The U.S. Attorney's Office on Thursday announced six people were indicted by a federal grand jury in Scranton on Tuesday for allegedly participating in a heroin trafficking conspiracy in the Luzerne County area since February 2014. Megan Fox, 27, of Plymouth, charged with conspiracy to distribute heroin and possession with intent to distribute heroin as an aider and abettor.
The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 02:49 PM
With cooperation from the U.S Marshal's Service and the Luzerne County Probation Office, Pittston City police now have the two remaining suspects wanted in the Oct. 17 stabbing incident on Tomato Fest Drive in custody. Police said Luiyomal Pagan-Ardono, 23, of Scranton, turned himself in at the Luzerne County Probation office, and Bobby Jo Engle, 18, of Pittston, turned herself in at the Pittston City police station.
The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 07:30 PM
Six people were indicted by a federal grand jury on charges they were moving heroin from New Jersey into Luzerne County, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Thursday. Desmond Mercer, 26, known as "Dez," of Edwardsville, has an extensive criminal record on drug related offenses in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, according to court records.
The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 03:48 PM
A Hanover Township woman pleaded guilty, but mentally ill, Thursday to killing a 78-year-old aunt she lived with earlier this year. Isis Brown, 34, agreed to serve 10 to 20 years in state prison as part of the plea she entered in Luzerne County Court.
The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 03:35 PM
Stephen Stahl, the suspended dean of students for Coughlin High School, claims to have an alibi to allegations he had sex with a student a decade ago inside a classroom closet. At the time prosecutors say the incident occurred, Stahl was at a viewing at a Hunlock Creek funeral home, according to documents filed Wednesday by his defense attorney.
The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 07:00 AM
The stabbing, which occurred at about 8 p.m. Friday on Tomato Festival Drive, resulted from a dispute over access to an ATM that grew into a wild melee, according to Pittston police. Two victims were treated and released from Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, police said.
The Citizens' Voice, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 04:30 AM
The county's minimum offenders unit isn't violating city zoning laws, county attorneys said in an appeal filed Monday. The City of Wilkes-Barre's Department of Planning and Zoning issued a violation notice Sept.
The Citizens' Voice, Fri, Oct 24 2014 @ 04:02 AM
A Larksville woman is suing Luzerne County over injuries she says her 14-year-old son sustained at the Seven Tubs Nature Area in Bear Creek Township. The two-count suit, filed Thursday in Luzerne County Court, seeks unspecified damages.
The Times Leader, Thu, Oct 23 2014 @ 11:57 PM