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Detectives seek man who fled during Stroudsburg prostitution arrest
Jul 30, 2015
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Registered sex offender arrested for child pornography in East Stroudsburg
Jul 24, 2015
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Come out to visit us at the West End Fair!

The Monroe County Office of the District Attorney and the Monroe County Drug Task Force will once again have a booth at the West End Fair in Gilbert, Pennsylvania from August 23 to 29, 2015.

Please come out and visit our booth!


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

Tel:  (570) 517-3052
Fax: (570) 517-3863 


Criminal Case File Highlights

Richard Keiper, 68, of Boyd, Texas, was convicted of the 1968 murder of Alfred Barnes in Chestnuthill Township. 

Keiper is scheduled to be sentenced in October, and faces life in prison. 

First Assistant District Attorney Michael Mancuso 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.

Nathan Sauers, 35, of Canadensis, was sentenced to 5 to 10 years in state prison for possessing and disseminating child pornography.  

Sauers was convicted by a jury of 20 counts of child pornography and 1 count of criminal use of a communication facility.

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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