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Pike County Court sentences
MILFORD (April 22) - Three sentenced recently for various crimes
Honesdale man accused of viciously beating young boy
HONESDALE (April 18) - David Hazen charged with attempted homicide, several other felonies, for causing multiple severe injuries to an 18-month-old
PA House approves grand jury reforms on sexual abuse
HARRISBURG (April 18) - The measures follow the latest revelations on child sexual abuse by Catholic clergy
Pike voters can preview new voting machines
MILFORD (April 17) - Pike County’s new voting systems have arrived and will be in use for the primary election on May 21
Guilty plea in Monroe County heroin trafficking conspiracy
WILKES-BARRE (April 11) - Andrew Perez, formerly of Allentown, faces up to 40 years in prison
Elderly man accused of sexually assaulting young girl
HAMILTON TWP (April 10) - Paul Kramer, now 84, allegedly committed the abuse for seven years, several years ago
PA rifle deer season to start earlier, run longer
HARRISBURG (April 9) - State Game Commissioners moved the opening day from the Monday after Thanksgiving to the Saturday, extending the season to 13 days
One dead, one hurt in Monroe crash
CHESTNUTHILL TWP (April 7) - Rear-end crash on Route 209 killed the driver of the car that was hit and injured a passenger
Milford doctor gets long sentence for drug distribution causing death
SCRANTON (April 5) - Fuhai Li could spend over 27 years in prison
Two more arrested for drug delivery resulting in Wayne County death
HONESDALE (March 22) - Two Stroudsburg women charged with bringing in heroin that caused the death of a Cherry Ridge Township woman
Crash kills two in Pike
LACKAWAXEN TWP (March 21) - Apparent chain reaction crash involving an SUV and a car happened shortly after midnight Wednesday
Three charged in armed assault, robbery of juvenile
DELAWARE TWP (March 21) - Suspects held in lieu of high bail following the March 18th incident
Monroe County man convicted of sex and drug trafficking
SCRANTON (March 21) - Fredrick Brown forced several women into prostitution between 2011 and 2014
Wayne County man arrested for felony DWI in NY
HARRIS NY (March 21) - Germain Clark, of Damascus, arrested after running his car off a highway in Sullivan County
Man caught in sex sting gets long prison sentence
MILFORD (March 20) - Defendant, who tried to entice underage girls via text and phone, was one of three sentenced to state prison in Pike County Court
Police investigating suspicious fire
STROUD TWP (March 20) - Fire happened Saturday, March 16, at at 138 Ryan Drive, Stroud Township
Effort man gets 17 to 34 on murder conviction
STROUDSBURG (March 19) - Kyle Kresge was convicted in December of shooting Lawrence Purcell Jr., in December 2017
Pike County establishes a Re-entry Coalition to foster safer communities
MILFORD (March 18) - The goal is to further reduce recidivism among Pike jail inmates, already well below national average
One dead in Monroe County shooting
POCONO TWP (March 14) - Police say a woman shot a man after he threatened her with a knife
Seven arrested in Wayne County in meth/heroin bust
(March 14) (March 14) - DA’s office says the undercover investigation centered in Hawley and the townships of Berlin and Texas
Woman dead in Monroe fire
MIDDLE SMITHFIELD TWP (March 13) - An autopsy today will try to determine the woman’s identity
Three receive state prison sentences in Pike County Court
MILFORD (March 13) - The three, convicted in unrelated investigations, were among several recently sentenced
Driver killed in I-80 crash
TUNKHANNOCK TWP – Rear-end collision involving a car and a tractor-trailer happened Sunday morning near I-380
“Flower Power” in Philly
PHILADELPHIA (March 7) - This year's annual Philadelphia Flower Show inspired, in part, by the Woodstock Music Fest, 50 years ago, in neary Sullivan County NY
Pike man arrested for DWI in NY
MAMARONECK (March 7) - Zoran Vukosavljevic, of Bushkill, with a prior DWI conviction, stopped in Westchester County, outside New York City
Snowy first weekend of March
POCONOS (March 1) - Potential for heavy snow Sunday night, with a bit of light snow Saturday morning
Wolf introduces PA GI Bill
FORT INDIANTOWN GAP (March 1) - First education program to support PA National Guard member families
Pike County rolling out new voting equipment
MILFORD (February 22) - The new system will be online for the May primary
Congressman holds town hall meeting in Milford
MILFORD (February 20) - Large crowd turns out for the Democrat Matt Cartwright in heavily Republican Pike County
ESU to launch Doctorate in Health Sciences in fall 2019
EAST STROUDSBURG (February 20) - Degrees will be offered in two concentrations: Health Management and Administration and Advanced Research Administration
Virginia man gets up to 15 years for identity theft in Pike County
MILFORD (February 12) - The defendant, who run up $80,000 on a fraudulently obtained credit card, was one of several sentenced recently in Pike County Court
Arrest made in Pike drug death
DELAWARE TWP (February 9) - Kyle Piekenbrock, of Dingmans Ferry, charged with the overdose death of James Read, a year ago
Monroe fugitive arrested
POTTSVILLE (February 9) - Robert Scifo, Jr., arrested in Schuylkill County
New voting system demonstrated for Pike County
MILFORD (February 7) - The new system, using paper ballots that are scanned and stored, will debut in the May primary
Monroe County man guilty in heroin trafficking conspiracy
SCRANTON (February 7) - Arthur Taylor, of Tobyhanna, admitted being a member of a notorious street gang
Four arrested in string of home invasions
COOLBAUGH TWP (February 6) – The burglaries happened last October at several addresses in a Pocono Country Place
Driver faces several felony charges after chase
TOBYHANNA TWP (February 6) – Suspect at one point rammed a State Police patrol car
Delaware and Stroud townships awarded funds for multimodal projects
EAST STROUDSBURG (February 5) - Over $1 million will be shared by the two municipalities
Elderly victim of skiing accident dies
POCONO TWP (February 5) - The 80-year-old man fell at Camelback Resort Saturday morning
Fentanyl ring tied to three deaths broken up
MILFORD (February 1) - The ring operated in Pike and Wayne Counties
Child molester gets long prison sentence
HONESDALE   (February 1) - Mark Blevins will spend up to 30 years in state prison for assaulting a five-year-old girl
Pike County Court sentences
MILFORD (January 31) - Several defendants appeared for sentencing on a variety of crimes
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area resumes operations
BUSHKILL (January 30) – It will take a bit more time for all normally operating winter areas and activities to get up and running
Monroe man sentenced to prison for heroin and sex trafficking
SCRANTON (January 29) - Jamiel Simms could spend more than 12 years in federal prison for his participation in a conspiracy
Tonkin seeks fourth term as Pike DA
MILFORD (January 25) - Republican Tonkin’s tenure as District Attorney includes 14 murder convictions, among them, cop killer Eric Frein
Diocese of Scranton launches Independent Survivors Compensation Program
SCRANTON (January 23) - “Our first priorities are to provide support for survivors of child sexual abuse” said Joseph Bambera, Bishop of Scranton
Ice flying from big rig seriously injuries passsenger in car
SMITHFIELD TWP (January 23) - The incident happened Tuesday on Interstate 80