • …

July 30th, 2015 |  

Armed robbery reported on Wilkes-Barre street in broad daylight

Armed robbery reported on Wilkes-Barre street in broad daylight

WILKES-BARRE — Two people reported they were robbed at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon while walking near the South Street Bridge. City …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Suspect in assault welcomes police with spice blunt

Suspect in assault welcomes police with spice blunt

WILKES-BARRE — A suspect accused of domestic assault welcomed police at his residence while smoking a spice blunt on Sunday, …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Police: Man high on synthetic pot found dragging high woman along sidewalk

Police: Man high on synthetic pot found dragging high woman along sidewalk

WILKES-BARRE — A Pittston man and a Scranton woman were arrested and cited with public drunkenness after an incident on …

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  

Females cited with disorderly conduct after street fight in Wilkes-Barre

Females cited with disorderly conduct after street fight in Wilkes-Barre

WILKES-BARRE — Two females were cited with disorderly conduct after a street fight on July 23. Police responded to North …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Man charged with shoplifting ink cartridges from Wilkes-Barre Township Kmart

Man charged with shoplifting ink cartridges from Wilkes-Barre Township Kmart

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Police arrested Brandon Seraifin, 25, Huntington Mills, at about 5 p.m. on Saturday for allegedly selecting five …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Police: Woman to be cited after kicking cars at Woodlands Inn

Police: Woman to be cited after kicking cars at Woodlands Inn

PLAINS TWP. — Police were called to the Woodlands Inn at about 1 a.m. on Friday for the report of …

July 29th, 2015 |  

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