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Vehicle Auction - October 17, 2014 at 10:00 A.M.

September 29, 2014

The Monroe County Board of Commissioners will hold a public auction on October 17, 2014 at 10:00 A.M. at Auto in Motion, 1142 Route 390, Cresco, PA for the purpose of selling county owned vehicles, most of which were seized by the Monroe County District Attorney through Drug Task Force activities.

The vehicles will be available for public inspection on October 17, 2014 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Auto in Motion, which is located on Route 390 near the intersection with Golf Drive in Barrett Township.  All vehicles will be auctioned in "as is" condition with no guarantee as to condition.

For more info, visit our auction page.


Monroe County Office of the District Attorney
610 Monroe Street, Suite 126
Stroudsburg, PA 18360

Tel:  (570) 517-3052
Fax: (570) 517-3849 


Criminal Case File Highlights

Shicon Jordan, 40, of Stroudsburg, was sentenced to 110 to 120 months in prison for burglarizing unoccupied hotel rooms at the Quality Inn in Stroudsburg.  

Jordan has several other pending cases, including punching a woman and stealing her car and shooting at his ex-girlfriend at another Stroudsburg hotel. 

Assistant District Attorney Chad Martinez prosecuted the case.

Cynthia Hartopp, 29, a former art teacher at the East Stroudsburg North High School, pled guilty to institutional sexual assault and was sentenced to 15 to 48 months in prison for having a sexual relationship with two students.

Assistant District Attorney  Michael Rakaczewski prosecuted the case.

Frank Bianco, 38, of Tannersville, and a former EMT with local ambulance corps, who had pled guilty to attempting have sex with a 15 year old female during an undercover online sex sting, was sentenced to 3 to 6 years in prison.

Assistant District Attorney  Michael Rakaczewski  prosecuted the case.

Joseph Shuman, 25, of Tobyhanna, pled nolo contendere to attempted homicide, arson and recklessly endangering another person. He was sentenced to 10.5 to 21 years in prison for intentionally disabling a fire alarm and setting fire to a residence while 4 deaf individuals were asleep inside.

Assistant District Attorney Kimberly A. Butts prosecuted the case.

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