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11 Monroe County law enforcement professional to be honored at awards ceremony

11 Monroe County law enforcement professional to be honored at awards ceremony

May 7, 2015
On Friday, May 8, 2015, District Attorney E. David Christine, Jr. and Chief County Detective Eric J. Kerchner will be honoring eleven Monroe County law enforcement professionals at an awards ceremony to be held at 4:00 p.m. in the Monroe County Administration Building, Room 203 (the public meeting room).   The following individuals are receiving special recognition for their commitment and dedication to the pursuit of justice in Monroe County: First Assistant District Attorney Michael Mancuso first degree murder conviction of Charles Ray Hicks Pennsylvania State Police Corporal J…

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East Stroudsburg man is latest child pornography arrest

East Stroudsburg man is latest child pornography arrest

May 1, 2015
Juan Serrano, 35, of East Stroudsburg, faces child pornography charges after a two month long investigation by detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office.  This latest arrest is part of an ongoing effort by the District Attorney’s Office to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography. On Thursday afternoon, county detectives and officers from the Stroud Area Regional Police Department arrived at the Perry Street home of Serrano armed with a search warrant.  The search warrant and arrest of Serrano was the culmination of an investigation into …

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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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