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Monroe man sentenced to in prison for role in heroin conspiracy
SCRANTON (December 14) - Myron Owens, of East Stroudsburg, will spend more than 11 years in prison
Shots fired in Walmart parking lot
EAST STROUDSBURG (December 12) - Police say they identified the man, still at large, who fired two shots during a disturbance
Criminal trespass translates to steep prison sentence
HONESDALE (December 11) - Pike man one of five recently sentenced in Wayne County Court
Police arrest suspects in East Stroudsburg gunfire
EAST STROUDSBURG (December 4) - Four arrested including the alleged gunman, following incident Saturday afternoon
Attempted homicide arrest in Monroe County
STROUD TWP (November 29) - Police say a lingering domestic dispute led to gunfire Tuesday morning
Body found in East Stroudsburg
EAST STROUDSBURG (November 29) - Remains of a person, dead for some time, found in a pond
Gunshots heard in Stroudsburg
STROUDSBURG (November 27) - Bullet casings, blood found at 134 E.D. Christine Drive; a man later checked into a Bethlehem hospital with a wound but has not been directly connected to the incident
Stroudsburg man indicted on child porn charges
SCRANTON (November 26) - Daniel Palmitessa facing federal charges for allegedly producing porn and enticing minors
SARP K9 gets a donation of body armor
EAST STROUDSBURG (November 26) - Stroud Area Regional Police Department’s K9 Bendix has a bullet and stab protective vest
Environmental group launches petition to protect the Upper Delaware
NARROWSBURG (November 25) - Delaware Highlands Conservancy participating in a joint petition
Pleasant Valley School District Grand Jury Report released
STROUDSBURG (November 23) - The report corroborates a “…culture of cronyism, bullying, intimidation and retaliation exercised by prior administrators …”
East Stroudsburg man indicted in deadly wrong way New York State crash
MONTICELLO NY (November 23) - Police say Patrick Collins was intoxicated when he drove the wrong way on a divided highway and hit an oncoming car
Father of young boy who shot himself to death heading to prison
STROUDSBURG (November 20) - Ryan Koch, whose 4-year-old son found a loaded handgun, sentenced to one to two years in prison
Pike DA finds no voter fraud in general election
MILFORD (November 20) - Investigation found that what initially appeared to be an attempt to vote twice was a simple human error
First snow of season catches region by surprise
POCONOS (November 16) - Several inches coated the region by late Thursday night, causing crashes and disrupting school schedules this morning
Repeat drug offender heading to state prison
HONESDALE (November 16) - Traffic stop led to Richard Weiss’s arrest and discovery of over 90 heroin packets
Drug deaths lead to indictment of distributor
SCRANTON (November 15) - Monroe County man charged with distribution of fentanyl resulting in two deaths
Swiftwater man charged with tax evasion
SCRANTON (November 15) - James Famularo failing to report a total of $646,663 over four years
Wayne County jury convicts child molester
HONESDALE (November 9) - Mark Blevins, 57, accused of abusing the victim, under age 13, for 18 months
Monroe County man arrested in fatal New York State crash
TOWN OF THOMPSON NY (November 9) - Patrick Collins, 50, of East Stroudsburg, was driving the wrong way on a divided highway when he hit another car head-on
Pike County Court sentencing
MILFORD (November 8) - Prison ordered for man guilty of drug possession, several other crimes
Voter fraud reported Pike County
MILFORD (November 7) - Incident happened it the Dingmans 1 polling place at the Milford Bible Church when a man apparently signed in as another voter
Two charged with making courthouse bomb threats
STROUDSBURG (November 7) - A boyfriend and girlfriend from Two Scotrun in jail in lieu of $1 million ball, accused of making several phone threats dating back to May
Another Monroe courthouse bomb threat
STROUDSBURG (November 3) - No bomb found; Friday’s phone threat the seventh since May
Pike man pleads guilty to killing girlfriend
MILFORD (November 2) - Sky McDonough faces up to 40 years after pleading guilty to third-degree murder in the death of Leanna Walker
Dingmans Falls trail reopens in time for remaining fall colors
BUSHKILL (November 1) - The National Park Service opened the trail Wednesday, followng a seven-month project to repair damage from stors last spring
Dingmans Falls re-opens today
BUSHKILL (October 31) - The popular attraction had been closed after sustaining severe damage during storms last March
Former pot factory house sold at auction
STROUD TWP (October 31) - The Monroe County Drug Task Force will get $67,000 for a home used as a marijuana growing operation
Delaware Valley student killed in crash
DINGMAN TWP (October 30) - DVHS junior Kyle Pascoe died following a head-on crash on Route 2001 late Sunday night
Three ESU students arrested as part of violent drug distribution ring
EAST STROUDSBURG (October 30) - The three, from Philadelphia were arrested following search warrants relating to an ongoing investigation into gang drug activity
Several sentenced to state prison in Pike County Court
MILFORD (October 29) - Six of the 19 people appearing recently in Pike County Court received state prison terms, up to five years in some cases
Woman sentenced to prison for attack, robbery
HONESDALE (October 26) - A Massachusetts woman, who blamed drugs, will spend up to 12 years in prison for robbing a service station in Waymart
Grants, rebates for electric vehicle charging stations
HARRISBURG (October 26) - The goal of the DEP initiative is to permanently reduce nitrogen oxide (NOx) pollution from vehicles
Illegal weapons sale sends man to state prison
HONESDALE (October 25) - Clifford Enslin Jr of Lake Ariel, who will spend up to seven years in prison, one of several sentenced in Wayne County Court
ESU receives $500,000 for tick testing
EAST STROUDSBURG (October 24) - The Pennsylvania Tick Research Lab will provide free tick testing to all Pennsylvania residents
School bus Arm Camera Legislation sent to the governor
HARRISBURG (October 24) - The cameras could help catch drivers who illegally pass school buses picking up or dropping off students
Man wanted in Lehigh Township homicide
HONESDALE (October 23) - Wayne County DA asking for public help in finding Steven Cooper, 19, of Mount Pocono, wanted for killing a man during a home invasion
Pike County Court sentences
MILFORD (October 23) - Several defendants recently appeared in Pike County Court
Chase begins in PA, ends with crash in NY
PORT JERVIS NY (October 22) - Chase began in the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area and ended across the Delaware River in Port Jervis with an arrest
Phone Store burglary suspects arrested with $40K worth of iPhones
PORT JERVIS NY (October 22) - One of the stores hit by the burglars was the Verizon in Westfall Township
Honesdale area tobacco shop robbed
TEXAS TWP (October 19) - Two men tied up the clerk at Tri-State Tobacco on Grandview Ave. about 6:40 this morning
Monroe County man involved in fatal New York State crash
TOWN OF THOMPSON, NY (October 18) - Police say Patrick Collins, of East Stroudsburg, was going the wrong way on a busy divided highway when he hit another car, killing the driver
Attempted home invasion in Tobyhanna
POCONO TWP (October 16) - Police are looking for four suspects who tried to break into a home on Deerfield Drive last Saturday
Former marijuana grow house to be auctioned
STROUD TWP (October 16) - Monroe County Drug Task Force is auctioning a home seized after a major drug raid
Westfall Kmart to close
WESTFALL TWP (October 16) - The Kmart store near Matamoras, is one of some 142 Sears and Kmart stores to be closed in a bankruptcy proceeding
Dogs found running loose
LACLAWAXEN TWP (October 15) - State Police are looking for public help in locating the owners of two dogs found last Friday night
Up to five years in prison for DUI with kids in the car
MILFORD (October 15) - Kingston, PA, woman was o9ne of several defendants recently sentenced in Pike County Court
Up to ten years in prison for DUI, drugs
HONESDALE (October 12) – Ohio man gets the long sentence after two arrests, two weeks apart, in 2016
Monroe man sentenced for role in heroin and cocaine trafficking conspiracy
SCRANTON (October 11) - Anton Woodson, who plead guilty, will spend over five years in prison
PA AG joins coalition targeting robocalls
HARRISBURG (October 11) - Attorney General Josh Shapiro called on the FCC to create new rules to allow service providers to block more illegal robocalls
Cellphone in a restroom results in jail time
MILFORD (October 10) - Lords Valley man who took photos of females in a service station restroom, was one of several recently sentenced in Pike County Court
Attempted carjacking in supermarket parking lot
HAMILTON TWP (October 9) - Tobyhanna man fought off a would-be robber who was later arrested
Motorcyclist killed in Pike crash
PALMYRA TWP (October 8) - Police identify the Motorcycle driver who died Sunday night after hitting a tree on Route 390
Monroe county crash claims two lives
POCONO TWP (October 8) - Both victims were in a pickup truck that collided with a tractor trailer Saturday morning
Dad gets prison sentence for letting daughter, 11, drive
HONESDALE (October 5) - Sean Hannon, with three prior DUIs, let the girl drive about 10 miles before she crashed
Funeral director gets long probation for inappropriate photos
STROUDSBURG (October 4) - Angeliegha Stewart, who admitted taking cellphone photos of bodies, gets ten years’ probation and loss of funeral director license
Cellphone in a restroom results in time in jail
GREENE TWP (October 4) - Police are looking for Gino DePalma, of Lehigh Township, accused of robbing Dutch’s Market last April
Detectives seek public help in solving courthouse bomb threats
STROUDSBURG (October 3) - Two phone threats in the past two days, three in the past month, have disrupted operations at the Monroe County Courthouse
Two Monroe County infrastructure projects get state funding
HARRISBURG (October 3) - Over $2 million will be spent to widen a road and rebuild a closed bridge
Wayne County prostitution ring busted
HONESDALE (October 2) - Eleven arrests made, including an alleged pimp who also faces firearms charges