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Stolen wifi used to download child pornography

Stolen wifi used to download child pornography

Apr 17, 2015
Robert Gleisner, 51, of Mount Pocono, and Constance Malago, 49, of Tobyhanna, are both facing criminal charges after investigators discovered that the couple was using their neighbor’s Internet service for nefarious purposes. Last week, detectives from the Monroe County Office of the District Attorney and the Pocono Mountain Regional Police Department arrived at a home on Jennifer Lane in A Pocono Country Place to serve a search warrant for child pornography.  Someone using that home’s wireless network and Internet connection had been seen sharing child pornography on a peer-to-peer file shar…

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County Art Thief Identified, Arrested

County Art Thief Identified, Arrested

Mar 24, 2015
Amanda Packard, age 56, of Canadensis, was arrested today for an art theft that took place on March 6, 2015. On that date Packard went to the Monroe County Administration Building located at One Quaker Plaza in Stroudsburg to purchase two dog licenses.  Twenty five minutes later a video surveillance camera recorded Packard removing an oil painting from the wall across from the voter registration office and heading towards the exit. County personnel discovered that the painting was missing on March 19, 2015 and reviewed surveillance recordings.  Surveillance footage of the theft was observed …

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Theft from Monroe County Administration Building

Theft from Monroe County Administration Building

Mar 19, 2015
Can you identify this woman? On March 6, 2015, the woman pictured below entered the Monroe County Administration building located at 1 Quaker Plaza, Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, and removed the painting she is carrying from the wall.  The theft occurred at 10:45 A.M. A video of the theft is also posted below. If you can identify this individual please contact Chief County Detective Eric Kerchner at (570) 517-3109. 

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Human trafficking sting nets more than a dozen arrests

Human trafficking sting nets more than a dozen arrests

Mar 11, 2015
The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office County Detectives along with the Monroe County Drug Task Force, and in conjunction with several other local, state and federal agencies, have been working together to combat prostitution and drug related offenses throughout Monroe County.Between January 15, 2015, and March 5, 2015, detectives set up multiple prostitution sting operations in local hotels in the Stroudsburg area.  Detectives targeted ads on backpage.com that were advertising sex for money.  Undercover officers were able to contact women and men and arrange for them to come meet them t…

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Barrett Township man convicted on child porn charges

Barrett Township man convicted on child porn charges

Mar 9, 2015
Nathan Sauers, 35, of Barrett Township, was convicted on Friday following a 2 and ½ day trial in Monroe County court on charges of possessing and disseminating child pornography. Sauers was arrested in August of 2013 following an investigation into his use of a peer-to-peer file sharing network to download and subsequently share images and videos of child pornography, including some showing children as young as 2 years old engaged in sex acts with adults.  The investigation was led by Detective Brian Webbe of the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office, with assistance from the Barrett Towns…

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