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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 |  

Police file drug charges against four people in the last week

Police file drug charges against four people in the last week

WILKES-BARRE — City police recently filed charges for drug possession or possession of drug paraphernalia in the following incidents: • …

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

Two men charged in separate trespassing cases

Two men charged in separate trespassing cases

WILKES-BARRE — Police filed trespass charges in the following incidents: • Michael William Tullai, 25, of Plymouth, was charged with …

July 29th, 2015 |  

Pittston man charged after allegedly trying to buy a firearm illegally

Pittston man charged after allegedly trying to buy a firearm illegally

HANOVER TWP. — A Pittston man was charged with a weapons violation after he allegedly tried to unlawfully purchase a …

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

Police nab Wilkes-Barre man wanted for allegedly robbing, assaulting ex-girlfriend

Police nab Wilkes-Barre man wanted for allegedly robbing, assaulting ex-girlfriend

WILKES-BARRE — A man who police wanted for allegedly assaulting and robbing his ex-girlfriend earlier this month was taken into …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Police investigating attempted theft at Jenkins Twp. car wash

Police investigating attempted theft at Jenkins Twp. car wash

JENKINS TOWNSHIP — Police are investigating an attempted theft from the Dolphin Car Wash on Route 315 on Monday night. …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Cops: Man charged after ‘sucker punching’ another in Plains Township

PLAINS TOWNSHIP — One man faces charges after he allegedly “sucker punched” another man during a fight Monday night. At …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Charges filed after reported vehicle break-ins

Charges filed after reported vehicle break-ins

WILKES-BARRE — Police responded to the report of two males breaking into cars near South Franklin and Ross street at …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Police: West Pittston woman found lying near railroad tracks wanted to go to sleep

Police: West Pittston woman found lying near railroad tracks wanted to go to sleep

PLAINS TWP. — Police observed a person lying near the railroad tracks on Cleveland Street at about 1 a.m. on …

July 28th, 2015 updated: July 28th, 2015. |  

Freeland man leads police on high-speed chase after Kmart robbery

Freeland man leads police on high-speed chase after Kmart robbery

HAZLE TWP. — State police on Saturday were dispatched to a report of a retail theft and hit-run at the …

July 28th, 2015 |  

Wilkes-Barre man reportedly pistol whipped and robbed over the weekend

Wilkes-Barre man reportedly pistol whipped and robbed over the weekend

WILKES-BARRE — A 41-year-old city man reported he was pistol whipped and robbed early Saturday morning in the area of …

July 28th, 2015 |  

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